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Finnish airports see higher passengers in Feb but below pre-pandemic level

Published : 22 Mar 2024, 05:24

  DF Report
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A total of 1.5 million passengers flew through Finnish airports in February 2024, according to Statistics Finland.

The number of passengers in was 4 per cent higher compared to the number in February 2023, but a quarter less than before the corona pandemic.

The number of passengers on domestic flights decreased by one per cent, while the number of passengers on international flights increased by 6 per cent compared to February 2023.

In February, Helsinki Airport accounted for 75 per cent of all passengers at domestic airports.

Seventy-three per cent of the air traffic passengers travelled on international flights.

In February 2024, a total of 1.1 million passengers flew through Helsinki Airport and altogether 380,000 passengers flew through other domestic airports. Of all passengers, 92 per cent travelled on scheduled flights.

Seventy-three per cent of the air traffic passengers travelled on international flights and 27 per cent on domestic flights. The share of passengers on international flights was 82 per cent at Helsinki Airport and 46 per cent in total at other domestic airports.

Compared to February 2023, the total number of passengers was one per cent higher at Helsinki Airport and 12 per cent higher at other domestic airports.

Among the domestic airports, the airports of Enontekiö, Rovaniemi, Kuusamo, Ivalo, Kittilä and Vaasa stood out with increased passenger numbers.