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Stockholm-Arlanda Airport

Airport information
Airport typePublic
ServesStockholm, Uppsala
LocationSigtuna Municipality
Elevation42 m (137 ft)
Passengers total18962416
International passengers14943124
Domestic passengers4019292
Landings total94766

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Stockholm Arlanda Airport , is an international airport located in the Sigtuna Municipality of Sweden, near the town of Märsta, 37 km north of Stockholm and nearly 40 km, by road, south-east of Uppsala.

The airport is located within Stockholm County and the province of Uppland. It is the largest airport in Sweden, and the third largest airport in the Nordic countries, and the second busiest in terms of international passengers. The airport is the major gateway for international air travel in Sweden. Arlanda Airport was used by 17 million passengers in 2010, with 13 million international passengers and 4 million domestic. Scandinavian Airlines SAS has its head office nearby and the Oxford Aviation Academy has a flight simulator center for some of the most common airliners of today (like Boeing 737) at Arlanda. Arlanda has hangars and aircraft maintenance facilities operated by SAS Scandinavian Airlines and Priority Aero Maintenance. TUIfly Nordic based at the airport also has a large hangar for widebody jets. There is also a helicopter repair facility operated by Patria Helicopters. At the entrance to the airport the Jumbo Hostel, a Boeing 747 rebuilt to a hostel), is located. There are three hotels at the airport, Radisson Blu Arlandia Hotel, Radisson Blu Sky City Hotel and Ibis Arlanda Hotel. A new hotel named Clarion Hotel Arlanda is under construction close to the terminals.

Stockholm-Arlanda Airport is the largest and busiest of all three major airports (Stockholm-Bromma Airport and Stockholm-Skavsta Airport being the two other airports) in the Stockholm City metropolitan area. Stockholm-Arlanda serves as a major hub for Nextjet, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Scandinavian Airlines and Skyways Express. Intercontinental destinations are offered by Scandinavian Airlines to Chicago and New York-EWR, Air China to Beijing, Continental Airlines to New York-EWR, Delta Air Lines to New York-JFK, Ethiopian Airlines to Addis Ababa, Qatar Airways to Doha, Thai Airways International to Bangkok and Norwegian Air Shuttle to Dubai. In addition, various charter airlines such as TUIfly Nordic, Novair, Primera Air and Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia offer nonstop charter services to various destinations, including outside Europe.

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