This is a list of the 100 largest airports in the Nordic countries
by passengers/year for 2010 (preliminary) and 2009 & 2008 and by aircraft movements for 2008 (to be expanded for 2009). A link to older statistics for 2006 & 2007 is provided below.
This transport-related list is intended to be regularly updated as new statistics becomes available from the official authorities.The statistics is recommended to also include, number of aircraft movements and total freight tonnes as soon as these figures becomes available from the official references stated below.
The Nordic countries
The Nordic countries make up a region in Northern Europe
and the North Atlantic
which consists of Denmark
and their associated territories which include the Faroe Islands
is sometimes used as a synonym for the Nordic countries, although within the Nordic countries the terms are considered distinct, especially since Scandinavia
is by definition made up of the countries Denmark, Norway and Sweden.
The region's five sovereign states
and three autonomous regions
share much common history as well as common traits in their respective societies
, such as political systems and the Nordic model
. Politically, Nordic countries do not form a separate entity, but they co-operate in the Nordic Council
. Linguistically, the area is heterogeneous, with three unrelated language groups, the North Germanic
branch of Indo-European languages
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