Some 16% more passengers flew in and out of Barra airport in 2016 compared to the
previous year. Strong tourist demand on flights from Glasgow saw the tidal Traigh
Mhor attracting 13,552 travellers as the airport marked its 80th anniversary.
Passenger numbers at Benbecula fell very slightly to 33,812 in 2016 while there was
a 1% increase to 130, 905 for Stornoway.