Oslo Gardermoen (OSL) Airport

Oslo Gardermoen OSL Airport Overview

Oslo Gardermoen Airport OSL - Norways primary Airport - and one of the largest of the Scandinavian Airports, shows a continuing upward trend in passenger numbers and airline destinations. A recent survey by ACI indicates that it has the highest European public transport share.  Gardermoen Airport also ranks as Europe's most on-time Airport in terms of flights. It is owned & operated by Avinor - who recently announced another environment-friendly project: 

OSL Airport is located at Gardermoen, near the township of Ullensaker, 47 km north of Oslo, the capital city of Norway, accessible (a) via motorway E6 (with a four-lane access road to the terminal) - follow signs to Gardermoen up to RV 174 exit, then follow 'Terminal' signs; or (b) by train - the train station is at the western end of the Terminal's Arrivals Hall ( 'Flytoget' is the Airport Express Train, NSB trains are the regional trains). Airport information is available 24/7 at +47 915 06 400. 

With two long runways and nearly 23 million passengers yearly, Oslo Gardermoen Airport is hub for Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian Air Shuttle, and is served by a host of domestic and international airlines offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.

NOTICE:  As of September 1, 2015 - starting with Oslo and later at all other Norwegian airports - a new part of EU security regulations are being implemented, whereby random hand searches of passengers will be replaced by automated checks using particle detectors (ETDs) at security checkpoint.

On-Airport Hotels:
Park Inn Oslo Airport Hotel,
within walking distance of the passenger terminal, with 300 rooms, meeting facilities and restaurant.
The Radisson Blu Airport Hotel is 100 meters from the terminal (with 60 meeting rooms in two conference centers).

Oslo Gardermoen Airport's passenger terminal is divided into Domestic & International Wings.
Future Airport Developments:   (all 4 items below are scheduled for completion by 2017).
   - A new North Pier, 300 meters long, will have 17 gates, 11 of which are airbridges. 
   - A new snow depot will be built, whereby winter's snow will be stored in a holding basin, covered by wood chips. Come summer, its cold melting water will serve to cool the new North Pier.
   - New Departures & Arrivals halls (with a total of 52,000 sq.meters & 34 new checkin counters), and  a new baggage handling facility.  Already the road extension serving new departures & arrivals halls have been completed.
   - Currently a temporary station will serve until the new railway station - to be located between the new and existing arrivals & departures halls (minimizing walking distances) - is completed.


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