Kittilä Airport

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Kittilä Airport
Kittilän lentoasema
Kittilä airport.jpg
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 finavia.fi
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 (2016)
Passengers 257,545
Landings 1,276
Source: AIP Finland[1]
Statistics from Finavia[2]

Kittilä Airport (IATA: KTTICAO: EFKT), Finnish: Kittilän lentoasema, is a Finnish airport located in Kittilä inside the Arctic Circle. It handles general aviation and mostly seasonal international traffic and is one of the main airports in Northern Finland. It carried about 215,000 passengers in 2010.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
ASL Airlines France Seasonal charter: Paris-Charles de Gaulle[4]
easyJet Seasonal charter: London-Gatwick, Bristol
Enter Air Seasonal charter: Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Finnair Helsinki, Ivalo
Seasonal: Frankfurt (begins 12 December 2017),[5] Paris-Charles de Gaulle (begins 12 December 2017),[6] Tampere, Turku, Zürich (begins 16 December 2017)[7]
Germania Seasonal: Düsseldorf[8]
Helvetic Airways Seasonal: Zürich
Jet2.com Seasonal charter: Manchester
Lufthansa Seasonal: Munich[9]
Monarch Airlines Seasonal: London-Gatwick, Manchester
Norwegian Air Shuttle Seasonal: Helsinki
Transavia France Seasonal charter: Paris-Orly
Thomas Cook Airlines Seasonal charter: East Midlands, Glasgow, London-Gatwick, Manchester
Thomson Airways Seasonal charter: London-Gatwick[10]
TUI fly Belgium Seasonal charter: Brussels
TUI fly Netherlands Seasonal charter: Amsterdam
Ukraine International Airlines Seasonal charter: Kiev-Boryspil

Statistics[edit]

Apron view
4 busiest routes by passengers handled:[11]
Rank Airport Passengers
(2015)
Operators
1. Finland Helsinki, Finland
Decrease 109,855
Finnair, Nordic Regional Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle
2. Finland Ivalo, Finland
Increase 30,911
Finnair
3. United Kingdom London–Gatwick, United Kingdom
Increase 18,970
easyJet, Monarch Airlines, Thomson Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines
4. United Kingdom Manchester, United Kingdom
Increase 18,093
Jet2.com, Monarch Airlines, Thomson Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines

Passengers[edit]

Annual passenger statistics for Kittilä Airport[12][13]
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
2012 186 184 77 243 263 427 +10.4% Increase
2013 157 465 79 757 237 222 −9.9% Decrease
2014 153 011 81 781 234 792 −1.0% Decrease
2015 140 831 85 988 226 819 −3.4% Decrease
2016 148,286 109,259 257,545 +13.5% Increase

Cargo[edit]

Handled freight and mail at Kittilä Airport in tons[14]
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

Incidents and accidents[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.[15]

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. ^ "Finavia's Air Traffic Statistics 2010" (PDF). Vantaa: Finavia Oyj. pp. 7, 9. Retrieved 14 January 2017. 
  3. ^ "Finavia's Air Traffic Statistics 2010" (PDF). Vantaa: Finavia. pp. 7, 9. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  4. ^ http://www.aslairlines.fr/en/
  5. ^ https://company.finnair.com/en/media/all-releases/news?id=2430728
  6. ^ https://company.finnair.com/en/media/all-releases/news?id=2430728
  7. ^ https://company.finnair.com/en/media/all-releases/news?id=2430728
  8. ^ https://www.flygermania.com/
  9. ^ "Lufthansa Adds Winter Munich – Kittila Service from Dec 2015". airlineroute. 10 April 2015. Retrieved 12 April 2015. 
  10. ^ http://www.crystalski.co.uk
  11. ^ Database - Eurostat
  12. ^ 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. 
  13. ^ "Traffic statistics – Passengers". Finavia. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  14. ^ "Finavia's Air Traffic Statistics 2009" (PDF). Vantaa: Finavia. p. 13. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  15. ^ "Fire at Kittilä Airport". Finavia. 27 July 2006. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Kittilä Airport at Wikimedia Commons