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Arrive early at the airport on Saturday – Check the congestion information for Helsinki Airport and airports in Lapland

Article published
18.2.2015 at 14:15
The skiing holiday season is at its peak and therefore there are plenty of passengers at the airports.

Please make sure you have enough time for parking, check-in, baggage drop, and security check, if your flight departs from

Helsinki Airport

  • Saturday, 21 February, 7–9 a.m.

Ivalo, Kittilä, or Kuusamo airports

  • Saturday, 21 February

Saturdays are the busiest travel days at northern airports until week 11.

Moreover, winter weekends are busy at Helsinki Airport also due to return flights.

Check the packing instructions for skis, snowboards, and avalanche backpacks to avoid surprises at the airport.

Those headed on a beach holiday or city break can check our tips for packing, check-in and security control.

The easiest way to find information regarding your flight is to check the relevant ‘I'm departing’ website.