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7 Airports in the region

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Västerbotten has several airports–in Umeå, Skellefteå, Lycksele, Vilhelmina, Storuman Hemavan and Arvidsjaur. All the regional airports have regular connections with Stockholm airport (Arlanda). Hemavan in the mountains has an airstrip for taxi-, charter- and private aeroplanes.

Umeå Airport
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20 arrivals daily (weekdays)
20 departures daily (weekdays)
Number of passengers 2013: 988 596
Landings 2013: 11 149
Terminal area: 3 225 sqm
Runway length: 2302 m
Charter flights: Yes
Airmail service: Yes
Number of employees: ca 500
travelling time from city center (4 km): 6 min
International flights: Charter to Greece, Spain and Turkey
Domestic flights: Stockholm, Luleå, Östersund, Gothenburg
Airlines: SAS, Malmö Aviation, Norwegian, Direktflyg

Skellefteå Airport
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5 arrivals daily (weekdays)
5 departures daily (weekdays)
Number of passengers 2013: 292 005
Landings 2013: 2 647
Terminal area: 3 980 sqm
Runway length:  2 100m
Charter flights: Yes
Airmail service: Yes
Number of employees: 100
Travelling time from city center (18 km): 15 min
International flights: Direct flights to Barcelona/Girona and London. Charter flights to Croatia, Greece and Spain.
Domestic flights: Stockholm
Airlines: SAS and RyanAir

Luleå  Airport
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Just 120 km north of Skellefteå is Luleå airport, the same distance as to Umeå. Luleå airport is Sweden’s fifth largest airport.

20 arrivals daily (weekdays)
20 departures daily (weekdays)
Number of passengers 2013: 1 105 881
Landings 2013: 9 262
Terminal area: 8 000 sqm
Runway length: 3 350 m
Charter flights: Yes
Airmail service: Yes
Number of employees: ca 1 100
travelling time from city center (7 km): 10 min
International flights: Charter to Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, Spain and Turkey
Domestic flights: Göteborg, Kiruna, Pajala, Stockholm, Sundsvall, Umeå, Visby and Östersund

Air Cargo at Luleå Airport
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Its geographic position, good service and high level of safety make Luleå Airport an attractive airport for air cargo. The strategic location in the Barents region makes Luleå Airport interesting for the world’s air freight carriers. Within the airport’s geographic market region are the Norwegian fisheries and oil industry, world-leading engineering companies in northern Sweden and Finland, and enormous gas, oil and mineral reserves in northwestern Russia. Kallax Cargo develops air cargo services at Luleå Airport in cooperation with LFV, forwarders and logistics companies in the Barents region.

Lycksele Airport
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The airport is situated 5 kilometres from central Lycksele, in the middle of the County of Västerbotten and bordering on eight municipalities.
2-3 arrivals daily (weekdays)
2-3 departures daily (weekdays)
Passengers 2013: 19 507
Landings 2013: 2 716
Runway length: 2000 m
Travelling time from city center (5 km) 6 min
Charter: No
Domestic flights: Stockholm
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Vilhelmina South Lapland Airport
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2 arrivals daily (weekdays)
2 departures daily (weekdays)
1 arrival on Sundays
1 departure on Sundays
Passengers 2013: 13 965
Landings 2013: 1 158
Runway length: 1500 m
Travelling time from city center (12 km) 15 min
Charter: No
Domestic Flights: Stockholm
From South Lapland Airport, you can travel for business, pleasure or recreation quickly and conveniently, you can reach the wilderness or the city in around 1.5 hours, 6 days a week.
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Hemavan Tärnaby Airport
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1-2 arrivals daily (weekdays)
1-2 departures daily (weekdays)
1 arrival on Sundays
1 departure on Sundays
Number of passengers 2013: 11 557
Landings 2013: 455
Runway length: 1 444 m
Charter flights: No
Airmail service: Yes
Travelling time from Hemavan 1 min, Tärnaby 20 min
Domestic flights: Stockholm
Airline: Next Jet

Arvidsjaur Airport
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Number of passengers 2013: 51 029
Landings 2013: 2 356
Runway length:  2 500m
Charter flights: Yes
Airmail service: Yes
Number of employees: 100
Travelling time from city center (11 km): 10 min
International flights: Winter time flights to Arvidsjaur – Stuttgart – Frankfurt / Hahn-Hannover-Munich-Arvidsjaur 3-6 times/week
Domestic flights: Stockholm
Airline domestic flights Next Jet
Seasonal Service Fly Car, SAS