Sumburgh Airport is located on the south of the island, close to main Island road, the A970. In 1979 a new terminal building opened for oil industry with the airport designed to cater for the efficient transfer of oil industry personnel between fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters. Since 1982 the Wilsness Terminal has also been used for scheduled service passengers and over 100,000 passengers use the airport each year.
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