Tourism, the world’s largest industri, is growing in Norrbotten

Tourism is a growth industry globally and Swedish Lapland is no exception. Since 2001, sales in the county’s tourism industry increased by an impressive 75% and generated approximately 1,250 new jobs. The trend is still upward and large investments are being made on increasing exports, product development and marketing.

Fly Car sees strong potential in  Swedish Lapland

Fly Car sees strong potential in Swedish Lapland

Since the 1970s, the world automobile industry has located their winter testing to the region around Arjeplog and Arvidsjaur in Swedish Lapland. The accessibility of the area, with long distances and time-consuming journeys through various airports in...

Tourism is Norrbotten’s new primary industry

Tourism is Norrbotten’s new primary industry

Currently one of the world’s fastest growing industries, the tourism sector is expanding rapidly even in Norrbotten. Swedish Lapland Tourism has its sights firmly set on the ambitious objective outlined in the National Strategy for the Tourism Industry: a...


 Travel to space from Swedish Lapland

Spaceport Sweden is a pioneering initiative to establish commercial human spaceflight in Sweden and become Europe’s gateway to space, a center for excellence and cross-industry innovation. Located in Kiruna, Swedish Lapland, Europe’s premier space city since 1957, Spaceport Sweden work together with selected partners to offer customers unique world-class space adventures and learning experiences, further supplying launch infrastructure, R&D facilities and high-tech expertise to commercial space operators. Already today Spaceport Sweden offer learning space adventures such as Northern Light Flights, Zero-G Flights and Spaceflight Preparation and Centrifuge Training;