Moss Airport, Rygge is a joint public and military airport located about ten kilometres or 6.2 miles outside of Moss, and around 60 kilometres or 37 miles outside of Oslo. It is an international airport that serves Moss, Oslo, and Eastern Norway, in addition to operating as a regional airport for both Østfold and Follo. It functions as a regional airport for Østfold county and for numerous low-cost airlines. Moss Airport, Rygge can handle around two million passengers annually through its 16,000 square metre or 170,000 square foot terminal building, although the maximum number of passengers has never been reached due to a concession limit of around 21,000 annual air movements. It has eight gates and seven aircraft stands. The airport has served 619,000 passengers in 2009, and also provides an airport rail link via shuttle bus that goes from Rygge Station. Moss Airport, Rygge is the focus city for Ryanair; it operates with an asphalt-surfaced runway that spans around 2,400 metres or 8,000 feet in length.
What to see & do
Oslo is known for its Viking Ship Museum, Akershus Fortress, Kon-Tiki Museum, Fram Museum, Norwegian Museum of Cultural History, Holmenkollen Ski Museum, Oslo Opera House, Frogner Park, National Gallery, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Vigeland Museum, Oslo City Hall, Nobel Peace Center, Munch Museum, Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology, and more. Viking Ship Museum can be found by Bygdøy in Oslo, Norway. The Viking Ship museum is a part of the Museum of Cultural History of the University of Oslo. Among the attractions within the museum include the Oseberg ship, Gokstad ship, and Tune ship. The museum also displays other Viking Age items that include sledges, beds, tent components, buckets and other grave goods, in addition to more. Also to be found within Oslo is the Holmenkollen Ski Museum, which is considered as the world’s oldest ski museum, founded in the early 1920s. The museum, located at the base of the Holmenkollen ski jump, houses around 4,000 years worth of skiing history through rock carvings, in addition to the polar equipment that Fridtjof Nansen and Roald Amundsen used during their expeditions. Other destinations to be explored include Galleri F15, Røed Gaard, Hotell Refsnes Gods, Moss Town and Industrial Museum, Konventionsgården, and Torderød Gård, to be found within Moss in Norway.
How to get around
Travelling around Moss of Østfold County, Norway, can be done by the Østfold Kollektivtrafikk or ØstfoldPublic Transport. This transportation option operates the bus network within the region of Moss, in addition to Rygge, Råde and Våler, among others. When within Moss, another option is going around via the Moss Taxi. The taxi service provides rides inside and outside of Norway, albeit the ride can be a bit expensive.
How to get there
Moss Airport, Rygge has flights that go into and out of Alicante, Málaga, Bergamo, Charleroi, Dublin, Edinburgh, Gdańsk, Kaunas, Kraków, London, Manchester, Poznań, Riga, Rzeszów, Tallinn, Vilnius, Warsaw, Wrocław, and more, through Norwegian Air Shuttle and Ryanair airlines.
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