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Umeå Airport

Umeå Airport
ICAO: ESNU
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Swedavia
Serves Umeå, Sweden
Elevation AMSL 24 ft / 7 m
Coordinates
Website
Map
UME is located in Västerbotten
UME
UME
Location within Västerbotten
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 7,551 2,302 Asphalt
Statistics (2011)
Passengers total 955,132
International passengers 64,994
Domestic passengers 890,138
Landings total 7,508
Statistics: Swedavia[1]

Umeå Airport (ICAO: ESNU) is an airport located on the southern outskirts of the city of Umeå, Sweden. As of 2011, it is the 7th largest airport in Sweden.[2]

The airport had 955,132 passengers in 2011.[1] By road, the airport is located about 5.4 kilometres (3.4 mi) from Umeå city centre.

History

The airport was inaugurated in May 1962, but had its first flight in 1961.[3]

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Aegean Airlines Seasonal charter: Chania[4][5]
Avies Östersund (begins 1 November 2015)[6]
Direktflyg Östersund (ends 31 October 2015)[6]
Finnair
operated by Nordic Regional Airlines
Helsinki
Malmö Aviation Stockholm–Bromma
Seasonal: Amsterdam, Berlin–Tegel[7][8]
Norwegian Air Shuttle Stockholm–Arlanda
Seasonal: Alicante, Gran Canaria
Scandinavian Airlines Stockholm–Arlanda
Seasonal: [9]

Accidents and incidents

  • On 21 September 1992, an Air Sweden IAI-1124 Westwind registered as SE-DLK was destroyed by a fire. The plane was departing to Arvidsjaur when takeoff was aborted due to an engine failure. None of the seven occupants were killed or injured, but the aircraft was written off.[10][11][12]

See also

References

External links

  • Official website
  • Airport information for ESNU at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.
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