WMO03091, Dyce, Scotland

Posted: August 31, 2012 by tchannon in Analysis, Surfacestation


WMO03091, Dyce, Scotland (Aberdeen airport)

57 12 18N 02 12 19W
Altitude 65 metres.

Estimated Class 3, fail Class 2 on 17.7% hardstanding and parking within 30 metres, limit 10%

[ enclosure hardstanding to standard pattern, see Llanbedr article, Class 3 or worse ]

UHI, dense airport and near industrial/urban, city of Aberdeen a few miles away, otherwise none. Near Scottish east coast.

A hub for some North sea gas and oil exploration and production.

  1. Jiri says:

    I’m from Aberdeen. I would be able to help but there is nothing much to be said. The heliport is beeing used for offshore oil and it is very busy. Also the airport is unusually busy for the city of this side. Many oil people are commuting. It all started with the oil industry in 70’s.