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Airports in Finland

Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport (HEL)

Overview

The main gateway for flights to Finland, Helsinki Vantaa International Airport is located in Vantaa, roughly 11 miles (17km) north of central Helsinki. First built for the Summer Olympics in 1952, the facility has been ranked among the world's best airports several times over the last 20 years.

The airport is clean and well-run, with a reputation for quick processing times and friendly staff members. Major renovation was completed in 2012, incorporating the addition of more shops and restaurants, as well as more seating areas for passengers.

Flights to Helsinki Vantaa International Airport are available from many destinations worldwide, including London, Moscow, Berlin, Athens, Edinburgh, Paris, Toronto, New York, Hong Kong, Beijing, Seoul and Dubai.

Location

The airport is situated about 11 miles (17km) from Helsinki city centre.

Getting to the city

There are regular bus services between Helsinki, the Tikkurila railway station and the airport. Bus transfers from the airport to local hotels and parking areas are free of charge. The Finnair City Bus also transfers passengers to downtown Helsinki.

Time

GMT +2 (GMT +3 between last Sunday in March and last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +358 200 14636 or (0)9 82 771.

see full airport guide


Oulu Airport (OUL)

Location

The airport is located nine miles (15km) from Oulu city centre.

Getting to the city

Buses are available between the city and the airport and are reasonably priced.

Time

GMT +2 (GMT +3, Apr - Oct)

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Vaasa Airport (VAA)

Location

The airport is located six miles (9km) from Vaasa city centre.

Getting to the city

Bus services are available to the city centre.

Time

GMT +2 (GMT +3 between last Sunday in March and last Sunday in October).

see full airport guide


Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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