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Passenger number reduces by 91% at Finnish airports in Feb

Published : 24 Mar 2021, 21:56

  DF Report

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A total of 166,408 passengers flew through Finnish airports in February this year, which was 91 per cent fewer than twelve months earlier, according to Statistics Finland.

There were 115,395 passengers at Helsinki Airport and a total of 51,013 passengers at other domestic airports. Helsinki Airport accounted for 69 per cent of all passengers at domestic airports.

In February 2021, 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 88 per cent compared to February 2020.

About 41 per cent of the passengers were from international flights and 59 per cent from domestic flights. The share of passengers on international flights was 58 per cent at Helsinki Airport and three per cent in total at other domestic airports.

In February 2021, air freight and mail transport totalled 11,342 tonnes, which was 25 per cent lower than one year earlier.

In total, 97 per cent of the tonnes passed through Helsinki Airport and 98 per cent were transported in traffic between Finland and foreign countries. Altogether 5,939 tonnes of the transported volume of goods were outgoing and 5,404 tonnes were incoming.