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Latest publication: Air transport 2022, February

Published: 24 March 2021

Number of passengers at Finnish airports decreased by 91 per cent in February 2021

In February 2021, altogether 166,408 passengers flew through Finnish airports, which was 91 per cent fewer than twelve months earlier. There were 115,395 passengers at Helsinki Airport and a total of 51,013 passengers at other domestic airports. Helsinki Airport accounted for 69 per cent of all passengers at domestic airports.

In February 2021, the number of passengers at Helsinki Airport decreased by 92 per cent and the combined number of passengers at other domestic airports went down by 88 per cent compared to February 2020.

Forty-one per cent of the passengers were from international flights and 59 per cent from domestic flights. The share of passengers on international flights was 58 per cent at Helsinki Airport and three per cent in total at other domestic airports.

Number of passengers at Finnish airports by month in 2019 to 2021

Number of passengers at Finnish airports by month in 2019 to 2021

In February 2021, air freight and mail transport totalled 11,342 tonnes, which was 25 per cent lower than one year earlier. In total, 97 per cent of the tonnes passed through Helsinki Airport and 98 per cent were transported in traffic between Finland and foreign countries. Altogether 5,939 tonnes of the transported volume of goods were outgoing and 5,404 tonnes were incoming.

Source: Transport and Tourism, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Jukka Tuominen 029 551 3635, Sami Lahtinen 029 551 3207,

Head of Department in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 24.03.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Air transport [e-publication].
ISSN=2670-1847. February 2021. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.6.2022].
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