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Latest publication: Air transport 2020, November

Published: 29 October 2020

Number of passengers at Finnish airports decreased by 90 per cent in September 2020

In September 2020, altogether 217,830 passengers flew through Finnish airports, which was 90 per cent fewer than twelve months earlier. There were 161,715 passengers at Helsinki Airport and a total of 56,115 passengers at other domestic airports. Helsinki Airport accounted for 74 per cent of all passengers at domestic airports.

In September 2020, the number of passengers at Helsinki Airport decreased by 92 per cent and the combined number of passengers at other domestic airports went down by 83 per cent compared to September 2019.

Fifty-three per cent of the passengers were from international flights and 47 per cent from domestic flights. The share of passengers on international flights was 69 per cent at Helsinki Airport and seven per cent in total at other domestic airports.

Number of passengers at Finnish airports in January to September 2020

Number of passengers at Finnish airports in January to September 2020

In January to September 2020, altogether 5.9 million passengers flew through Finnish airports, which was 70 per cent fewer than twelve months earlier. Seventy per cent of the passengers were from international flights and 30 per cent from domestic flights. The number of passengers at Helsinki Airport was 4.7 million and at other domestic airports 1.2 million passengers in total. Helsinki Airport accounted for 79 per cent of passengers at domestic airports.

In January to September 2020, air freight and mail transport totalled 96,322 tonnes, which was 42 per cent lower than one year earlier. Ninety-eight per cent of the tonnes passed through Helsinki Airport and 99 per cent were transported in traffic between Finland and foreign countries. Altogether 52,964 tonnes of the transported volume of goods were outgoing and 43,358 tonnes were incoming.


Source: Transport and Tourism, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Jukka Tuominen 029 551 3635, Sami Lahtinen 029 551 3207, jukka.tuominen@stat.fi

Head of Department in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 29.10.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Air transport [e-publication].
ISSN=2670-1847. September 2020. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.1.2021].
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