Helsinki Vantaa Airport (HEL)

Helsinki Airport Summary

Helsinki Vantaa Airport (IATA: HEL, ICAO: EFHK) is the main international airport of Finland, that is located in Vantaa (Uusimaa region). It's the main hub for Finnair. Also it serves Nordic Regional Airlines, CityJet (on behalf of SAS), Jet Time, Norwegian, SunClass Airlines and TUI fly Nordic. Vantaa Airport has two terminals with 50 gates and 80 aircraft parking stands. Helsinki Airport is located 17 km from the city center.

22:40 AY1366 Manchester Landed
22:45 AY1476 Vienna Cancelled
23:00 AY1578 Paris Charles de Gaulle Landed
23:05 AY1534 Geneva Landed
23:10 AY540 Rovaniemi Cancelled
23:10 AY1386 Dublin Cancelled
23:10 LH2464 Munich Landed
23:20 AY578 Kittilä Landed
23:35 AF1176 Paris Charles de Gaulle Landed
00:10 AY7008 Kuusamo Landed
00:50 SK7204 Turin Landed
05:25 AY062 Tokyo Haneda Estimated
23:00 AY820 Stockholm Arlanda Landed
00:20 BT325 Riga Landed
00:45 AY639 Kittilä Landed
22:40 AY1032 Tallinn Landed
23:25 AY446 Oulu Landed
22:55 D82871 Gran Canaria Landed
23:55 KL1171 Amsterdam Landed
22:55 AY1416 Frankfurt Landed
23:00 AY1756 Milan Estimated
22:50 AY1224 Prague Landed
22:55 AY7007 Rovaniemi Departed
23:50 AY1035 Tallinn Departed
23:55 AY449 Oulu Departed
00:30 AY099 Hong Kong Departed
00:55 AY131 Singapore Gate closed
05:25 BT326 Riga

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At the Airport

  • Transport

    Vantaa Airport is easily accessible by car. It is better to find a parking option and reserve it in advance.

    There are several bus connections to/from the airport from Helsinki, Turku, Tampere and other places in Finland.

    There are two train lines that operate in the airport.

    Please read more about transport using the link below:

    How to get to HEL airport

  • Check-In

    When you arrive please check in and drop off your luggage. If you have only hand luggage you are able to check in on the airline's website. Also you can use the check-in machine if you have cargo hold luggage.

    How to use the machine
    1. Identify yourself using your ticket, then follow instructions the machine gives you.
    2. Get your boarding pass and your luggage tags from the machine.
    3. If your airline provides a traditional check-in service, follow the staff's instructions.

    After that you can drop your luggage and proceed to the security control.

  • Security Control

    Before you enter the airport departures area, your hand luggage and you will be checked at a security checkpoint. We recommend you to check your luggage before you go to the security control. Please make sure your items are allowed to carry onboard.

    All your hand baggage have to be scanned. Remove your coat, jacket, belt. Also, please remove laptops, tablets, power banks, all liquids (including liquid medicines and baby food) from your bag. You can take liquids in containers up to 100 ml on board.
    You need to place all liquids into a plastic bag with a maximum volume of 1 litre.

    Then please put the removed items into the plastic tray and place it on a scanning conveyor. After that go through the metal detector gate and do follow all instructions of the security staff.

  • Unlimited Free Wi-Fi

    Free Wi-Fi is available to all passengers at Vantaa Airport. The connection is pretty fast (100 Mb/s) and visitors can easily connect it.
    You need to find a network called Helsinki Airport Free Wi-Fi and connect to the network using a page in your browser before you start yo use the connection.

  • Restaurants

    Take a seat, enjoy a cup of coffee or a glass of wine while you wait for your flight.
    Get more information about bars and restaurants at the airport using the link below:

    Food and Drink

  • Shopping

    The shops can serve passengers with a really extensive range of cosmetics, sweets, beverages and local souvenirs.
    Get more information using the link below:

    Shopping at the Airport

Services & Facilities
Vantaa Airport

About Helsinki

Helsinki is the capital of Finland. It's located on the shore of the Gulf of Finland. The city's area has a population more than 1 250 000. Helsinki is the most important center for politics, education, finance, culture, and research in Finland.

Helsinki has one of the world's highest standards of urban living. The city occupies a high position in the rankings of the best cities in the world for living.

The largest museums in Helsinki are the following: the National Museum of Finland, the Helsinki City Museum, the Helsinki University Museum "Arppeanum", the Finnish Museum of Natural History, the Finnish National Gallery, the Helsinki Art Museum and the Design Museum.

Vantaa Airport Runway

Airport Summary


Runways: 2901 m, 3060 m, 3500 m.

Operator: Finavia

Address: 01531 Vantaa, Finland

Phone: +358 200 14636

Opening Hours: 00:00 - 24:00 (24 / 7)