Åre Östersund Airport

Åre Östersund Airport (IATA: OSD, ICAO: ESNZ), previously known as Östersund–Frösön Airport is located about 11 km west of Östersund, Sweden and 94 km east of Åre, Sweden. The airport opened in 1958.

Åre Östersund Airport
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Åre östersund flygplats.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorSwedavia
ServesÖstersund & Åre
LocationFrösön, Sweden
Elevation AMSL1,233 ft / 376 m
Coordinates63°11′39″N 14°30′07″E / 63.19417°N 14.50194°E / 63.19417; 14.50194Coordinates: 63°11′39″N 14°30′07″E / 63.19417°N 14.50194°E / 63.19417; 14.50194
Websitewww.swedavia.com/ostersund/
Map
OSD is located in Jämtland
OSD
OSD
Location of airport in Jämtland
OSD is located in Sweden
OSD
OSD
OSD (Sweden)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 8,202 2,500 Asphalt
12L/30R
Closed
4,034 1,230 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Passengers total465,196
International passengers20,696
Domestic passengers444,500
Landings total5,208
Statistics: Swedavia[1]

Åre Östersund airport is an international airport and served 465,196 passengers in 2015.[1]

Airlines and destinationsEdit

AirlinesDestinations
Air Europa Seasonal charter: Palma de Mallorca[2]
easyJet Seasonal: Berlin–Brandenburg, Copenhagen, London–Gatwick
Freebird Airlines Seasonal charter: Antalya[2]
Jonair Umeå
Scandinavian Airlines Stockholm–Arlanda
Sunclass Airlines Seasonal charter: Rhodes[3]

StatisticsEdit

Busiest routes to and from Åre Östersund Airport (2019)[4]
Rank Airport Passengers handled % change
2018/19
1   Sweden, Stockholm-Arlanda, Stockholm-Bromma 428,988   8.0
2   United Kingdom, London-Gatwick 9,476   24.4
3   Sweden, Umeå 4,882   14.7
4   Spain, Gran Canaria 4,702   30.8
5   Spain, Palma de Mallorca 4,644   2.2
Countries with most handled passengers to/from Åre Östersund Airport (2019)
Rank Country Passengers Change
2018/19
1   United Kingdom 10,705  32.3%
2   Spain 9,346  17.6%
3   Denmark 3,118  5.3%
4   Greece 2,702  35,7%
5   Turkey 2,504  NEW
Traffic by calendar year[5]
Year Passenger volume Change Domestic Change International Change
2019 473,628  07.5% 440,995  08.3% 32,633  05.7%
2018 512,012 481,135 30,877

Ground transportationEdit

BusEdit

Airport Coaches (Stadsbussarna) departs from the airport to down town Östersund. In the winter, Åre Flygtransfer departs in connection with every SAS and BRA flight, to and from Åre.

Incidents and accidentsEdit

  • On 9 September 2007 an MD83 took off for a charter flight bound for Antalya, Turkey. The plane was overloaded and left the runway very late and touched the landing light equipment that was placed outside the runway. It continued to Antalya where it landed normally.[6]
  • On 29/12/19 an Easyjet A320 (G-EZWY) skidded off a taxiway, resulting in a 29-hour delay of the return flight to LGW as an engineering inspection was required

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "statistics". Swedavia. Retrieved 6 April 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Only Flight". tui.se.
  3. ^ "Flight". ving.se.
  4. ^ "Statistik". Retrieved 2019-04-16.
  5. ^ "Flygplatsstatistik". Transportstyrelsen. Retrieved 17 February 2020.
  6. ^ Statens haverikommission – Rapport RL 2009:14 Archived 2010-08-23 at the Wayback Machine

External linksEdit

  Media related to Åre Östersund Airport at Wikimedia Commons