Pori Airport

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Pori Airport
Porin lentoasema
Porin lentoasema.JPG
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 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] However, in 2014 it was down to 24 983.[4]

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.[5] As is the Satakunta Parachute club "Satakunnan Laskuvarjourheilijat".[6]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
NextJet Helsinki (PSO),[7] Stockholm-Arlanda (PSO) [7]
Primera Air Seasonal: Eilat-Ovda,[8] Gran Canaria, La Palma
Charter: Barcelona[9]

Pori Airport was long served by Finnair and co-operated first by Finncomm Airlines and later by Flybe Nordic. However, these flights were ceased on April 9, 2012.[10] Wingo xprs flew to Helsinki during September 2010, but they ceased the flights due the financial problems of the company.[11] Also Air100 flew to Helsinki but ceased the flights in June 2014.[12] Swedish Nextjet launched flights to Stockholm-Arlanda and Kokkola-Pietarsaari in February 2014 but they were ceased in April 2015.[13]

Statistics[edit]

Annual passenger statistics for Pori Airport [14]
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

Ground transportation[edit]

Means of transport at Pori Airport
Means of transport Operator Route Destinations Website Notes
Bus Bus Matkahuolto -- Bus station (Finnish: Linja-autoasema) www.matkahuolto.fi Every hour

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. ^ http://www.finavia.fi/en/finavia-corporation/statistics/Statistics-2014/
  5. ^ "Finnish Aviation Academy". Pori: Finnish Aviation Academy. Retrieved 16 July 2011. 
  6. ^ "Satakunnan Laskuvarjourheilijat". Satakunnan LaskuvarjoUrheilijat ry. 2011. Retrieved 16 July 2011. 
  7. ^ a b "Kaupunginvaltuusto päätti: Lentoliikenne Poriin". www.pori.fi. 27 February 2017. Retrieved 24 May 2017. 
  8. ^ 2017, UBM (UK) Ltd. "Primera Air Adds Finland – Eilat/Ovda Links in W14". Routesonline. Retrieved 24 May 2017. 
  9. ^ "All airlines flying from Barcelona (BCN) to Pori (POR).". FlightMapper. Retrieved 9 May 2017. 
  10. ^ "Flybe lopettaa Porin lennot". Yle Uutiset. Retrieved 24 May 2017. 
  11. ^ "Finncomm aloittaa uudelleen lennot Porista Helsinkiin". HS.fi (in Finnish). Helsinki: Sanoma News Oy. 16 September 2010. Retrieved 21 July 2011. 
  12. ^ "Juttuarkisto - Satakunnan Kansa". Retrieved 24 May 2017. 
  13. ^ "Nextjet lopettaa toistaiseksi lennot Porista". Yle Uutiset. Retrieved 24 May 2017. 
  14. ^ "Traffic statistics – Passengers". Finavia. Retrieved 8 November 2014. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Pori Airport at Wikimedia Commons