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HEL Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: HEL / EFHK
Airport Names:
  1. Helsinki Airport
  2. Helsinki-Vantaan lentoasemaHelsingfors-Vanda flygplats
Location: Helsinki / Vantaa, Finland
GPS Coordinates: 60°19'1"N by 24°57'47"E
Area Served: Helsinki, Finland
Operator/Owner: Finavia
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 179 feet (55 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Helsinki Airport (HEL):

  • The Aviapolis is a new international business park adjacent to the Helsinki airport area, already hosting the operations of numerous companies around the airport.
  • Helsinki Airport (HEL) has 3 runways.
  • The closest airport to Helsinki Airport (HEL) is Helsinki-Malmi Airport (HEM), which is located only 5 miles (8 kilometers) SSE of HEL.
  • Because of Helsinki Airport's relatively low elevation of 179 feet, planes can take off or land at Helsinki Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The airport is nominally divided into 2 terminals, located 250 metres apart and linked by an internal pedestrian connection both airside and landside.
  • Connecting the airport by frequent local bus 61 of Helsinki Regional Transport Authority or taxi to the Tikkurila railway station provides access to commuter trains as well as to long-distance trains in the directions of Tampere and Lahti, including lines to Saint Petersburg and Moscow.
  • Helsinki Airport handled 15,279,043 passengers last year.
  • In addition to being known as "Helsinki Airport", another name for HEL is "Helsinki-Vantaan lentoasemaHelsingfors-Vanda flygplats".
  • The furthest airport from Helsinki Airport (HEL) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 10,992 miles (17,689 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.

Map of Nearest Airports from Helsinki Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Helsinki Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
15.18 miles (8.33 km) SSEHelsinki-Malmi Airport (HEM)Helsinki / Malmi, FinlandView Helsinki-Malmi Airport on a map View satellite image of Helsinki-Malmi Airport Set HEM as destination Airport Get more information about Helsinki-Malmi Airport
223.47 miles (37.77 km) NHyvinkää Airfield (HYV)Hyvinkää, FinlandView Hyvinkää Airfield on a map View satellite image of Hyvinkää Airfield Set HYV as destination Airport Get more information about Hyvinkää Airfield
362.50 miles (100.59 km) STallinn Airport (TLL)Tallinn, EstoniaView Tallinn Airport on a map View satellite image of Tallinn Airport Set TLL as destination Airport Get more information about Tallinn Airport
478.01 miles (125.54 km) ENEUtti Airport (UTI)Utti / Valkeala, FinlandView Utti Airport on a map View satellite image of Utti Airport Set UTI as destination Airport Get more information about Utti Airport
588.86 miles (143.01 km) NNWTampere–Pirkkala Airport (TMP)Tampere / Pirkkala, FinlandView Tampere–Pirkkala Airport on a map View satellite image of Tampere–Pirkkala Airport Set TMP as destination Airport Get more information about Tampere–Pirkkala Airport
693.16 miles (149.92 km) WTurku Airport (TKU)Turku, FinlandView Turku Airport on a map View satellite image of Turku Airport Set TKU as destination Airport Get more information about Turku Airport
7106.51 miles (171.40 km) NHalli Airport (KEV)Kuorevesi, FinlandView Halli Airport on a map View satellite image of Halli Airport Set KEV as destination Airport Get more information about Halli Airport
8118.08 miles (190.03 km) SWKärdla Airport (KDL)Kärdla, Hiiumaa, EstoniaView Kärdla Airport on a map View satellite image of Kärdla Airport Set KDL as destination Airport Get more information about Kärdla Airport
9118.93 miles (191.40 km) ENELappeenranta Airport (LPP)Lappeenranta, FinlandView Lappeenranta Airport on a map View satellite image of Lappeenranta Airport Set LPP as destination Airport Get more information about Lappeenranta Airport
10120.66 miles (194.18 km) NEMikkeli Airport (MIK)Mikkeli, FinlandView Mikkeli Airport on a map View satellite image of Mikkeli Airport Set MIK as destination Airport Get more information about Mikkeli Airport
11132.27 miles (212.87 km) SPärnu Airport (EPU)Pärnu, EstoniaView Pärnu Airport on a map View satellite image of Pärnu Airport Set EPU as destination Airport Get more information about Pärnu Airport
12132.54 miles (213.29 km) NWPori Airport (POR)Pori, FinlandView Pori Airport on a map View satellite image of Pori Airport Set POR as destination Airport Get more information about Pori Airport
13145.87 miles (234.75 km) NJyväskylä Airport (JYV)Jyväskylä, FinlandView Jyväskylä Airport on a map View satellite image of Jyväskylä Airport Set JYV as destination Airport Get more information about Jyväskylä Airport
14151.56 miles (243.92 km) SSETartu Airport (TAY)Tartu, EstoniaView Tartu Airport on a map View satellite image of Tartu Airport Set TAY as destination Airport Get more information about Tartu Airport
15160.38 miles (258.11 km) NEVarkaus Airport (VRK)Joroinen, FinlandView Varkaus Airport on a map View satellite image of Varkaus Airport Set VRK as destination Airport Get more information about Varkaus Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Helsinki Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Helsinki Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,991.59 miles (17,689.20 km) SEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map View satellite image of Chatham Islands Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
210,717.34 miles (17,247.85 km) ESEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map View satellite image of Dunedin International Airport Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
310,697.84 miles (17,216.46 km) ESERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ryan's Creek Aerodrome Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
410,695.85 miles (17,213.25 km) ESEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map View satellite image of Oamaru Airport Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
510,680.52 miles (17,188.59 km) ESEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map View satellite image of Invercargill Airport Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
610,665.03 miles (17,163.66 km) ESERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map View satellite image of Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
710,661.74 miles (17,158.36 km) ESEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map View satellite image of Christchurch International Airport Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
810,661.47 miles (17,157.93 km) ESEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ashburton Aerodrome Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
910,653.85 miles (17,145.66 km) ESEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Alexandra Aerodrome Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
1010,635.31 miles (17,115.83 km) ESEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Kaikoura Aerodrome Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
1110,624.29 miles (17,098.10 km) ESEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map View satellite image of Wanaka Airport Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1210,623.51 miles (17,096.84 km) ESEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map View satellite image of Queenstown Airport Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
1310,612.02 miles (17,078.35 km) SEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Hood Aerodrome Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
1410,609.32 miles (17,074.00 km) ESEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Glentanner Aerodrome Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1510,608.54 miles (17,072.75 km) ESEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map View satellite image of Wellington International Airport Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport