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Hammerfest Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Hammerfest Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

The airport is locked up and abandoned at night, so I, poor git, found myself in liliput-land, with no place to go. so, at two a.m. in the night, I knocked on a wildly chosen door, asking some stranger for help. -Maire

Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, we are here to give you the low-down on what travellers have reported back to us during their time at Hammerfest Airport.

What to Expect

  • A tiny single-terminal regional airport with very limited facilities
  • Free WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • As of May 2017, we have no reviews from travellers who have attempted to sleep in this airport. Write a review to help future travellers!
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Hammerfest Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.

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Hammerfest Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Hammerfest Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Scandic Hammerfest - (7 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Thon Hotel Sentrum - (7 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Thon Hotel Hammerfest - (7 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Skytterhuset - (9 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Hammerfest Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Hammerfest Airport for 2 hours. Connect to the “AIRPORT” network. You can re-connect for free right after your session expires or you can purchase faster service.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • Food & Drinks - According to a reader review (April 2104) the airport has opened a small kiosk that serves hot dogs,hamburgers, beer, and sells other items such as newspapers, travel items, etc.
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Not available.
  • Mobile Charging - At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, write a review or email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.
  • Rest Zones - Not available.
  • Showers - Not available.

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Airport Hours

The airport is open 5:45AM - 11:15PM (Mon-Fri) • 5:45AM-11:15PM (Sat) • 11:30AM - 11:00PM.

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As of February 2018, Hammerfest airport is served by the following airlines: SAS • Norwegian Air • KLM.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

Onsite car rental agencies include Avis, Europcar and Hertz.


Taxis are available in the ground transportation area of the airport, during airport hours of operation. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required. At the time of this December 2017 update, one-way estimated fare to the city center is NOK 130, with a total travel time of 7 minutes.

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Last Updated: 02 November 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please contact us .