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Getting around by plane

There are more than 50 airports in Norway, making even the northernmost communities accessible by plane. The four largest domestic airlines are SAS, Norwegian, Widerøe, and Norse Atlantic Airways.

All the major cities and towns in Norway have airports with both international and domestic flights. In fact, there are more than 50 airports throughout the country that are serviced through regular routes, making even remote places such as the Lofoten Islands, the North Cape and Svalbard easily accessible by plane. However, be prepared to change planes to reach your final destination, especially if you ar headed far north. 

The main international airports in Norway are in Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger, Tromsø, Trondheim, Ålesund, Haugesund, and Sandefjord.

Norway is the country in Europe with the most flights per capita, and the routes from Oslo to Trondheim, Bergen, and Stavanger are all amongst the ten busiest in Europe.

The two biggest airlines in Norway are SAS and Norwegian. Norwegian is one of Europe's leading low-cost airlines, with direct flights to Norway from more than 70 European airports. Both carriers offer codeshare with the regional airline Widerøe, which flies to more than 40 destinations and smaller regional airports in Norway, in addition to several destinations in Europe.

Norse Atlantic Airways flies to Norway from several destinations in the USA and Thailand. 

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