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Airport Name: Svalbard Airport, Longyear Airport Address: , Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen 9170 Main Airlines:
Svalbard Airport, Longyear (; ) is the main airport serving Svalbard in Norway. It is located 1.6 nautical miles (3 km) northwest of Longyearbyen, and is the northernmost airport in the world with scheduled public flights. The first airport near Longyearbyen was constructed during World War II. In 1959, it was first used for occasional flights, but could only be used a few months a year. Construction of the new airport at Hotellneset started in 1973, and the airport was opened on 2 September 1975. It is owned and operated by state-owned Avinor.
In 2014, the airport handled 154,261 passengers. Scandinavian Airlines operates daily flights to TromsÃ¸ and Oslo in mainland Norway. Lufttransport provides services to the two other airports on Svalbard: Ny-Ã…lesund and Svea, using Dornier Do 228 turboprop aircraft. There are also regular charter flights. * Source: Wikipedia
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