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Airport Umeå (Sweden)

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Umeå Airport
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Swedavia
Serves Umeå, Sweden
Elevation AMSL 24 ft / 7 m
Coordinates 63°4731N 020°1658E / 63.79194°N 20.28278°E / 63.79194; 20.28278Coordinates: 63°4731N 020°1658E / 63.79194°N 20.28278°E / 63.79194; 20.28278
Website swedavia.com/umea/
Map
UME
Location within Västerbotten
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 7,551 2,302 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers total 1,048,000
International passengers 75,500
Domestic passengers 972,500
Statistics: Swedavia[1]

Umeå Airport (IATA: UME, ICAO: ESNU) is an airport located on the southern outskirts of the city of Umeå, Sweden. As of 2011, it is the 7th largest airport in Sweden.[2]

The airport had 1,057,373 passengers in 2016.[3] By road, the airport is located about 5.4 kilometres (3.4 mi) from Umeå city centre.

History

The airport was inaugurated in May 1962, but had its first flight in 1961.[4]

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
BRA Braathens Regional Airlines StockholmBromma
Direktflyg Östersund
Finnair Helsinki, Vaasa
Germania Seasonal charter: Düsseldorf
Norwegian Air Shuttle StockholmArlanda
Seasonal: Alicante, Gran Canaria
Scandinavian Airlines StockholmArlanda, Kiruna
Seasonal: Gothenburg[5]

Statistics

Busiest routes to and from Umeå Airport (2017)[6]
Rank Airport Passengers handled % change
2016/17
1  Sweden, Stockholm-Arlanda, Stockholm-Bromma 939,634 0.5
2  Sweden, Gothenburg 28,549 30.6
3  Spain, Gran Canaria 17,512 8.8
4  Finland, Helsinki 16,083 227.4
5  Greece, Chania 16,016 37.3
Countries with most handled passengers to/from Umeå Airport (2017)
Rank Country Passengers Change
2016/17
1  Spain 22,525 7.3%
2  Greece 21,007 24.4%
3  Finland 17,181 249.7%
4  Cyprus 5,000 15,1%
5  Turkey 2,693 66.6%
Traffic by calendar year[3]
Year Passenger volume Change Domestic Change International Change
2017 1,055,353 00.4% 981,231 01.8% 74,122 023.5%
2016 1,059,194 01.0% 999,183 08.4% 60,011 020.5%
2015 1,047,081 01.1% 971,594 00.6% 75,487 08.9%
2014 1,035,450 04.7% 966,131 05.7% 69,319 06.4%
2013 988,406 00.3% 914,386 00.4% 74,020 011.3%
2012 984,771 918,275 66,496

Accidents and incidents

  • On 21 September 1992, an Air Sweden IAI-1124 Westwind registered as SE-DLK was destroyed by a fire. The plane was departing to Arvidsjaur when takeoff was aborted due to an engine failure. None of the seven occupants were killed or injured, but the aircraft was written off.[7][8][9]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Statistics". Swedavia. Archived from the original on 17 March 2012. Retrieved 17 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Pressinformation" (in Swedish). Swedavia. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Flygplatsstatistik". Transportstyrelsen. Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  4. ^ "Om flygplatsen" (in Swedish). Swedavia. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  5. ^ SAS Adds Gothenburg Luleå / Umeå Service Dec 2014 Feb 2015
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-02-24. Retrieved 2016-02-17. 
  7. ^ "JetPhotos.Net Photo » SE-DLK (CN: 197) Time Air Sweden IAI 1124 Westwind by Ola Carlsson". JetPhotos.net. Retrieved 16 May 2013. 
  8. ^ "ASN Aircraft accident IAI 1124 Westwind SE-DLK Umeå Airport (UME)". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 16 May 2013. 
  9. ^ "SE-DLK, IAI 1124 Westwind" (in Swedish). Svenskt Flyghistoriskt Forum. Retrieved 16 May 2013. 

External links

Media related to Umeå Airport at Wikimedia Commons


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