Stockholm Västerås Airport

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Stockholm Västerås Airport
Stockholm-Västerås flygplats
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VST is located in Västmanland
Location of airport in Västmanland
Airport type Public
Operator Västerås Flygplats AB
Serves Västerås, Sweden
Elevation AMSL 21 ft / 6 m
Coordinates 59°35′22″N 016°38′01″E / 59.58944°N 16.63361°E / 59.58944; 16.63361Coordinates: 59°35′22″N 016°38′01″E / 59.58944°N 16.63361°E / 59.58944; 16.63361
Direction Length Surface
ft m
01/19 8,468 2,581 Asphalt
01/19 2,625 800 Grass
Statistics (2009)
Passengers total 174,496
International passengers 174,257
Domestic passengers 239
Landings total 15,193
Statistics: Swedish Transport Agency[1][2]

Stockholm Västerås Airport, also known as Västerås Airport or Hässlö Flygplats (IATA: VSTICAO: ESOW) is located at the city Västerås, and about 100 kilometres (62 mi) west of Stockholm, Sweden.

Despite its name, it is 70 miles from Stockholm Municipality and Stockholm County.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Corendon Airlines Seasonal charter: Antalya
Ryanair London–Stansted
Seasonal: Alicante, Málaga
WOW air Reykjavik-Keflavik (begins 19 May 2016)

Ground transportation[edit]

Travel from the airport to Stockholm Central Station may be done via Flygbussarna, private bus coach service, and takes approximately one and a half hours. There is also a local city bus to the Västerås Central Station, which has trains to Stockholm, Örebro, Eskilstuna. Ludvika and more cities.

General Aviation[edit]

The airport has extensive general aviation traffic. Of the 17737 landings in 2014, 94% constituted general aviation, according to the Swedish CAA (Transportstyrelsen). This traffic includes hospital flights, flight training, private flights, corporate flights and air taxi.[3]

A multitude of operators are based att Stockholm-Västerås Airport. Among these are maintenance workshops, helicopter businesses, flight schools, flight clubs and an aviation museum:

  • Airways Flygutbildning (Airways Flight Training)
  • Flygande veteraner (Flying veterans)
  • HeliAir Sweden
  • Hässlö Flygförening (Hässlö Flying Club)
  • Nordén Aerotech
  • SAS Flygklubb (SAS Flying Club)
  • Scandinavian Airtech
  • Scandinavian Aviation Academy
  • Scandinavian Helicopter Center
  • Stockholms Flygklubb (Stockholm Flying Club)
  • Voluntary Air Corps
  • Västerås Flygmuseum (Västerås Aviation Museum)

The airport played an important role during the 2014 Västmanland wildfire, serving as a base for water bombers and rescue helicopters.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Passagerarfrekvens" (in Swedish). Swedish Transport Agency. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 April 2011. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Landningsfrekvens" (in Swedish). Swedish Transport Agency. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 April 2011. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Statistics for swedish airports 2014". Swedish CAA (Transportstyrelsen). Retrieved 9 March 2015. 

External links[edit]

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