Stockholm Västerås Airport

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Stockholm Västerås Airport

Stockholm-Västerås flygplats
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Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorVästerås Flygplats AB
ServesStockholm, Sweden
LocationVästerås
Elevation AMSL6 m / 21 ft
Coordinates59°35′22″N 016°38′01″E / 59.58944°N 16.63361°E / 59.58944; 16.63361Coordinates: 59°35′22″N 016°38′01″E / 59.58944°N 16.63361°E / 59.58944; 16.63361
Map
VST is located in Västmanland
VST
VST
Location of airport in Västmanland
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 2,581 8,468 Asphalt
01/19 800 2,625 Grass
Statistics (2018)
Passengers total112,392
International passengers112,185
Domestic passengers207
Statistics: Swedish Transport Agency[1]

Stockholm Västerås Airport, also known as Hässlö Flygplats (IATA: VST, ICAO: ESOW) is a minor international airport located near the city of Västerås in Sweden. Despite its name, it is 110 km (70 mi) from Stockholm Municipality and Stockholm County.

General aviation[edit]

The airport has extensive general aviation traffic. Of the 17,737 landings in 2014, 94% constituted general aviation, according to the Swedish CAA (Transportstyrelsen); that includes hospital flights, flight training, private flights, corporate flights and air taxi.[2] A multitude of operators are based at Stockholm-Västerås Airport. Among these are maintenance workshops, helicopter businesses, flight schools, flight clubs and an aviation museum.

The airport played an important role during the 2014 Västmanland wildfire, serving as a base for water bombers and rescue helicopters.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Ryanair London–Stansted
Seasonal: Alicante, Málaga

Access[edit]

Travel from the airport to Stockholm Central Station may be done via Flygbussarna, private bus coach service, and takes approximately one and a half hours. There is also a local city bus to the Västerås Central Station, which has trains to Stockholm and more cities.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistics for swedish airports 2018".
  2. ^ "Statistics for swedish airports 2014". www.transportstyrelsen.se. Swedish CAA (Transportstyrelsen). Retrieved 9 March 2015.

External links[edit]

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