Handling & PPR Information

Inverness Airport


EGPE Inverness PPR Request Form

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NOTICE:  Since 2018 all visiting aircraft to Inverness Airport are subject to mandatory handling.  
Highland Aviation acts as the primary handling agent for all visiting aircraft under 6 tons.  Larger aircraft are handled by Signature Flight Support or Highland Jet Centre.  All three Handling Agents are located on the North Apron with direct Airside/Landside access.
At Highland Aviation you are guaranteed a warm welcome from our staff, with a friendly, helpful and professional Air Traffic Control service.  We offer discounted handling fees for members and those taking on AVGAS from our supply.



Highland Aviation offer the following services to our handled customers:

    • Arranging PPR with Inverness Apron Operations.
    • Meeting & Greeting your aircraft on arrival.
    • Assistance with tie downs & chocks as required.
    • Passenger & Crew escort to the Highland Aviation reception building.
    • Vehicle escort service for apron drop off and pick up by arrangement.
    • Refuelling service (100LL Avgas readily available, Jet A1 and Mogas by prior arrangement).
    • Fast direct landside/airside access through our building.
    • Administration of Landing & Handling fees on behalf of the airport.
    • Use of the reception building lounge, toilets, with Wifi and car parking facilities.
    • Hot and cold drinks, and snacks provided.
    • Organisation of hire cars, taxi’s and accommodation by arrangement.
    • Assistance with flight planning.
    • Engineering services through our onsite aircraft maintenance engineers, including a wide range Oils, lubricants and generic aircraft parts.
To view our facilities please follow this link...


Rates: Aircraft under 6 tonnes with PPR

The following rates only apply to Aircraft who receive PPR through us prior to arrival at Inverness Airport. Prices Include VAT.

 Aircraft Weight

(MTOW in Tonnes)

Handling Fee

Airport Landing Fee

Airport Navigation Charge

0 to under 2.5 Tonnes MTOW

£25 £25.20 £18.00
2.5 to under 3 Tonnes MTOW £50 £57.60 £39.60
3 to under 4 Tonnes MTOW £75


4 to under 5 Tonnes MTOW £100


5 to under 6 Tonnes MTOW £125




Parking Fees

There is no charge for the first 60 minutes of parking. Thereafter, the charge is based on maximum take off weight (MTOW) as follows:

Aircraft weight
(MTOW in tonnes)
 Charge - up to 72 hours
Under 2.5 £12 for 4-hour block, and thereafter £3 per hour or part thereof.
Under 6.0  £48 for 4-hour block, and thereafter £3 per hour or part thereof.

Prices Include VAT.

For hangarage or long-stay parking (> 72 hours), please contact commercial@hial.co.uk 



  • Highland Aviation Members receive a £10 discount on Handling Fees as well as a reduced rate on AVGAS uplifts.
  • All customers receive a £10 discount on Handling Fees if 70 litres (or more) of AVGAS is uplifted.


Arriving without PPR

  • An additional £10 Handling Fee will be added if a customer does not request PPR through Highland Aviation before arrival.
  • Airport Landing Fees and Navigation Fees will be charged at the standard rate per tonne of £19.20 and £13.20 respectively.


All Training Flights - With a completed HIAL Rebate Form

  • Training flights qualify for a 30% reduction in Handling, Landing and Navigation Fees.
  • Practice Approaches and Touch and Go movements will be charged at the Navigation Fee but not the Landing Fee.


Out of hours charges

 Time Additional Fee
Between 20:00 - 22:30 Local Time £100
Between 22:30 - 06:00 Local Time (Airport normally closed) £250
Between 06:00 - 08:00 Local Time £100


Notes on HIAL charges 


  • Prices specified by weight are charged per tonne or part thereof.
  • All airport prices have been taken from the HIAL Terms and Conditions of Use & Airport Charges 1st April 2024 Edition 1 document published by HIAL and can be seen here (charges are quoted excluding VAT in this scheme as outlined in the Terms & Conditions Section 3.2.):

HIAL Terms & Conditions

Inverness Airport Scheme of Charges


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