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Jönköping Airport

Jönköping Airport
Jönköping flygplats
IATA: JKGICAO: ESGJ
JKG
Location of airport in Sweden
Summary
Airport type Public (Luftfartsverket)
Operator Swedish Civil Aviation Administration
Location Jönköping
Elevation AMSL 741 FT ft / 226 m
Coordinates
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
01/19 7,250.6 2,203 Asphalt
11/29 2,000 600 Grass
Statistics (2009)
Passengers total 62,918
International passengers 24,027
Domestic passengers 38,891
Landings total 6,730
Statistics: Swedish Transport Agency[1][2]

Jönköping Airport (IATA: JKGICAO: ESGJ), called Axamo is an airport located about 8 km from Jönköping, Sweden.

History

The airport was founded and opened in 1961 and was nationally owned until December 2009. It is owned by the city of Jönköping since then.

It has lost many passengers, and was considered to be too small for a national airport. In 2008 it had 76,611 passengers, compared with 252,241 in 1998. The connection with Copenhagen has been closed and reopened a few times. Many drive to their destination or a competing airport. The driving distance to the Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport is 140 km, to Stockholm 320 km and to Copenhagen 330 km.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Air Europa Seasonal charter: Palma de Mallorca
Malmö Aviation Seasonal charter: Split
Nextjet Stockholm-Arlanda
Ryanair Seasonal: Girona
SunExpress Seasonal charter: Antalya
Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia Seasonal charter: Antalya, Phuket

Ground transportation

Bus

Länstrafiken buses departs in connection to some flights.

Taxi

In the arrival terminal there is a telephone direct connected to the local taxi company. Price to Jönköping down town approx. 175 SEK.

Parking

There is parking at the airport, short-term and long-term parking lots. Short-term parking cost 20 SEK/hour and long-term parking 170 SEK/24 hours.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Passagerarfrekvens" (in Swedish). Swedish Transport Agency. Archived from the original on 28 April 2011. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Landningsfrekvens" (in Swedish). Swedish Transport Agency. Archived from the original on 28 April 2011. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 

External links

  • Official website
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