Kristiansund Airport, Kvernberget

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Kristiansund Airport, Kvernberget
Kristiansund lufthavn, Kvernberget
Kristiansund/Kvernberget Airport
Kristiansund Airport.png
Airport type Public
Operator Avinor
Serves Kristiansund, Norway
Location Kvernberget
Elevation AMSL 204 ft / 62 m
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
KSU is located in Møre og Romsdal
Location in Møre og Romsdal county
Direction Length Surface
m ft
07/25 1,840 6,037 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Passengers 359,968
Aircraft movements 13,935
Cargo (tonnes) 200
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. 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.


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 will most likely be 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]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aegean Airlines Seasonal Charter: Chania
BMI Regional Aberdeen
Corendon Airlines Seasonal Charter: Antalya
Croatia Airlines Seasonal Charter: Split
Scandinavian Airlines Oslo-Gardermoen
Tailwind Airlines Seasonal Charter: Antalya
Widerøe Bergen, Florø, Kristiansand-Kjevik, Molde, Stavanger, Trondheim


Airlines Destinations
CHC Helikopter Service Heidrun, Draugen, Åsgard A, Åsgard B, West Alpha, Scarabeo 5, Deep Sea Bergen, Njord, Stril Poseidon


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. 

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