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Airport Kiruna (Sweden)

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Kiruna Airport
Airport typePublic
LocationKiruna, Norrbotten, Sweden
Elevation AMSL1,509 ft / 460 m
Coordinates67°4920N 020°2012E / 67.82222°N 20.33667°E / 67.82222; 20.33667Coordinates: 67°4920N 020°2012E / 67.82222°N 20.33667°E / 67.82222; 20.33667
Location within Norrbotten
Direction Length Surface
ft m
03/21 8,208 2,502 Paved
Statistics (2011)
Passengers total164,103
International passengers2,951
Domestic passengers161,152
Landings total1,047
Statistics: Swedavia[1]

Kiruna Airport is the northernmost airport in Sweden. It lies around ten kilometres from the town centre of Kiruna. In 2011, the airport served 164,103 passengers.[1]


Kiruna Airport is the chosen destination for the Spaceport Sweden project. Spaceport Sweden is a new venture between Swedish Space Corporation, the Jukkasjärvi Icehotel, LFV Group and Progressum, in which they hope, when operations start that Virgin Galactic will make their second base after the USA.[2]

Airlines and destinations

Norwegian Air Shuttle Stockholm-Arlanda
Transavia Seasonal charter: Amsterdam
Scandinavian Airlines Stockholm-Arlanda, Umeå
Seasonal charter: London-Heathrow[3]

Helicopter routes

There are scheduled helicopter flights for paying passengers in the mountain region of Kiruna. One such is Nikkaluokta-Kebnekaise mountain lodge, which goes twice daily in the summer season operated by Kallax Flyg.[4]

Accidents and incidents

Ground transportation

  • Bus 91 to Kiruna busstation and Narvik is available a few months a year.
  • Airport Bus is available year-round.[5]
  • Taxi and airport taxi are available.
  • Rental cars are available.


  1. ^ a b "Statistics". Swedavia. Archived from the original on 17 March 2012. Retrieved 17 March 2012.
  2. ^ Spaceport Sweden
  3. ^ Icehotel Direct Flight
  4. ^ Linjetrafik Nikkaluokta Kebnekaise Archived 2015-07-02 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ https://www.swedavia.com/kiruna/to-from/bus/

External links

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