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Transport / ‘Sad day for the North Mainland’ as final flight leaves Scatsta Airport

The final flight leaving Scatsta in June. Photo: Ronnie Robertson

THE FINAL flight to leave Scatsta Airport before it closes took off this afternoon (Saturday).

Local councillor Emma Macdonald said it was a “really sad day for the North Mainland”.

The oil and gas flights are moving to Sumburgh Airport under a new partnership of Loganair and Babcock.

Watch a video of the final flight taking off below.