Sverige är Skandinaviens största land med cirka 9,8 miljoner invånare.
Strongly economic growth and flourishing tourism
Sweden is the most populous country in Scandinavia, with 9,500,000 inhabitants, and has strong economic growth. Sweden is also the main Scandinavian market for multinational companies. For instance, H&M, Ericsson, Volvo and SKF developed their operations here. Foreign companies like Bosch, Mercedes Benz and IBM also have major operations in Sweden.
The number of tourists has increased by 13,4% over the past 10 years
Sweden has many visitors. Over the past ten years, the number of tourists has increased by over 100 per cent, and today the country has 16,2 million foreign overnight stays a year. Sweden attracts visitors with its centuries of history, its cities with a modern pulse and Scandinavian flair, and its unique nature, offering mountains and open landscape, sandy beaches and cliffs, and lakes and waterways for both activities and pleasure.
By starting up passenger service and air cargo routes, you have access to all of Scandinavia and the Baltic Sea region, with its more than 100 million inhabitants.
Passenger growth during 2017
Travel to and from Swedavia’s airports increased 6,1 percent in 2017. International travel was up 8,1 percent to 27,901,872 passengers, compared to 25,787,000 in 2016. Domestic travel was up 2,2 percent, from 13,724,000 passengers in 2016 to 14,021,730 for the full-year 2017.
In relative terms, intercontinental air travel increased the most, 9,4 percent to 2,464,425 passengers.
The largest air cargo market in Scandinavia
Sweden is the largest air cargo market in Scandinavia, with some 300,000 tonnes in annual air cargo tonnage. Sweden is such a large air cargo market because of the country’s strong export industry. About 50 per cent of Sweden’s GDP today is linked to exports, almost twice the global average. Three of Swedavia’s ten airports today have extensive air cargo operations and heavy cargo air service: Stockholm Arlanda Airport, Göteborg Landvetter Airport and Malmö Airport.