Donald Trump has landed in Aberdeen for the first time since exiting the White House. The former US president arrived mid-morning at Aberdeen Airport on his personally branded Boeing 757, which departed from Florida. He is expected to spend time at his golf resort at the Menie estate in Balmedie, just north of the city, holding meetings and playing a round.
He has made plans to hold meetings and play a round at the Menie estate in Balmedie, where his golf resort is located. Trump will then travel on Tuesday to the world-famous Turnberry course and hotel in South Ayrshire, which his company bought in 2014 and has since spent millions renovating. On Tuesday, Mr Trump is expected to travel to the well-known Turnberry course and hotel located in South Ayrshire, which his company purchased back in 2014 and has since spent millions improving.
The 76-year-old will be attending with his son, Eric, who is executive vice president of the Trump Organization with management for the two Scottish courses. In a post, Donald Trump said:
“Will be leaving for Scotland & Ireland soon in order to see and inspect my great properties there. The Golf Courses and Hotels are among the Greatest in the World – Turnberry and Aberdeen, in Scotland, and Doonbeg, in Ireland.”
“I Will be meeting with many wonderful friends, and cutting a ribbon for a new and SPECTACULAR Second Course in Aberdeen. Very exciting despite the fact that it is “MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN” that is on my mind, in fact, America will be GREATER THAN EVER BEFORE!!!”
Accounts published in early 2023 showed that Turnberry suffered pre-tax losses of £3.7 million in 2021 and the Balmedie course £697,000. On Wednesday, Donald is expected to land at Shannon Airport in Ireland to attend his Trump International Hotel and Golf Links on the outskirts of Doonbeg in County Clare.