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Latest publication: Air transport 2022, February

Published: 28 April 2021

Number of passengers at Finnish airports decreased by 83 per cent in March 2021

In March 2021, altogether 167,754 passengers flew through Finnish airports, which was 83 per cent fewer than twelve months earlier. There were 119,526 passengers at Helsinki Airport and a total of 48,228 passengers at other domestic airports. Helsinki Airport accounted for 71 per cent of all passengers at domestic airports.

In March 2021, the number of passengers at Helsinki Airport decreased by 84 per cent and the combined number of passengers at other Finnish airports went down by 77 per cent compared to March 2020.

Forty-five per cent of the passengers were from international flights and 55 per cent from domestic flights. The share of passengers on international flights was 62 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 March 2021, air freight and mail transport totalled 10,431 tonnes, which was 26 per cent lower than one year earlier. In total, 99.7 per cent of the tonnes passed through Helsinki Airport and 99 per cent were transported in traffic between Finland and foreign countries. Altogether 5,617 tonnes of the transported volume of goods were outgoing and 4,814 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 28.04.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Air transport [e-publication].
ISSN=2670-1847. March 2021. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 6.7.2022].
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