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About Sumburgh Airport (LSI)
|Address:||Shetland ZE3 9JP|
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Wind: 3.6 k/h
Pressure: 1013 hpa
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Sumburgh Airport (IATA: LSI, ICAO: EGPB) is the main airport serving Shetland in Scotland. It is located on the southern tip of the mainland, in the parish of Dunrossness, 17 NM (31 km; 20 mi) south of Lerwick. The airport is owned by Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (HIAL) and served by Loganair.
On 1 April 1995, ownership of the Company transferred from the UK Civil Aviation Authority to the Secretary of State for Scotland and subsequently to the Scottish Ministers. HIAL receives subsidies from the Scottish Ministers in accordance with Section 34 of the Civil Aviation Act 1982 and is sponsored by Transport Scotland which is an Executive Agency of the Scottish Government and accountable to Scottish Ministers.
What are the closest Airports to Sumburgh Airport (LSI)?
Here are the 10 closest airports to .
- Lerwick / Tingwall Airport (Lerwick, United Kingdom - 22 miles)
- Fair Isle Airport (Fair Isle, United Kingdom - 26 miles)
- Scatsta Airport (Scatsta, United Kingdom - 38 miles)
- North Ronaldsay Airport (North Ronaldsay, United Kingdom - 53 miles)
- Unst Airport (Unst, United Kingdom - 62 miles)
- Sanday Airport (Sanday, United Kingdom - 63 miles)
- Papa Westray Airport (Papa Westray, United Kingdom - 67 miles)
- Westray Airport (Westray, United Kingdom - 69 miles)
- Stronsay Airport (Stronsay, United Kingdom - 69 miles)
Duty Free Allowance at Sumburgh Airport
If you are travelling to United Kingdom from a country within the EU, then you can bring in an unlimited amount of goods that you have bought in that country as long as the price you paid included tax and the goods are for your own personal use (this also includes items that you intend to be gifts).
What are the limits on duty free cigarettes/alcohol at Sumburgh Airport from inside the EU
Despite there not being a limit on the amount of alcoholic and tobacco goods that you can bring in from a country in the EU, if you have goods that are more than the following guidelines, then there is a good chance that you will be questioned by a Customs Officer about what you intend to do with the goods:
- 800 cigarettes, 200 cigars, or 1 kg of tobacco
- 110 litres of beer
- 10 litres of spirits
- 90 litres of wine
- 20 litres of fortified wine
What are the limits on duty free cigarettes/alcohol at Sumburgh Airport from outside the EU
If you are entering United Kingdom from a country outside of the EU, then your allowance changes to the amounts listed below. Again, these must be for your own personal use. If you intend to sell the goods or if you go over these allowances, then you may have to pay duty and/or tax).
- 200 cigarettes, 100 cigarillos, 50 cigars, or 250g of tobacco
- 4 litres of still wine
- 1 litre of alcohol over 22% volume or 2 litres of alcohol less than 22% volume
- 16 litres of beer
- up to £390 worth of all other goods