Umeå Airport

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Umeå Airport
Umeå Airport Logo.jpg
Umeå Flygplats-20080726.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Swedavia
Serves Umeå, Sweden
Elevation AMSL 24 ft / 7 m
Coordinates 63°47′31″N 020°16′58″E / 63.79194°N 20.28278°E / 63.79194; 20.28278Coordinates: 63°47′31″N 020°16′58″E / 63.79194°N 20.28278°E / 63.79194; 20.28278
Website swedavia.com/umea/
Map
UME is located in Västerbotten
UME
UME
Location within Västerbotten
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 7,551 2,302 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers total 1,048,000
International passengers 75,500
Domestic passengers 972,500
Statistics: Swedavia[1]

Umeå Airport (IATA: UMEICAO: ESNU) is an airport located on the southern outskirts of the city of Umeå, Sweden. As of 2011, it is the 7th largest airport in Sweden.[2]

The airport had 1,057,373 passengers in 2016.[3] By road, the airport is located about 5.4 kilometres (3.4 mi) from Umeå city centre.

History[edit]

The airport was inaugurated in May 1962, but had its first flight in 1961.[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aegean Airlines Seasonal charter: Chania[5][6]
BH Air Seasonal charter: Burgas
BRA Braathens Regional Airlines Gothenburg (ends 23 June 2017),[7] Stockholm–Bromma
Direktflyg
operated by AIS Airlines
Östersund (PSO)[8]
Finnair
operated by Braathens Regional Aviation
Helsinki
Norwegian Air Shuttle Stockholm–Arlanda
Seasonal: Alicante, Gran Canaria
Scandinavian Airlines Stockholm–Arlanda, Kiruna
Seasonal: Gothenburg[9]
Seasonal charter: Larnaca

Statistics[edit]

Busiest routes to and from Umeå Airport (2016)[10]
Rank Airport Passengers handled  % change
2015/16
1  Sweden, Stockholm-Arlanda, Stockholm-Bromma 943,912 Decrease 1.3
2  Sweden, Gothenburg 41,110 Increase 1003.9
3  Spain, Gran Canaria 16,096 Decrease 17.5
4  Greece, Chania 11,662 Increase 2.6
5  Turkey, Antalya 8,051 Decrease 41.4
Countries with most handled passengers to/from Umeå Airport (2016)
Rank Country Passengers Change
2015/16
1  Spain 21,002 Decrease17.2%
2  Greece 16,884 Increase5.1%
3  Turkey 8,051 Decrease56.2%
4  Finland 4,913 Decrease37.7%
5  Cyprus 4,343 Increase43.1%
Traffic by calendar year[3]
Year Passenger volume Change Domestic Change International Change
2016 1,057,373 Increase01.0% 997,354 Increase02.7% 30,435 Decrease059.7%
2015 1,047,081 Increase01.1% 971,594 Increase00.6% 75,487 Increase08.9%
2014 1,035,450 Increase04.7% 966,131 Increase05.7% 69,319 Decrease06.4%
2013 988,406 Increase00.3% 914,386 Decrease00.4% 74,020 Increase011.3%
2012 984,771 918,275 66,496

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 21 September 1992, an Air Sweden IAI-1124 Westwind registered as SE-DLK was destroyed by a fire. The plane was departing to Arvidsjaur when takeoff was aborted due to an engine failure. None of the seven occupants were killed or injured, but the aircraft was written off.[11][12][13]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistics". Swedavia. Archived from the original on 17 March 2012. Retrieved 17 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Pressinformation" (in Swedish). Swedavia. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "Flygplatsstatistik". Transportstyrelsen. Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  4. ^ "Om flygplatsen" (in Swedish). Swedavia. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Departures". swedavia.com. Retrieved 22 May 2015. 
  6. ^ "A34585 flight history". flightradar24.com. Retrieved 22 May 2015. 
  7. ^ http://affarsliv24.vk.se/1872411/direktlinje-fran-umea-laggs-ned?mobil
  8. ^ https://ec.europa.eu/transport/sites/transport/files/modes/air/internal_market/doc/pso_inventory_table.pdf
  9. ^ SAS Adds Gothenburg – Luleå / Umeå Service Dec 2014 – Feb 2015
  10. ^ [1]
  11. ^ "JetPhotos.Net Photo » SE-DLK (CN: 197) Time Air Sweden IAI 1124 Westwind by Ola Carlsson". JetPhotos.net. Retrieved 16 May 2013. 
  12. ^ "ASN Aircraft accident IAI 1124 Westwind SE-DLK Umeå Airport (UME)". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 16 May 2013. 
  13. ^ "SE-DLK, IAI 1124 Westwind" (in Swedish). Svenskt Flyghistoriskt Forum. Retrieved 16 May 2013. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Umeå Airport at Wikimedia Commons