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Helsinki Airport
Finnish: Helsinki-Vantaan lentoasema
Swadish: Helsingfors-Vanda flygplats
Airport teepPublic
ServesHelsinki (Greater Helsinki), Finland
LocationAviapolis, Vantaa, Finland
OpenedJulie 1952 (1952-07)
Hub for
Focus ceety for
Elevation AMSL179  ft / 55  m
Coordinates60°19′02″N 024°57′48″E / 60.31722°N 24.96333°E / 60.31722; 24.96333Coordinates: 60°19′02″N 024°57′48″E / 60.31722°N 24.96333°E / 60.31722; 24.96333
HEL is located in Finland
HEL is located in Europe
Location within Helsinki am Main
Direction Lenth Surface
m ft
04R/22L 3,500 11,483 Asphalt
04L/22R 3,060 10,039 Asphalt
15/33 2,901 9,518 Asphalt
H16/H34 310 1,017 Asphalt
Statistics (2020)
Passenger change 19–20Decrease 76.88%
Source: Finavia

Helsinki Airport (IATA: HELICAO: EFHK) (Finnish: Helsinki-Vantaan lentoasema; Swadish: Helsingfors-Vanda flygplats) is a internaitional airport in Vantaa, 19 km (12 mi) north o Helsinki, the caipital o Finland.[1] It is the kintra's mucklest airport, the busiest in Finland an the fourth busiest in the Nordic kintras in terms o passenger numbers. Aboot 90% o Finland's international air traffic passes throu Helsinki Airport.[2] The airport handled 21,8 million passengers in 2019, anaw 18,9 million international passengers an 2,9 million domestic passengers. Oan average, the airport handles aroond 350 departures a day.[2]

The airport is the main hub fur Finnair,[3] the flag carrier o Finland, an its subsidiary Nordic Regional Airlines.[4] Oreeginally biggit fur the 1952 Simmer Olympics in Helsinki,[5] the airport the day employs 25,000 fowk wi 1,500 companies that operate at the airport.[6][7]

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  1. EFHK Helsinki-Vantaa, Finavia (in Inglis)
  2. a b Helsinki Airport is designed for smooth travelling, Finavia (in Inglis)
  3. Finnair, offeecial wabsteid (in Inglis)
  4. Nordic Regional Airlines, offeecial wabsteid
  5. History of Helsinki Airport, Finavia (in Inglis)
  6. Helsinki Airport (in Inglis)
  7. Helsinki Airport's urban travel centre combines different ways of transport, Finavia (in Inglis)

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