Aalborg Airport

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Aalborg Airport
Aalborg Lufthavn
EKYT Terminal.JPG
Airport type Public / Military
Operator Aalborg Lufthavn a.m.b.a.
Serves Aalborg, Denmark
Location Nørresundby
Elevation AMSL 10 ft / 3 m
Coordinates 57°05′34″N 009°50′57″E / 57.09278°N 9.84917°E / 57.09278; 9.84917Coordinates: 57°05′34″N 009°50′57″E / 57.09278°N 9.84917°E / 57.09278; 9.84917
Website aal.dk
EKYT is located in Denmark
Location of airport in Denmark
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08L/26R 2,654 8,707 Concrete / Asphalt / Bitumen
08R/26L 2,549 8,363 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers 1.456.496[1]
Domestic 882.234[1]
International incl. charter 527,633[1]
Source: Danish AIP[2]

Aalborg Airport (Danish: Aalborg Lufthavn) (IATA: AALICAO: EKYT) is a dual-use (civilian/military) airport located in Nørresundby, Aalborg Municipality, Denmark, which is 3.5 NM (6.5 km; 4.0 mi) northwest[2] of Aalborg.


The airport resides at an elevation of 10 feet (3 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways: 08L/26R is 2,654 by 45 metres (8,707 ft × 148 ft) and 08R/26L is 2,549 by 23 metres (8,363 ft × 75 ft).[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
operated by Scandinavian Airlines
Seasonal: Chania, Corfu, Alanya, Gran Canaria, Malta, Rhodes, Tenerife-South, Varna
airBaltic Seasonal: Riga
Air Norway Oslo-Gardermoen
Atlantic Airways Seasonal: Vágar
British Airways
operated by SUN-AIR
Humberside, Oslo-Gardermoen
operated by KLM Cityhopper
Lufthansa Regional
operated by Lufthansa CityLine
Niki Seasonal: Salzburg[3]
Norwegian Air Shuttle Alicante, Copenhagen, London-Gatwick, Málaga
Seasonal: Palma de Mallorca
Primera Air Málaga,[4] Palma de Mallorca[4]
Seasonal: Antalya, Chania, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Rhodes, Rome-Fiumicino (begins 25 August 2016),[4] Tenerife
Scandinavian Airlines1 Copenhagen
Turkish Airlines Istanbul-Atatürk
Vueling Seasonal: Barcelona

^1 Some flights operated by Cimber or Jet Time.

Other facilities[edit]

North Flying has its head office in the North Flying Terminal at Aalborg Airport.[5] Greenland Express has its headquarters at the airport as well.

Military use[edit]

During World War II, Aalborg was occupied and used by the German Air Force. The 3rd and 5th squadrons of Embarked Air Group 196 (German: Bordfliegergruppe 196), as well as the group's staff unit, used Aalborg as a base for maritime reconnaissance flights and detachments serving aboard German Navy surface combatants.[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Passagertal 2000–2014
  2. ^ a b c "EKYT – Aalborg" (PDF). AIP Denmark. Copenhagen: Trafikstyrelsen/Danish Transport Authority. 13 December 2012. AD 2 – EKYT. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  3. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2014/11/28/hg-szgaal-jan15/
  4. ^ a b c http://airlineroute.net/2016/04/25/pf-s16/
  5. ^ "Contact Us." North Flying. Retrieved on 15 December 2011. "North Flying's headquarters are located in Aalborg Airport." and "North Flying A/S North Flying Terminal Aalborg Airport DK – 9400 Nørresundby Denmark"
  6. ^ Pipes, Jason. "Bordfliegergruppe 196". Feldgrau.com. Retrieved 13 May 2016. 

External links[edit]

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