Finavia expects an especially busy weekend at Helsinki Airport from 17 to 20 February, when the winter holidays in Southern Finland begin. The busiest travel times are in the mornings between 5 and 8 a.m. and in the afternoons between 2 and 5 p.m.
The busiest days for arrivals from holiday trips at Helsinki Airport are between 23 and 27 February.
Read our tips for a smooth journey.
Prepare for your trip well in advance
Before you arrive at the airport, make sure that your baggage is packed properly. You can use Finavia's search engine to check which items can be packed in hand baggage and which go in the cargo hold.
You can also order your flight information from Finavia’s MyFlight service. MyFlight provides your gate number and recommendations for airport services, restaurants, and shopping. MyFlight is only available for passengers at Helsinki Airport.
Get to the airport in good time
Arrive at the airport in good time and reserve sufficient time for parking, check-in and security control. There is a separate security control line for families with children.
The best way to guarantee a parking space at Helsinki Airport is to book it in advance in the desired area. For example, the P3 building is suitable for longer parking and is a short walk from the terminal.
Winter holidays with children – tips for Helsinki Airport
How do I go through security control?
Watch the video: How MyFlight works