Svalbard Airport is the main airport serving Svalbard in Norway. Itis 5 km northwest of Longyearbyen on the west coast and is thenorthern most airport in the world with scheduled public flights. Thefirst airport near Longyearbyen was constructed during World WarII. In 1959, it was first used for occasional flights, but could onlybe used a few months a year. Construction of the new airport atHotellneset started in 1973, and the airport was opened on 2 September1975. It is owned and operated by state-owned Avinor.
In 2014, the airport handled 154,261 passengers. ScandinavianAirlines operates daily flights to Tromso and Oslo in mainlandNorway. Lufttransport provides services to the two other airports onSvalbard Ny-Alesund and Svea, using Dornier Do 228 turbopropaircraft.
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