Norway’s summer season in numbers

Get the first reports on growth in travellers and overnight stays in Norway, this past May-July.

The Arctic Hideaway, Fordypningsrommet in Fleinvær, by architects Tyin tegnestue and Rintala Eggertsson. Photo: Susanne Forsland.

More than 5.1 million passengers travelled to, from and via Avinor's airports in July. This is an increase of 4.1 per cent compared to July 2017. (Source: Avinor)


Traffic to new destinations and non-traditional holiday destinations is increasing. Traffic to Turkey rose by 33 per cent, Montenegro by 25 per cent and Portugal by 9 per cent. Albania, a completely new destination from Norway, also contributed to the increase.


June 15th was the busiest day ever at Oslo Airport. 102,754 passengers travelled through the airport. (Source: Avinor)


113,837 guest beds occupied by US citizens in June. (Source: SSB/Statistics Norway)



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Head of Statistics, Forecasting and Analysis
Torolf Holte