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Encyclopedia > Rygge Air Station
Rygge Air Station
IATA: - ICAO: ENRY
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Royal Norwegian Air Force
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

Rygge Air Station (IATA: SVGICAO: ENZV) (Norwegian: Rygge flystasjon) is located in the municipalities of Rygge and Råde in Østfold, Norway. The Royal Norwegian Air Force operates various sqadrons and aircraft at the air station, including Sea King helicopters, F-5 Freedom Fighters, Dassault Falcon 20 aircraft as well as Bell 412 helicopters. An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter alphabetic code designating many airports around the world. ... The ICAO airport code (IPA pronunciation: ) is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Ranks Norwegian military ranks The Royal Norwegian Air Force (or RNoAF) is the youngest branch of the Norwegian armed forces. ... Subclasses Sphagnidae Andreaeidae Tetraphidae Polytrichidae Archidiidae Buxbaumiidae Bryidae Mosses are small, soft, obese teachers that prance around Athens. ... 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) is any of several old units of distance or length, measuring around a quarter to a third of a meter. ... metre or meter, see meter (disambiguation) A metre or meter[1] (symbol: m) is a unit of length and the current base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Runway 13R/31L of El Dorado International Airport, Bogotá, D.C. Aerial picture of a runway of Chennai International Airport, Tamil Nadu A runway is a strip of land on an airport, on which aircraft can take off and land. ... A foot (plural: feet) is any of several old units of distance or length, measuring around a quarter to a third of a meter. ... metre or meter, see meter (disambiguation) A metre or meter[1] (symbol: m) is a unit of length and the current base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter alphabetic code designating many airports around the world. ... The ICAO airport code (IPA pronunciation: ) is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... The municipality Rygge in the county of Østfold, Norway, has 13,539 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. ... County Østfold Landscape Municipality NO-0135 Administrative centre RÃ¥de Mayor (2003) Kjell Løkke (Ap) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 373 119 km² 105 km² 0. ... 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. ... Ranks Norwegian military ranks The Royal Norwegian Air Force (or RNoAF) is the youngest branch of the Norwegian armed forces. ... This is a disambiguation page. ... The F-5 Freedom Fighter (or Tiger II) was a low cost entry level supersonic fighter aircraft, designed and built by Northrop in the United States, beginning in 1962. ... Dassault Falcon 20s at RIAT 2005. ... It has been suggested that CH-146 Griffon be merged into this article or section. ...


The air station will be expanded to host a civilan airport, opening on October 1, 2007 with the name Moss Airport, Rygge. The airport will be operated by the private company Rygge Sivile Lufthavn AS October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2007 (MMVII) will be a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Operations

There are two F-5 Freedom Fighters at Rygge, though they are not part of the air forces operative forces.


The 720 Sqadron operates six Bell 412SP aircraft used primarily to support the Royal Norwegian Army.


The 717 Sqadron operates three Dassault Falcon 20 VIP jets. The aircraft are among other things used to transport members of the cabinet and the royal family in addition to military uses. In addition the aircraft can be used in electronic warfare. Dassault Falcon 20s at RIAT 2005. ... Electronic warfare (EW) has three main components: Electronic Attack (EA) This is the active use of the electromagnetic spectrum to deny its use by an adversary. ...


A distpachment of the 330 Sqadron operate Westland Sea King helicopters for search and rescue. The Sea King helicopter is the only helicopter used by the Norwegian rescue service The Westland Sea King is a license-built version of the Sikorsky helicopter of the same name, built by Westland Helicopters. ... Search and Rescue (acronym SAR) is an operation mounted by emergency services, often well-trained volunteers, to find someone believed to be in distress, lost, sick or injured either in a remote or difficult to access area, such as mountains, desert or forest (Wilderness search and rescue), or at sea...


