Stockholm Arlanda (ARN) Airport
Stockholm Arlanda ARN Airport Overview
ARN Airport is is located in the municipality of Sigtuna, near the town of Marsta - 37 km north of the capital city of Stockholm. Its access road is the Arlandavagen running into Highway 273, which connects at the next junction by a road west to E4 north; 273 continues south with connections to E4 north & south, and thereafter merges into Highway 263.
With 3 long runways a an estimated yearly passenger count of 20 million, Arlanda Airport is served by a host of national and international, regular & low-cost airlines, offering direct or connecting flights to all points of the globe. Seasonal charters also operate at the Airport.
1. Passengers using the train from Uppsala & Gavle to the Airport can now check in at their Central Train stations.
2. Charter passengers can check in at Arlanda Airport's long-term parking facilities.
3. New Baggage check-in: After printout of the baggage tag at any of the automated check-in machines (at Airport & regional train stations) - drop your baggage off at the Self-Service Bag Drop counter, where you can scan the bar code on the baggage tag & follow instructions on the touch-screen. Starting with SAS & Norwegian Air Shuttle a few months ago, other airlines will follow suit. (Note that all Svedavia-operated airports will get this new technology.)
On-Airport hotels at Stockholm Arlanda: 1. Raddison Blu SkyCity Hotel (between Terminals 4 & 5, tel. +46 8 506 74000); 2. Jumbohostel' (inside a real Boeing 747-200 jumbo jet, with 72 rooms divided into 2 & 3-person rooms & dorms & cockpit suite on plane's upper level; tel. +46 8 593 60400); and 3. 'Rest and Fly' (an economy-priced hotel inside Sky City between T4 & T5, with a fitness center; tel. +46 8 506 74000).
Stockholm Arlanda Airport has four passenger terminals - T2, T3, T4 & T5.
Present and future Airport Developments: After completion of the expansion & renovation project in 2014 (?), there is to be a North Terminal with Piers D, E & F and a South Terminal with Piers A, B & D - joined together by the 'SkyCity', and a four-star hotel by Clarion. By 2015, a new baggage sorting facility is scheduled for completion.