Oslo Gardermoen Airport Reviews
Oslo Gardermoen Airport Reviews
Oslo Gardermoen Airport (Norwegian: Oslo Lufthavn; IATA: OSL, ICAO: ENGM), is the principal airport serving Oslo, the capital of and most populous city in Norway. Oslo is also served by the low-cost Torp Airport and Rygge Airport. Oslo Airport acts as the main domestic hub and international airport for Norway, and is the second-busiest airport in the Nordic countries. Being a hub for Scandinavian Airlines, an operating base for Norwegian Air Shuttle, and a focus city for Widerøe, it connects to 28 domestic and more than 100 international destinations. More than 22 million passengers traveled through the airport in 2012, making Oslo Airport the nineteenth-busiest airport in Europe.
The Oslo Gardermoen Airport is located 19 nautical miles (35 km; 22 mi) northeast of Oslo, at Gardermoen in the municipality of Ullensaker, in Akershus county. It has two parallel roughly north–south runways measuring 3,600 metres (11,811 ft) and 2,950 metres (9,678 ft) and 71 aircraft stands, of which 34 have jet bridges. The airport is connected to the city center by the high-speed railway Gardermoen Line served by mainline trains and Flytoget. The ground facilities are owned by Oslo Lufthavn AS, a subsidiary of the state-owned Avinor. Also at the premises is Gardermoen Air Station, operated by the Royal Norwegian Air Force. An expansion with a new terminal building and a third pier is scheduled to open in 2017. Oslo Airport is the largest and busiest of three major international airports located around Oslo. The others are Torp in the southwest and Rygge in the southeast.
Oslo Gardermoen Airport location was first used by the Norwegian Army from 1740, with the first military airport facilities being built during the 1940s. The airport remained a secondary reserve and airport for chartered flights to Oslo Airport, Fornebu until 8 October 1998, when the latter was closed and an all-new Oslo Airport opened at Gardermoen, at the expense of 11.4 billion Norwegian kroner (NOK).
ATMs / Cash Machines – There are 18 ATMs offering 16 currencies. Location: Airside and Landside.
Car Rentals – Avis • Budget • Europcar • Hertz • Sixt. Location: Arrivals Hall, west side, towards railway station
Cots – In the event of bad weather or delays, there is an unconfirmed rumour that this airport has a supply of cots for stranded travellers.
Food / Dining: Gardermoen has many food options. Here are the conncessions that are open 24 hours:
>>Landside:. There is a 24-hour 7-Eleven located in the Arrivals Area.
>>Airside: Foodmarket (International Terminal)
Luggage Storage / Lockers – Location: Arrivals Hall, east end, opposite train station. Hours: 5am-12am
Mobile Charging – Powerkiss offers wireless mobile phone charging. Connect your phone to a wireless charger and charge in the designated areas: Christiania Bar and Monolitten, Upper Crust International, and also in the OSL Lounge. The charger can be used at other European airports. The chargers are handed out at the cash registers in the designated areas mentioned above. Rate: a deposit of NOK 200 is required.
Showers – Not available
Internet: Free WiFi is available at Oslo Gardermoen Airport for two hours. On the login page, select “Free WiFi” and follow the instructions to receive your username and password by SMS. The Kon-Tiki Kitchen & Restaurant offers free internet zone. There are also 14 internet kiosks. Locations: domestic departure gate 18 and 21, international departure gate 41 and 44, and at the information desk in the arrivals hall.
Open 24 hours
Oslo Gardermoen Airport Map
Oslo Gardermoen Airport Weather Forecast
|Forecast for Oslo_lufthavn,_Gardermoen~86450||Precip.||Temp.||Wind||speed|
|11.12.2017||22–24||0 mm||-6 °C||Gentle breeze from North-northeast||4 m/s|
|12.12.2017||00–06||0 mm||-6 °C||Gentle breeze from North-northeast||4 m/s|
|06–12||0 mm||-7 °C||Gentle breeze from North||4 m/s|
|12–18||0 mm||-6 °C||Light breeze from North||2 m/s|
|18–24||0 mm||-9 °C||Light breeze from South||2 m/s|
|13.12.2017||00–06||0 mm||-9 °C||Light breeze from South||3 m/s|
|06–12||0 mm||-9 °C||Light breeze from South-southeast||2 m/s|
|12–18||3 mm||-5 °C||Light air from East-southeast||1 m/s|
|18–24||3 mm||0 °C||Gentle breeze from South-southeast||4 m/s|
|14.12.2017||00–06||3 mm||0 °C||Gentle breeze from South-southeast||4 m/s|
|07–13||2 mm||-1 °C||Light breeze from East||2 m/s|
|13–19||0 mm||0 °C||Light breeze from North||2 m/s|
|19–01||0 mm||-1 °C||Light breeze from South-southeast||2 m/s|
|15.12.2017||01–07||0 mm||-1 °C||Light breeze from North||3 m/s|
|07–13||0 mm||-2 °C||Light breeze from North||3 m/s|
|13–19||0 mm||-2 °C||Light breeze from North-northwest||2 m/s|
|19–01||0 mm||-4 °C||Light breeze from North-northeast||3 m/s|
|16.12.2017||01–07||0 mm||-5 °C||Light breeze from North-northwest||3 m/s|
|07–13||0 mm||-7 °C||Light breeze from North||3 m/s|
|13–19||0 mm||-7 °C||Light breeze from North-northwest||2 m/s|
|19–01||0 mm||-11 °C||Light breeze from North-northwest||3 m/s|