Ny-Ålesund harbour welcome you all to visit our small harbour
Ny-Ålesund has modern harbour facilities with a 73 meter long quay and a maximum water depth of 8 meters. The pier is accessible from May to October under normal ice conditions. Cargo ships to Ny-Ålesund normally depart from Tromsø in northern Norway with connections to Ny-Ålesund every two to four weeks between May and October. In winter the cargo ship service to Ny-Ålesund is irregular and fully dependant on the ice conditions and demand.
78° 56′ North 11° 56′ East
All bookings should be made by e-mail: email@example.com
Last minute bookings, made less than 48 hours prior to arrival, should in addition be confirmed by the harbour authorities at telephone + 47 790 27 200
(only weekdays 08:00 – 12:00 and 13:00 – 16:30, local time)
The diesel is stored in two tanks with a total capacity of 1080 m3. It is possible to buy fuel for small boats and snowmobiles.
Ny-Ålesund airport, Hamnerabben, is located at and is owned and operated by Kings Bay AS. it consist of a 808-meter long and 30-meter wide gravel runway. Ny-Ålesund airport is open only for traffic with prior agreement.
There are scheduled flights from Svalbard Airport, Longyearbyen to Ny-Ålesund Airport 2 times a week in winter and 4 times a week in the summer. Charter flights are also available on request. The airplane, operated by Lufttransport AS, is a Dornier 228 with up to 19 seats. Tickets are only sold by Kings Bay AS. There is usually no access for tourists.
All bookings and reservations to and from Ny-Ålesund are issued by Kings Bay, not Lufttransport. Check-in in Longyearbyen is 45 min prior to departure time. Check-in in Ny-Ålesund is one hour prior to departure time (departure time from LYR). Maximum luggage, including hand luggage, is 20 kilos per passenger. More luggage require aproval from Kings Bay email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Norwegian Polar Institute is the point of contact in Ny-Ålesund for questions regarding official visits to the research station.
Lufttransport is located next to Longyearbyen Terminal building