Officer in Charge
Broadford airstrip on the Isle of Syke operated by Highland
Highways depertment used to operate a Bedford RLHZ 4x4 Green Goddess
as a Fot. Reg PGW 140. Scheduled flights operated from 1972 up to 1988.
Airstrip unlicenced since 1989. Fire cover for air ambulance/SAR flights
by Broadford retained if required.A stock of emergency landing lights
fire extinguishers are held in the remaining small hanger for air ambulance
Funding is being obtained from the Scottish Executive to re-start scheduled
flights to Skye / Broadford. Planned for 2006/2007. New terminal will have
to be built and fire appliances purchased.