Arvidsjaur Airport

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Arvidsjaurs flygplats
Arvidsjaur airport tower.JPG

65 ° 35 '25 "  N , 19 ° 16' 55"  E Coordinates: 65 ° 35 '25 "  N , 19 ° 16' 55"  E

Height above MSL 379 m (1243  ft )
Transport links
Distance from the city center 11 km east of Arvidsjaur
Basic data
opening 1990
operator Arvidsjaur Flygplats AB is 100% owned by the municipality of Arvidsjaur
Passengers 56,940 (2016)
Air freight 452 kg (2016)
3,014 (2016)
Start-and runway
12/30 2500 m × 45 m asphalt

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The Arvidsjaur Airport is a Swedish airport near the town of Arvidsjaur in Lapland . It is mainly approached in winter . Many European car manufacturers then fly their test drivers to the Arctic Circle to test new cars.

Airlines and Destinations

From the end of November to the end of March, Pro Sky is offering up to three times a week non-stop flights from Cologne and Stuttgart to Arvidsjaur in cooperation with Eurowings . Feeder flights from six major European cities expand the offer. Passengers can already check-in in Berlin-Tegel, Bremen, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Munich and Vienna. The flight from Cologne or Stuttgart to Arvidsjaur in Swedish Lapland takes around three hours. There are additional flights from Stuttgart via Hanover for Christmas and New Year's Eve.

In the winter months, FlyCar GmbH, in cooperation with TUIfly and other airlines, offers direct flights from the four German airports Hanover , Frankfurt-Hahn , Stuttgart and Munich to Arvidsjaur. There is also the option of traveling directly from Birmingham, UK, to Arvidsjaur by FlyCar .

Nextjet operated direct flights to Gällivare , Lycksele and Stockholm-Arlanda in the 2017/18 winter flight schedule . Nextjet's flights were suspended on May 16, 2018 due to the company's bankruptcy.

Eurowings offered direct flights to Arvidsjaur from Hanover and Stuttgart . At the end of 2019 there are no bookable direct flights with Eurowings from Hanover, all portals fly with 2 stops via major airports and Stockholm / Arlanda Airport .


The airport is about 11 kilometers outside the city.


The extension of the runway to 2500 m with EU aid has been completed. At the moment, two additional parking spaces are being built in addition to the main apron. One in the southeast (Apron C) and one in the north (Apron B). The taxiways for this are planned and will be built shortly.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Passenger frequency at Swedish airports. (Excel; 277 KB) In: Transportstyrelsen (Transport Authority), February 20, 2017, accessed May 5, 2017 (Swedish).
  2. Freight frequency at Swedish airports. (Excel; 263 KB) In: Transportstyrelsen (Transport Authority), January 24, 2017, accessed May 5, 2017 (Swedish).
  3. Landing frequency of the Swedish airports. (Excel; 258 KB) In: Transportstyrelsen (Transport Authority), February 20, 2017, accessed May 5, 2017 (Swedish).
  4. Rudolf Hermann: Sweden's largest regional airline is bankrupt. In: May 16, 2018, accessed May 16, 2018 .