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The Finavia website has plenty of up-to-date information about Finavia and air traffic. Below are some links to the most important content.
- Filming instructions for the press
- Filming instructions for advertising agencies, production companies, airport companies, students, etc.
- Air traffic and passenger statistics
- Helsinki Airport Development Programme
- Security control rules and packing instructions
- Images for press use
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Finavia in brief
Airport operator Finavia’s goal is to make travel smooth and stress-free. We develop and maintain air traffic infrastructure as well as manage large-scale operations from demanding construction projects to smooth passenger flows, complex logistics and data.
Together with the partners operating at our airports, we design and develop services and experiences for passengers and make travel easy and carefree.
Our network includes 21 airports around Finland. Our main airport, Helsinki Airport, is a leading European hub for long-haul and connecting flights. In 2019, Finavia’s turnover amounted to EUR 389 million and it had 2,775 employees.
Other air traffic operators
At Finavia airports, over 1,500 companies and authorities provide services to passengers and air traffic.
- Questions about flight delays, rerouted flights or the technical problems of aircraft are answered by airlines. At airports, airlines are responsible for services such as the following: check-in and gate services, baggage handling and the maintenance, fuelling and de-icing of aircraft.
- Questions about air traffic control and the flying of drones are answered by Fintraffic.
- Questions about airport passport control and border crossing are answered by the Finnish Border Guard .
- At airports, cross-border transport of goods is monitored by Finnish Customs .
- General order and safety at airports is ensured by the local police department .
- The party responsible for provisions on and monitoring of aviation safety (e.g. the provisions on security control) is the the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom .
- In situations related to increasing emergency preparedness in air traffic, information is provided by the local rescue and police authorities.
- The Safety Investigation Authority leads the investigation of dangerous situations and accidents in air traffic and the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health is responsible for preventing the spread of infectious diseases as well as planning for and managing them together with the bodies it administers, such as the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare , Regional State Administrative Agencies and the health care services of municipalities. For example, the City of Vantaa is responsible for COVID-19 testing and health check-ups at Helsinki Airport.