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Florø Airport


Florø airport (IATA: FRO, ICAO: ENFL) (Norwegian: Florø lufthavn) is an airport serving the town of Florø in Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. It is located south of the town centre, on an area of land called Florelandet. It had 141,194 travellers during 2005, making it the largest regional airport in Norway.

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.

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History

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.

Contact us

Airport service hours
Monday - Friday: 06:00 - 23:00
Saturday: 06:00 - 16:00
Sunday: 10:30 - 23:00

Inquiries about Avinor Florø Airport
Phone : (+47) 67 03 20 02
Fax : (+47) 67 03 20 01

Visiting address

Avinor, Florø Airport, 6901 Florø, Norway

Mailing address

Avinor, Florø Airport, Postboks 150, 2061 Gardermoen, Norway

URL: http://www.avinor.no/en/airport/floro


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General Info
Country Norway
ICAO ID ENFL
Time UTC+1(+2DT)
Latitude 61.583611
61° 35' 01.00" N
Longitude 5.024722
005° 01' 29.00" E
Elevation 37 feet
11 meters
Magnetic Variation 001° W (01/06)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Operating Hours NO OPERATING HOURS LISTED
Daylight Saving Time Last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October


Communications
AFIS 119.2
121.85


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
07/25 3934 x 98 feet
1199 x 30 meters
ASPHALT 020FAXU YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME FLO Florø 070X 112.3 At Field -


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

100/130 MIL Spec, low lead, aviation gasoline (BLUE)


Remarks
CAUTION Turb may occur on short final Rwy 25 at NW to NNE winds, 320 -010 abv 12 Kt. Deer haz.
FLUID De-ice avbl O/R.
FUEL (NC 100LL, A1)
LGT PLASI Rwy 07 GS 4.5 , PLASI Rwy 25 GS 5.4 .
OPR HOURS Opr 0545-2220Z++ Mon-Fri, 0545-1520Z++ Sat, 0850-2140Z++ Sun.


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