Record breaking air traffic in Norway this July

Slight increase in air trafficAir traffic. Photo Avinor

In July, nearly five million passengers flew to or from Avinor’s airports. This is an increase of 5.9% over July last year.


International traffic increased the most heavily at Avinor’s 45 airports, by 6.7 %, while domestic traffic grew by 5.2 % compared to last year’s July traffic.

At Gardermoen airport in Oslo, almost 2.7 million people boarded aircraft in July. This corresponds to 9.4% more passengers than in 2016.

Never before have so many planes flown to or from Oslo airport during a summer month as during July this year, according to Avinor.

Growth in air traffic was also high in Bergen, with an increase of 4.9% compared to last year.

Several smaller airports experienced two-digit growth in July, among others, at Leknes and Svolvær in Lofoten, which experienced growth of 27.4, and 26.7% respectively.


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