- Category : 1904-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Split - Small (12,35)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Explanation 3
Norwegian aviator and entrepreneur. Together with his brother Arild Widerøe and Einar Isdahl he founded Widerøe's Flyveselskap, Norway's third largest airline, on 19 February 1934. The airline is still in operation today and is the largest regional airline in the Nordic countries.
His brother was accelerator physicist Rolf Widerøe. He was the father of Turi Widerøe, Norway's first female air transport pilot.
Widerøe died on 8 January 2002 in Oslo, Norway, aged 97.