Seinäjoki Airport

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Seinäjoki Airport
Seinäjoen lentoasema
Seinäjoki Airport.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Rengonharju-säätiö
Serves Seinäjoki
Location Ilmajoki, Finland
Elevation AMSL 92 m / 302 ft
Coordinates 62°41′37″N 022°49′55″E / 62.69361°N 22.83194°E / 62.69361; 22.83194Coordinates: 62°41′37″N 022°49′55″E / 62.69361°N 22.83194°E / 62.69361; 22.83194
Website seinajoenlentoasema.fi
Map
SJY is located in Finland
SJY
SJY
Location within Finland
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 2,000 6,562 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Passengers 33,930
Landings 1,497
Source: AIP Finland[1]
Statistics from Finavia[2]

Seinäjoki Airport (Finnish: Seinäjoen lentoasema; IATA: SJYICAO: EFSI) is an airport in Ilmajoki, Finland, about 6 NM (11 km; 7 mi) south-southwest of Seinäjoki city centre. The airport is operated by Rengonharju-säätiö (Rengonharju Foundation).[1]

In September 2015 the airport announced that it will cease its operations since Finnish Transport Agency have not granted any financial support for coming years.[3]

Facilities[edit]

The airport resides at an elevation of 92 metres (302 ft) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 14/32 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,000 by 45 metres (6,562 ft × 148 ft).[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The airport features direct charter flights to popular destinations in Southern Europe.[4] The last scheduled flight departed in March 2013 by Direktflyg.[5] In the past, scheduled flights from Seinäjoki have been operated at least by Finnair, Finncomm Airlines, Flybe Nordic, Golden Air, Air Botnia and Wasawings which was the first scheduled operator of the airport in 1983.

Statistics[edit]

Passengers[edit]

Annual passenger statistics for Seinäjoki Airport [2][6]
Year Domestic passengers International passengers Total passengers Change
2005 35,766 197 35,963 +9.5% Increase
2006 38,858 133 38,991 +8.4% Increase
2007 38,784 164 38,948 −0.1% Decrease
2008 37,168 160 37,328 −4.2% Decrease
2009 33,840 1,368 35,208 −5.7% Decrease
2010 30,603 3,317 33,920 −3.7% Decrease

Freight and Mail[edit]

Loaded/Unloaded freight and mail (tons, kg) Seinäjoki Airport [2][6]
Year Domestic freight Domestic mail International freight International mail Total freight and mail Change
2006 11 0 0 0 11 N/A
2007 0.4 0.2 0 0 0.6 −95% Decrease
2008 8.6 2.7 0 0 11.3 +1783% Increase
2009 10 1.7 0 0 11.7 +4% Increase
2010 11 2 0 0 13 +11% Increase

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "EFSI Seinäjoki" (PDF). AIP Suomi / Finland. Finavia. 16 December 2010. pp. EFSI AD 2.1, 1–12. Retrieved 18 July 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "Finavia's Air Traffic Statistics 2010" (PDF). Vantaa: Finavia. pp. 7, 9, 11. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  3. ^ Leiwo, Hanne (2 September 2015). "Seinäjoen lentoaseman toiminta loppuu". Yle Uutiset (in Finnish). Helsinki: Yleisradio Oy. Retrieved 10 October 2015. 
  4. ^ http://seinajoenlentoasema.fi/index.php/lennot/lomalennot
  5. ^ http://yle.fi/uutiset/seinajoen_reittilennot_loppuvat_jalleen/6539758
  6. ^ a b "Finavia's Air Traffic Statistics 2009" (PDF). Vantaa: Finavia. pp. 9, 13. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 

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