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Encyclopedia > Oslo Airport
Oslo Airport
Quick Info
Type of Airport commercial
Run by Oslo Lufthavn AS
Opened October 8 is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years). There are 84 days remaining in the year. Events 451 - At Chalcedon, a city of Bithynia in Asia Minor, the first session of the Council of Chalcedon begins (ends on November 1). 1600 - San Marino adopts its... October 8, 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. Events January January 1998 - A massive ice storm, caused by El Niño, strikes New England, southern Ontario and Quebec, resulting in widespread power failures, severe damage to... 1998
City County Oslo NO-03 Landscape 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 0.14 % Population  - Total ( 2004)  - Percentage  - Change (10... Oslo, The Kingdom of Norway is a Nordic country on the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula, bordering Sweden, Finland and Russia, with territorial waters bordering Danish and British waters. It has a very elongated form and has an extensive coastline along the North Atlantic Ocean, where Norways famous fjords... Norway
This article is about longitude and latitude; see also UTM coordinate system Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which... Coordinates 60° 12′ 10″ N 011° 05′ 02″ E (http://kvaleberg.com/extensions/mapsources/index.php?params=60_12_10_N_011_05_02_E_type:airport_region:NO)
The International Air Transport Association is an international trade organization of airlines headquarted in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Airlines have been granted a special exemption to consult prices with each other through this body. The organization has been accused of acting as a cartel, and many low cost carriers are not... IATA OSL The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), an agency of the United Nations, develops the principles and techniques of international air navigation and fosters the planning and development of international air transport to ensure safe and orderly growth. The ICAO Council adopts standards and recommended practices concerning air navigation, prevention of... ICAO ENGM
Runways
Direction Length Surface
(ft) (m)
01R-19L 9,678 2,950 Paved
01L-19R 11,811 3,600 Paved
Statistics
2004
Number of Passengers 14,856,460
Number of Takeoffs/Landings 197,052
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Oslo Airport is located in Gardermoen in Ullensaker is a municipalityin the county of Akershus, Norway. Neighbouring municipalities are Eidsvoll to the north, Nes to the east, Sørum to the south, Gjerdrum and Nannestad to the west. The municipality includes the town of Jessheim and the village of Kløfta, but is mostly rural, with farming... Ullensaker, The Kingdom of Norway is a Nordic country on the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula, bordering Sweden, Finland and Russia, with territorial waters bordering Danish and British waters. It has a very elongated form and has an extensive coastline along the North Atlantic Ocean, where Norways famous fjords... Norway, 50 km north of County Oslo NO-03 Landscape 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 0.14 % Population  - Total ( 2004)  - Percentage  - Change (10... Oslo, and is a modern, international airport with two runways. Its The IATA airport code is a three-letter alphabetic code designating many airports around the world. These codes are defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The IATA airport codes are published tri-annually in the IATA Airline Coding Directory. The assignment of these codes is governed by IATA... IATA Airport Code is OSL. It is a hub of Braathens is a Norwegian airline formed in 1946. For many years, Braathens was known as Braathens SAFE, the latter part being an acronym standing for South American and Far East, which is exactly the destinations Braathens were serving in the beginning. The company was founded by Norwegian ship owner Ludvig... Braathens and a focus city for Scandinavian Airlines System, now SAS AB, was founded in 1946 when the flag carriers of Denmark, Sweden and Norway formed a partnership to handle intercontinental traffic to Scandinavia. The companies then started coordination of European operations in 1948 and finally merged to form the current SAS Consortium in 1951. SAS... Scandinavian Airlines System (Braathens is now part of the Norwegian part of Scandinavian Airlines System, together they form SAS Braathens)


In addition to the E6 is the designation for the main north-south road in Norway (and the west coast of Sweden), running from the southern tip of Sweden (Malmö), into Norway and through almost all of the country north to Finnmark. The route ends close to the Norwegian border with Russia. European route... European route E6, the connection to Oslo is via a high speed train service ( Flytoget is a high-speed train service operated by Flytoget AS, connecting the central station in Oslo, Norway (Oslo S) with Oslo Airport, in the suburb of Gardermoen. A trip takes approximately 20 minutes. External link Official WWW pages Categories: Oslo ... Flytoget) which requires just over 20 minutes for the journey to Oslo's central station (Oslo S).


