Harstad/Narvik Airport Evenes EVE
serves both the Norwegian Nordland cities of Harstad and Narvik. To avoid confusion, it was decided to use the name ‘Lofoten International Airport’ for marketing purposes only, as this is the nearest airport from Lofoten. (Wideroe Airline offers flights to both Solvaer & Leknes airports in Lofoten). Note that the city of Narvik also has its own small airport (Narvik Framnes Airport).
EVE Airport is located in the municipality of Evenes in Nordland, on the Lofoten archipelago, which is in the arctic circle of northwest Norway, and can be reached by motorway E10. It is 45 km from Harstad and 79 km from Narvik.
With a long runway and an estimated 0.5M passengers a year, Harstad/Narvik Airport is served mainly by SAS, Wideroe & Norwegian Airlines, offering direct flights into Oslo, Trondheim, Bodo, Tromso, & other domestic airports. Seasonal charter flights are available to popular vacation venues.
For domestic departures, arrive at least one hour prior to departure, for international flights 1.5 hours, and for Charter flights 2 hours.
The passenger terminal at Harstad/Narvik Airport
offers 2 hrs of free internet access, a cafe, lost & fround, tax refund, and Lofoten Sparebank ATM machine which offers Norwegian kroners, while SpareBank ATM machine also offers Euros. There are 2 meeting rooms, each with 16 seats, available, as well as the Evenes VIP room. (tel. +57 67 03 4240). Rental car counters are in the arrivals area.
- Bus services by Flybussen are available to Harstad (50 mins); Narvic (75 mins), and Sortland (2 hours). Open: www.flybussen.no/harstad.
- Bus 177 is available to Lofoten & Veseralen. Open: http://www.177nordland.no/index.php?ac_id=280&ac_parent=280