Swedavia

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Swedavia AB
Type Aktiebolag
Predecessors Swedish Civil Aviation Administration
Founded 1 April 2010 (2010-04-01)
Headquarters Stockholm-Arlanda Airport
Sigtuna Municipality
, Sweden
Employees 2,600 (2010)[1]
Website swedavia.com
Control tower at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport, which has the Swedavia AB head office

Swedavia AB is a Swedish nationally owned company, which owns and operates the major airports of Sweden.[1] It has its head office at the airport control tower on the grounds of Stockholm-Arlanda Airport, Sigtuna Municipality, near Stockholm.[2][3]

It was formed on 1 April 2010, when the Swedish Civil Aviation Administration was split up, and all commercial airport operation was transferred to the new Swedavia company. Air navigation services continues as a state enterprise under the name LFV (Civil Aviation Administration). In 2010, the number of employees was about 2,600.[1]

Airports[edit]

Arlanda Airport is operated by Swedavia.

Swedavia owns ten airports in Sweden:[4][5]

When the decision was made to form Swedavia, there were 16 nationally owned airports, but it was a part of the decision to transfer six of them to local owners and keep ten large airports. Region Värmland took over the operations of Karlstad Airport in 2010.[6] In 2011, the operations for Ängelholm-Helsingborg Airport was transferred to Region Skåne Nordväst[7] and Örnsköldsvik Airport was transferred to Örnsköldsvik Municipality.[8] In 2013 Sundsvall Airport was transferred to local owners. Jönköping Airport and Skellefteå Airport were transferred to local ownership 2009/2010 before Swedavia was formed.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Swedavia AB". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 11 September 2010.  (subscription required)
  2. ^ "Annual Report and Sustainability Report 2013" (Archive). Swedavia. Retrieved on 27 August 2014. "Swedavia AB 190 45 Stockholm-Arlanda Sweden Visiting address: Tornvägen 1"
  3. ^ "Arbetsmarknadsminister Hillevi Engström besöker Swedavia" (Archive). Government of Sweden. 15 January 2013. Retrieved on 27 August 2014. "Plats: Flygledartornet, Tornvägen 1, Stockholm Arlanda Airport"
  4. ^ "Swedavia's airports". Swedavia. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Airports in Sweden". Swedavia. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "Karlstad Airport överlämnad till värmlänningarna" (Press release) (in Swedish). Swedavia. 1 December 2010. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  7. ^ "Swedavia överlämnar Ängelholm Helsingborg Airport" (Press release) (in Swedish). Swedavia. 25 March 2011. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  8. ^ "Swedavia överlämnar Örnsköldsvik Airport" (Press release) (in Swedish). Swedavia. 1 April 2011. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 

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