Umeå Airport

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Umeå Airport
Umeå Airport Logo.jpg
Umeå Flygplats-20080726.jpg
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
UME is located in Västerbotten
Location within Västerbotten
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.


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
Avies Östersund (begins 1 November 2015)[4]
Direktflyg Östersund (ends 31 October 2015)[4]
operated by Flybe Nordic
Helsinki (begins 18 May 2015)
Malmö Aviation Göteborg–Landvetter, Stockholm–Bromma
Seasonal: Amsterdam, Berlin–Tegel[5][6]
Norwegian Air Shuttle Stockholm–Arlanda
Seasonal: Alicante, Gran Canaria
Scandinavian Airlines Stockholm–Arlanda
Seasonal: Göteborg–Landvetter[7]

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.[8][9][10]

See also[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. ^ a b AIS Airlines assumes majority of Direktflyg´s remaining network
  5. ^ Ny linje: Umeå-Berlin (Swedish)
  6. ^ Malmö Aviation Adds Umeå – Berlin Tegel Service in late-April/early-May 2014
  7. ^ SAS Adds Gothenburg – Luleå / Umeå Service Dec 2014 – Feb 2015
  8. ^ "JetPhotos.Net Photo » SE-DLK (CN: 197) Time Air Sweden IAI 1124 Westwind by Ola Carlsson". Retrieved 16 May 2013. 
  9. ^ "ASN Aircraft accident IAI 1124 Westwind SE-DLK Umeå Airport (UME)". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 16 May 2013. 
  10. ^ "SE-DLK, IAI 1124 Westwind" (in Swedish). Svenskt Flyghistoriskt Forum. Retrieved 16 May 2013. 

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