Pori Airport

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Pori Airport
Porin lentoasema
Porin lentoasema.JPG
Pori Airport terminal building
IATA: PORICAO: EFPO
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Finavia
Serves Pori
Location Pori, Finland
Elevation AMSL 13 m / 44 ft
Coordinates 61°27′41″N 021°47′52″E / 61.46139°N 21.79778°E / 61.46139; 21.79778Coordinates: 61°27′41″N 021°47′52″E / 61.46139°N 21.79778°E / 61.46139; 21.79778
Website www.finavia.fi/...
Map
POR is located in Finland
POR
POR
Location within Finland
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 2,351 7,713 Asphalt
17/35 801 2,628 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Passengers 43,185
Landings 15,587
Source: AIP Finland[1]
Statistics from Finavia[2]

Pori Airport (Finnish: Porin lentoasema) (IATA: PORICAO: EFPO) is an airport in Pori,[3] Finland. The airport is located 1.4 nautical miles (2.6 km; 1.6 mi) south of the Pori town centre.[1] It has two check-in desks, and a cafeteria service.

During 2011 Pori Airport served 54,056 passengers, an increase of 25.2% from previous year.[2]

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 13 metres (43 ft) above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 12/30 measures 2,351 by 60 metres (7,713 ft × 197 ft) and 17/35 is 801 by 30 metres (2,628 ft × 98 ft).[1]

The Finnish Aviation Academy is a flight school based at Pori Airport.[4] As is the Satakunta Parachute club "Satakunnan Laskuvarjourheilijat".[5]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Nextjet Kokkola-Pietarsaari, Stockholm-Arlanda[6]
Primera Air Seasonal: Eilat [7]

On 2 August 2010, Finncomm Airlines announced the end of the flight services to Pori Airport.[8] However, the services were resumed again in the beginning of October 2010. Wingo Xprs flew to Helsinki during September 2010, but they ceased the flights due the financial problems of the company.[9] According to Finavia, Flybe's operations from Helsinki to Pori ceased on April 9, 2012.

Statistics[edit]

Annual passenger statistics for Pori Airport [10]
Year Domestic passengers International passengers Total passengers Change
2005 52,456 7,734 60,190 +5.5% Increase
2006 58,196 6,191 64,387 +7.0% Increase
2007 58,962 6,952 65,914 +2.4% Increase
2008 55,839 10,469 66,308 +0.9% Increase
2009 50,961 11,169 62,130 −6.9% Decrease
2010 36,458 6,703 43,161 −30.5% Decrease
2011 46,175 7,881 54,056 +25.2% Increase
2012 14,932 20,381 35,313 −34,7% Decrease
2013 16,275 9,954 26,229 −25,7% Decrease

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "EFPO Pori" (PDF). AIP Suomi / Finland. Finavia. 10 February 2011. pp. EFPO AD 2.1, 1–12. Retrieved 16 July 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Finavia's Air Traffic Statistics 2010" (PDF). Vantaa: Finavia. pp. 7, 9. Retrieved 16 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Pori Airport". Finavia. 2008. Retrieved 8 October 2008. 
  4. ^ "Finnish Aviation Academy". Pori: Finnish Aviation Academy. Retrieved 16 July 2011. 
  5. ^ "Satakunnan Laskuvarjourheilijat". Satakunnan LaskuvarjoUrheilijat ry. 2011. Retrieved 16 July 2011. 
  6. ^ NextJet aloittaa uuden lentoreitin Porin ja Tukholman Arlandan välillä.
  7. ^ http://airlineroute.net/2014/12/01/pf-ovd-w14/
  8. ^ "Finncomm vahvistaa lopettavansa lennot kolmeen kaupunkiin". HS.fi (in Finnish). Helsinki: Sanoma News Oy. 2 August 2010. Retrieved 16 July 2011. 
  9. ^ "Finncomm aloittaa uudelleen lennot Porista Helsinkiin". HS.fi (in Finnish). Helsinki: Sanoma News Oy. 16 September 2010. Retrieved 21 July 2011. 
  10. ^ "Traffic statistics – Passengers". Finavia. Retrieved 8 November 2014. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Pori Airport at Wikimedia Commons