Stockholm Västerås Airport(Redirected from Stockholm-Västerås Airport)
Stockholm Västerås Airport, also known as Västerås Airport or Hässlö Flygplats (IATA: VST, ICAO: ESOW) is a minor international airport located near the city Västerås in Sweden. Despite its name, it is 110 km (70 mi) from Stockholm Municipality and Stockholm County.
|Stockholm Västerås Airport|
|Operator||Västerås Flygplats AB|
|Elevation AMSL||6 m / 21 ft|
The airport has extensive general aviation traffic. Of the 17,737 landings in 2014, 94% constituted general aviation, according to the Swedish CAA (Transportstyrelsen). This traffic includes hospital flights, flight training, private flights, corporate flights and air taxi. A multitude of operators are based att Stockholm-Västerås Airport. Among these are maintenance workshops, helicopter businesses, flight schools, flight clubs and an aviation museum.
The airport played an important role during the 2014 Västmanland wildfire, serving as a base for water bombers and rescue helicopters.
Airlines and destinationsEdit
|Corendon Airlines||Seasonal charter: Antalya|
Seasonal: Alicante, Málaga
Travel from the airport to Stockholm Central Station may be done via Flygbussarna, private bus coach service, and takes approximately one and a half hours. There is also a local city bus to the Västerås Central Station, which has trains to Stockholm and more cities.
- "Passagerarfrekvens" (PDF) (in Swedish). Swedish Transport Agency. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 April 2011. Retrieved 28 April 2011.
- "Landningsfrekvens" (PDF) (in Swedish). Swedish Transport Agency. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 April 2011. Retrieved 28 April 2011.
- "Statistics for swedish airports 2014". www.transportstyrelsen.se. Swedish CAA (Transportstyrelsen). Retrieved 9 March 2015.
Media related to Stockholm-Västerås Airport at Wikimedia Commons
- Stockholm–Västerås Airport (English)
- Airport information for ESOW at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
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