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Latest publication: Air transport 2021, January

Published: 26 November 2020

Number of passengers at Finnish airports decreased by 91 per cent in October 2020

In October 2020, a total of 196,279 passengers flew through Finnish airports, which was 91 per cent fewer than twelve months earlier. There were 147,736 passengers at Helsinki Airport and 48,543 at other domestic airports. Helsinki Airport accounted for 75 per cent of all passengers at domestic airports.

In October 2020 the number of passengers at Helsinki Airport decreased by 92 per cent and the combined number of passengers at other Finnish airports went down by 86 per cent compared to October 2019.

Fifty-six cent of the passengers came from international flights and 44 per cent from domestic flights. The share of passengers on international flights was 71 per cent at Helsinki Airport and nine per cent at other domestic airports.

Number of passengers at Finnish airports in January to October 2020

Number of passengers at Finnish airports in January to October 2020

In January to October 2020, the number of passengers flying through Finnish airports totalled 6.1 million, which was 72 per cent fewer than one year before. Of the passengers 70 per cent came from international flights and 30 per cent from domestic flights. There were 4.8 million passengers at Helsinki Airport and a total of 1.3 million passengers at other domestic airports. Helsinki Airport accounted for 79 per cent of passengers at domestic airports.

In January to October 2020, the volume of air freight and mail transport totalled 107,461 tonnes, which was 43 per cent lower than one year earlier. Of the tonnes, 98 per cent passed through Helsinki Airport and 99 per cent were transported in traffic between Finland and foreign countries. Altogether 59,003 tonnes of the transported volume of goods were outgoing and 48,457 tonnes incoming.


Source: Transport and Tourism, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Jukka Tuominen 029 551 3635, Sami Lahtinen 029 551 3207, jukka.tuominen@stat.fi

Head of Department in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 26.11.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Air transport [e-publication].
ISSN=2670-1847. October 2020. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 5.3.2021].
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