The Scottish island of Islay is services by the Glenegedale Airport, also known as simply Islay Airport. Just over eight kilometres from the town of Port Ellen, this airport was built in 1940. Islay, or Glenegedale Airport is also just nine kilometres from the island’s main town of Bowmore. The area around Glenegedale Airport is known to be the “Queen of the Hebrides.” The island boasts great weather, breathtaking views, and the region’s famed single malt whiskeys. There are currently eight distilleries still operating on Islay.
Car hire at Glenegedale Airport is found at the arrivals’ hall. Here, there are two car hire agency desks on hand. They both offer local car hire services at reasonable prices. Book your car hire early, before your trip, to ensure that you get the car that you want. Pre-booking is also the best way to find a good deal on your car hire price so it is well recommended.
Disabled access is available in a number of capacities. The airport offers wheelchairs to lend for those that need them. The car park has specially reserved spaces for persons with reduced mobility to utilise. As an added benefit at Glenegedale Airport, the car park is free of charge to guests. The airport is equipped with ramps, ambulift services, and accessible toilet facilities. Please let your airline know upon booking that you will be in need of special assistance. This notification helps to ensure that the proper steps are taken to guarantee the necessary aid once you have landed at Glenegedale Airport.
For additional information on the terminal at Glenegedale Airport, you can reach the information desk at Tel: 01496 302 361. Other correspondence may be sent to the following link: http://www.hial.co.uk/islay-airport/contact-us/.