Stockholm Arlanda Airport is an international airport located in the Sigtuna Municipality of Sweden, near the town of Marsta, 37 kilometres north of Stockholm and nearly 40 kilometres south-east of Uppsala.
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Arlanda Airport was used by nearly 27 million passengers in 2017, with 21.
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Stockholm Arlanda Airport serves as a major hub for Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian Air Shuttle.
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Arlanda Airport was first used in 1959 but only for practice flights.
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The name Arlanda was decided after a competition prior to the airport opening.
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Arlanda Airport can handle all aircraft types in service including the Airbus A380.
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Central building, Arlanda North, opened in late 2003, connecting terminal 5 with the newly built Pier F Between terminals 4 and 5 is a shopping and restaurant area with a railway station below, called "Sky City", which is outside the security check area on the landside to cater to the needs of passengers and visitors to the airport.
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Arlanda Airport has hangars and aircraft maintenance facilities operated by SAS Scandinavian Airlines and Priority Aero Maintenance.
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Arlanda Airport is exposed to lake-effect snowfalls, where ice cold air from the northeast in combination with open water in the Baltic Sea causes heavy snowfall.
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Fastest way to the airport from Stockholm Central Station is the Arlanda Express high-speed train service, making the trip in 20 minutes.
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ULs most popular line to Arlanda Airport is route 801 to Uppsala, which leaves every 30 minutes between 04:00 and 01:00.
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One of the most interesting eco-friendly systems Stockholm Arlanda Airport uses is their unique heating and cooling system for their hangar, terminals, and other buildings on the airfield.
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