IN PICTURES: 11 photos that tell the story of Stockholm’s Bromma Airport

IN PICTURES: 11 photos that tell the story of Stockholm’s Bromma Airport

Following news that the Swedish government wants to shut down a central Stockholm airport and use the space to build housing, The Local takes a walk down memory lane to look back at its long history, and the celebrities and dignitaries who have travelled through.

Swedish government launches bid to close Stockholm airport

Swedish government launches bid to close Stockholm airport

Object found at Stockholm airport was not dangerous, police confirm

Object found at Stockholm airport was not dangerous, police confirm

One arrest after man shot dead in Stockholm car chase

One arrest after man shot dead in Stockholm car chase

Plane evacuated in Stockholm after engine catches fire

Plane evacuated in Stockholm after engine catches fire

Flight declares emergency minutes after takeoff

Flight declares emergency minutes after takeoff

Kidnappers with chainsaw abduct man in Stockholm

Kidnappers with chainsaw abduct man in Stockholm

Stockholm’s Arlanda ‘must compete’ with other airports

Stockholm’s Arlanda ‘must compete’ with other airports

Ministers in row over government plane use

Ministers in row over government plane use

CEO: Bromma ‘essential’ for Skanska’s success
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CEO: Bromma ‘essential’ for Skanska’s success

Housing could replace Bromma airport

Housing could replace Bromma airport

Power failure shuts down Stockholm airport

Power failure shuts down Stockholm airport

Gallery: The Local’s Property of the Week

Gallery: The Local’s Property of the Week

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Suspect arrested after cash depot heist

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Woman arrested for cash depot heist

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Bromma Airport gets 30 year life extension

Bromma airport’s future safe for three more decades

Bromma airport’s future safe for three more decades

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Activists invade airport runway

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Activists detained over airport invasion

Finnair starts Bromma service in August

Finnair starts Bromma service in August

Stockholm illustrates growing wealth divide

Stockholm illustrates growing wealth divide

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Man denies buying sex: ‘I couldn’t get it up’

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Swedish court charges man with genocide

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Wanted man takes sleeping couple hostage

Sweden debates school safety after US massacre

Sweden debates school safety after US massacre

Dead man found frozen in lake ice near Stockholm

Dead man found frozen in lake ice near Stockholm