Kristiansund Airport, Kvernberget

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Kristiansund Airport, Kvernberget
Kristiansund lufthavn, Kvernberget
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Airport type Public
Operator Avinor
Serves Kristiansund, Norway
Location Kvernberget
Elevation AMSL 62 m / 204 ft
Coordinates 63°06′43″N 007°49′34″E / 63.11194°N 7.82611°E / 63.11194; 7.82611Coordinates: 63°06′43″N 007°49′34″E / 63.11194°N 7.82611°E / 63.11194; 7.82611
Website Official website
KSU is located in Norway
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 1,840 6,037 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Passengers 392,786
Aircraft movements 14,447
Cargo (tonnes) 124
Source: Norwegian AIP at Avinor[1]
Statistics from Avinor[2][3][4]

Kristiansund Airport, Kvernberget (Norwegian: Kristiansund lufthavn, Kvernberget; IATA: KSU[5]ICAO: ENKB) is a small size international airport located next to the small mountain Kvernberget, 2 NM (3.7 km; 2.3 mi) east southeast[1] or 5 km (3.1 mi) from the town center of Kristiansund in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway, opened in 1970 and caters to the county's northern district, Nordmøre. The airport served 362,101 passengers in 2009.


Kvernberget was opened in 1970 to serve the northern half of the county Møre og Romsdal: Nordmøre and Romsdal. But in 1972 Molde, the capital of Møre and Romsdal, opened its own airport. Originally the airport was served by Braathens S.A.F.E, who kept the domestic monopoly on services to the airport also after the deregulation of the Norwegian airline market. In 2005 it was merged into SAS Braathens.

In 2006 an upgrade of the terminal was completed, and by the end of the year a new duty-free store will be finished. By 2011 the runway has been expanded to 2,000 m (6,562 ft), allowing such aircraft as Airbus A330 and Boeing 767 to land.


The airport resides at an elevation of 204 feet (62 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 07/25 with an asphalt surface measuring 1,840 by 45 metres (6,037 ft × 148 ft).[1]

There is also a heliport at Kvernberget for flying oil industry personnel to/from offshore rigs on the many oil and gas fields off the mid-Norwegian coast.

Airlines and destinations[edit]


Airlines Destinations
Aegean Airlines Seasonal Charter: Chania
CHC Helikopter Service Charter: Heidrun, Draugen, Åsgard A, Åsgard B, West Alpha, Scarabeo 5, Deep Sea Bergen, Njord, Stril Poseidon
Corendon Airlines Seasonal Charter: Antalya
Croatia Airlines Seasonal Charter: Split
Scandinavian Airlines Oslo-Gardermoen
Tailwind Airlines Seasonal Charter: Antalya
Widerøe Bergen, Florø, Kristiansand, Molde, Stavanger, Trondheim


Airlines Destinations
Lufttransport Oslo-Gardermoen


  1. ^ a b c "Airport information for ENKB – KRISTIANSUND/Kvernberget.". AIP Norway. Avinor. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Passenger statistics from Avinor" (xls). Avinor. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Aircraft Movement statistics from Avinor" (xls). Avinor. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Cargo statistics from Avinor" (xls). Avinor. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search (KSU: Kristiansand / Kvernberget)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved 4 December 2012.