|Elevation AMSL||55 m / 179 ft|
|Coordinates||60°19′02″N 024°57′48″E / 60.31722°N 24.96333°ECoordinates: 60°19′02″N 024°57′48″E / 60.31722°N 24.96333°E|
Helsinki Airport (IATA: HEL, ICAO: EFHK; Finnish: Helsinki-Vantaan lentoasema, Swedish: Helsingfors-Vanda flygplats) is the main international airport of Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Its surrounding metropolitan area, and the Uusimaa region. The airport is in the city of Vantaa, about 5 kilometres (3 mi) west of Tikkurila, the administrative center of Vantaa and 9.2 NM (17.0 km; 10.6 mi) north of Helsinki city center. The airport is operated by state-owned Finavia.
It is the largest airport in Finland and the fourth busiest airport in the Nordic countries.
The airport is the main hub for Finnair, the flag carrier of Finland, and its subsidiary Nordic Regional Airlines. It is also a hub for CityJet (on behalf of SAS) and an operating base for Jet Time, Norwegian Air Shuttle, SunClass Airlines and TUI fly Nordic.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "CityJet to Fly New Aircraft For SAS". Dublin: CityJet DAC. 1 October 2015. Archived from the original on 3 June 2016. Retrieved 25 September 2016.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 "EFHK Helsinki-Vantaa" (PDF). AIP Suomi / Finland. Finavia. 8 December 2016. pp. EFHK AD 2.1, pp. 1–10. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 August 2016. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
- ↑ "Traffic statistics per year" (PDF). Finavia. Retrieved 9 January 2018.
- ↑ "EFHK Helsinki-Vantaa" (PDF). AIP Suomi / Finland. Finavia. 5 February 2015. pp. EFHK AD 2.1, p. 1. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 August 2016. Retrieved 18 July 2015.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Official website (in Finnish)
- Accident history for HEL at Aviation Safety Network