Kristiansand Airport (KRS)

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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.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 4:30 am to 11:45 pm (until 0:15 am on Sundays).
Airlines: KLM, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Scandinavian Airlines, Widerøe, Wizz Air.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 1 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +47 6703 0400.


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

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There are car rental counters from Avis/Budget (Tel +47 9747 4000 / 9115 9525 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 12:00 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 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm, Sunday from 1:30 pm to 9:30 pm).


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There are no hotels on-site. Some options in the surroundings are: Ansgar Summerhotel (Tel +47 3810 6400), Dyreparken Hotell (Tel +47 3814 6400), Hamresanden Apartments Hotel (Tel +47 3814 4280), Abra Havn (Tel +47 9519 6306), Scandic Sørlandet (Tel +47 3817 7777), Høvåg Hotel (Tel +47 4177 1969), Roligheden Ferieleiligheter (Tel +47 9361 4211), Villa Baneheia (Tel +47 9963 4400), Hotel Q42 (Tel +47 3804 4000), Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda (Tel +47 2161 5000).


Booking accommodation

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.
Baggage- Enquiries about lost property should be directed to the airport police department.
Other Services- Children's play area.


Bus - Line 35 from AKT (Tel +47 8150 0194) connects the enclosure with the city of Kristiansand Mondays through Fridays between 8:15 am and 11:15 pm, Saturdays from 7:15 am to 11:15 pm and Sundays from 11:15 am to 11:15 pm. Travel time is 30 minutes. It also runs to Rona, Hamresanden, Ve, Ryenskrysset, Dønnestad, Boen and Birkeland.
Buses from Agder Flyekspress (Tel +47 9622 2200) are available on weekdays and are headed for Grimstad (60 min.) and Arendal (1 hour and 30 min.) They leave from 9:00 am to 6:40 pm.
Nettbuss (Tel +47 4070 5070) provides transportation to Arendal and Harebakken, going through Borkedalen, Grimstad, Feviktoppen and Nedenes. Departures from 8:35 pm to 11:50 pm (from 7:50 pm on Saturdays).
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.


Several parking areas for short and long stays are available, with charging stations for electric vehicles. 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.


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 9571 9480. Children between 5 and 12 years old will be escorted by the airline staff.