Aalborg Airport

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Aalborg Airport

Aalborg Lufthavn
EKYT Terminal.JPG
Airport typePublic / Military
OperatorAalborg Lufthavn a.m.b.a.
ServesAalborg, Denmark
Focus city forNorwegian Air Shuttle
Elevation AMSL10 ft / 3 m
Coordinates57°05′34″N 009°50′57″E / 57.09278°N 9.84917°E / 57.09278; 9.84917Coordinates: 57°05′34″N 009°50′57″E / 57.09278°N 9.84917°E / 57.09278; 9.84917
EKYT is located in Denmark
Location of airport in Denmark
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08L/26R 2,654 8,707 Concrete / Asphalt / Bitumen
08R/26L 2,549 8,363 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
International incl. charter527,633[1]
Source: Danish AIP[2]

Aalborg Airport (Danish: Aalborg Lufthavn) (IATA: AAL, ICAO: EKYT) is a dual-use (civilian/military) airport located in Nørresundby, Aalborg Municipality, Denmark, which is 3.5 NM (6.5 km; 4.0 mi) northwest[2] of Aalborg.


The airport resides at an elevation of 10 feet (3 m) above mean sea level, it has two runways: 08L/26R is 2,654 by 45 metres (8,707 ft × 148 ft) and 08R/26L is 2,549 by 23 metres (8,363 ft × 75 ft).[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Air Europa Seasonal charter: Palma de Mallorca[3]
Atlantic Airways Seasonal: Vágar
Bulgaria Air Seasonal charter: Burgas[4]
Corendon Airlines Seasonal: Antalya
Danish Air Transport Seasonal: Bornholm
Seasonal charter: Antalya[5]
Great Dane Airlines Dublin,[6] Edinburgh,[6] Nice[6]
Seasonal charter: Palma de Mallorca,[5] Rhodes,[5] Chania,[5] Varna[5]
Jet Time Seasonal charter: Antalya,[7] Chania,[7] Gran Canaria,[7] Larnaca,[7] Mytilene,[3] Palma de Mallorca,[7] Rhodes[7], Naples[7], Ponta Delgada[7]
KLM Amsterdam
Norwegian Air Shuttle Copenhagen, Málaga
Seasonal: Gran Canaria, Palma de Mallorca, Alicante
Ryanair London–Stansted
Scandinavian Airlines Copenhagen, Oslo–Gardermoen
Seasonal: Sälen-Trysil (begins 28 December 2019)
Seasonal charter: Chania[3]
SunExpress Seasonal: Antalya
Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia Seasonal charter: Gran Canaria,[3] Palma de Mallorca,[3] Tenerife-South[3] Phuket[3]
Vueling Barcelona (ends 24 October 2019)

Other facilities[edit]

North Flying has its head office in the North Flying Terminal at Aalborg Airport.[8] Greenland Express had its headquarters at the airport as well.


Aalborg Airport was opened in 1938 as the second national airport.

During World War II, Aalborg was occupied and used by the German Air Force; the 3rd and 5th squadrons of Embarked Air Group 196 (German: Bordfliegergruppe 196), as well as the group's staff unit, used Aalborg as a base for maritime reconnaissance flights and detachments serving aboard German Navy surface combatants.[9]

The present terminal building is from 2001; the airport was enlarged during 2007 and 2013, increasing the terminal size and number of gates.


There is a plan to connect the railway to the airport; this will be in operation in 2019, a part of Aalborg Commuter Rail.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Passagertal 2000–2014
  2. ^ a b c "EKYT – Aalborg" (PDF). AIP Denmark. Copenhagen: Trafikstyrelsen/Danish Transport Authority. 13 December 2012. AD 2 – EKYT. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 September 2012. Retrieved 6 January 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Flight". spies.dk. Cite web requires |website= (help)
  4. ^ "Bulgaria Air adds new scheduled charter routes in S19". routesonline.com. 28 March 2019.
  5. ^ a b c d e "Flight". apollorejser.dk. Retrieved 9 October 2018.
  6. ^ a b c https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/283511/great-dane-airlines-outlines-scheduled-operation-from-june-2019/
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h "Only Flight". tui.dk. Cite web requires |website= (help)
  8. ^ "Contact Us Archived 29 December 2011 at the Wayback Machine." North Flying. Retrieved on 15 December 2011. "North Flying's headquarters are located in Aalborg Airport." and "North Flying A/S North Flying Terminal Aalborg Airport DK – 9400 Nørresundby Denmark"
  9. ^ Pipes, Jason. "Bordfliegergruppe 196". Feldgrau.com. Retrieved 13 May 2016.

External links[edit]

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