Welcome to Norway, the land of the northern lights – and midnight sun! Norway has a total area of 125,021 square miles (323,802 square km), which includes Bouvet, Jan Mayen, and Svalbard Islands. But still, we are just above 5 million people living here!
For more useful information about Norway, see Visit Norway.
The city of Sandefjord
The EHC Flight Academy is situated at Sandefjord Lufthavn Torp, which is found in the county of Vestfold, in the south of Norway. Vestfold is the smallest and one of the most densely populated counties in Norway. The largest towns Larvik, Tønsberg, Sandefjord and Horten are all located along the coast. Vestfold is easily reached by air, ferry and train.
For more information about Vestfold, see Visit Vestfold.
Color Line and Fjord Line run ferry lines between Hirtshals (DK) and Larvik as well as Strømstad (SE) and Sandefjord. There is also ferry between Horten and Moss, run by Bastø-Fosen.
Other useful information:
- Train: www.nsb.no (Purchase train tickets and see time tables for all trains in Norway)
- Airports: The school is located at Sandefjord Lufthavn Torp. Oslo Airport Gardermoen is about two hours with a train from Sandefjord.
- Bus: There is also several bus companies in the area, such as Nettbuss and Vestfold kollektivtrafikk (local busses in Vestfold)
Where to live?
- If you dont want to live in our campus, you can rent an appartment nearby. www.finn.no is Norways biggest site for all kind of sales and buy in Norway. Sandefjord Lufthavn Torp is situated about 20 minutes from Sandefjord city, and about 25 minutes from Tønsberg city.
I stayed in the school's accomodation which is comfortable for students as you have short ways to the classrooms, the hangar and the self-briefing area, and you also get in touch with the other nice students at EHC. My course was well-structured, the instructors were professional and friendly and the helicopter fleet is well maintained. I was very lucky with the weather and could therefore finish the course within 4 weeks. The training was challenging, but always fun and it was a good experience to fly in the Norwegian landscape (which is beautiful by the way). I can honestly recommend EHC for helicopter flight training in Scandinavia.
Christine Allerding (Germany) CPL(H) modular course, november 2016.
Our flying friends are visiting
The life here at EHC normally means eat, sleep, fly, repeat. But even though we have our own hangar full of helicopters, it is always nice when our flying friends from around the world are visiting.
Christmas lunch – and 6000 flying hours is served!
It’s beginning to look a lot like christmas here at Sandefjord Lufthavn Torp. And like every year, the EHC administration invited both students and staff to our annual Christmas lunch.
Its beginning to look a lot like…
We can’t promise that it will make studying more fun, but 200 meters of christmas candles sure bring the holiday spirit to our student campus!