Kittilä Airport

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Kittilä Airport
Kittilän lentoasema
Finnair A321 OH-LZE at EFKT 20080301.jpg
An Airbus A321 aircraft of Finnair at Kittilä Airport
IATA: KTTICAO: EFKT
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Finavia
Serves Kittilä, Finland
Elevation AMSL 644 ft / 196 m
Coordinates 67°41′55″N 024°50′53″E / 67.69861°N 24.84806°E / 67.69861; 24.84806Coordinates: 67°41′55″N 024°50′53″E / 67.69861°N 24.84806°E / 67.69861; 24.84806
Website www.finavia.fi/airport_kittila
Map
KTT is located in Finland
KTT
KTT
Location within Finland
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 8,202 2,500 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Passengers 214,493
Landings 1,233
Source: AIP Finland[1]
Statistics from Finavia[2]

Kittilä Airport (IATA: KTTICAO: EFKT) (Finnish: Kittilän lentoasema) is a general aviation and commercial airport located in Kittilä, Finland, inside the Arctic Circle. It is one of the main airports in Northern Finland and carried circa 215,000 passengers in 2010.[2]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
ArkeFly Seasonal: Amsterdam
Finnair Helsinki, Ivalo
Flybe Seasonal: Birmingham
Germania Charter: Arvidsjaur, Hannover
Jet2.com Seasonal charter: Manchester
Monarch Airlines Seasonal charter: Birmingham, London Gatwick, Manchester
Norwegian Air Shuttle Seasonal: Helsinki
Scandinavian Airlines
operated by Blue1
Seasonal: Copenhagen, Helsinki, Tampere, Turku
Transavia.com France Seasonal: Paris-Orly
Thomas Cook Airlines Seasonal charter: East Midlands, Glasgow-International, London-Gatwick, Manchester
Thomson Airways Seasonal charter: Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Glasgow, London-Gatwick, London-Stansted, Newcastle
TUIfly Seasonal charter: Hannover, Munich

Fire[edit]

On 27 July 2006, a fire broke out around 19:00 between the old terminal building and the new unfinished section of the new terminal. The airport was ready and operational again in December 2006, with the new terminal open.[3]

Statistics[edit]

Passengers[edit]

Annual passenger statistics for Kittilä Airport [4][5]
Year Domestic passengers International passengers Total passengers Change
1983 1,821
1985 280
1990 21,103
1995 76,002
2000 170,082
2005 155,008 73,693 228,701 −4.3% Decrease
2006 153,338 91,820 245,158 +7.3% Increase
2007 145,675 94,944 240,619 −1.8%Decrease
2008 164,136 101,428 265,564 +9.8% Increase
2009 165,926 79,387 245,313 −7.6% Decrease
2010 142,197 72,296 214,493 −12.6% Decrease
2011 167,484 71,054 238,538 +11.3% Increase

Freight and Mail[edit]

Loaded/Unloaded freight and mail (tons) Kittilä Airport [6]
Year Domestic freight Domestic mail International freight International mail Total freight and mail Change
2005 25 0 0 0 25 −7% Decrease
2006 26 1 0 0 27 +8% Increase
2007 14 0 0 0 14 −48% Decrease
2008 13 0 0 0 13 −7% Decrease
2009 11 0 0 0 11 −15% Decrease

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EFKT Kittilä" (PDF). AIP Suomi / Finland. Vantaa: Finavia. 30 June 2011. pp. EFKT AD 2.1, 1–12. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Finavia's Air Traffic Statistics 2010" (PDF). Vantaa: Finavia. pp. 7, 9. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Fire at Kittilä Airport". Finavia. 27 July 2006. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  4. ^ Alakulppi, Jaakko (2006). Lapin ilmailuhistoria II. Jälleenrakentamisesta 1945 Lapin lentomatkailuun ja Hornet-kauteen 2001 [The Aviation History of Lapland, part II. From Reconstruction in 1945 to Air Tourism and Hornet Era in 2001]. Lapin maakuntamuseon julkaisuja 10 (in Finnish). Jaakko Alakulppi. p. 732. ISBN 952-92-0337-3. ISSN 0781-5409. 
  5. ^ "Traffic statistics – Passengers". Finavia. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  6. ^ "Finavia's Air Traffic Statistics 2009" (PDF). Vantaa: Finavia. p. 13. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Kittilä Airport at Wikimedia Commons