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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):

  • There are regular bus service 615 and 620 to the Helsinki Central railway station in 30–55 minutes, and major hotels and railway stations in the Greater Helsinki Area in 15–120 minutes.
  • The airport's three runways provide a platform for future growth while the airport can accommodate wide-body aircraft such as the Airbus A340.
  • Helsinki Airport (HEL) has 3 runways.
  • Helsinki Airport handled 15,279,043 passengers last year.
  • The following handling agents provide ground handling services for airlines:Airpro, Inter Handling, ISS Aviation, Servisair, Groundpower, Swissport.
  • Helsinki Airport or Helsinki-Vantaa Airport is the main international airport of the Helsinki metropolitan region and the whole of Finland.
  • In addition to being known as "Helsinki Airport", another name for HEL is "Helsinki-Vantaan lentoasemaHelsingfors-Vanda flygplats".
  • 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 closest airport to Helsinki Airport (HEL) is Helsinki-Malmi Airport (HEM), which is located only 5 miles (8 kilometers) SSE of HEL.
  • The airport is operated by Finavia, the state-owned enterprise that operates Finland's airports.
  • 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.
  • Originally built for the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, the airport served 15,279,043 passengers in 2013 and it is the fourth largest airport in the Nordic countries.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport