Skarpnäck Airfield

Skarpnäck Airfield (Swedish: Skarpnäcks Flygfält) was an airfield on Skarpnäcksfältet, a subdistrict of Skarpnäck borough, Stockholm, Sweden. It was mostly used for gliding, and was closed in 1980. Apartment buildings were built at the site in the following years.[1]

Sailplane at Skarpnäck Airfield in 1972.
Skarpnäcksloppet 1952.

The airport was used as an auto racing circuit for the 1948 Stockholm Grand Prix, a Formula Two race, and the following year the Swedish Summer Grand Prix was held here. Automobile Racing were arranged the following years as well.

Skarpnäck Airfield in 1967.

Lap RecordsEdit

The official race lap records at Skarpnäck Airfield are listed as:

Category Time Driver Vehicle Date
Original Circuit (1952–1955): 1.700 km[2]
Formula Two 0:59.800[3] Rodney Nuckey Cooper T23 1953 Skarpnäcksloppet
Original Circuit (1948–1951): 3.000 km[2]
Formula Two 1:59.000[4] Raymond Sommer Ferrari 166 F2 1948 Stockholm Grand Prix

See alsoEdit

Skarpnäcksfältet

SourcesEdit

  1. ^ "Skarpnäck". Svensk Flyghistorisk Förening. Retrieved 2010-08-02.
  2. ^ a b "Skarpnäck". Retrieved 1 November 2022.
  3. ^ "1953 Skarpnäcksloppet". Retrieved 1 November 2022.
  4. ^ "1948 Stockholm Grand Prix". Retrieved 1 November 2022.