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ACCESSIBILITY Excellent air, sea, rail, and road
accessibility Gävleborg is centrally located in the Nordic Region with excellent access to road, rail, sea and air transport infrastructure. Air Sweden’s largest international airport, StockholmArlanda Airport, is 60 minutes from Gävle by either train or car. The Gestrike Airport, between Gävle and Sandviken, can be used for private charter flights and airfreight. Sea Gävleborg has several Baltic Sea Ports, the largest of which are the ports of Gävle, Orrskär/Söderhamn, Norrsundet and Skutskär. The Port of Gävle is the largest and busiest container port on the Swedish east coast with regular freight routes to Finland, Germany, Russia, the Netherlands, the UK and the USA. Rail The region has a well-developed rail network, including a Stockholm-Narvik (Norway) coastal line, a Gävle-Gothenburg line and a central line that connects Gävle to Trondheim in Norway. Regular high-speed trains make the 80-minute journey between Gävle and Stockholm. Road Gävleborg is served by the north-south European Route E4 highway and the east-west E16 highway to Oslo and Bergen in Norway. e-commerce The region’s infrastructure, combined with Gävleborg’s data center advantages, creates a unique location for e-commerce opportunities. Gävleborg offers development ready sites perfectly suited to e-commerce businesses serving the Nordic or Baltic region. Logistics and innovation research center The Centre for Logistics and Innovative Production (CLIP) is a logistics and innovation research center based at the University of Gävle that works together with regional industry and academia. Contact center support for your business Sweden has a well-established contact center market that serves Northern Europe and employs around 200,000 people. Gävleborg has established itself as an excellent location for high-quality contact centers and is home to a skilled work pool and supporting businesses.