Published: 25 June 2020

Number of passengers at Finnish airports decreased by 98 per cent in May 2020

Altogether 44,970 passengers flew through Finnish airports in May 2020, which was 98 per cent lower than one year before. There were 36,225 passengers at Helsinki Airport and a total of 8,745 passengers at other domestic airports. Helsinki Airport accounted for 81 per cent of all passengers at domestic airports.

In May 2020 the number of passengers at Helsinki Airport decreased by 98 per cent and the combined number of passengers at other Finnish airports went down by 97 per cent compared to May 2019.

Sixty-five per cent of the passengers were from international flights and 35 per cent from domestic flights. Of the passengers at Helsinki Airport, 80 per cent were from international flights. Ninety-eight per cent of the passengers at Helsinki Airport flew on scheduled flights and two per cent on chartered flights. At the other domestic airports, one per cent of the passengers flew on chartered flights.

Number of passengers at Finnish airports in January to May 2020

Number of passengers at Finnish airports in January to May 2020

In the January to May period of 2020 altogether 5.0 million passengers flew through Finnish airports, which was 53 per cent lower than one year before. Seventy-one per cent of the passengers were from international flights and 29 per cent from domestic flights. There were 3.9 million passengers at Helsinki Airport and a total of 1.0 million passengers at other domestic airports. Helsinki Airport accounted for 79 per cent of all passengers at domestic airports.

In the January to May period of 2020 air freight and mail transports amounted to 60,444 tonnes in total, and 98 per cent of the tonnes were transported through Helsinki Airport. Ninety-nine per cent of the tonnes were transported between Finland and foreign countries. Altogether 33,604 tonnes of the goods were outgoing and 26,840 tonnes were incoming.


Source: Transport and Tourism, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Sami Lahtinen 029 551 3207, Matti Kokkonen 029 551 3770, matti.kokkonen@stat.fi

Director in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko

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Updated 25.06.20020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Air transport [e-publication].
ISSN=2670-1847. May 2020. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 14.7.2020].
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