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Short Stay Car Park 2

Inverness Airport, Inverness, Scotland, IV2 7JB

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Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • The airport is situated a 15 minute drive from the city centre via the A96 and B9039 as signposted.
      For SatNav please use the postcode IV2 7JB.
    • There is a drop off zone for all passengers within the Short Stay Car Park closest to the terminal.
      Car parking is free for the first 10 minutes to allow time to drop off passengers.
      The Short Stay Car Park and Blue Badge Parking is directly in front of the Terminal Building.
      Blue Badge holders may use this car park for long stay parking at normal long stay parking rates.
      Long Stay Parking is a 5 minute walk (800m) from the Terminal Building via a service road.
      There is also an overflow car park available for short and long stay parking.
  • By Bus View
    • There is a bus stop within 150 metres of the venue.
    • Stagecoach operates the Jet Bus Service to Inverness Airport with up to a 30 minute service between the City of Inverness and the airport and up to an hourly service from the airport to Nairn.
      Buses run more frequently at peak times of the day.
      Please check current timetables before travel and on arrival contact the information desk for assistance with bus timings for your onward journey.
      If travelling by bus from Inverness Airport, passengers should get off at Academy Street by the Eastgate Shopping Centre for access to Inverness inter city train station.
    • For more information on bus times to Inverness and Nairn please click here (opens new tab).
  • By Train View
  • Useful Links View
  • Comments View
    • There is a taxi rank immediately outside the Terminal Building by the Premium Parking Car Park 1.

Getting Help and Assistance

  • For more information on getting help and assistance 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.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are mobility aids available.
  • The mobility aids available include wheelchairs and walking sticks.
  • To obtain mobility aids please contact the Special Assistance Team at the Information Desk.
  • There is a designated place of safety which can be used by people who may feel scared or at risk.
  • The designated place of safety is in the Changing Place, to the right as you enter the Departures entrance.
  • Passengers requiring assistance are requested to pre-book at least 48 hours before the scheduled time of departure for their flight.
    This booking should be made with the your airline carrier, tour operator or travel agent.
    If this information is not made available within these time frames assistance may be limited or delayed.
    Carriage by the airline may also be denied.
    Best efforts will be made at all times to accommodate late bookings for assistance.
    Contact the Information Desk in the main terminal building for further information.
  • On arrival at the airport there are two special assistance call points located in the Short Stay Premium Car Park 1 by the drop off zone, one by the taxi rank and one by the bus stop, with designated shelters adjacent.
    Assistance is then provided at all points from the call point through embarkation onto the aircraft.
  • The information desk is located on the right as you enter the main building via the Departures Entrance. The special assistance waiting area is to the left of the Information Desk.
  • Accessibility on the aircraft is the responsibility of the airline and is dependent on the individual provider.

Car Park Entrance

  • Upon entering the airport from the roundabout turn left and then right and follow the signs for short term parking.
  • There is no height restriction at the entrance barrier.
  • There is a help/assistance intercom located at the ticket machines.
  • There is not a hearing loop fitted on the ticket machines.


  • Parking View
    • The venue does have its own parking facilities.
    • The car park is located to the left as you enter the airport.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • All parking spaces are provided on a first come first served basis.
    • There is an overflow car park for staff and visitors.
  • Blue Badge Parking View
    • There is not a/are not Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
  • Paying View
    • There are parking charges for the car park.
    • Payment signs are provided.
    • Payment signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment signs are located at the entrance to the car park, at the payment machines in the car park and at the payment machines in the building.
    • Payment machines are located outside the Departures Entrance and Arrivals Entrance and in short stay car park 1.
    • There is a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • There is a level turning space (minimum 185cm x 210cm) in front of the payment machine(s).
    • To see the parking charges please click here (opens new tab).
  • Access from the Car Park View
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is/are dropped kerbs.
    • The entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is clearly signposted.
    • The surface on the approach to the entrance is tarmac and block paving.
    • There is a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • There is no tactile paving on dropped kerbs between the car park and the entrance.
  • Drop-off Point(s) View
    • There is not a/are not clearly marked drop-off point(s).
  • Comments View

Route from Short Stay Car Park 2 to Terminal Building

  • The distance from the car park to the terminal is approximately 80m.
  • Leave the car park via the pedestrian exit at the fence on the terminal side. There is a dropped kerb and bollards with a distance of 208cm between them.
  • Cross the two lane service road via the zebra crossing.
  • Vehicles come from the right here.
  • At the other side enter the car park.
  • There is a dropped kerb and bollards with a distance of 202cm between them.
  • Cross the car park straight ahead past the Blue Badge bays on the left, to the pedestrian exit at the fence opposite.
  • Take the pedestrian exit adjacent to the drop off point, marked by red hatched markings on the fence.
  • The width of the opening here is 120cm.
  • Cross the bus / taxi service road via the zebra crossing.
  • The crossing is level.
  • Turn right and immediately left to follow the path marked by rocks.
  • The width of the path here is 130cm.
  • There is a slight slope up at this point.
  • The paving changes to block paving that is uneven in places.
  • Cross the service road via the raised crossing ramp and enter the terminal building through the departures entrance.

Main Terminal Building - Check-in Hall

Car Park Exit

  • The car park exit is at the very rear of the car park exiting on to the service road to / from the long stay car park.
  • There is no height restriction at the car park exit barriers
  • There is a help/assistance intercom located at the ticket machines.
  • There is not a hearing loop fitted on the ticket machines.
  • Card payments may be made at the ticket machine.
  • Turn left as you exit the car park to exit the airport.