Prestwick  is a town in Ayrshire, South West Scotland. It adjoins onto the larger town of Ayr to the south. Best known as a mecca for golf, Prestwick hosted the first ever Open Championship golf tournament.
The town is also the centre of Scotland's aviation industry thanks to its international airport, which is the only known place in the UK ever visited by Elvis Presley.
Glasgow Prestwick International Airport  dominates the town, and was Scotland's primary airport in the early days of commercial aviation. While it has slipped down the pecking order in modern times, it is still an important hub for budget airlines, including Ryanair  and Wizz Air .