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Latest publication: Air transport 2022, February

Published: 24 September 2020

Number of passengers at Finnish airports decreased by 86 per cent in August 2020

Altogether 332,958 passengers flew through Finnish airports in August 2020, which was 86 per cent lower than one year before. There were 272,715 passengers at Helsinki Airport and a total of 60,243 passengers at other domestic airports in August 2020. Helsinki Airport accounted for 82 per cent of all passengers at domestic airports.

In August 2020 the number of passengers at Helsinki Airport decreased by 87 per cent and the combined number of passengers at other Finnish airports went down by 78 per cent compared to August 2019.

Seventy per cent of the passengers were from international flights and 30 per cent from domestic flights. Of the passengers at Helsinki Airport, 82 per cent were from international flights. Ninety-seven per cent of the passengers at Helsinki Airport flew on scheduled flights and three 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 August 2020

Number of passengers at Finnish airports in January to August 2020

In the January to August period of 2020 altogether 5.7 million passengers flew through Finnish airports, which was 68 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 4.5 million passengers at Helsinki Airport and a total of 1.2 million passengers at other domestic airports. Helsinki Airport accounted for 79 per cent of all passengers at domestic airports.

In the January to August period of 2020 air freight and mail transports amounted to 87,004 tonnes in total, which was 41 per cent lower than one year before. Ninety-eight 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 47,888 tonnes of the goods were outgoing and 39,116 tonnes were incoming.


Source: Transport and Tourism, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Sami Lahtinen 029 551 3207, Jukka Tuominen 029 551 3635, sami.lahtinen@stat.fi

Head of Department in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 24.09.20020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Air transport [e-publication].
ISSN=2670-1847. August 2020. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 6.7.2022].
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