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Encyclopedia > Moss Airport, Rygge
Moss Airport, Rygge
IATA: RYG - ICAO: ENRY
Summary
Airport type Joint
Operator Rygge sivile lufthavn
Serves Moss
Elevation AMSL 174 ft (53 m)
Coordinates 59°22′44″N, 10°47′08″E
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 8,012 2,442 Asphalt

Moss Airport, Rygge (IATA: RYGICAO: ENRY) (Norwgian: Moss lufthavn, Rygge) is an international airport under construction in Rygge, Norway to be opened in October 2007. The airport is planned to serve as a regional airport for Østfold as well as an international airport for low cost airlines and as a secondary airport for Oslo. The airport is located 60 km from Oslo and is owned and operated by Rygge sivile lufthavn and is colocated with Rygge Air Station, operated by the Royal Norwegian Air Force, who also own the land and runway.[1] An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO airport code (IPA pronunciation: ) is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... MOSS may refer to: Market Oriented Sector Selective talks, trade negotiations held between the United States and Japan in 1984 Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, the current version of what used to be known as SharePoint Portal Server MIME Object Security Services, a historic status IETF security protocol Mobile submarine... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... Base layer of asphalt concrete in a road under construction. ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO airport code (IPA pronunciation: ) is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Norwegian is a Germanic language spoken in Norway. ... An International airport is an airport where flights from other countries land and/or take off. ... County Østfold District Municipality NO-0136 Administrative centre Moss Mayor (2003) Aud-Kristin Løken (H) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 400 74 km² 70 km² 0. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ... A regional airport is an airport serving traffic within a relatively small geographical area. ... Østfold is a county in southeastern Norway, bordering Akershus and southwestern Sweden (Västra Götaland County and Värmland), while Vestfold is on the other side of the bay. ... Boeing 737-200 of low-cost Irish airline Ryanair A low-cost carrier (also known as a no-frills or discount carrier) is an airline that offers low fares but eliminates most traditional passenger services. ... County Oslo NO-03 District Viken Municipality NO-0301 Administrative centre Oslo Mayor (2004) Per Ditlev-Simonsen (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 224 454 km² 426 km² 0. ... Rygge Air Station (IATA: SVG, ICAO: ENZV) (Norwegian: Rygge flystasjon) is located in the municipalities of Rygge and RÃ¥de in Østfold, Norway. ... Ranks Norwegian military ranks Luftforsvaret or the Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) is the air force of Norway. ...


Operation

Despite that the airport has a capacity of 2 million passengers per year, as of February 2007 the airport has only signed a operating agreement for one weekly charter flight. The airlines Norwegian Air Shuttle, Ryanair, SAS Braathens and Widerøe have announced that they will not fly to Rygge.[2] The airport has signed agreements with Norport Handling for airport handling services. Norwegian Air Shuttle (OSE: NAS) is a Norwegian low-cost airline, with headquarters at Fornebu outside the countrys capital Oslo and its main base at Oslo Airport, Gardermoen. ... Ryanair (ISEQ: RYA, LSE: RYA, NASDAQ: RYAAY) is an Irish airline headquartered in Dublin. ... SAS Braathens is Norways largest airline and operates from its hub Oslo Airport, Gardermoen, and is also the largest national branch of Scandinavian Airlines. ... Widerøes Flyveselskap ASA, branded simply as Widerøe, is the largest regional airline in the Nordic countries, having a turnover of NOK 1. ...


The airport has further announced that they plan to expand the airport from 7 to 14 gates and that they estimate in access of 1.5 million passengers in 2008[2], more passengers than Sandefjord Airport, Torp had in 2006. The airport is one of two private, comercial airports around Oslo, along with Sandefjord Airport. More than 90% of the air traffic to Eastern Norway goes via Oslo Airport, Gardermoen. Gate at Nagoya Airport Entrance to gates at Hanover/Langenhagen International Airport Entrance to Gates at Asheville Regional Airport A Gate in aviation is a section at an airport terminal for transferring passengers and airline crews to an aircraft. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar next year. ... Sandefjord Airport, Torp (IATA: TRF, ICAO: ENTO) (Norwegian (language): Sandefjord lufthavn, Torp) is an international airport in the municipality of Sandefjord, Vestfold south of Oslo, Norway. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... This page deals with property as ownership rights. ... County Oslo NO-03 District Viken Municipality NO-0301 Administrative centre Oslo Mayor (2004) Per Ditlev-Simonsen (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 224 454 km² 426 km² 0. ... Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (IATA: OSL, ICAO: ENGM) (Norwegian: Oslo lufthavn, Gardermoen) is located in Gardermoen in Ullensaker, Norway, 48 km north of Oslo. ...


History

The first plans for an civil airport at Rygge were initiated in 1999 when the company Rygge sivile lufthavn AS was created. The idea was to utilize the military air station to create a regional airport for Østfold that also could serve charter and low-fare airline, much like Sandefjord Airport on the other side of Oslo Fjord had done. The company signed agreements with the Air Force and received permission from the Government of Norway in 2004, when construction started. 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... An Airbase, sometimes referred to as a military airport or airfield, provides basing and support of military aircraft. ... Østfold is a county in southeastern Norway, bordering Akershus and southwestern Sweden (Västra Götaland County and Värmland), while Vestfold is on the other side of the bay. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... The functions of the King of Norway are mainly ceremonial, but he has influence as the symbol of national unity. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Originally Københavns Lufthavne was one of the owners, but sold their share in 2004. The owners are Thon Group (40%), Orkla Group (20%), Borregaard (20%), Østfold county administration (11%) and Østfold Energi (9%).[3] The Orkla Group is a Norwegian industrial conglomerate which regards the Nordic region as its domestic market. ... Borregaard Norwegian company, established in 1889 in Sarpsborg, Norway. ...


References

  1. ^ Rygge sivile lufthavn. Historikk (Norwegian). Retrieved on February 24, 2007.
  2. ^ a b Norsk Telegrambyrå (January 31, 2007), "Flyavgang fra Rygge i oktober", Dagens Næringsliv
  3. ^ Rygge sivile lufthavn. Selskapet (Norwegian). Retrieved on February 24, 2007.
Airports of Norway
Primary Airports Alta | Bardufoss | Bergen | Bodø | Harstad/Narvik | Haugesund | Kirkenes | Kristiansand | Kristiansund | Lakselv | Molde | Oslo | Stavanger | Tromsø | Trondheim | Ålesund
Regional Airports Andenes | Brønnøysund | Båtsfjord | Berlevåg | Fagernes | Florø | Førde | Hammerfest | Hasvik | Honningsvåg | Leknes | Mehamn | Mo i Rana | Mosjøen | Namsos | Narvik | Røros | Rørvik | Røst | Sandane | Sandnessjøen | Sogndal | Stokmarknes | Svolvær | Sørkjosen | Vadsø | Vardø | Værøy | Ørsta/Volda
Overseas Territories Jan Mayen | Longyearbyen | Ny-Ålesund | Svea
Private Notodden | Sandefjord | Skien | Stord
Air Force Stations Andøya | Banak | Bardufoss | Bodø | Gardermoen | Rygge | Sola | Ørland
Closed Geilo | Oslo-Fornebu
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