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Easter time outbound traffic begins at Helsinki Airport: See here for the busiest times

5.4.2017 at 10:59
There is a large volume of holiday traffic as early as this weekend and the first days of Easter. Also Friday after Easter is busy. 

Passengers are asked to come to the airport in good time when their flight leaves in the period from 07.00 to 08.30 in the morning, or in the afternoon between the hours of 15.30 and 18.30.

  • Thursday 6 April
  • Friday 7 April
  • Wednesday 12 April
  • Thursday 13 April
  • Friday 14 April
  • Friday 21 April

Make sure you have reserved enough time for dropping off your luggage and going through the security control.

Travel with ease, even in the busiest times: Pack correctly, and reserve a parking spot in advance

For those leaving on a skiing trip, you can find instructions for packing skis, snowboards, and ski wax here.

Please remember that mobile phones and backup power sources for laptop computers, i.e. power banks, must be packed in your carry-on luggage. Do not pack them in luggage going into the cargo hold, because they will have to be removed from there.

Go to the prohibited items search

On our website you’ll find services for families with children, and instructions for unaccompanied minors.

If you are coming to the airport by your own car, it’s best to park in the parking garage at the airport, either in parking halls P1, P2, or P3, or in the outdoor parking areas P5 or P4. The parking halls are right beside the terminals. At Easter time, it’s advisable to book a parking space in advance. This ensures that you will be able to park in your preferred P-area.

Go to the parking reservation service

Book your duty-free purchases online, and collect them from the airport

Did you know that the airport duty-free shops also serve you online? You can check prices online and reserve the goods you want. Your reserved items can be paid for and picked up ready-packed from the Helsinki Duty Free store at Gate 22.

Go to the Reserve and Collect service