Helsinki International Airport – HEL Vantaa
Otherwise known as Helsinki - Vantaa Airport, Helsinki International Airport is Finland's most important international airport. Situated in the city of Vantaa, the airport serves as the gateway to the greater Helsinki area. Due to Helsinki Airport's geographical location, it is a popular transfer point between Asia and Europe. The airport began its temporary operation in 1952 when it was opened for that year's Summer Olympics. Regular flight operations started in 1959 until the airport in Helsinki, Finland grew to be the largest airport in the country.
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Serving as the main hub for Finnair, Helsinki Airport is divided into two terminals. Terminal 1 serves as a domestic terminal and has a total of 15 boarding gates, gates 1 to 15 while terminal 2 serves as an international terminal with boarding gates 16 to 55. The airport has also three runways. HEL Airport offers non-stop flights to 162 destinations in over 50 countries around the world. Some nearby cities from the airport are Pakila and Hermanni.
What to Do & Area Attractions
There are several Helsinki airport hotels within the area of the airport. Hilton Helsinki Airport is an onsite hotel that connects it to the airport through a covered walkway. Passengers with connecting flights will find the hotel convenient while taking a short comfort break before checking in at the airport. Another hotel that travelers can check-in is Glo Hotel Helsinki Airport, a 3 star hotel located just a few minute-walk from the HEL Airport.
On this page it is easy to search for Helsinki, Finland airport hotels, we have listed hotels, airport motels,
resorts, inns in order of proximity, closest airport lodging options are listed first. Helsinki, Finland (HEL-Vantaa) airport
area map also gives you guidance on the distance of these hotels from the HEL airport.
Most of these HEL
hotels are designed to serve frequent travelers. If you are on business trip or family vacation or if your flight is delayed
and you need an overnight stay near the airport. Some of these Helsinki, Finland
motels have passenger pick up or free airport shuttle service which you can take advantage of.
Some of the main attractions in the area around the HEL airport are Kauppahalli, Design Museum, and Kamppi Center.
Map of Helsinki, Finland Hotels
View all Helsinki, Finland (HEL-Vantaa) hotels, motels, lodging and attractions on Helsinki, Finland (HEL-Vantaa) location map.
Weather Forecast for Helsinki, Finland (HEL-Vantaa)
If you planning to travel to Helsinki, Finland (HEL-Vantaa), here is your 6-day travel weather forecast to make sure you have all the essentials needed during your stay.
Start your day when the sunrises at 1:46 AM.
The temperature feels like 48.75 with a humidity level of 66 so dress accordingly.
Cloud coverage is 25 percent with visibility at 15 percent.
Today’s UV index is 6, don’t forget the sunscreen if you need it!
Today’s winds are traveling west at a speed of 9 MPH. At the end of the day don’t miss the sunset at 6:49 PM.
Fahrenheit / Celsius
Light shower rain
Light shower rain
What are the most common amenities for Helsinki, Finland HEL airport hotels?
Airport hotels have useful amenities for frequent travelers like free HEL airport shuttle service, 24 hour in-room dinning,
late check-in and check-out and free breakfast. For business traveler amenities like
free wifi and meeting rooms are helpful. Most common amenities are Vending Machines, Complimentary Breakfast
and Complimentary Breakfast.
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