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Narvik Airport, Framnes

Narvik Airport Framnes
Airport information
Airport typePublic
Elevation30 m (97 ft)

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Narvik Airport, Framnes ( ) is a regional airport serving the city of Narvik in Nordland, Norway. The airport is a secondary airport with only short regional flights, while the primary Harstad/Narvik Airport, Evenes has long-distance jet services. Framnes is significantly closer to Narvik than Evenes, being located at the tip of the Framnes peninsula, immediately west of the city. In 2005 the airport had 13,772 passengers. The airport has a single 800 m long runway numbered 01/19.

Framnes Airport is served by Widerøe with daily flights to Bodø, Andenes and Tromsø. From Bodø there is connecting flights with Scandinavian Airlines and Widerøe to destinations like Oslo, Trondheim, Bergen and Mo i Rana.

The flights from Framnes are supported by the government of Norway (Public Service Obligation), mainly for the reason to connect the cities of northern Norway to each other for the benefit of business people. The driving time by car is relatively long, about 5 hours to Bodø, 3½ hours to Tromsø and 4½ hours to Andenes. Travel to Oslo is usually done via the Evenes Airport.

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