Orkney’s main airport is Kirkwall airport located in southeast Kirkwall, there is 1,086 miles between Orkney and Jersey and there are 11 flights a week taking 3 hours and 10 minutes. Kirkwall Airport is the small and friendly air travel hub that serves the region and islands around Orkney, which is partly a World Heritage listed site containing stonework thought to be over 5,000 years old. The airport also provides inter-links between the Orkney Islands and the world's shortest commercial passenger route, a flight lasting less than two minutes, can be commenced out of Kirkwall Airport. The airport has one terminal and one commercial runway and a free car park is situated adjacent to the airport terminal. Flights are mainly regional, to Shetland and Scotland, and the airport is served by the one airline only, the budget carrier Flybe, which operates all flights in and out of Kirkwall and even carries code share traffic on behalf of Loganair. There is disabled facilities for the less able and special assistance is available if needed.
Orkney is also known as the Orkney Islands, it is located in northern Scotland. Orkney has a thriving craft industry, producing beautiful and unique gifts, from knitwear to Orkney Chairs. Imagine returning home from your visit with jewellery you'll never find on any UK high street and be the envy of all your friends. You'll also return home with stories of hospitality like no other place in the UK. Orkney is a group of islands situated a few miles off the north-east tip of mainland Scotland. With its green fields and hills, stone pinnacles rising out of the sea, rugged cliffs and sandy beaches, it is the ideal place for getting away from it all. The main attraction for visitors to Orkney is its ancient history. From the Stone Age to the Vikings, the islands have so many sites of archaeological interest that it is impossible to list them all here. If you want to see prehistoric villages, ancient tombs, ruined palaces and standing stones, then book your ticket now.