Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Hammerfest Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit. Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.
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
HFT Airport Overview
To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Hammerfest Airport.
What to Expect
Hammerfest Airport (code: HFT) consists of a tiny single-terminal regional airport with very limited facilities. Your one saving grace may be the free WiFi.
Where to Sleep
We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change. Some services and facilities may remain closed or operate with reduced hours. Airport tips and suggestions in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. If you are planning to sleep in the public area of the terminal overnight, have a back-up plan! We’ve heard from a few travellers at other airports and they were not permitted to stay overnight. We’re not sure if that will apply to this airport, until a reader lets us know the current situation. We will start updating all of our guides in October 2021. To help us with this massive update, you can add or update information or write a review and submit photos and airport tips.
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. For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.
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
- Smarthotel Hammerfest – (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.
There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.
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.
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, click here to update this airport guide.
Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.
Showers – Not available.
The airport is open 6:15AM – 11:45PM (Mon – Fri) • 6:15AM – 3:15AM (Sat) • 11:45AM – 11:45PM (Sun).
Hammerfest airport is served by the following airlines: Widerøe.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
The following car rental agencies have offices onsite: Avis • Europcar • Hertz.
Taxis are available in the ground transportation area, during airport hours of operation. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required. At the time of this update, one-way estimated fare to the city center is NOK 130, with a total travel time of 6 – 7 minutes.
Last updated: 2020-03-05
This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning. All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice. 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/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or write a review.