Andoya Island, Norway

Andøya is the northernmost island in the Vesterålen archipelago, situated about 300 kilometres (190 mi) inside the Arctic circle. Andøya is located in the municipality of Andøy in Nordland county, Norway. The main population centres on the island include Andenes, Bleik, and Risøyhamn. The island is connected to the island of Hinnoya by the Andoy Bridge in Risoyhamn.

Things to See & Do

* Whale watching
* Midnight Sun – May 19 – July 25
* Andoya Rocket Range
* Bog Areas

General information

Cruise Season – Feb - Dec
Currency - Norwegian krone (NOK)
Language – Danish
Population – 3000 approx
Land Area – 489 km²
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code - + 47

Port Location – Port facilities at Andoya are located at Andenes.

Transport Links – Andoya is serviced by Andoya Airport, located at Andenes in the north of the island.

The Hurtigruten coastal express boat has service to and from Risøyhamn twice a day.

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