WMO03136-Prestwick, Gannet

Posted: September 1, 2012 by tchannon in Analysis, Surfacestation


WMO03136-Prestwick, Gannet

55 30 55N 04 35 05W
Altitude 20 metres

Estimated Class 3, meets class 3 on 8% within 10 metres, limit 10%

UHI, heavy local, surrounded by busy built aerodrome, minor distance UHI, small town, centre of Prestwick 3km, otherwise close to Scottish coast, with Scottish Islands and Ireland not far away.

Google street view available, excellent view complete with warnings of razor wire.

Bing coverage here? It’s the blue dot.

  1. mkelly says:

    In 1984 I was transported from Iceland to Prestwick for further trip to Holy Loch so I could ride a US submarine for a week. The Huntley is now gone from Holy Loch and subs no longer sail the waters in the waters west of Scotland.