If you wish to contribute or participate in the discussions about articles you are invited to join SKYbrary as a registered user


Trollhättan–Vänersborg Airport

From SKYbrary Wiki

Name Trollhättan–Vänersborg Airport
Region Europe
Territory Sweden SE.gif
Location Trollhättan, Västra Götaland County
Serving Trollhättan
Elevation 41.758 m <br />137 ft41.758 m <br />
Coordinates 58° 19' 27.01" N, 12° 20' 11.00" E
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
15/33 1710 m5,610.236 ft <br /> 30 m98.425 ft <br /> ASP yes/yes

Observation ESGT 131450Z AUTO 27013KT 240V300 9999 SCT140/// 18/04 Q1019
Station Trollhattan Private
Date/Time 13 June 2021 14:50:00
Wind direction 270°
Wind speed 13 kts
Lowest cloud amount scattered clouds
Temperature 18°C
Dew point 4°C
Humidity 39%
QNH 1019 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Trollhättan-Vänersborg Airport (IATA: THN, ICAO: ESGT) is a small regional airport situated outside Trollhättan, Sweden.


Humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dfb)



Loading map...

Airport Layout

Loading map...

Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of ESGT

  • AT72, Trollhättan Sweden, 2018 (On 9 October 2018, an ATR 72-200 left the runway during a night landing at Trollhättan before regaining it undamaged and taxiing in normally. The excursion was not reported or observed except by the flight crew. The subsequent discovery of tyre mark evidence led to an Investigation which concluded that the cause of the excursion had been failure of the left seat pilot to adequately deflect the ailerons into wind on routinely taking over control from the other pilot after landing because there was no steering tiller on the right. The non-reporting was considered indicative of the operator’s dysfunctional SMS.)