Skye Air Services Feasibility Study

Arup, in conjunction with rdc aviation, were commissioned to deliver the Skye Air Services Feasibility Study.

The study has a number of components:

  • To assess the demand for passenger air services between Skye and the Central Belt.
  • To review the feasibility, costs of development and operational costs of a number of previously studied airfield options in the context of recent developments in GPS navigation landing assistance systems.
  • Assess the aircraft types that might be able to operate at the developed airfield and the commercial viability of establishing regular scheduled services to the airfield.
  • Conduct a passenger demand survey to support the passenger demand forecast analysis.
  • Carry out an associated high level wider economic benefit assessment.


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