History

The 720 Sqadron was moved from Gardermoen Air Station to rygge. In 1989 their UH-1B helicopters were replaced with Bell 412s. Gardermoen Air Station is the militarized part of Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (Norways main airport) situated just north of Oslo, the capital of Norway. ... A UH-1D Huey seen offloading troops during the Vietnam War The Bell Helicopter UH-1 Iroquois, commonly (or officially in the United States Marine Corps) known as the Huey, is a multipurpose military helicopter, famous for its use in the Vietnam War. ...


In 2002 the 332 Sqadron with F-16s was moved from Rygge to Bodø Main Air Station. Some of the aircraft were relocated to Ørland Main Air Station. The Bodø Main Air Station, situated near Bodø, Norway, is the biggest air station in Norway operated by the Royal Norwegian Air Force. ... Ørland Main Air Station is situated at the mouth of the Trondheimsfjord in the municipality of Ørland, in the center of Norway. ...


External links

  • Royal Norwegian Air Force' page on Rygge (in Norwegian)
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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List of airports in Norway, grouped by county and sorted by location. ... Alta Airport (IATA: ALF, ICAO: ENAT) is the airport of Alta, Norway. ... Bardufoss Airport (IATA: BDU, ICAO: ENDU) (Norwegian: Bardufoss lufthavn) is situated in the municipality of MÃ¥lselv in Troms, far north in Norway. ... Bergen Airport, Flesland is the airport in Bergen, Norway, located 19 km south of downtown. ... Bodø Airport (IATA: BOO, ICAO: ENBO) is a main civilian airport in Bodø, Norway. ... Harstad/Narvik Airport, Evenes (IATA: EVE, ICAO: ENEV) is located in Evenes municipality in Nordland, Northern Norway. ... Haugesund Airport, Karmøy (IATA: HAU, ICAO: ENHD) is the airport serving the city of Haugesund in Norway. ... Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen (IATA: KKN, ICAO: ENKR) (Norwegian: Kirkenes lufthavn, Høybuktmoen) is the airport serving Kirkenes in eastern Finnmark, Norway. ... Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik is situated northeast of the city. ... Kristiansund Airport, Kvernberget (IATA: KSU, ICAO: ENKB) (Norwegian: Kristiansund lufthavn, Kvernberget) is a medium size international airport located next to the small mountain Kvernberget 10 km from town center of Kristiansund in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway, opened in 1970 and caters to the countys northern district, Nordm... Lakselv Airport, Banak is owned and operated by Avinor. ... Molde Airport, Ã…rø located at 62°44′ N 07°15′ E was inaugurated in 1972, having been financed by the municipality of Molde, Norway following the construction of government-paid airports at Vigra near Ã…lesund and Kvernberget near Kristiansund. ... Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (IATA: OSL, ICAO: ENGM) is located in Gardermoen in Ullensaker, Norway, 48 km north of Oslo. ... Stavanger Airport, Sola (IATA: SVG, ICAO: ENZV) is located in the municipality of Sola, Norway, near Stavanger. ... Tromsø Airport, Langnes (IATA: TOS, ICAO: ENTC) is situated in Tromsø, on the western side of Tromsøya (island), only a few km from the city center on the eastern side of the island. ... Trondheim Airport, Værnes is located in Stjørdal, Nord-Trøndelag. ... Ã…lesund Airport, Vigra (IATA: AES, ICAO: ENAL) is an airport which serves the Norwegian city of Ã…lesund. ... Andøya Airport, Andenes (IATA: ANX, ICAO: ENAN) is the airport in Andenes, Norway, municipality of Andøy. ... Brønnøysund Airport, Brønnøy (IATA: BNN, ICAO: ENBN) is the airport serving the town of Brønnøysund in the Brønnøy municipality in Nordland, Norway. ... BÃ¥tsfjord Airport (IATA: BJF, ICAO: ENBS) (Norwegian: