Wednesday 8/5/20
AIR TRAFFIC COLLAPSE

Passengers at Finnish airports decreased by 96%

Helsinki Airport accounted for 81% of all passengers at domestic airports.
The Helsinki airport boarding area is half empty in July. Photo: Foreigner.fi.
The Helsinki airport boarding area is half empty in July. Photo: Foreigner.fi.

According to Statistics Finland, 100,712 passengers flew through Finnish airports in June 2020, which was 96% lower than one year before. However, the number of passengers more than doubled compared with May.

There were 82,054 passengers at Helsinki Airport and 18,658 at other domestic airports in June. Helsinki Airport accounted for 81% of all passengers at domestic airports.

In June the number of passengers at Helsinki Airport decreased by 96% and the combined number of passengers at other Finnish airports went down by 94% compared with the previous year.

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Source: Statistics Finland.

68% of the passengers were from international flights and 32% from domestic flights. Of the passengers at Helsinki Airport, 81% were from international flights.

95% of the passengers at Helsinki Airport flew on scheduled flights and 5% on chartered flights. At the other domestic airports, 1% of the passengers flew on chartered flights.

January to June

In the January to June period of 2020 altogether 5.1 million passengers flew through Finnish airports, which was 61% lower than one year before. 71% of the passengers were from international flights and 29% from domestic flights.

There were 4 million passengers at Helsinki Airport and a total of 1.1 million passengers at other domestic airports. Helsinki Airport accounted for 79% of all passengers.

In the January to June period of 2020 air freight and mail transports amounted to 70,056 tonnes in total, and 97% of the tonnes were transported through Helsinki Airport. 99% of the tonnes were transported between Finland and other countries.

Altogether 38,622 tonnes of the goods were outgoing and 31,434 tonnes were incoming.

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