Old President Trump says it's 'great to be home' as he arrives in Aberdeen for first UK visit since 2019The 76-year-old former US president was met by two pipers, a red carpet and a 10-vehicle motorcade and only spoke a few words to the waiting media as he left the plane.Trump in Scotland: 'The home of my mother!'Former US president Donald Trump declared "it's great to be home" as he touched down in Aberdeen before visiting his golf course nearby.The 76-year-old arrived at the city's airport at about 11.30am and was met by two pipers, a red carpet and a 10-vehicle motorcade. He pumped his fist in trademark fashion as he exited the plane.The 45th US president has Scottish ancestry on his mother's side and owns several properties in the country.He left the plane and walked to a waiting car, greeting waiting media, but did not stop to take questions.Before getting into one of the cars, Trump said: "It's great to be home, this was the home of my mother." Trump has revealed he was going to the Menie estate site near the city to open a "spectacular" second course dedicated to his mother, Mary Anne MacLeod.
In a statement released by Trump International Scotland, Trump said: "This project is very close to my heart and I am delighted to say that this is our first day of work on the new course It will be dedicated to my late mother and that is a source of great pride to me and my family.
"My mother was an incredible woman who loved Scotland. She returned here every year and she loved The Queen. I got to know The Queen too during my visits here I love Scotland just as much." His officials have not revealed how long he will stay or whether he will visit his other luxury Scottish course at Turnberry in South Ayrshire.