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Tiree Airport - Departures

Crossapol, Isle of Tiree, PA77 6UW

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Getting Help and Assistance

  • For passengers requiring additional assistance services please click here (new tab).
  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • British Sign Language interpreters cannot be provided on request.
  • The alternative formats documents can be provided in include; large print on request.
  • There is an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • The assistance dog toilet or toileting area is located on the grass area to the side of the car park.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are not available.
  • There are mobility aids available.
  • The mobility aids available include wheelchairs.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact the check-in desk.
  • There is not a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.
  • If you require assistance, please make arrangements prior to arrival through your airline.
    Loganair can be contacted on 0344 800 2855 or at [email protected].
  • Airline staff will guide you through the procedures required with regards to mobility equipment and requirements with regards to motorised equipment.
    Please contact the airline prior to booking as the carriage of motorised mobility equipment is limited depending on the type of aircraft.
    The carriage of mobility equipment over 23 kilograms may also be subject to the approval of the airports concerned.
  • Blue Badge Parking Bays:-
    There are Blue Badge parking spaces within the car park.

Airport Parking

  • Parking View
    • The car park is located in front of the terminal.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system at the entrance.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are signposted but have no markings.
    • There is/are 2 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 270cm x 480cm (8ft 10in x 15ft 9in).
    • There is not a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • There are not help points available within the car park.
  • Paying and Booking View
    • There are no parking charges for the car park.
  • Exiting the Car Park View
    • The car park does not have a barrier control system at the exit.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the terminal.
  • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
  • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
  • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
  • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance that might be perceived as a hole.
  • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is/are single width.
  • The door(s) is/are light.
  • The width of the door opening is 82cm.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • There is a second set of doors.
  • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is/are double width.
  • The door(s) is/are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 178cm.
  • There is not a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Check-In

  • Access View
    • There is step-free access throughout the check-in hall.
  • Circulation View
    • The type of flooring in this area is carpet.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • There are seats without armrests at regular intervals.
    • There is not designated seating available for people with reduced mobility.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Information View
    • Departures and arrivals information boards are available.
    • There are audible announcements in this area.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does not play background music in public areas.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system in check in hall.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Right Hand Transfer)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located to the right as you enter from the main entrance, through a utility area.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • There is step-free access into the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is light.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 77cm (2ft 6in).
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 167cm x 140cm (5ft 6in x 4ft 7in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 107cm (3ft 6in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a waste bin.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not an emergency alarm.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are general domestic waste disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on the left.
    • There is not a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The shelf is at a height of 82cm.
    • The toilet has a lid.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 43cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 84cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the right hand side of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 106cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
    • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 108cm (3ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • There is an outer door to the utility area (photograph 2) that opens away from you (push), is light and 77cm wide.
    • The light pull cord to this area is 127cm high.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the left as you enter from the main entrance.
  • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is step-free access into the female toilet(s).
  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
  • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
  • There is a lowered wash basin.
  • The height of the lowered wash basin is 80cm.
  • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the lowered wash basin.
  • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever.
  • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
  • Lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to the left as you enter from the main entrance.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • There is step-free access into the male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is not a lowered urinal.
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • There is a lowered wash basin.
    • The height of the lowered wash basin is 79cm.
    • There are no vertical wall-mounted grab rails at the lowered wash basin.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.

Eating and Drinking (Self-Service Refreshments)

  • The following information is for the café.
  • The café is located to the right as you enter from the main entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the café.
  • Food and/or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • The height of the service counter is medium height (87cm - 94cm) .
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system .
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • This area does not play background music.
  • The type of flooring in this area is carpet.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are not available.
  • The type of food served here is snacks.
  • The lighting levels are good.
  • Comments View
    • Payment is via an honesty box.
    • The vending machine control heights are between 68cm for the cup tray and 138cm for the contactless payment pad.
    • The vending machine was not in use at the time of survey (February 2022).

Entrance (Departures)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the right as you enter from the main entrance.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 87cm.
    • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.

Passenger Services (Check-In Desk and Passenger Services)

  • The counter is located ahead as you enter through the departure entrance.
  • The counter is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the departure entrance.
  • The counter is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the counter.
  • There is a clear unobstructed route to the counter.
  • There are windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors behind the counter which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
  • The counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
  • The lighting levels at the counter are good.
  • The height of the counter is high (95cm - 110cm).
  • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • The counter is not staffed.
  • There is a bell to attract attention.
  • Clipboards can be provided to anyone who is unable to use the counter.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system at the counter.
  • Signs and universally accepted symbols or pictograms, indicating lifts, stairs, WCs, circulation routes and other parts of the building are provided near the counter.
  • The type of flooring in this area is carpet.
  • There is Blue Badge parking in the car park.
    Assistance can be obtained from the passenger services / check-in desk through to the aircraft.
    There are 2 wheelchairs in the terminal available for use at any time.
    There is an accessible toilet in the main terminal waiting area.
    There is a stair climber to assist passengers on and off the aircraft as required.
    There is a mobile ramp (Aviramp) for access to larger planes.
  • There is a waiting area close to the counter.
  • Access to the waiting area is unobstructed.
  • The seats do not have armrests.
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to use the waiting area.

Departure Lounge

  • Access View
    • There is step-free access throughout the departure lounge.
  • Circulation View
    • The type of flooring in this area is carpet.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • There are seats without armrests at regular intervals.
    • There is not designated seating available for people with reduced mobility.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Information View
    • There are no departures or arrivals information boards available.
    • There are audible announcements in this area.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is not provided.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does not play background music in public areas.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system in the departure lounge.
  • Comments View
    • There are no toilet or refreshment facilities in the departure lounge.
    • However, there is free access to return to the check-in hall to make use of facilities located there.

Exit (Departure Gate)

  • Exit View
    • This information is for the exit located on the left as you enter the departure lounge.
    • The exit area/door is not clearly signed internally.
    • The exit is ramped/sloped.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this exit.
    • The exit door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 86cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 84cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the exit, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this exit.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located beyond the exit down to the path.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Boarding the Aircraft

  • The route to the aircraft is via a concrete path and across the tarmac apron. The route is level.
  • The accessibility of the aircraft varies according to the individual aircraft, provider or airport. Please contact the airline prior to booking for more information.
  • Access to the aircraft may be by airstair and steps, or mobile ramp (Aviramp), depending upon individual needs, aircraft type, or wind and weather conditions.
  • Wheelchair users and those with mobility problems may transfer to a stair climber or aisle chair (type may vary) as required for assisted access to the aircraft.