IMPORTANT UPDATE ON FACE COVERINGS: Monday 14 September 2020, It remains mandatory for passengers flying to and from Scilly to wear face coverings throughout their journey (including in the terminal buildings) until they leave arrivals at their destination.

The airport buildings remain out of bounds to non-travelling members of the public, with the following exceptions:

  • People accompanying passengers requiring assistance
  • Customers using the café for takeaway orders, who should leave the premises as soon as they are in receipt of the goods. 

Read the full updated government guidance on safer air travel for passengers at the following link:


The Airport on St. Mary's is operated by the Council of the Isles of Scilly and is available for use by the travelling and general public as well as private pilots.

All terminal facilities are at ground level and ramps provide easy access to all public areas, including wheelchair accessible toilet. Wheelchairs are available on request as is any assistance that may be required both in the airside and non airside environment.

The airport has a superb café with panoramic views across the harbour and the islands.

Currently there are two airline operators servicing St. Mary's Airport: Skybus fixed wing air service (part of the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group) flying from Lands End, Newquay, and Exeter and Penzance Helicopters from/to Penzance Heliport.