Where is it?
Skavsta airport is the main low-cost airport of Stockholm located just outside the city of Nyköping, 100 km south-west of central Stockholm. Skavsta should not be confused with Arlanda airport, which is the main international airport, and Bromma airport, which is the city airport.
The lounge is located airside in the transit hall in the Schengen area. The entrance is just after the bar, to the left of the passport control.
How do I get in?
As Skavsta airport is mainly used by low-cost airlines lounge access is rarely included in the ticket. However it can be bought at the airport, at the information desk in the departure hall or at the bar in the transit hall. It is also possible to prebook access. Priority Pass is also accepted.
Passengers who have booked lounge access or who want to enter using a Priority Pass also have access to the fast track channel at the security control. In order to use it you need to pass the airport information desk in the departure hall, opposite the check-in desks, to get a fast track voucher. This is shown at security together with the boarding pass.
The lounge is unmanned and all guests, irrespective of how the access is provided, need to go to the bar to register. The staff will then open the locked door to the lounge.
What’s it like?
The lounge is basically just one small room divided into two different area with the buffet used as divider. The first section by the entrance has armchairs and tables, the second one a large sofa. With no full-service airlines operating at the airport the size is usually sufficient.
The design is quite stylish with modern designer furniture in black, grey and red. The modern lighting and decoration lamps also help creating a rather pleasant atmosphere.
Food and drinks
The selection of food and drinks is very limited. The drinks selection includes wine, beer, soft drinks, coffee and tea. Wine and beer are not available for self-service but can be ordered at the bar just outside the lounge and they are included in the price of the visit.
Soft drinks are available for self service from the fridge in the lounge and there is also a rather good and advanced coffee machine.
Food is limited to crisps and unfortunately not much more than that, irrespective of time of the day. Food and snacks can be ordered at the bar just outside and brought into the lounge but everything is subject to payment at normal prices.
Free wireless internet is available in the lounge and there is a separate Wi-Fi network just for lounge guests. There is a TV in the lounge and also some newspapers and reading material.
It is always nice to see a small airport offering a lounge, especially an airport used only by budget airlines. The interior is quite stylish and colourful with modern furnishing. The drinks selection is fairly standard for a small lounge but there really should be something more to eat than just crisps. At least some croissants in the morning and some cookies later during the day would have improved the visit.