Brekstad is a city in the municipality of Ørland in Trøndelag county, Norway. It is located along the Trondheimsfjord at the entrance to the Stjørnfjorden. The town is located about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of the village of Uthaug and about 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) west of the villages of Austrått and Ottersbo.
The 1.97-square-kilometre (490-acre) town has a population (2018) of 2,184 and a population density of 1,109 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,870/sq mi). Brekstad received town status on 8 October 2005, thus becoming the 95th town in Norway.Brekstad is the seat of Fosen District Court, Brekstad road maintenance department, and NAV Fosen work. The major employers are Ørland Main Air Station / Ørland Airport, Mascot Høie linen factory, Coop Fosen, and Tine Midt-Norge. The Ørland Church and Ørland cultural center are both located in the city.
Brekstad has connections with the Kystekspressen boat to Trondheim, Hitra, Frøya (via bus), Lensvik, Hysnes and Kristiansund. The Brekstad–Valset Ferry has regular service across the Trondheimsfjord from Brekstad to Valset in Orkland. There are also road connections to elsewhere in Ørland.


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