Gardermoen was adopted from a German soldiers at the Battle of Stalingrad World War II was the most extensive and costly armed conflict in the history of the world, involving the great majority of the worlds nations, being fought simultaneously in several major theatres, and costing tens of millions of lives. The German invasion... WWII airfield. Gardermoen took over as the main Oslo airport on October 8 is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years). There are 84 days remaining in the year. Events 451 - At Chalcedon, a city of Bithynia in Asia Minor, the first session of the Council of Chalcedon begins (ends on November 1). 1600 - San Marino adopts its... October 8, 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. Events January January 1998 - A massive ice storm, caused by El Niño, strikes New England, southern Ontario and Quebec, resulting in widespread power failures, severe damage to... 1998, when Fornebu (archaic form Fornebo) is a peninsular area in the suburban municipality of Bærum in Norway, close to the countrys capital Oslo. Oslo Airport Fornebu (FBU) served as the main airport for Oslo and the country since before WWII and until the evening of October 7, 1998, when... Fornebu airport was closed. The transfer happened overnight, and was a major operation.


Approx. 13 million passengers travel through Oslo Airport annually.


Sandefjord Airport Torp is located at Torp near Sandefjord. In addition to serving nearby towns in Vestfold, like Tønsberg, Horten and Larvik, the airport also serves Oslo. Sandefjord was the site of a 1979 Learjet crash that reportedly resulted when a pilot was distracted by a rowdy party being... Sandefjord Airport is also serving Oslo.


Oslo Airport has 3 Check-in Islands:

Contents

Check-in Island 1

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  • Braathens is a Norwegian airline formed in 1946. For many years, Braathens was known as Braathens SAFE, the latter part being an acronym standing for South American and Far East, which is exactly the destinations Braathens were serving in the beginning. The company was founded by Norwegian ship owner Ludvig... Braathens (scheduled and charter)
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  • ... SATA International (charter)
  • Scandinavian Airlines System, now SAS AB, was founded in 1946 when the flag carriers of Denmark, Sweden and Norway formed a partnership to handle intercontinental traffic to Scandinavia. The companies then started coordination of European operations in 1948 and finally merged to form the current SAS Consortium in 1951. SAS... Scandinavian Airlines System (scheduled and charter)
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  • Widerøe

Check-in Island 2

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  • Braathens is a Norwegian airline formed in 1946. For many years, Braathens was known as Braathens SAFE, the latter part being an acronym standing for South American and Far East, which is exactly the destinations Braathens were serving in the beginning. The company was founded by Norwegian ship owner Ludvig... Braathens (scheduled)
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  • Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT (IATA airline code: LO / ICAO airline code: LOT) is a Polish airline. Today the company employs 4,200 people and reaches 49 destinations in 31 countries. Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport is their home base and main hub. The name Polskie Linie Lotnicze means Polish Airlines, while... LOT Polish
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  • Norwegian Air Shuttle is a Norwegian airline, with headquarters at Fornebu outside the countrys capital Oslo. From its founding in 1993 following the Busy Bee bankruptcy, until March 31, 2003 it operated parts of Braathens network on the west coast of Norway, with Fokker 50s. These routes were previously... Norwegian Air Shuttle
  • Scandinavian Airlines System, now SAS AB, was founded in 1946 when the flag carriers of Denmark, Sweden and Norway formed a partnership to handle intercontinental traffic to Scandinavia. The companies then started coordination of European operations in 1948 and finally merged to form the current SAS Consortium in 1951. SAS... Scandinavian Airlines System (scheduled)
  • Sterling European Airlines AS is a Danish airline, founded in 1994. In addition to charter and freight operations, the company has begun ordinary passenger flights from Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo. Boeing 737-800 aircraft are used for passenger flights, while Boeing 727-200F aircraft operated from Liege in Belgium is... Sterling Airlines

