Lamb Holm airfield is located on Lamb Holm Island, located to the south of Kirkwall aerodrome

Kirkwall Approach/Tower118.305

Pilots are advised to contact Kirkwall Approach/Tower when airborne as some Kirkwall traffic may be low level over the airfield

Runway 24 is the preferential runway when there is a tailwind component of 5 knots or less and the runway is dry

Image from OpenStreetMaps
Image from OpenStreetMaps


Circuits are left hand for runways 24 and 33 and are right hand for runways 06 and 15

Runway 15/33 has significant up slopes from both thresholds towards the centre of the runway and is only available when strong winds favour its use

Pilots should avoid overflying St Mary’s village, located 1 nautical mile north west of the airfield


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