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Airport Umeå (Sweden)

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Umeå Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorSwedavia
ServesUmeå, Sweden
Elevation AMSL24 ft / 7 m
Coordinates63°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
Websiteswedavia.com/umea/
Map
UME
Location within Västerbotten
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 7,551 2,302 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers total1,048,000
International passengers75,500
Domestic passengers972,500
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

Passenger
AirlinesDestinations
Air Europa Seasonal charter: Palma de Mallorca[5]
BRA Braathens Regional Airlines StockholmBromma
Direktflyg Östersund
Finnair Helsinki
Freebird Airlines Seasonal charter: Antalya[5]
Jet Time Seasonal charter: Gran Canaria[5]
Norwegian Air Shuttle StockholmArlanda
Seasonal: Alicante, Gran Canaria
Scandinavian Airlines StockholmArlanda, Kiruna
Seasonal: Gothenburg[6]
Seasonal charter: Chania,[5] Larnaca[5]
Cargo
AirlinesDestinations
Amapola Flyg Gällivare,[7] Göteborg-Landvetter,[8] Luleå,[9] StockholmArlanda,[10] SundsvallTimrå,[11]

Statistics

Busiest routes to and from Umeå Airport (2018)[12]
Rank Airport Passengers handled % change
2017/18
1  Sweden, Stockholm-Arlanda, Stockholm-Bromma 919,283 2.2
2  Finland, Helsinki 27,957 73,8
3  Spain, Gran Canaria 16,645 5.0
4  Sweden, Gothenburg 14,481 49.3
5  Greece, Chania 10,575 34.0
Countries with most handled passengers to/from Umeå Airport (2018)
Rank Country Passengers Change
2017/18
1  Finland 28,238 64.4%
2  Spain 21,500 4.6%
3  Greece 17,563 16.4%
4  Turkey 7,587 181.7%
5  Cyprus 5,644 12.9%
Traffic by calendar year[3]
Year Passenger volume Change Domestic Change International Change
2018 1,031,744 02.2% 947,368 03.5% 84,376 013.8%
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.[13][14][15]
  • On 14 July 2019, a GippsAero GA8 Airvan aircraft with crew and skydivers lost control and crashed steeply into the ground. It had taken off from Umeå Airport. All nine onboard died.[16]

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. ^ a b c d e "Only Flight". tui.se.
  6. ^ SAS Adds Gothenburg Luleå / Umeå Service Dec 2014 Feb 2015
  7. ^ https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airlines/hp-apf/routes
  8. ^ https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airlines/hp-apf/routes
  9. ^ https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airlines/hp-apf/routes
  10. ^ https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airlines/hp-apf/routes
  11. ^ https://www.flightradar24.com/data/airlines/hp-apf/routes
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-02-24. Retrieved 2016-02-17.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  13. ^ "JetPhotos.Net Photo » SE-DLK (CN: 197) Time Air Sweden IAI 1124 Westwind by Ola Carlsson". JetPhotos.net. Retrieved 16 May 2013.
  14. ^ "ASN Aircraft accident IAI 1124 Westwind SE-DLK Umeå Airport (UME)". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 16 May 2013.
  15. ^ "SE-DLK, IAI 1124 Westwind" (in Swedish). Svenskt Flyghistoriskt Forum. Retrieved 16 May 2013.
  16. ^ Skydiving plane crash kills nine in Sweden

External links

Media related to Umeå Airport at Wikimedia Commons


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