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Västerås has a history that dates back a thousand years and a future to be reckoned with. A population of 140 000 makes us the fifth largest city in Sweden and we are extremely popular both as a commercial city and as a place to study. Cooperation is our keyword.

In our article archive below, you can find all the news we have posted on the website.


Heavy investments are steaming ahead

Kokpunkten, the fine old steam power station, will be celebrating its 100th anniversary next year and to celebrate the occasion the building will be given a face lift. Once one of Sweden’s largest producers of energy, the power station is now being transformed into an industrial-romantic dream on the shores of Lake Mälaren and will be home to a brand new hotel – The Steam Hotel.


WOW air and Stockholm-Västerås to launch new flight routes to the USA and Iceland

enabling passengers the opportunity to fly to three new destinations from Västerås Airport. It is the Icelandic budget airline WOW that will be flying from Västerås and the destinations of Reykjavik, Boston and Washington.