Honningsvåg Tunnel

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Honningsvåg Tunnel
View of the tunnel
Location Finnmark, Norway
Coordinates 70°59′06″N 25°52′11″E / 70.9851°N 25.8697°E / 70.9851; 25.8697Coordinates: 70°59′06″N 25°52′11″E / 70.9851°N 25.8697°E / 70.9851; 25.8697
Status In use
Route E69
Start 70°58′40″N 25°50′30″E / 70.97778°N 25.84167°E / 70.97778; 25.84167
End 70°59′20″N 25°55′00″E / 70.98889°N 25.91667°E / 70.98889; 25.91667
Opened 15 June 1999
Length 4,443 metres (14,577 ft)
No. of lanes 2
Width 9 metres (30 ft)

The Honningsvåg Tunnel (Norwegian: Honningsvågtunnelen) is a road tunnel on the island of Magerøya in Nordkapp Municipality in Finnmark county, Norway. It is located slightly north of the undersea North Cape Tunnel, and it is part of the European route E69 highway.[1]

The 4,443-metre (14,577 ft) long tunnel opened in 1999, at the same time as the North Cape Tunnel, as part of a large project to connect the mainland of Norway to North Cape. This tunnel goes through a large mountain called "Honningsvåg fjellet" west of the town of Honningsvåg. It is the northernmost public road tunnel in the world.[2]


  1. ^ Store norske leksikon. "Honningsvågtunnelen" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-02-13. 
  2. ^ Merzagora, Eugenio A.; Lotsberg, Gunnar (eds.). "Road Tunnels in Norway > 3 000 m". Road Tunnels in Norway. Retrieved 2013-02-13.