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Enontekio - the airport in the mountains
Enontekio Airport has an important part to play in the tourism of mountain
Lapland - after all it does lie more than 1,000 km from the Finnish
You can continue your journey from the airport by light aircraft, snowmobile
or reindeer team. The airport has its own cosy cafe as well as an authentic
Lappish tepee for meetings.
The Airport Building
The Enontekio airport building was designed by the architect Veli Hyrskykari.
The public area covers 80 sq. mtrs. in addition to air traffic control,
office and staff facilities. While the building itself is small, its
architecture incorporates features of the local building traditions.
The building opened for service in 1989.
Enontekio Airports contact information
(016) 554 8411, fax (016) 554 8499
Open Mon - Fri 9.00-15.00 hrs. and for flight arrivals and departures.
For flight departure and arrival times, (016) 554 8484.
International airport code: ENF
The historic, living aviation milieu of Malmi Airport in Helsinki, Finland,
has been selected onto the World Monuments Watch Listof 100 Most Endangered
Sites 2004. The list was made public inNew York on 24 September 2003.
The application for Malmi Airportwas submitted in December 2002 by the
Friends of Malmi AirportSociety, supported by the National Board of
Antiquities Finland andthe Aviation Museum Society.
Helsinki-Malmi was Finland's first land based airport and was built
on the marshes of Tattarisuo, in Malmi in 1936. It was officially inaugurated
two years later. Traffic burgeoned after World War II, and the runways,
laid over previous bog land, could no longer meet the new challenge.
It became economically more feasible to build a new Helsinki airport,
and the regular traffic once handled by Malmi relocated there in 1953.
Since then, Malmi has remained in service as a general aviation airport.
About the Airport
18/36 1340m x 30m
09/27 1024m x 30m
International airport code: HEM
During the operational hours of Malmi TWR, Malmi CTR is airspace class
During other times Malmi CTR is airspace class G.
Ref. AIP EFHF AD 2.1-5: 2.1.17 ATS AIRSPACE, 2.14-1 (VAC)
Helsinki-Malmi Airport Contact Information
Airport Office +358 (0)9 8277 4001
AIS/MET/COM +358 (0)9 8277 4031
Duty Officer +358 (0)9 8277 4050
ATIS +358 (0)9 8277 4034
Our aim is to offer our passengers a high standard of exciting, up-to-date
travelling experience, which we are constantly striving to keep fresh.
For years we have been working hard to create a wide range of services
for the enjoyment of the travelling public. In fact, we are known abroad
as world?s best airport.
Shopping for bargains, enjoying a decent cup of coffee and bite to eat
or even having your hair cut before take-off are just some of the many
good reasons to arrive at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport in good time before
your flight. Children will find plenty of things to do in the playrooms.
If you have business to attend to, you can spend your time productively
in the new multimedia centre. You can even have your car washed and
serviced while youre away.
Reason to Fly from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport
The airport resembles a bustling small town with its variety of shops
and services, a place where the needs of each passenger are taken into
consideration and service always comes with a smile. The new Reason
to Fly logo guides you to the airport services.
The Reason to Fly logo is the new slogan for Helsinki-Vantaa Airport.
It translates to excellence in customer care, with focus on the passenger.
The logo was designed so that passengers would be able to find the services
they are looking for as easily as possible, ensuring a pleasant journey.
Helsinki-Vantaa Airport was opened in 1952. It was initially only in
temporary use for the Helsinki Olympics between July 5th and August
15th, 1952. Air traffic was officially transferred from Malmi Airport
to the Helsinki airport on the 26th of October 1952. Today, Helsinki-Vantaa
is a an airport handling 10 million passengers and providing employment
for 18,000 people.
Postal and visiting adresses
Postal address: P.O. Box 29, FIN-01531 Vantaa, Finland
Exchange: + 385 9 82 771 or + 358 9 61 511, weekdays 8.00 - 16.30 hrs
Fax: + 358 9 8277 3296 (Airport Management)
Visiting address to Recruitment and Registry Office:
Lentajantie 1 D, 4th floor, 01530 Vantaa
Ivalo Airport, Pearl of Lapland
Ivalo Airport is the northernmost airport in Finland and Laplands oldest
tourist airport. More than 100,000 passengers pass through the Lapinhelmi
(Pearl of Lapland) terminal every year.
