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Prestwick, Scotland

United Kingdom


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7.8186 Ayr Hospital, Scotland
12.8010EGK20 Crosshouse Hospital, Scotland
22.2289 Firth of Clyde, Offshore UK
27.7302 5nm W of Saltcoats, Scotland
35.7284 Arran, Scotland
38.9329 Largs Bay, Scotland

55° 30' 0'' N - 4° 35' 0'' W
1nm E of Prestwick
Elevation: 65 feet

History of this Location

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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List of units at Prestwick

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
2016/    Prestwick sectorAW189 2017/   
S-92 2015/17
2001/16771 NASSea King 1987/16
2001/16HMS Gannet SAR FlightSea King 2001/16
1987/89824 NASSea King 1988/89
Sea King 1982/89
1973/76814 NASSea King 1973/77
1971/01819 NASSea 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

Prestwick News

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


05-oct-1917-oct-19Exercise Joint Warrior 19-2
30-mar-1911-apr-19Exercise Joint Warrior 19-1

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