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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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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
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

StatisticsEdit

Busiest routes to and from Åre Östersund Airport (2018)[10]
Rank Airport Passengers handled % change
2017/18
1   Sweden, Stockholm-Arlanda, Stockholm-Bromma 466,069   5.1
2   United Kingdom, London-Gatwick 7,619   42.7
3   Spain, Gran Canaria 6,790   168.2
4   Sweden, Umeå 5,721   10.0
5   Spain, Palma de Mallorca 4,546   5.1
Countries with most handled passengers to/from Åre Östersund Airport (2018)
Rank Country Passengers Change
2017/18
1   Spain 11,336  49.9%
2   United Kingdom 8,094  50.8%
3   Greece 4,200  33.6%
4   Denmark 3,291  482.5%
5   Croatia 2,670  5.9%

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.[11]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Statistics". Swedavia. Retrieved 6 April 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "Only Flight". tui.se.
  3. ^ "Flygtorget » Flygnyheter » Notiser » BRA fortsätter flyga till Åre Östersund från södra Sverige". flygtorget.se. BRA.
  4. ^ New direct route to Åre Östersund from Berlin with easyJet this winter
  5. ^ http://www.svenskaflygbolag.com/
  6. ^ https://www.swedavia.com/ostersund/news/flyg-direkt-till-kopenhamn-med-easyjet/
  7. ^ "easyJet announces new ski route to Sweden from London Gatwick (> Media > News)". Easyjet. 18 August 2016. Retrieved 21 August 2016.
  8. ^ 2016, UBM (UK) Ltd. "easyJet adds London Gatwick – Östersund service from Dec 2016". routesonline. Retrieved 25 August 2016.
  9. ^ "Flight". ving.se.
  10. ^ "Statistik". Retrieved 2019-04-16.
  11. ^ 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