The gold fields of Tankavaara, the mountains of Saariselka, Lake Inari
and the world famous salmon rivers beckon travellers to the quiet of
the wilderness. It is easy to get to northern Norway or Murmansk from
Information about Ivalo airport
04/22, 2,500 metres
08/26, 1,720 metres
Position: 11 km south of Ivalo
International Airport Code: IVL
There are excellent flight connections from this, the easternmost airport
in the European Union to the Finnish capital, with 6 flights every weekday
to Helsinki. There are 5 on Saturdays and 4 on Sundays. Business travellers
come to Joensuu for the numerous international companies based here.
In particular there are wood processing firms, stone, metal and plastics
manufacturers and those involved in timber harvesting technologies.
The North Karelia region welcomes visitors to the joys of Karelian culture
and the quiet of its monasteries.
Joensuu Airports contact information
(013) 272 7111, fax (013) 272 7099
International airport code: JOE
A project by local authorities and businesses in the Jyvaskyla area
to expand Jyvaskyla Airports passenger terminal to meet current needs
reached completion on October 14th when the building work was finished.
The most difficult aspect of the 11 month construction period was combining
the normal functioning of the airport with the renovation of the old
facilities and work on the new building.
The official opening will take place on Tuesday, November 2nd. The entire
design and building costs amount to about 5 million euros, with financing,
on the three pillar system, from Jykes Oy (the Jyvaskyla regional
development corporation), the Central Finland employment promotion centre
and the Finnish Civil Aviation Administration. Support for the construction
work also came from the European regional development fund. The building
was designed by architects Helin & Co Arkkitehdit Oy of Helsinki. The
lead designer for the project was the architect Riitta Soininen.
tel: +358 (0) 14 445 5711
fax: +358 (0) 14 445 5799
There is a flight service from Kajaani to Helsinki three times a day.
On weekends there is a flight connection two times a day.
The airport is being developed with the help of tourism - current schemes
include Christmas trips and "The World's Best Region for Cross
Country Skiing" project. The airy and stylish passenger terminal
reflects the Kainuu region's well-deserved reputation for natural peace
Kajaani airport`s contact information
+358 8 689 7511, fax +358 8 689 7599
Office open mo-fri 7-20:15, sat 7-8:30 and 17-19:15, su 13-15 ja 18-20:15
Airtraffic departure and arrival times, +358 8 689 7600.
We at Kemi-Tornio Airport believe in providing a high standard of service
tailored to your special needs.
The spacious passenger terminal contains a restaurant, gift shop and
VIP lounge, and there are tepees for conferences. There is plenty to
do and see in the towns of Kemi and Tornio throughout the year, from
an icebreaker and the world's biggest snow castle to a golf tournament
played under the midnight sun.
Kemi-Tornio Airport contact information
Civil Aviation Adminstration
(016)211 8701, fax (016)211 8799
Since it was built in 1982, the Kittila Airport terminal has been expanded
no less than four times, in 1990, 1994, 1998 and 2001, and yet again
it is in urgent need of expansion. Thanks to the labour authorities,
almost all the investment up to 1998 could be paid for out of employment
funds. Without this support the airport would not have been able to
develop so fast.
During the airport's busiest day in December as many as 5,000 arriving
and departing passengers passed through the airport. This is two and
a half times the number for the whole of June! In fact the biggest problem
facing the airport is these enormous national seasonal fluctuations.
During the quietest months of the summer, the number of return passengers
is as low as about 2,000, whilst during the peak period, which is December,
it exceeds 50,000. Passenger numbers actually exceeded the airport's
capacity during the weekends of December, and the current facilities
cannot cope with any more during the most popular weekends.
Kittila Airports Contact Information
(016) 366 8911, fax (016) 366 8999
International airport code: KTT
Kruunupyy Airport has featured strongly in the growth statistics in
Finland in recent years.
There are six flights a day from Kruunupyy to Helsinki and via Vaasa
Kruunupyy lies between Pietarsaari and Kokkola so it's also the nearest
airport for the Kaustinen folk music festival.
Kruunupyy Airports Contact information
(06) 869 6811, fax (06) 869 6899
International airport code: KOK
There are 8 flights a day from this, the country's sixth busiest airport.
Kuopio is interesting for its business and science, but it is also a
Mecca for people from the arts and cultural worlds as well as tourists
- surrounded as it is by the magnificent lakeland scenery of the Savo
Kuopio airport contact information
Postal and visiting address
Exchange +358 17 477 211
Fax +358 17 477 299 (Airport management)
International airport code: KUO
Info+358 17 477 211
Parking +358 17 477 211
Briefing +358 17 477 233
Photography permits +358 17 477 200
Environmental affairs and aircraft noice inquiries
Kuusamo is one of Finland's most popular and snowiest winter tourist
The number of passengers using Kuusamo Airport has risen at a record
pace in the past few years. The expansion to the airport passenger terminal
was opened to the public in February 1999.
