Oban airport comprises a small terminal building on the West coast of Scotland
in an area of outstanding beauty and it is ideally situated for visitors to the islands of Coll, Tiree and Colonsay, as well as the Isle of Mull
. Passengers have the benefit of some breathtaking views from within the airport across the Ardmucknish Bay.
Oban airport is situated 6 miles from the town of Oban and is reached via the village of Connel which is on the A828. Trains from Glasgow Queen Street run 3 times a day into Oban – passengers need to get off at Connel Ferry for the airport. Buses also run a frequent service into Oban from the airport.
Facilities at the airport include several vending machines which dispense drinks and snacks. A large flat screen TV provides some entertainment for passengers and within the airport lounge information on car hire, taxis and accommodation
can be found as well as useful numbers and contacts. There are toilets and an outside smoking area. Parking is free at the airport.
In the summer the airport is open from 8.20am to 5.15pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. On Tuesdays and Thursdays the opening hours are 7.55am to 5.15pm.
In the winter the airport is open from 8.20 am to 4.30pm (or at sunset)
Flights to and from Oban airport are charter, private and commercial. Hebridean Airlines run the scheduled passenger planes which link Oban with Argyll, Bute and the Hebridean islands of Coll, Tiree and Colonsay. Hebridean Airlines also has permission to land chartered flights at over 40 airfields throughout Scotland and these are commissioned by businesses and personal customers, as well as TV crews, Air ambulances, schools, surveyors and government contractors.