|Owner||Shetland Islands Council|
|Location||Gott, Shetland, Scotland|
|Elevation AMSL||45 ft / 14 m|
Tingwall Airport( IATA : LWK, ICAO : EGET), also known as Lerwick/Tingwall Airport, is located in the Tingwall valley, near the village of Gott, 4 NM (7.4 km; 4.6 mi) northwest of Lerwick in Mainland, Shetland, Scotland. Although it is the nearest airport to Lerwick, it is not Shetland's main airport, which is Sumburgh, rather, it is Shetland's inter-island flight hub.
Tingwall Aerodrome has a CAA Ordinary Licence (Number P614) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction as authorised by the licensee (Shetland Islands Council).
It was opened in 1976.
|Directflight||Fair Isle, Foula|
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