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Stavanger Airport, Sola

Stavanger Airport Sola
Airport information
 Location of airport in Rogaland
Airport typePublic/Military
ServesStavanger, Norway
LocationSola, Norway
Elevation9 m (29 ft)
Statistics2009, 2010
Passengers (2010)3617980
Aircraft movements (2009)80018

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Stavanger Airport, Sola ( ) is an international airport located in Sola, Norway, 6 NM southwest of Stavanger. It is Norway's third-busiest airport, with both fixed-wing aircraft and helicopter traffic for the offshore North Sea oil installations. In addition, the Royal Norwegian Air Force operates Westland Sea King search and rescue helicopters from the Sola Air Station.

The airport had 82,118 air movements and 3,552,579 passengers in 2008. Five airlines offer domestic flights to nine destinations while eleven airlines offer international flights to 37 destinations. Two helicopter companies operate out of Sola. Most of the air traffic comes from the route to Oslo, which has about 25 daily flights with Boeing 737 aircraft. In the vicinity of the airport there is an aeronautical museum, Flyhistorisk Museum, Sola.

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