Kuusamo Airports Contact Information
Office: tel +358 8 851 8801, fax +358 8 851 8899
International airport code KAO
Lappeenranta Airport sits at the eastern border of the European Union,
amid an increasing flow of goods and passengers.
From Lappeenranta you can reach Saimaa by water and travel the Saimaa
Canal all the way to Viipuri (Vyborg).
Lappeenranta Airports Contact Information
(05) 680 6310, fax (05) 680 6397 Civil Aviation Administration, customer
(05) 680 6301, fax (05) 680 6399, CAA's office
International airport code: LPP
At Maarianhamina Airport you are almost in a different country from
Finland - besides speaking Swedish, you can also indulge in tax free
shopping whether you are on a Finnish domestic or EU flight!
The islands culture, their colourful history, the sea and the natural
surroundings plus a plethora of events make this self-governing island
state a fascinating place to visit at any time of the year.
Mariehamn Airports Contact Information
22120 Mariehamn, Aland
(018) 634 411, fax (018) 634 499
International airport code: MHQ
- Mikkeli Airport
The Mikkeli airport is maintained by the city of Mikkeli. The airport
serves especially the tourism and the industry of the area, as well
as local companies doing business world-wide.
To a provincial centre like Mikkeli, as well as to the centre of defence
administration, the airport and its regular and scheduled services have
important and central strategic meaning. For the local companies the
air connection is an important way to maintain the international connections.
The distance from Mikkeli airport to town centre is only 3 kilometres.
Travel to town centre and back quickly with an airport taxi.
Fly with Golden Airs morning plane to the Helsinki- Vantaa airport.
Transfer quickly and easily either to domestic or international flights.
Return back to Mikkeli with the evening plane. The flight from Mikkeli
to Helsinki with the Saab SF propeller turbine plane (which seats 34
people) takes only 35 minutes.
The security check to travellers leaving from Mikkeli airport enables
for example the baggage clearance directly to the destination and therefore,
travellers may at the HelsinkiVantaa airport go directly to the transit
hall without the baggage.
Mikkeli airport services include free parking and paid car heating.
Next to the airport, there is a popular golf course. The airport is
located next to the industrial area of Tusku. Mikkeli airport belongs
to the EUs TEN- airport network. Since the Mikkeli airport is also
a customs airport, it is possible to fly both charter and commercial
flights from and to Mikkeli.
During summer, there are bustling gliding, military, powered flight
and parachute jumping activities at the airport. Since the Eastern Command
Headquarters and the Savo Brigade are situated in Mikkeli, the military
aviation is also notable.
TWR/AFIS, tel (015) 36 64 27
Airport manager (015) 16 21 23,
fax (015) 15 16 74
700 000 passengers pass through Oulu Airport every year.
Designed for a million passengers, the terminal building is easily able
to accommodate the business traveller and charter flier as well as the
tourists who flock to Oulu. The European connection is augmented with
direct flights to Stockholm.
The airports inauguration was celebrated in style on June 30, 1953.
On that day Oswald Syysjarvi, the then head of the airport, wrote the
following in his diary: In fine sunny weather a 26-seat Kuikka OH-LCB
piloted by captain Laitinen flew over Oulunsalo and landed at the airport
at 11:15 a.m. local time. The inauguration of Oulus new airport was
then celebrated one day before the airport was opened to traffic. However,
air traffic in Oulu had started already in 1936 at Oritkari Airport.
The airport soon became too small for the bigger planes that came into
use after the Second World War, and a new airport started being built
in Oulunsalo. It was completed in 1953, and five years later the first
building housing a passenger area and air navigation services was opened.
Jet plane traffic started in Oulu in 1964. A new passenger hall was
completed in 1973. The present passenger terminal was expanded in 1994
and 2002. Today Oulu Airport is Finlands second biggest airport after
Helsinki-Vantaa if one considers the number of passengers and amount
of freight transported. In 2002, 637,700 passengers passed through Oulu
Airport. On weekdays there are 1516 scheduled flights from Oulu to
Helsinki and four scheduled flights directly to Stockholm. Holiday flights
are flown to Mediterranean countries and the Canary Islands all year
around except in the middle of the summer. Oulu Airport serves not only
passengers but also local companies, which it provides with rapid mail
flight and air freight connections. The passenger terminal can handle
one million passengers a year.Oulu Airport has rapid daily flights to
several European cities. The new airline companies that have recently
started operations offer passengers new alternatives.Oulu Airport will
celebrate its anniversary with a photo exhibition presenting the airports
history.Caption: A Kuikka at the inauguration of Oulu Airport on June
Oulu Airport contact information
Civil Aviation Administration, Oulu Airport
Tel: (08) 520 7711 (8.00-16.00), fax (08) 520 7799
E-mail: first firstname.lastname@example.org
Information desk (08) 520 7800 (5.00-2.00)
Pori offers excellent flight access to Helsinki.
