united kingdom Glasgow Prestwick

Prestwick, Scotland
united kingdom





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22.2289 Firth of Clyde, Offshore UK
35.7284 Arran, Scotland
42.4 12EGPF Glasgow, Scotland
43.0 20 South Glasgow Hospitals, Scotland
43.5 19 King George V Dock, Scotland
43.7 20EGEG New Glasgow Heliport, Scotland



55 30 N - 4 35 W
1nm E of Prestwick
ICAO: EGPKIATA: PIK
Elevation: 65 feet


As a result of the UKSRR SAR service main contract award from Apr 2015, Bristow has been enhancing SAR facilities. The service is due to transition here from the 771 NAS Sea Kings (from the HMS Gannet site), on 1 Jan 2016.

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
2016/nowPrestwick sectorAW189 2017/now
s-92 Helibus 2015/17
2001/16771 squadronsea king 1987/16
2001/16HMS Gannet SAR Flightsea king 2001/16
1987/89824 squadronsea king 1988/89
sea king 1982/89
1973/76814 squadronsea king 1973/77
1971/01819 squadronsea king 1989/01
sea king 1985/93
sea king 1977/85
sea king 1971/78
wessex 1968/71
1961/66US 67 ARRSH-43 Huskie 1966/72
s-61 H-3 1962/88
s-55 H-19 1952/64


News about this location :

Prestwick SAR S-92 Honored by Sikorsky, 12-Sep-17 : Sikorsky honored Bristow crew with the Winged-S Rescue Award in recognition of a 2017 life-saving mission carried out by a S-92 helicopter from the Prestwick coastguard base

Prestwick SAR Marks 500th Mission, 29-Jun-17 : HM Coastguard’s search and rescue (SAR) helicopter team at Prestwick completed its 500th mission since it began flying in January 2016 by Bristow

Coastguard Prestwick Received AW189, 02-May-17 : The first of two AW189 helicopters operated by Bristow for the Coastguard is set to arrive soon at Prestwick airport in Scotland to start operations next July in replacement of the S-92

Babcock Received Two Brand New S-92, 07-Jun-16 : An Antonov An-124 delivered two S-92 helicopters to Babcock Mission Critical Services Offshore from the Philadelphia plant to Glasgow Prestwick Airport and then continued by road to Aberdeen

Royal Navy Scotland SAR Final Farewell Fly-Past, 11-Jan-16 : Royal Navy Search and Rescue (SAR) Flight, HMS Gannet, are set to say “so-long Scotland” with a final farewell fly-past.

17-Dec-15 - HM Coast Guard Prestwick SAR Service Launch
04-Nov-15 - First HM Coast Guard S-92 Arrives at Prestwick



