National Geographic : 1947 Feb
Scottish Airways, Ltd. Rocky Hills Protect the Harbor at Castlebay, Barra, Thronged with Fishing Boats and Dominated by Old Kismull Castle Coming to the island by air, the traveler wonders where a landing can be made on the rugged terrain. A crescentbeach atNorth Bay solves the problem, though water covers it at high tide. Flying schedules are attuned to the ebb and flow. In addition to being an airport, the beach isBarra's best cockle bed.