Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Kirkenes 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 couches are a little short (two seats) but as theres never much people, you can just place two couches beside each other, or if your girlfriend/boyfriend is coming with you can even make a double bed….Jippee! – a traveller
KKN 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 Kirkenes Airport.
What to Expect
The tiny terminal at Kirkenes Airport (code: KKN) handles domestic flights. Bring your own snacks as there are no eateries or shops. The free time-limited WiFi is probably your only saving grace.
Sleeping in Kirkenes Airport
Spending the night here is not possible as the airport closes at 12:30AM most nights and 5:00PM on Saturdays. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.
Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos.
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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.
There are no hotels at Kirkenes Airport. Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Kirkenes, search deals and read traveller reviews.
There are no pay-per-use lounges in the airport.
Free WiFi is available at Kirkenes Airport for 4 hours. Connect to the “Airport” network. After your time expires simply log back on again. Alternatively you can upgrade to a paid, faster service.
More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport
Food & Drink – There are no 24-hour food concessions. Narvesen has a selection of cold drinks and coffee. Location: Airside.
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.
SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.
The airport is open 4:00AM – 12:00AM (Mon – Fri) • 9:00AM – 5:00PM (Sat) • 9:00AM – 12:00AM (Sun). Overnight stays are not possible.
Kirkenes airport is served by the following airlines: SAS • Norwegian • Widerøe.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport
Barents Buss offers bus service between the airport and key destinations within Kirkenes city center. For route map, schedule and fare information, visit the Barentsbuss website.
Onsite car rental agencies include: Avis • Europcar • Hertz • Sixt.
See also Airport Hotels above.
Taxis are available in the ground transportation area during airport hours of operation. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required. A trip to the city centre is approximately 20 minutes.
Last updated: 2022-10-28
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.