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Jyväskylä Airport

Jyväskylä Airport (IATA: JYV, ICAO: EFJY; Finnish: Jyväskylän lentoasema) is an airport in Jyväskylä, Finland. It is located in the center of the Finnish Lake District approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi) north of the center of Jyväskylä.The airport terminal was renovated in the fall of 2004.

The Air Force Academy Flight School and the Air Force Academy Supporting Air Operations Wing are stationed at the airport. The main campus of the Air Force Academy is about 5 kilometers from the airport. The Aviation Museum of Central Finland is located near the airport.

Jyväskylä Airport
Jyväskylän lentoasema
Jyväskylä airport terminal.jpg
  • IATA: JYV
  • ICAO: EFJY
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Finavia
Serves Jyväskylä
Location Tikkakoski, Jyväskylä, Finland
Elevation AMSL 140 m / 459 ft
Coordinates 62°24′03″N
025°40′22″E
Website www.finavia.fi
Map
JYV is located in Finland

JYV
Location within Finland
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
12/30 2,601 8,533 Asphalt
Statistics (2017)
Passengers 67,966

Jyväskylä Airport

Jyväskylä Airport

Jyväskylä Airport

History

The airport was founded as an air-force base in 1939. The first commercial flight left the airport 6 years later in 1945.

On August 2, 2010, Finncomm Airlines announced it will stop its service between Helsinki and Jyväskylä on August 16, 2010. However the break was very short as Finnair and Finncomm reached an agreement on September 2010 that Finncomm will take over several Finnair’s domestic routes. As a result of that, Finnair stopped its flights to Jyväskylä in late October 2010 and Finncomm started to operate those flights as co-operation with Finnair. On September 9, 2011, Finnair announced that they will end flights to Jyväskylä, the last flight would be on October 29, 2011. Finnair flights to Jyväskylä had been operated by Finncomm Airlines. Finnair has been responsible for ticket sales on the route, Finncomm being solely the operator. After the joint acquisition of Finncomm Airlines by Finnair and Flybe Nordic, it was announced that the link to Helsinki would be taken over by the new FlyBe Nordic on 30 October.

Airlines and destinations

Airlines Destinations
Finnair Helsinki, Kajaani, Tallinn

Statistics

Annual passenger statistics for Jyväskylä Airport
Year Domestic passengers International passengers Total passengers Change
2005 140,187 9,811 149,998
−1.8%
2006 135,223 14,099 149,322
−0.5%
2007 125,476 13,465 138,941
−7.0%
2008 112,831 15,787 128,618
−7.4%
2009 92,144 12,045 104,189
−19.0%
2010 74,982 13,626 88,608
−15.0%
2011 75,131 13,719 88,850
0.3%
2012 46,139 19,081 65,220
−26.6%
2013 37,237 13,333 50,570
−22.5%
2014 39,387 16,319 55,706
10.2%
2015 51,761 10,083 61,844
11.0%
2016 51,603 10,845 62,448
1.0%
2017 56,814 11,152 67,966
8.8%
2018 59,512 12,567 72,079
6.1%

Ground transport

Taxi is available on request.

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