Svalbard Airport (LYR)

FAA Code Time Zone Europe/Oslo
(GMT +02:00)
Phone +47 67 035 400 Fax +47 67 035 401
Latitude 78° 14' 45'' N
Longitude 15° 27' 56'' E
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Current Time 14:37:56 Current date Sunday 22-04
Open Hours Monday through Sunday, all day 10.00 - 16.00 Elevation 94 Feets (~ 28.65 meters)
City Longyearbyen Country Norway
Address Avinor, Svalbard Airport, Longyear, N-9170 Longyearbyen, Norway Post Code 9170

Svalbard Airport Destinations List

Destination IATA Airlines Flying Route Book Flights
Oslo Airport OSL SAS, Norwegian Oslo to Longyearbyen
Tromso Airport TOS SAS Tromso to Longyearbyen
This list shows the 2 locations you can flight from Svalbard Airport (LYR Airport)

Svalbard Airport Facts

Svalbard Airport, Longyear is the main airport serving Svalbard in Norway. It is located 3 km northwest of Longyearbyen, and it is the northernmost airport in the world with public scheduled flights. The first airport near Longyearbyen was constructed during World War II. In 1959, it was first taken into use for occasional flights, but could only be used a few months a year. Construction of the new airport at Hotellneset started in 1973, and the airport was opened on 2 September 1975. It is owned and operated by state-owned Avinor.

In 2013, the airport had 151,651 passengers. Scandinavian Airlines operates daily flights to Tromsø and Oslo in mainland Norway. Lufttransport provides services to the two other airports on Svalbard: Ny-Ålesund and Svea, using Dornier Do 228 turboprop aircraft. There are also regular charter flights.


Svalbard Airport Map

Longyearbyen, Norway

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