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Arvidsjaur Airport (IATA: AJR, ICAO: ESNX) is situated 13 km (8.1 mi) from Arvidsjaur town in Sweden and had 52,681 passengers in 2018[3].

Arvidsjaur Airport
Arvidsjaur airport tower.JPG
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorTown of Arvidsjaur
LocationArvidsjaur
Opened1990
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)(UTC+2)
Elevation AMSL1,245 ft / 379 m
Coordinates65°35′25″N 019°16′55″E / 65.59028°N 19.28194°E / 65.59028; 19.28194Coordinates: 65°35′25″N 019°16′55″E / 65.59028°N 19.28194°E / 65.59028; 19.28194
Websitearvidsjaurairport.se
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 8,201 2,500 Asphalt
Statistics (2016)
Passengers total56,940
International passengers25,738
Domestic passengers31,202
Landings total (2009)6,957
Statistics: Swedish Transport Agency[1][2]

The runway is longer than most in the northern interior of Sweden, and this allows international charter jet planes. This was a major reason winter car testing was established in the region around Arvidsjaur, now an important part of the local economy.

Airlines and destinationsEdit

AirlinesDestinations
Eurowings Seasonal: Cologne/Bonn (begins 17 January 2020)[4]
Nordica Stockholm–Arlanda (PSO)[5]

During the winter seasons, there are additional regular charter flights for tourists and car manufacturers which test their products in harsh weather conditions in the area.

StatisticsEdit

Traffic by calendar year[3]
Year Passenger volume Change Domestic Change International Change
2018 52,681  08.8% 21,486  021.4% 31,195  02.5%
2017 57,760  01.4% 27,324  012.4% 30,436  018.2%
2016 56,940  011.3% 31,202  03.2% 25,738  022.9%
2015 51,173 30,239 20,934

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Passagerarfrekvens" (PDF) (in Swedish). Swedish Transport Agency. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 April 2011. Retrieved 28 April 2011.
  2. ^ "Landningsfrekvens" (PDF) (in Swedish). Swedish Transport Agency. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 April 2011. Retrieved 28 April 2011.
  3. ^ a b "Flygplatsstatistik". Transportstyrelsen. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Eurowings adds Cologne – Arvidsjaur service in 1Q20". routesonline.com. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Start för flygtrafik till Gällivare och Arvidsjaur i september". www.trafikverket.se (in Swedish). 2018-08-10. Retrieved 2018-08-10.

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