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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):

  • In addition to being known as "Helsinki Airport", another name for HEL is "Helsinki-Vantaan lentoasemaHelsingfors-Vanda flygplats".
  • 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.
  • Helsinki Airport handled 15,279,043 passengers last year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Helsinki Airport (HEL) has 3 runways.
  • The airport's three runways provide a platform for future growth while the airport can accommodate wide-body aircraft such as the Airbus A340.

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