BÃ¥tsfjord lufthavn) is a small regional airport serving BÃ¥tsfjord in Finnmark, Norway. ... Fagernes Airport, Leirin in Norway serves Fagernes and the surrounding Valdres, Hallingdal and Gudbrandsdal valleys. ... Florø airport (IATA: FRO, ICAO: ENFL) (Norwegian: Florø lufthavn) is an airport serving the town of Florø in Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. ... Lies 400 metres above sea level at BringelandsÃ¥sen in Gaular municipality. ... Hammerfest Airport (IATA: HFT, ICAO: ENHF) (Norwegian: Hammerfest lufthavn) is a small airport serving the town of Hammerfest in Finnmark, Norway. ... HonningsvÃ¥g Airport, Valan (IATA: HVG, ICAO: ENHV) (Norwegian: HonningsvÃ¥g lufthavn, Valan) is a small regional airport in the Nordkapp municipality in Finnmark, Norway. ... Namsos Airport, Høknesøra (IATA: TRD, ICAO: ENVA) (Norwegian: Namsos lufthavn, Høknesøra) is a regional airport located in Namsos in Nord-Trøndelag, Norway. ... Narvik Airport, Framnes (IATA: NVK, ICAO: ENNK) (Norwegian: Narvik lufthavn, Framnes is a regional airport serving the city of Narvik in Nordland, Norway. ... Røros Airport (IATA: RRS, ICAO: ENRO) is a small airport serving the town of Røros in Sør-Trøndelag, Norway. ... Røst Airport (IATA: RET, ICAO: ENRS) is a small regional airport serving the municipality of Røst in Nordland, Norway. ... Sandane Airport, Anda (IATA: SDN, ICAO: ENSD) (Norwegian: Sandane lufthanv, Anda) is an airport in the Gloppen municipality in Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, opened in 1975. ... Sogndal Airport, HaukÃ¥sen (IATA: SOG, ICAO: ENSG) Opened in 1971, it is owned and operated by Avinor. ... Stokmarknes Airport, Skagen (IATA: SKN, ICAO: ENSK) is an airport in Hadsel municipality in Norway, near the town of Stokmarknes. ... Sørkjosen Airport is an airport in Sørkjosen, Nordreisa, Troms in Norway. ... Vadsø Airport (IATA: VDS, ICAO: ENVD) is a small regional airport, opened in 1974, which serves the municipality of Vadsø in Finnmark. ... Væry Heliport (IATA: VRY, ICAO: ENVR) is a heliport on the island of Værøy in Nordland county in Norway. ... Svalbard Airport (IATA: LYR, ICAO: ENSB) is an airport in Svalbard. ... Ny-Ã…lesund Airport, Hamnerabben (ICAO: ENAS) (Norwegian: Ny-Ã…lesund Lufthavn, Hamnerabben) is an airport serving the former mining community of Ny-Ã…lesund in the territory of Svalbard. ... Notodden Airport, Tuven (IATA: NTB, ICAO: ENNO) (Norwegian: Notodden lufthavn, Tuven) is a privately owned airport located close to the city of Notodden, in the county of Telemark in Norway. ... Sandefjord Airport Torp is located at Torp near Sandefjord. ... Skien Airport, Geiteryggen (Skien lufthavn, Geiteryggen) (IATA: SKE, ICAO: ENSN) is an airport located 2. ... Stord Airport, Sørstokken (IATA: SRP, ICAO: ENSO) is the airport serving the Sunnhordland district in Norway. ... Andøya Air Station is situated in the north of Norway, near Bardufoss Air Station. ... Banak Air Station (Norwegian: Banak Flystasjon) (IATA: LKL, ICAO: ENNA) is located in Porsanger in Finnmark, Norway. ... -1... The Bodø Main Air Station, situated near Bodø, Norway, is the biggest air station in Norway operated by the Royal Norwegian Air Force. ... Gardermoen Air Station is the militarized part of Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (Norways main airport) situated just north of Oslo, the capital of Norway. ... Sola Air Station is the militarized area of Stavanger Airport, Sola, Norway. ... Ørland Main Air Station is situated at the mouth of the Trondheimsfjord in the municipality of Ørland, in the center of Norway. ... Oslo Airport, Fornebu (IATA: FBU, ICAO: ENFB) was the major airport serving Oslo, Norway before its closure. ...

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