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Latest publication: Air transport 2021, February

Published: 27 January 2021

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

In December 2020, a total of 198,979 passengers flew through Finnish airports, which was 91 per cent lower than twelve months earlier. There were 147,822 passengers at Helsinki Airport and 51,157 at other domestic airports. Helsinki Airport accounted for 74 per cent of all passengers at domestic airports.

In December 2020, the number of passengers at Helsinki Airport decreased by 91 per cent and the combined number of passengers at other Finnish airports also went down by 91 per cent compared to December 2019.

Of the passengers 52 per cent came from international flights and 48 per cent from domestic flights. The share of passengers on international flights was 68 per cent at Helsinki Airport and six per cent at other domestic airports.

Number of passengers at Finnish airports in January to December 2020

Number of passengers at Finnish airports in January to December 2020

In January to December 2020, the number of passengers flying through Finnish airports totalled 6.5 million, which was 75 per cent lower than one year before. Of the passengers 69 per cent came from international flights and 31 per cent from domestic flights. There were 5.1 million passengers at Helsinki Airport and a total of 1.4 million passengers at other domestic airports. Helsinki Airport accounted for 79 per cent of passengers at domestic airports.

In January to December 2020, the volume of air freight and mail transport totalled 132,032 tonnes, which was 42 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 72,095 tonnes of the transported volume of goods were outgoing and 59,938 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 27.01.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Air transport [e-publication].
ISSN=2670-1847. December 2020. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.4.2021].
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