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S5W-04621: Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 11 November 2016

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-03816 by Keith Brown on 9 November 2016, how many military flights from (a) the UK and (b) other countries to Glasgow Prestwick Airport there have been per day in each year since 2011.

Answered by: Keith Brown 29 November 2016

The Scottish Government does not hold this information broken down by day. However, since the Scottish Government took ownership of the airport in November 2013, the yearly figures for inbound military flights are:

(a) from the UK

November – December 2013: 200

2014: 1,651

2015: 1,931

(b) from other countries

November – December 2013: 62

2014: 377

2015: 374