Check-in Island 3

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  • Air Lithuania (IATA code TT) is regional airline, subsidiary of Lithuanian Airlines. Head office of Air Lithuania is located in Kaunas International Airport. It also provides charter flights, has cargo services and aircraft rental. Air lithuania was established in 1991 After reorganization of Aeroflot Kaunas subdivision The airline operates from... Air Lithuania
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  • České aerolinie (or Czech airlines) is the Czech national airline company, founded on 6 October 1923 and headquartered in Prague. Twenty-three days later, its first transport flight took place, flying between Prague and Bratislava. Czech Air is curently a member of the Skyteam alliance along with Delta Airlines... CSA Czech Airlines
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  • Icelandair is the national airline of Iceland, flying international and domestic flights. In 1919, the first airplane arrived in this northern European country. Icelandair Boeing 757. In 1937 Icelandair began its life, but with the name of Flugfelag Akureyrar, based primarily in the northern city of Akureyri. In 1943 the... Icelandair
  • KLM (in full: Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij, literally Royal Aviation Company; usual English: Royal Dutch Airlines) is an airline from the Netherlands. KLM is the Netherlands main air carrier and operates from Schiphol Airport, near Amsterdam. KLM was founded on October 7, 1919, making it the oldest carrier still operating under... KLM
  • Mytravel (charter)
  • Lufthansa Boeing 737 Lufthansa Airbus A300 Lufthansa Avro RJ-85 Lufthansa is the name of the largest German airline company, headquartered in Cologne. Their main base at Frankfurt International Airport in Frankfurt am Main which is also Lufthansas primary traffic hub. The company has developed a second hub at... Lufthansa
  • Onur Air (charter)
  • Pakistan International Airlines (also known as PIA), is Pakistans national and international airline. Its IATA call code is PK. In Pakistan its initials are sometimes jocularly said to stand for prayers in air. History PIA can trace its beginnings to the days when Pakistan still wasnt a nation... Pakistan International Airlines
  • Scandinavian Airlines System, now SAS AB, was founded in 1946 when the flag carriers of Denmark, Sweden and Norway formed a partnership to handle intercontinental traffic to Scandinavia. The companies then started coordination of European operations in 1948 and finally merged to form the current SAS Consortium in 1951. SAS... Scandinavian Airlines System (scheduled)
  • Shorouk Air (charter)
  • SN Brussels Airlines Avro RJ85 Since the bankruptcy of Sabena, SN Brussels Airlines is the new Belgian airline operating from Brussels International Airport. SN Brussels Airlines is started from Sabenas subsidiary: Delta Air Transport. Codes IATA Code: SN ICAO Code: DAT Radio Callsign: S-tail (speak out: esstail) Fleet... SN Brussels

Cargo Airlines

The following cargo airlines fly to Oslo Airport:

  • For the 1930s airline of similar name see British Airways Ltd. British Airways Boeing 757 British Airways is the largest airline of the United Kingdom. It is also one of the largest airlines in the world, with the greatest number of flights from Europe to North America. History British Airways... British Airways
  • Danish Air Transport
  • DHL was founded in 1969 by Adrian Dalsey, Larry Hillblom, and Robert Lynn, as a courier service between San Francisco and Honolulu. The founders last initials form the company name. The company quickly expanded by adding services in The Philippines, Asia, Australia, Europe, and the Middle East during the 1970s... DHL
  • Guard Air
  • Lufthansa Boeing 737 Lufthansa Airbus A300 Lufthansa Avro RJ-85 Lufthansa is the name of the largest German airline company, headquartered in Cologne. Their main base at Frankfurt International Airport in Frankfurt am Main which is also Lufthansas primary traffic hub. The company has developed a second hub at... Lufthansa
  • TNT Cargo
  • United Parcel Service, Inc. (also commonly known as UPS) (NYSE: UPS) is the worlds largest package delivery company, delivering over 13 million packages a day to over 200 countries around the world. It has recently expanded its operations to include logistics and other transportation-related areas. It is headquartered... United Parcel Service

And Pegasus Airlines (Pegasus Hava Tasimaciligi AS) is an airline based in Turkey. Facts At the moment Pegasus Airlines is operating 2 Boeing 737 -400s and 12 Boeing 737 - 800s to more than 70 countries as the biggest charter company in Turkey with the passenger capacity of more than... Pegasus Airlines provides helicopter service.


External link

  • Oslo Airport (http://www.osl.no/english/)

 
 

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