Oslo Airport had a 36% increase in air freight in 2017 compared to 2016. This is the highest growth among all airports in Europe.
The demand for Norwegian seafood is strong and growing in the global market. 90,000 tonnes of seafood were shipped from OSL in 2017, an increase of 38% from 2016. The largest volumes go to Asia and North America.
Norwegians are shopping more online. In 2017, online sales from integrators like Alibaba, eBay and Amazon grew 25 % compared to last year*. The number of weekly inbound cargo flights to Oslo Airport has increased from 7 to 19 over the past 1.5 years. During the same period, the number of freight companies at OSL has increased from 2 to 9.
*Source: Avinor Cargo, based on airlines’ reports per flight.
Norway accounts for 50% of all air freight shipped to and from the Nordic region, making Oslo airport the largest cargo hub in the Nordics. This growth is expected to continue in 2018 and the coming years, due to rising demand for Norwegian seafood.
- Seafood contributes to 35% increase in air cargoOslo Airport saw a huge increase in air cargo in 2017, the biggest volumes of which were exports of fresh Norwegian seafood.
- Avinor passenger growth 2017Oslo airport has become the largest transfer hub in Scandinavia, and regional airport Tromsø had +8.9% growth in passengers. See the year in numbers.