OBAN AIRPORT

 

Stations

2007                   New Terminal including Fire Station                     Photo

 

Officer in Charge

2008                  SAFO Mark Luty

 

Appliances

 

PSP trailer unit towed by a L4V.

2007                J201GMP                Protector MKII

2016                SH63UGY               Land Rover/Emergency One
                        SA63XLV                Land Rover/Emergency One

The Protector has a 580hp Detroit turbo diesel engine, 6000ltr water tank, 400ltr foam tank and 50kg monnex. This appliance was previously ay London City Airport.

 

Notes

 

Airport owned by Argyll & Bute Council but operated by Total Logistics Concepts.

CAT 1 or CAT 2 with prior notice.

May 2007 airport now operated by Argyll and Bute Council and opening date put back to January 2008 as it doesn't have a licence at present for commercial flights. It will be licensed to Cat 2 with Cat 3 by prior arrangement.

The Official Opening of the airport took place on the 16th August, 2008.

The establishment is 1 SAFO, 2 Watch Managers and 8 Firefighters working 2 watches of five. They also man the Control Tower in three hour shifts.

A new large shed has been built to house the Fire appliance and this will become the fire station.

 

If you know of any mistakes in this or have any additional information please let me know.

 

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