Facts about Enontekiö Airport

At the Nordic level, it has the highest number of direct flights to Asia. During the winter season, the airport serves passengers heading for northwestern Lapland. It is the youngest airport in Finland. It is located 300 meters above sea level, which makes it the highest airport in the country.

Basic Information

  • Annual passenger and landing statistics of the airport are published on Finavia's Traffic Statistics page.
  • The airport's runway is 2,000 metres long.


  • 1980: The airport commissioned by the Enontekiö municipality is completed.
  • 1988: The Finnish airport authority begins to govern the airport.
  • 1989: The terminal and air traffic control building is completed. Finnair begins to operate a route to Helsinki.