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Outer Hebrides, Scotland
United Kingdom




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2.9281 Western Isles Hospital, Scotland
57.3133GBAUL Aultbea, Scotland
61.0136 Loch Ewe, Scotland
88.6175 Portree, Scotland
91.2164 BUTEC, Scotland
99.2 49 Off Cape Wrath, Scotland



58 13 N - 6 20 W
2nm E of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
ICAO: EGPOIATA: SYY
Elevation: 26 feet





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List of units at Stornoway

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
1987/    Stornoway DistrictS-92 2007/   
S-61 H-3 1987/07





Stornoway News


Stornoway Coastguard Base’s 30th Anniversary, 12-Jun-19 : #Stornoway HM Coastguard’s Search and Rescue (SAR) helicopter team on the Western Isles celebrated more than three decades of service at their newly-renovated base in Stornoway operated by Bristow on behalf the Maritime and Coastguard Agency

Stornoway Joins Bristow UK SAR Network, 10-Jul-17 : Stornoway, in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, helicopter base has officially transferred into the UK SAR contract, becoming the 10th and final base to enter the nationwide network operated by Bristow

Bristow SAR Third Anniversary in Northern Scotland, 29-Jul-16 : Bristow’s Gap SAR search and rescue contract celebrates third anniversary from Sumburgh and Stornoway in Northern Scotland with more than 900 missions with the S-92 helicopters



Operations


DatesOperation
11-apr-1524-apr-15Exercise Joint Warrior 15-1



List of aircraft and events at Stornoway

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DatesOrg/TypeUnit
2003 homebaseHM CoastguardS-61N Mk.IIG-BBHL
2014-may HM CoastguardS-92AG-MCGD
2015-apr British International HelicoptersS-61N Mk.IIG-BFRI
2015-jun-09 HM CoastguardS-92AG-MCGG
2019-apr-09 Coastguard 948HM CoastguardS-92AG-MCGG
2019-apr-10 VisitingElite HelicoptersR66 Turbine MarineG-LIKK



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