Practical information 2020


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Flight tickets

Both SAS and Norwegian fly to Svalbard. Please make sure you book your flights well in advance, since flight capacity is limited.

Other information

  • The weather can be very variable in Longyearbyen in January. Please ensure you bring sufficient warm clothing and warm waterproof boots.
  • It will be dark 24 hours a day, so it is important to wear reflective clothing when walking on or near roads.
  • The front door to Svalbard Science Centre is now kept locked, also during work hours. We will ensure there is information for how to gain access on the front door during Polar Night Week. 
  • Click here to view the GDPR policy of SIOS in relation to Polar Night Week registration.