Helsinki-Vantaa Airport is located 19km (11.5 miles) north of Helsinki. More than 130 direct connections are available from Finland to elsewhere in the world.
Since 1997, Helsinki Airport has been selected as being among the best airports. In international passenger surveys on the quality of airport services, Helsinki Airport has placed in the top rank in Europe and also worldwide.
Finnair, the national carrier, operates connecting flights to major cities in Finland but in the last few years, they also increased to many new international destinations.
Another big airline operator is Scandinavian Airlines. Through cooperation with the Star Alliance members, SAS links many parts of the world directly to Finland.
As an example, Helsinki is the destination that gives you the shortest way between Europe and Asia. Over 16 million use Helsinki airport every year.
When you are in the airport, you nearly always have some time for shopping or dining. Delightful restaurants and great shopping offers cover the airport.
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You will find excellent public transport options from the airport to the city. Select between buses, trains or more comfortable cabs.
See more: To and from Helsinki Airport