Stockholm Skavsta airport is the forth largest airport in Sweden, after Stockholm Arlanda, Gothenburg Landvetter and Stockholm Bromma, and the third largest when it comes to international traffic. We offer an effective and efficient airport; the bright modern facilities are capable of dealing with large volumes of passengers.
Stockholm Skavsta Airport is located 100 km south of Stockholm – right next to the main E4-highway.
We are the pioneering airport of low fares in Scandinavia and an ideal base for tour operators and airlines alike. Ryanair has established their first Scandinavian base here in 2003 and Wizz Air started their operation in 2004.
The terminal building at Stockholm Skavsta is capable of handling 3 million passengers a year, and is designed for further expansion. The terminal provides retail shops, restaurants, currency exchange, rental cars and business lounge etc to our passengers and visitors.
Both long term and short term parking and the indoor parking together with drop-off zones are located close to the main terminal. Regular airport coach services operate to and from Stockholm, Linköping and Norrköping. A rail link (Ostlänken) is planned and will incorporate a station within the airport area.
Stockholm Skavsta provides a unique opportunity for expansion whilst considering the environment. The airport already has land reserves that could accommodate all future development without reaching the environmentally approved ceiling.
More than 40 companies operate within in our business park, offering great opportunities and expansion possibilities. The airport hotel, owned and runned by Connect Hotels, is situated just 100 m from the terminal building.
The airport is a owned by the Swedish real-estate company Arlandastad Group with 90.1 % of the shares and the municipality of Nyköping owns 9.9 % of the shares.
Welcome to Stockholm Skavsta Airport!
Short facts about the airport
The passenger figure for 2018 was just over 2.2 million and we are now the 4th largest airport in Sweden.
27% of Sweden’s population, 2.4 million, live within Stockholm Skavsta’s catchment area (a 100 km radius).
Stockholm Skavsta obtained its first international scheduled route in 1997 when Ryanair established traffic Stockholm Skavsta – London Stansted.
With the Scandinavian base Ryanair opened six new routes April 2003. In October 2007 Ryanair increased the base with 2 new aircraft and has today 4 based aircraft and operates about 30 routes from Stockholm Skavsta.
Since 2004, the development of the Wizz Air operation has increased substantially and the airline now operates more than 10 destinations from Stockholm Skavsta, for example to Poland, Hungaria, Serbia, Macedonia and Austria.
Approx. 1,300 persons have their daily work within the airport/business park.
Approx. 40 companies are established within the business park today.
The airport was once a military airfield (F11). The airfield was the center of Swedish surveillance flights, but was closed 1980.
Since 1998, the British company TBI owned and managed seven airports; amongst others Belfast Int., Orlando Sanford Int. (USA), London Luton Airport and Stockholm Skavsta Airport. Early 2005 TBI was acquired by the Spanish ACDL group. In 2013 most of the ACDL airport assets were sold to the Canadian pension fund OMERS Strategic Investments.
In August 2018 the French airport holder VINCI Airports with 46 airports worldwide took over the majority share.
In may 2022, the Swedish real-estate company Arlandastad Group bought the airport and are now the main owner with 90.1 % of the shares.
Nyköping Municipality still has a 9.9 % owner share.
Stockholm Skavsta Development
The gateway to southern Stockholm
Stockholm Skavsta Airport, Nyköping Municipality and the Regional Council of Sörmland share a common vision that Stockholm Skavsta Airport is a major Stockholm airport, providing a full aeronautical and commercial product range, using its capacity potential to the fullest.
Together we are working to visualize that Stockholm Skavsta Airport as a solution to infrastructural challenges in the growing Stockholm area with the high speed rail link “Ostlänken” in progress.
National decision makers, influencers to the previous group and opinion leaders are the primary targets for this work.