The UK’s loneliest commercial airports


Many are familiar with crowded international airports in the United Kingdom like London Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, City, and Luton; as well as Manchester, Glasgow, and Edinburgh. However, the following list identifies the ten (10) least busy (loneliest) commercial airports in the United Kingdom, as measured by passengers.*

Lerwick (Tingwall) Airport – Source:

  1. LERWICK (TINGWALL), Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK = 3,322 passengers
  2. CAMPBELTOWN, Scotland, UK = 7,927 passengers
  3. TIREE Island, Scotland, UK = 11,917 passengers
  4. WICK (JOHN O GROATS), Scotland, UK = 13,194 passengers
  5. BARRA Island, Scotland, UK = 14,587 passengers
  6. BLACKPOOL, England, UK = 14,638 passengers
  7. DUNDEE, Scotland, UK = 20,802 passengers
  8. ISLAY Island, Scotland, UK = 34,735 passengers
  9. BENBECULA Island, Scotland, UK = 34,776 passengers
  10. ALDERNEY Island, Guernsey, England, UK = 53,158 passengers

*Passenger totals are for calendar year 2019 and updated thru November.


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