|Location||Kiruna, Norrbotten, Sweden|
|Elevation AMSL||1,509 ft / 460 m|
Kiruna Airport is the chosen destination for the Spaceport Sweden project. Spaceport Sweden is a new venture between Swedish Space Corporation, the Jukkasjärvi Icehotel, LFV Group and Progressum, in which they hope, when operations start that Virgin Galactic will make their second base after the USA.
Airlines and destinations
|Norwegian Air Shuttle||Stockholm-Arlanda|
|Scandinavian Airlines||Stockholm-Arlanda, Umeå
Seasonal charter: London-Heathrow
operated by Enter Air
|Seasonal charter: Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Doncaster/Sheffield, East Midlands, Exeter, Humberside, Leeds/Bradford, London-Gatwick, Manchester, Newcastle|
There are scheduled helicopter flights for paying passengers in the mountain region of Kiruna. One such is Nikkaluokta-Kebnekaise mountain lodge, which goes twice daily in the summer season operated by Kallax Flyg.
Accidents and incidents
- On 15 March 2012 a Norwegian Lockheed Hercules military transport plane crashed into the Kebnekaise mountain when approaching Kiruna Airport, the Norwegian C-130 Hercules accident. All five personnel on board died.
- Bus 91 to Kiruna busstation and Narvik is available a few months a year.
- Airport Bus is available year-round.
- Taxi and airport taxi are available.
- Rental cars are available.
Media related to Kiruna Airport at Wikimedia Commons
|This article about an airport in Sweden is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|