Wednesday 1/20/21
AIR TRAFFIC CRISIS

Number of passengers at Finnish airports fell 91%

In November 2020 there were 122,426 passengers at Helsinki Airport, which was 92% fewer than one year before.
A Covid-19 test point at Helsinki airport. Photo: HUS.
A Covid-19 test point at Helsinki airport. Photo: HUS.

One more month, air traffic operated at the minimum level due to the restrictions derived from the Covid-19 crisis.

In November 2020, a total of 170,703 passengers flew through Finnish airports, which was 91% fewer than twelve months earlier, according to Statistics Finland's latest figures on transport and tourism.

There were 122,426 passengers at Helsinki Airport (-92% compared to November 2019) and 48,277 (-85%) at other domestic airports. Helsinki Airport accounted for 72% of all passengers at domestic airports.

Of the passengers, 48% came from international flights and 52% from domestic flights. The share of passengers on international flights was 64% at Helsinki Airport and 7% at other domestic airports.

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Source: Statistics Finland.

January - November

In January to November 2020, the number of passengers flying through Finnish airports totaled 6.3 million, which was 74% fewer than one year before. Of the passengers, 69% came from international flights and 31% from domestic flights.

There were 4.9 million passengers at Helsinki Airport and a total of 1.3 million passengers at other domestic airports. Helsinki Airport accounted for 79% of passengers at domestic airports.

In January to November 2020, the volume of air freight and mail transport totaled 118,926 tonnes, which was 43% lower than one year earlier.

Of the tonnes, 98% passed through Helsinki Airport and 99% were transported in traffic between Finland and foreign countries. Altogether 64,785 tonnes of the transported volume of goods were outgoing and 54,141 tonnes incoming.

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