Sleeping in Airports

Kiruna Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Kiruna 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.

After midnight they locked us out and we spent the night in our rented car (luckily we only had to return it in the morning). -Miha

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 Kiruna Airport.

What to Expect

  • A small, single-terminal international airport with basic facilities.
  • WiFi is is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • Overnight stays are not permitted at this airport.
  • For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the airport guide below.

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

As of this update we were unable to confirm whether the airport has any first class or business lounges. If you know, please write a review or email us at [email protected]

Airport Hotels

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

  • Hotel E-10 – (9 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • 68 Degrees B&B – (10 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Hotel Bishops – (12 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Kiruna Airport. Connect to the “Airport-Guest” network. You have a 3 hour or 100mb download limit. Should you wish to extend your time or download limit, the rates are: SEK 49 (1 hour) or SEK 129 (1 day).

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

Baby Care Facilities – Baby changing facilities are available at the airport.

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty Free shopping is not available. A souvenir shop is the only shop available. Location: Airside. Hours: unknown.

Food & Drinks – At the time of this update there are no 24-hour food concessions. The Restaurant SPiS Mat & Dryck is located after security. It opens 1-2 hours prior to the first departure.

Left Luggage and Lockers – The airport has lockers as well as a cloakroom for storage. Location and rates are not known.

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 [email protected]

Rest Zones – Not available.

Showers – Not available.

Smoking – Smoking is permitted in designated smoking rooms.

Airport Hours

The airport opens 90 minutes before the first flight departure, and closes after last flight of the day. Overnight stays are not permitted at this airport.


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

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Buses and Shuttles

The airport is well connected to the bus system. Whether you are travelling to the Kiruna City Centre (Airport bus transfer), want to be delivered to your hotel (Kiruna Airport Shuttle) or you want to arrive at your resort with your skis (Lapland Resort Transfers) the airport probably has a bus for you. Tickets for the local routes can be purchased on the bus with cash (there is no ATM at the airport, plan ahead) or credit card, while all other need to be booked in advance. For more information, visit the bus transportation page of the Kiruna Airport website.

Car Rentals

Onsite car rental agencies include Avis, Europcar and Hertz.


Flygtaxi and Taxi Kiruna offer service to and from the airport. Taxis can be pre-booked online or hired by phone, and are also available at the ground transportation area of the airport terminal.

Last updated: 2018-10-23

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,  write a review or send an email to [email protected]