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Kiruna Airport

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Airport type  Public
Elevation AMSL  1,509 ft / 460 m
03/21  8,208
Elevation  460 m
Operator  Swedavia
Website  swedavia.com/kiruna/
Code  KRN
Phone  +46 10 109 46 00
Kiruna Airport
Location  Kiruna, Norrbotten, Sweden
Address  Kiruna Airport, 981 28 Kiruna, Sweden
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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.

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Future

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

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.

Accidents and incidents

  • On 15 March 2012 a Norwegian Lockheed Hercules military transport plane crashed into the Kebnekaise mountain when approaching Kiruna Airport, the Norwegian C-130 Hercules accident. All five personnel on board died.
  • Ground transportation

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

    Kiruna Airport Wikipedia


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