The airport operates on the "get you home for supper" principle
from morning to late at night, for business and other passengers alike.
Charter traffic is brisk during the Pori Jazz Festival in July.
Pori airport`s contact information
Finnish Civil Aviation Administration,
+ 358(0)2 6100 6011, fax +358(0)2 6100 6099
About the Pori Airport
Runway: 12/30, 2,350 metres
Position: 2,5 km south of Pori.
International airport code: POR
ICAO-code : EFPO
Rovaniemi Airport is the Gateway for Finnish air traffic to Finnish
Lapland, north west Russia, (Murmansk and Archangel), northern Sweden
(Lulea), and northern Norway (Lakselv). The airport stands literally
on the arctic circle, with the line of latitude running right through
the airport grounds. This arctic location and our excellent relations
with our neighbours at Santa's village suits Santa Claus as well - after
all, he has appointed Rovaniemi as his official airport!
The airport bears the Official Airport of Santa Claus trademark within
the EU and several other countries. Santa's home is right next to the
airport at Santa Claus Village. You can reach it from the airport either
on foot or by taking a reindeer, dog team, sleigh or motor vehicle.
The extension to the Lapland Gateway terminal was completed in November
Rovaniemi airport contact information
Postal address: Box 8182, 96101 Rovaniemi, Finland
Exchange: + 358 16 363 6511
Fax: + 358 16 363 6599 ( Airport management )
Information mon - sun 05.00- 22.00 + 358 16 363 6506
Airport Director + 358 16 363 6500
fax: + 358 16 363 6599
Terminalsupervisor + 358 16 363 6505
At Savonlinna Airport we greet our opera visitors in the most appropriate
way we can think of - with a welcoming concert!
These mini-concerts have become a firm favourite among our passengers
as they gather round the airport's very own grand piano. But of course
it is always well worth visiting Savonlinna, even outside the music
festival season, because there are more rental summer cottages around
the town than in any other region of Finland!
Lentoaseman paallikko: Jussi Laine +358 15 523 209
Lentoaseman toimisto: +358 15 523 208
fax +358 15 523 358
Lennontiedotus +358 15 523 376
International airport code: SVL
Tampere-Pirkkala`s air traffic control services are of international
standard. Aerodrome control and approach control services (TWR/APP)
are avialable H24. Radar control services (TAR) are available on weekdays
between 08.00 and 20.00 hrs LMT. At other times you should check whether
radar control is available, by telephone if necessary.
Tampere-Pirkkala airport contact information
Civil Aviation Administration
FIN 33960 PIRKKALA
+ 358 3 2835311 Fax +358 3 2835399
International airportcode: TMP
The CAA has declared Turku Airport as Airport Of The Year for 2003.
The choice was announced at a meeting of CAA airport managers in Vantaa
on Tuesday, November 25th.
An Airport of the Year has been selected for more than ten years, the
award between 1990 and 2002 being based on an evaluation by the Finnair
airline of its passenger surveys. The choice for 2003 is based on a
CAA questionnaire concerning customer service as well as a survey of
job satisfaction among staff.
Turku airport contact information
PL 167, 20101 TURKU
Lentoasemantie 150, 20360 TURKU
02 271 4601, fax (02) 271 4699
More and more people have been using Vaasa airport in recent years,
thanks to our excellent flight links to Helsinki and Stockholm.
Vaasa is Finland's fourth biggest airport for international traffic.
Vaasa airports contact information
(06)212 6111, fax (06)212 6199
International airport code: VAA
For flight departure and arrival times
Finnair, (06) 212 6171,
SAS, (06) 212 6220
Terminal services, (06) 212 6151
Varkaus Airport is particularly useful for the numerous surrounding
business and industrial firms with trade links worldwide. Incoming tourism
is also being developed in conjunction with various companies.
There are four flights every weekday from Varkaus to Helsinki and back.
Right next to the airport there is a marina and a full sized golf course.
(017) 615 6911 fax (017) 615 6999
For flight departure and arrival times, (017) 615 6970
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