Kristiansand airport (KRS)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Kristiansand Airport Kjevik, opened on June 1, 1939, is one of the most important in the country. It operates with domestic and international flights to some European destinations.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 4:30 am to 11:45 pm (until 0:15 am on Sundays).
Airlines: KLM (Tel +47 4170 6303), Norwegian Air Shuttle (Tel +47 2149 0015), Scandinavian Airlines (Tel +47 2189 6400), Widerøe (Tel +47 8100 1200), Wizz Air (Tel +47 3870 7502).
Annual passenger traffic: 1 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +47 6703 0400. E-mail: [email protected]


The airport is situated 16 km (10 miles) to the northeast of Kristiansand.

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What services does Kristiansand airport (KRS) facilities include

The airport has ATMs and free Wi-Fi access for 2 hours. On the second floor of the terminal there are four conference rooms with internet and video projectors.

Food and Drinks- There are two bars in the Arrivals and Departures Halls.
Shopping- A duty-free shop is available in the international area.
Baggage- Enquiries about lost property should be directed to the airport police department.
Other Services- Children's play area.


Accommodation near Kristiansand airport (KRS)

There are no hotels on-site. Some options in the surroundings are:

Hamresanden Resort (1.2 km/0.7 miles)
Ansgar Summerhotel (2.4 km/1.5 miles)
Dyreparken Hotell (4.4 km/2.7 miles)
Scandic Sørlandet (4.4 km/2.7 miles)
Villa Baneheia (7.8 km/4.8 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Bus - Line 35/36 from AKT (Tel +47 8150 0194) connects the enclosure with the city of Kristiansand Mondays through Fridays between 5:30 am and 0:40 am, Saturdays from 6:30 am to 0:40 am and Sundays from 10:40 am to 0:40 am. Travel time is 30 minutes. It also runs to Rona, Hamresanden, Ve, Ryenskrysset, Boen and Birkeland.
Flybussen (Tel +47 5159 9060) operates services to Rådyrveien, also stopping at Vågsbygd, Ternevig, Møvig and Briggveien.
Buses from Agder Flyekspress (Tel +47 8150 0194) are available from Sunday to Friday and are headed for Grimstad Odden (60 min.) and Arendal (1 hour and 30 min.) They leave from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm.
Timetables and fares

Taxi - Ranks are found next to the terminal and available operators are Taxi Sør (Tel +47 3802 8000) and Agder Taxi (Tel +47 3800 2000). The trip to the city centre takes 20-30 minutes.


Car rental agencies

There are car rental counters from Avis/Budget (Tel +47 9747 4000 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, Sunday from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm), Hertz (Tel +47 3802 2288 - weekdays from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm) and Sixt (Tel +47 3807 9191 - 7:00 am to 0:00 am).


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Parking services at Kristiansand airport (KRS)

Several parking areas for short and long stays are available, with charging stations for electric vehicles. The first 10 minutes have no charge. Tel: +47 2205 7500. Fees

P1 & P2 - For short stays, directly in front of the terminal.
P3 - Main car park with covered spaces, to the right of the access road.
P5 - Economy, long-term lot. The minimum is one week.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline or travel agency about their particular needs at the moment of booking or at least 48 hours in advance. More information: Tel +47 4170 6300. Children between 5 and 12 years old will be escorted by the airline staff.

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Latest updates: April 03, 2019