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Sanday, Lady, Hammerbrake Hill, Airfield

Airfield (20th Century)

Site Name Sanday, Lady, Hammerbrake Hill, Airfield

Classification Airfield (20th Century)

Canmore ID 298178

Site Number HY64SE 112

NGR HY 67303 40540

NGR Description HY 67392 40760 to HY 67218 40329

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Orkney Islands
  • Parish Lady
  • Former Region Orkney Islands Area
  • Former District Orkney
  • Former County Orkney

Architecture Notes

HY64SE 112 67392 40760 to 67218 40329

A small modern airfield/airstrip has been identified from an oblique aerial view (RCAHMSAP 2008), immediately S of Hammerbrake Hill in Lady parish.

The runway is of concrete/tarmac with the small terminal building and windsock at HY 67312 40803.

The airfield provides links to Kirkwall Airport.

Information from RCAHMS (DE), March 2009.


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