Landvetter is a locality situated in Härryda Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden. It had 7,152 inhabitants in 2010.[1]

Landvetter
Landvetter
Landvetter
Landvetter is located in Västra Götaland
Landvetter
Landvetter
Landvetter is located in Sweden
Landvetter
Landvetter
Coordinates: 57°41′N 12°12′E / 57.683°N 12.200°E / 57.683; 12.200Coordinates: 57°41′N 12°12′E / 57.683°N 12.200°E / 57.683; 12.200
Country Sweden
Province Västergötland
CountryVästra Götaland County
MunicipalityHärryda Municipality
Area
 • Total5.40 km2 (2.08 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total7,152
 • Density1,324/km2 (3,430/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

It is the second largest town in the municipality and has given its name to the international airport Göteborg Landvetter Airport, located 5 km east of Landvetter.

The name Landvetter is a combination of "land" (land) and "vittir", an old Swedish name for a certain type of fire.

City Airline had its head office in the Air Cargo Building on the grounds of Göteborg Landvetter Airport in Landvetter.[2] When Transwede Airways existed, its head office was on the airport property.[3]

SportsEdit

The following sports clubs are located in Landvetter:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 27 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Contact City Airline." City Airline. Retrieved on 2 May 2010.
  3. ^ "Home." Transwede Airways. Retrieved on 7 December 2010. "Transwede Airways I P.O. Box 2011 SE-438 11 Landvetter Sweden".

External linksEdit

 
National Road 40 passing by Landvetter