Wick airport is situated on the northernmost tip of Scotland
in Caithness and is on the eastern edge of the county. This area has some of the finest scenery and coastlines in the UK as well as being a haven for wildlife. Caithness is also home to a famous whiskey distillery which is on the Highland Whisky Trail.
Flights take place daily to Aberdeen airport and Edinburgh. Flights run three times a day to Aberdeen, currently with the first flight at 7am and the last at 5.45pm Monday to Friday; the flight takes around half an hour. Onward connections from Aberdeen are then available for passengers to Bristol, East Midlands, Humberside, Newcastle, Norwich, Oslo, Stornoway and Stavanger. Eastern Airways run the routes to Aberdeen.
From Edinburgh connecting flights go to Belfast, Southampton and Birmingham. There is at present one flight a day Monday to Fridays to Edinburgh leaving at 12pm. A return flight from Edinburgh airport leaves there at 10.25 am arriving in Wick at 11.25am. Flybe/Logan air is the airline operator for the Edinburgh flights.
The airport is situated just outside the town of Wick, easily signposted on the A99 road. There are free parking facilities which are open from 6am to 8.45pm each day and a number of disabled bays.
There is a cafe serving snacks and hot and cold drinks and this is open Monday to Friday from 6am to 8.45pm and on Saturdays from 8.45pm to 2.45pm. Wireless broadband is also available to customers.
The airport itself is open Monday to Fridays from 7am until 6.30 pm, then 7pm until 8.45pm. On Saturdays it is open from 8.25am to 10.24am, then from 11am until 2.45pm. It is closed on Sundays. Longer opening hours may be arranged by contacting the local airport authority (for private use).