Flight Operations To Edinburgh


Flight Operations to Edinburgh

UAS Operations | - 09/14/2017
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Flight Operations to Edinburgh: ISTAT EMEA gets underway September 24-26 at the Edinburgh International Conference Center. Here’s what you need to know to access Edinburgh airport.

Edinburgh Airport
  • Latitude/longitude: N55-57.0 W003-22.4 
  • Elevation: 136′
  • Magnetic variation: 2° West       
  • Fuel types: AVGAS/Jet 

Operational Information

  • Both private and non-scheduled flights do not require overflight or landing permits
  • Operational hours are 24/7
  • RW 06/24 8386ft.x151ft
  • The airport is location 10km west of Edinburgh city in Ingliston

Airport Embarkation

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.


Non-EU passengers: A visa is required and should be obtained in advance
EU passengers: Routine passport check at local immigration authority discretion
Non-EU crew: Entry via general declaration possible for 7 days for most nationalities
EU crew: Routine passport check at local immigration authority discretion


There are limitations on the import of duty-free purchases and cash.
For more information, see https://www.gov.uk/duty-free-goods/overview


  • Apex European Hotel
  • Britannia Hotel
  • Caledonian Waldorf Astoria
  • Courtyard Edinburgh
  • Dakota Forth Bridge
  • Dalmahoy Hotel
  • Doubletree Airport
  • Norton House Hotel
  • The Balmoral Hotel


  • Car: All major car rental companies are available at this airport.
  • Taxi: The airport is extremely well serviced by many taxi companies
  • Bus: There are several regular bus services between Edinburgh airport and the city
  • Train: Located in the city, Edinburgh Waverley and Edinburgh Haymarket operate services between Glasgow and other Scottish and English destinations

For more information on ISTAT EMEA, visit http://www.istat.org/p/cm/ld/fid=775 

For support with your Flight Operations to Edinburgh, contact dxb@uas.aero