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Helsinki Airport: results in March

It was visited by almost 4.7 milllion of passengers

In March, the growth of passenger traffic at the main Nordic airports was the fastest at Helsinki Airport for the eleventh consecutive month. The increase in passenger volumes also continues at other Finnish airports. In the first quarter of 2018, Finavia’s airports were visited by a little over 5.9 million passengers.

In the first quarter of the year, Helsinki Airport was visited by almost 4.7 million passengers. The growth from the previous year was 12.3 per cent. International air traffic at this airport included almost 3.8 million passengers, which is 13.0 per cent more than the previous year. Significant growth came from several European and long-haul destinations. The actual passenger numbers grew the most from Qatar, Spain and the Netherlands. Most passengers arrived at Helsinki Airport from Spain, Germany and Sweden. The number of passengers on domestic flights increased by 9.5 per cent.

In 2017, Helsinki Airport was visited by a total of 18.9 million passengers.

Finavia administrates 21 airports in Finland. Almost all of these airports experienced an increase in passenger volumes in the first quarter of the year compared with the same period in 2017.

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