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DatesOrg/TypeUnit
1977-jun-26 HMS GannetFleet Air ArmSea King HAS.1XV676
1978-jul-01 Whirlwind HAR.10XP404
1978-jul-27 Fleet Air ArmSea King HAS.1XV708
1979-jun-01 Wessex HAS.1XP150 / AN-06
1980-mar-01 S-61N Mk.IIG-AZRF
1980-jun-04 S-61A-1U-240
1982-jun-01 Sea King HAS.1XV705 / 65
1984-jun-02 Sea King HAS.1XV664 / 704
1984-jul-01 SA321G Super Frelon118
1985-jun-08 S-61A-1U-278
1985-jun-08 SA321G Super Frelon118
1992-sep-01 bo105cbs-2G-SPOL
2000-mar-01 Sea King HAS.2XZ578 / PW-709
2002-jun-08 Sea King HAS.2XZ578 / PW-709
2003-feb-09 Sea King HAS.2XZ578 / PW-709
2003-mar-23 Sea King HAS.1XV648 / PW-708
2003-jun-14 AS350BB EcureuilZJ270
2003-aug-16 Sea King HAS.1XV647 / PW-707
2004-feb-22 Sea King HC.4ZF119 / VW
2004-may-12 Lynx AH9ZG915
2004-jun-04 Sea King HAS.2XZ578 / PW-708
2004-jul-14 Sea King HAS.2XZ578 / PW-708
2004-aug-31 Sea King HAS.5XZ920 / CU-826
2004-oct-21 AS350D AstarG-PLMB
2004-nov-04 Merlin HM.1ZH862 / CU-010
2005-jan-13 206B-3 Jet RangerG-MFMF
2005-jan-21 Sea King HAS.5ZA130 / PW-709
2005-feb-04 AS350B2 EcureuilG-BXGA
2005-feb-13 Merlin HM.1ZH834 / CU-538
2005-mar-10 Sea King HAS.2XZ578 / PW-708
2005-mar-14 Sea King HAS.1XV697 / CU-181
2005-mar-21 Sea King HAS.5XZ920 / PW-707
2005-mar-24 R22 BetaG-BVGS
2005-mar-31 EC135T1G-SASB
2005-mar-31 EC135T2G-SPHU
2005-may-14 EC135T1G-SASA
2005-may-30 Merlin HM.1ZH836 / CU-268
2005-jun-06 S-61N Mk.IIG-BFFJ
2005-jul-01 bo105dG-BUXS
2005-jul-01 Merlin HM.1ZH846
2005-jul-01 S-76BG-BWDO
2005-jul-02 HH-53C67-14994
2005-jul-02 HH-53C69-5796
2005-jul-02 HH-53C73-1652
2005-jul-04 CH-47C ChinookZA683
2005-jul-04 CH-47D ChinookZA683
2005-jul-06 CH-47D ChinookZH775
2005-jul-06 CH-47D ChinookZA673 / A
2005-jul-07 S-76BG-HARH
2005-jul-07 SA341B Gazelle AH.1XZ349
2005-jul-07 SA365N Dauphin 2G-PDGN
2005-jul-08 AS355E TwinStarG-BVLG
2005-jul-08 AS355F1 Ecureuil 2 G-JARV
2005-jul-08 CH-47D ChinookZA677 / EU
2005-jul-08 CH-53C70-1630
2005-jul-08 HH-53C69-5784
2005-jul-08 SA365C Dauphin 2G-PLMI
2005-jul-08 VH-60N Whitehawk163260
2005-sep-16 AS355F1 Ecureuil 2 G-EMHH
2005-nov-13 Merlin HM.1ZH838 / CU-539
2006-jan-24 Merlin HM.1ZH843
2006-jan-25 Sea King HAS.1XV666 / CU-821
2006-feb-17 S-61NG-ATBJ
2006-feb-21 Sea King HAS.5XZ920 / PW-707
2006-feb-27 S-61N Mk.IIG-BFFJ
2006-mar-16 Sea King HAS.1XV671 / 88
2006-mar-21 EC135T1G-BZRS
2006-may-13 AS350B2 EcureuilG-BXGA
2006-may-17 430EI-TIP
2006-jun-09 Merlin HM.1ZH850 / WM-462
2006-sep-08 SA330E PumaXW199
2006-nov-09 Sea King HAS.1XV649 / CU-180
2006-nov-09 Sea King HAS.5ZE418 / 86
2006-dec-21 AS355F Ecureuil 2G-BPRJ
2007-jan-25 Sea King HAS.1XV699 / CU-823
2007-mar-27 EC135T2G-SPHU
2007-apr-07 Sea King HAS.2XZ578
2007-apr-09 bo105cbG-BTKL
2007-apr-27 Merlin HM.1ZH827
2007-may-05 R22 BetaG-TUNE
2007-may-07 Merlin HM.1ZH833
2007-jul-02 Lynx AH1ZD278
2007-aug-12 S-76CG-FULM
2007-sep-17 S-92AG-SARB
2007-oct-25 Sea King HAS.1XV705 / 29
2008-feb-27 Sea King HAS.5XZ920
2008-apr-18 Merlin HM.1ZH837
2008-jun-04 SA341B Gazelle AH.1ZB688
2008-oct-22 S-76BM-ONTY
2008-dec-10 Sea King HAS.1XV705 / 29
2009-may-12 Sea King HAS.2XZ578
2009-may-16 Merlin HM.1ZH837
2009-jun-01 Sea King HAS.1XV647 / CU-828
2010-mar-07 bo105cbG-BTKL
2010-oct-02 Merlin HM.1ZH854 / 84
2011-jan-24 Sea King HAS.5XZ920 / PW-707
2011-feb-24 AW101 610ZR329
2011-feb-24 AW101 610ZR331
2011-apr-02 Sea King HAS.5ZD636 / CU-182
2011-jun-03 EC135T2G-CGPI
2011-nov-12 Sea King HAS.5ZA130 / 19
2012-may Fleet Air ArmSea King HAS.5ZA134
2012-sep-21 SA341B Gazelle AH.1XZ334
2013-feb Fleet Air ArmSea King HAS.2XZ578
2013-apr-19 S-61N Mk.IIG-BFFJ
2013-apr-20 AS332M1 Super Puma2377 / FU
2013-apr-20 AS532U2 Cougar S-419
2013-sep-14 BristowS-92AG-GALC
2014-mar-31 S-61N Mk.IIG-BFRI
2014-sep-06 Merlin HM.1ZH828 / CU
2014-sep-10 AW109S GrandG-STGR
2015-jun-19 AS350BB Ecureuil30
2015-sep-06 EC135T1G-BZRS
2015-oct-22 US US NavyMH-60S Seahawk166324
2015-nov-04 HM CoastguardS-92AG-MCGG
2015-nov-17 Fleet Air ArmSea King HAS.2XZ578
2015-dec-17 HM CoastguardS-92AG-MCGG
2015-dec-22 S-92AG-MCGL
2016-jan-14 HM CoastguardS-92AG-MCGL
2016-mar-14 S-92AG-MCGL
2016-jun-02 US Sikorsky HelicoptersS-92AN273H
2016-jul-16 SA365N1 Dauphin 2G-OLNT
2016-sep-09 Army Air CorpsLynx AH7ZF537
2017-may HM CoastguardAW189G-MCGR
2017-may HM CoastguardAW189G-MCGT


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