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Kiruna Airport

Kiruna Airport is the northernmost airport in Sweden. It lies around ten kilometres from the town centre of Kiruna. In 2011, the airport served 164,103 passengers.

Kiruna Airport
  • IATA: KRN
  • ICAO: ESNQ
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Swedavia
Location Kiruna, Norrbotten, Sweden
Elevation AMSL 1,509 ft / 460 m
Coordinates 67°49′20″N 
020°20′12″E
Website swedavia.com/kiruna/
Map
KRN is located in Norrbotten

KRN
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
03/21 8,208 2,502 Paved
Statistics (2011)
Passengers total 164,103
International passengers 2,951
Domestic passengers 161,152
Landings total 1,047

Future

Kiruna Airport is the chosen destination for the Spaceport Sweden project. Spaceport Sweden is a new venture between Swedish Space Corporation, the Jukkasjärvi Icehotel, LFV Group and Progressum, in which they hope, when operations start that Virgin Galactic will make their second base after the USA.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Enter Air Seasonal charter: Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Doncaster/Sheffield, East Midlands, Exeter, Humberside, Leeds/Bradford, Manchester, Newcastle
Norwegian Air Shuttle Stockholm-Arlanda
Seasonal charter: London-Gatwick
Transavia Seasonal charter: Amsterdam
Scandinavian Airlines Stockholm-Arlanda, Umeå
Seasonal charter: London-Heathrow

Helicopter routes

There are scheduled helicopter flights for paying passengers in the mountain region of Kiruna. One such is Nikkaluokta-Kebnekaise mountain lodge, which goes twice daily in the summer season operated by Kallax Flyg.

Accidents and incidents

  • On 15 March 2012 a Norwegian Lockheed Hercules military transport plane crashed into the Kebnekaise mountain when approaching Kiruna Airport, the Norwegian C-130 Hercules accident. All five personnel on board died.

Ground transportation

  • Bus 91 to Kiruna busstation and Narvik is available a few months a year.
  • Airport Bus is available year-round.
  • Taxi and airport taxi are available.
  • Rental cars are available.
Kiruna Airport
Kiruna airport, Sweden.

Kiruna Airport
Kiruna airport, Sweden.

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General Info
Country Sweden
ICAO ID ESNQ
Time UTC+1(+2DT)
Latitude 67.821986
67° 49' 19.15" N
Longitude 20.336764
020° 20' 12.35" E
Elevation 1508 feet
460 meters
Type Civil
Magnetic Variation 006° E (01/06)
Operating Agency CIVIL GOVERNMENT, (LANDING FEES AND DIPLOMATIC CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED)
Operating Hours SEE REMARKS FOR OPERATING HOURS OR COMMUNICATIONS FOR POSSIBLE HOURS
Daylight Saving Time Last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October


Communications
TWR 130.15


Runways
ID Dimensions Surface PCN ILS
03/21 8209 x 148 feet
2502 x 45 meters
ASPHALT 060FBXT YES


Navaids
Type ID Name Channel Freq Distance From Field Bearing From Navaid
VOR-DME KRA KIRUNA 099X 115.2 At Field -
NDB OP KIRUNA - 360 4.7 NM 208.7


Supplies/Equipment
Fuel Jet A1, without icing nhibitor.

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


Remarks
CSTMS/AG/IMG CSTMS avbl.
FUEL (NC-100LL, A1)
LGT PAPI both rwy GS 2.86 .
MISC Ldg fees, INCR charges outside opr hr.
OPR HOURS Opr 0445-2230Z++ Mon-Fri, 0500-1330Z++ Sat, 1200-2245Z++ Sun.
RSTD PPR for ops outside TWR opr hr.

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