Svolvær Airport, Helle (Norwegian: Svolvær lufthavn, Helle) (IATA: SVJ, ICAO: ENSH) is a regional airport serving the communities of Svolvær in Nordland, Norway.
The airport is operated by Avinor. It is served by Widerøe with Dash 8 aircraft connecting the community to Bodø and other communities in Nordland. The routes are operated on public service obligation with the Norwegian Ministry of Transportation and Communication.
In 2008 Svolvær Airport had 64,725 passengers. In 2005 the number was 61,532. In 2007, a new road ("Lofast") opened which allows driving to the Evenes Airport, but Svolvær Airport has kept its passenger figures.
Airlines and destinations
There is no bus service to the airport, but taxis are available. The airport is located 6 km (10 minutes) out of town.
Airport type - Public
Operator - Avinor
Serves - Svolvær
Elevation AMSL 30 ft / 9 m
Coordinates 68°14'0''N 14°33'0''E
Direction - 01/19
Length - 2559 ft, 780 m
Surface - Asphalt
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