Air Travel

Finnair offers domestic and international flights, with daily direct service from New York (JFK) and twice-weekly service from Boston in summer, and flights six times a week from New York during the rest of the year. Scandinavian Airlines operates two flights a day from both Newark and Chicago, one to Stockholm and one to Copenhagen, with connections on to Helsinki. It also offers service from Seattle and Washington DC to Copenhagen. Flying time from New York to Helsinki is eight hours, nine hours for the return trip.

All international flights arrive at Helsinki–Vantaa International Airport (HEL), 20 km (12 miles) north of city center.


Helsinki–Vantaa International Airport. 020/708–000;

Finnair. 0600/140–140; 800/950–5000;

SAS Scandinavian Airlines. 060/0025–831; 800/221–2350;

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