A booming summer season

Get the reports on growth in travellers and overnight stays in Norway this summer.

Aurlandsfjord in Sogn og Fjordane, seen from Stegastein viewpoint. Photo: Sverre Hjørnevik/fjordnorway.com
USA in JulySpain in JulyChina in July

Growth in overnight stays, led by US visitors

Travelers from North America made the largest impact in July 2017, compared to last year. Visits from Great Britain decreased the most, at 7.2% the same month.


Chinese growth
in the first quarter

90% growth in overnight stays by Chinese visitors
Chinese visitors had a major impact on the Northern Lights market at the start of 2017. Compared to 2016, Chinese overnight stays grew by 61% in May, and by 18% in June.  

Record-breaking August at Avinor’s airports

Compared to last year, international passenger volume grew significantly at Avinor Airports all over Norway. Close to 4.9 million passengers travelled through our airports in August, and to date this year, passenger  volume is more than 35 million passengers. On 16th of June 2017, Oslo Airport set a new record, handling 102,607 passengers in a single day.

Director Aviation Marketing
Silke Salbert (maternity leave until September)