Services from the airport are provided by Danish Air Transport using ATR-42 turboprop aircraft to Bergen and Oslo on public service obligation contracts. The airport also has a heliport, used to transport personnel to oil platforms in the North Sea.
The airport is served by the town bus in Florø.
Flights with seaplanes commenced already in the 1930s. Plans for a land-based airport came in the 1950s, and in 1956 the building of the terminal began, but completion of the airport was delayed when the Twin Otter airplane did not get approval for flights during winter. However, Stortinget decided to complete the airport in 1969 and the airport was opened on July 28, 1971 along with other regional airports in Sogn og Fjordane. The heliport was completed in 1994. An expansion of the runway from 800 meters to 1199 meters was completed in 2000.
The scheduled passenger service to Florø was provided by Widerøe
from its 1971 opening until 2000 when Coast Air won the Public Service
Obligation and took over. Since April 1, 2003 the passenger services are
provided by Danish Air Transport. The loss of the contract caused problems
for Widerøe since they had an operative and technical base at the airport.
Airport service hours
Inquiries about Avinor Florø Airport
Avinor, Florø Airport, 6901 Florø, Norway
Avinor, Florø Airport, Postboks 150, 2061 Gardermoen, Norway
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