About The Airport
Gateways to the fjords and a global maritime centre.
Boasting a vibrant maritime and energy sector, the Bergen region is also the portal to world-famous natural tourist attractions.
The city of Bergen is a global maritime industry hub and a rising clean energy centre, with a focus on hydro and wind power. With its direct access to the famous Norwegian fjords, Bergen attracts a growing number of tourists from around the world.
Bergen is a global maritime and marine centre with a diverse regional economy, including finance, technology, energy and education.
- Listed in McKinsey Global Institute “Top 25 Hotspots by 2025”
- Produces 35 per cent of mainland Norway’s exports
- Bergen-based companies active in 114 countries
- Europe’s biggest concentration of marine research centres
- 50 per cent of Norway’s salmon farms, valued at EUR 8 billion
A regional tourism hub. Gateway to Norway’s fjords, one of the world’s “Seven Wonders of Nature”. Bryggen, Bergen’s Hanseatic-era quayside, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Norway’s largest cruise ship port of call and starting point of the iconic Hurtigruten coastal route and Viking Cruises’ Scandinavian cruises.
- Fjords named “world’s best unspoiled travel destination” by National Geographic Magazine
- Fjords listed on Chicago Tribune’s “Seven Wonders of Nature”
- Fjord tourism generates 25 per cent of overnight guest stays in Norway
- Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra is one of the world’s oldest
Avinor Bergen Airport
Norway’s second biggest airport. Served 6.3 million passengers in 2018, to 48 international and 16 domestic destinations. New terminal T3 opened in August 2017, for a total capacity of 10 million passengers. Bergen ranks as number 17 in the world on OAG’s small airport listing with an on-time performance of 82.2%.
Facts and Figures
- List of Top 5 Airlines: Norwegian, SAS, KLM, Lufthansa, Wideroe,Air Baltic
- Number of Serving Airlines: 16
- Number of Direct Destinations: 65
- Number of Terminals: 3
- Number of Runways: 1
- Length of Main Runway (m): 2990 x 45
- Passenger Numbers (mppa): 6 million
- Ownership: Avinor
- Operational Opening Hours: 24 hours
- Total Catchment Population: 600,000
- Urban Population: 241,000
- Aircraft Parking Stands: 11 gates plus 6 stands