|Predecessor||Swedish Civil Aviation Administration|
|Founded||1 April 2010|
Sigtuna Municipality, Sweden
Number of employees
Swedavia AB is a Swedish nationally owned company, which owns and operates the major airports of Sweden. It has its head office at the airport control tower on the grounds of Stockholm-Arlanda Airport, Sigtuna Municipality, near Stockholm.
It was formed on 1 April 2010, when the Swedish Civil Aviation Administration was split up, and all commercial airport operation was transferred to the new Swedavia company. Air navigation services continues as a state enterprise under the name LFV (Civil Aviation Administration). In 2010, the number of employees was about 2,600.
When the decision was made to form Swedavia, there were 16 nationally owned airports, but it was a part of the decision to transfer six of them to local owners and keep ten large airports. Region Värmland took over the operations of Karlstad Airport in 2010. In 2011, the operations for Ängelholm-Helsingborg Airport was transferred to Region Skåne Nordväst and Örnsköldsvik Airport was transferred to Örnsköldsvik Municipality. In 2013 Sundsvall Airport was transferred to local owners. Jönköping Airport and Skellefteå Airport were transferred to local ownership 2009/2010 before Swedavia was formed.
- "Swedavia AB". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 11 September 2010. (subscription required)
- "Annual Report and Sustainability Report 2013" (Archive). Swedavia. Retrieved on 27 August 2014. "Swedavia AB 190 45 Stockholm-Arlanda Sweden Visiting address: Tornvägen 1"
- "Arbetsmarknadsminister Hillevi Engström besöker Swedavia" (Archive). Government of Sweden. 15 January 2013. Retrieved on 27 August 2014. "Plats: Flygledartornet, Tornvägen 1, Stockholm Arlanda Airport"
- "Swedavia's airports". Swedavia. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2011.
- "Airports in Sweden". Swedavia. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2011.
- "Karlstad Airport överlämnad till värmlänningarna" (Press release) (in Swedish). Swedavia. 1 December 2010. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2011.
- "Swedavia överlämnar Ängelholm Helsingborg Airport" (Press release) (in Swedish). Swedavia. 25 March 2011. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2011.
- "Swedavia överlämnar Örnsköldsvik Airport" (Press release) (in Swedish). Swedavia. 1 April 2011. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2011.
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