Introduction of Alta Airport
Alta Airport (IATA code: ALF, ICAO code: ENAT) is an international airport serving Alta, a town and municipality in Troms og Finmark county, Norway. The airport is located at Elvebakken, 4 kilometers (2.5 mi) east of the city center. It has a single, 2,253-meter (7,392 ft) runway numbered 11/29, which lies on the southern shore of the Altafjord. Alta Airport served 368,393 passengers in 2014, making it the busiest airport in Finnmark.
Alta Airport's regional importance increased in 1990, when it became a hub for the newly created SAS Commuter. Norwegian started flying to Alta in 2003 and a new terminal building was opened in 2009. There are a limited number of international charter flights, and private jets, especially around salmon fishing season in the Alta river.