The airport serves passengers travelling to Jyväskylä, a busy university city, and its surrounding region in Central Finland. Jyväskylä Airport has a long history in military aviation and even today, the nearby Airforce Academy in Tikkakoski makes up a significant part of the airport's traffic.
Annual passenger and landing statistics of the airport are published on Finavia's Traffic Statistics page.
The airport's runway is 2,600 metres long.
1939: Jyväskylä airport is founded as an air force base.
1945: First commercial flight from Jyväskylä airport.
1946: A regular route to Jyväskylä is opened.
1960: The first terminal building is completed.
1988: The new passenger terminal is completed.
2004: The airport's passenger terminal is renovated and expanded.