VINCI Airports sells stake in Stockholm Skavsta Airport management company to Arlandastad Group

Private airport operator VINCI Airports and Arlandastad Group AB, a Swedish real estate group, have signed a purchase agreement for the 90.1% stake in Stockholm Skavsta Flygplats AB held by VINCI Airports, owner of Skavsta Airport (Stockholm’s secondary airport). The agreement is expected to be completed by April 2022 after fulfilment of the conditions precedent.

Arlandastad Group is committed to developing the 484 hectares of airport land in partnership with the municipality of Nyköping. The local urban plan has already been initiated, paving the way for the development of a logistics zone and a large-scale business park.

In this context, Arlandastad Group and VINCI Airports have signed an agreement enabling SunMind, a VINCI Concessions subsidiary, to develop, finance, build and maintain a solar farm on the airport site. Covering an area of 100 hectares and with a capacity of almost 100 MWp, it will be one of the largest solar power plants in Sweden. Connected to the public grid, it will help supply energy to the municipality of Nyköping. Arlandastad Group and VINCI Concessions will together explore opportunities for developing a programme of photovoltaic power plants in Sweden, in particular by using the land in Arlandastad Group’s portfolio.

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