Umeå Airport

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Umeå Airport
Umeå Airport Logo.jpg
Umeå Flygplats-20080726.jpg
IATA: UMEICAO: ESNU
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Swedavia
Serves Umeå, Sweden
Elevation AMSL 24 ft / 7 m
Coordinates 63°47′31″N 020°16′58″E / 63.79194°N 20.28278°E / 63.79194; 20.28278Coordinates: 63°47′31″N 020°16′58″E / 63.79194°N 20.28278°E / 63.79194; 20.28278
Website www.swedavia.com/umea/
Map
UME is located in Västerbotten
UME
UME
Location within Västerbotten
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 7,551 2,302 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Passengers total 955,132
International passengers 64,994
Domestic passengers 890,138
Landings total 7,508
Statistics: Swedavia[1]

Umeå Airport (IATA: UMEICAO: 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 955,132 passengers in 2011.[1] By road, the airport is located about 5.4 kilometres (3.4 mi) from Umeå city centre.

History[edit]

The airport was inaugurated in May 1962, but had its first flight in 1961.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aegean Airlines Seasonal charter: Chania
Direktflyg Luleå, Östersund
Malmö Aviation Amsterdam (begins 2 April 2015), Gothenburg-Landvetter, Prague, Stockholm-Bromma
Seasonal: Berlin-Tegel[4][5]
Norwegian Air Shuttle Stockholm-Arlanda
Seasonal: Alicante, Gran Canaria
Scandinavian Airlines Stockholm-Arlanda
Seasonal: Gothenburg-Landvetter (begins 7 December 2014)[6]

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • 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.[7][8][9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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. ^ "Om flygplatsen" (in Swedish). Swedavia. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  4. ^ http://www.malmoaviation.se/nyhet/2013/12/ny-linje-umea-berlin
  5. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2014/03/26/tf-umetxl-apr14/
  6. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2014/10/08/sk-llaume-dec14/
  7. ^ "JetPhotos.Net Photo » SE-DLK (CN: 197) Time Air Sweden IAI 1124 Westwind by Ola Carlsson". JetPhotos.net. Retrieved 16 May 2013. 
  8. ^ "ASN Aircraft accident IAI 1124 Westwind SE-DLK Umeå Airport (UME)". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 16 May 2013. 
  9. ^ "SE-DLK, IAI 1124 Westwind" (in Swedish). Svenskt Flyghistoriskt Forum. Retrieved 16 May 2013. 

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