|Operator||Lappeenrannan Lentoasema Oy|
|Elevation AMSL||106 m / 349 ft|
Source: AIP Finland
Lappeenranta Airport (IATA: LPP, ICAO: EFLP) (Finnish: Lappeenrannan lentoasema) is an international airport in Lappeenranta, Finland. It is 2.5 kilometers southwest of the city center and Lappeenranta Central Station. Opened in 1918, Lappeenranta Airport is the oldest airport still in operation in Finland. The Karelia Aviation Museum is in the airport.
In 1951, passenger traffic began at the airport. In 1960, the existing terminal was completed. In 1998, the runway was extended to 2,500 metres. The passenger record was in 2010 with 115,000 passengers.
In 2016, ownership of the airport changed from the state-owned Finavia to a company owned by the City of Lappeenranta, Lappeenrannan Lentoasema Oy. The airport was in 2014 on 72th position in the list of the largest airports in the Nordic countries.
Airlines and destinations
|Aegean Airlines||Seasonal charter: Chania|
|Lauda||Vienna (begins 29 March 2020)|
|Ryanair|| Bergamo, Berlin–Schönefeld, Budapest|
Seasonal: Athens, Thessaloniki
|Year||Domestic passengers||International passengers||Total passengers||Change|
Local bus number 4, which departs in front of the airport terminal, operates service to/from the city center and Lappeenranta railway station. Taxi service is also available. From the railway station, further connections to Helsinki are offered by VR, Matkahuolto, and OnniBus.com.
|Means of transport||Operator||Route||Destinations||Website||Notes|
|Bus||Lappeenranta Public Transport||4||Lappeenranta railway station||||every 60 min|
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