Ivalo airport (IVL)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Ivalo Airport, opened in 1943, is one of the busiest in Finland and the northernmost in the country. It operates with domestic flights and some international destinations within Europe.

Official Website: finavia.fi
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open since 2 hours before the first flight.
Airlines: EasyJet, Finnair, Jet2.com, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Thomas Cook Airlines, Transavia, TUI Airways, TUI fly.
Annual passenger traffic: 210,000 passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +358 207 088 610. Information desk in the central hall.


The airport is located 11 km (7 miles) southwest from Ivalo and 25 km (16 miles) to the north of Saariselkä.

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What services does Ivalo airport (IVL) facilities include

The airport has a letterbox and Wi-Fi access free of charge. On the second floor of the terminal there is a meeting room.

Food and Drinks- There is a restaurant after the security checkpoint and a coffee shop in the public area.
Shopping- Options are limited to gift shops and souvenir stands.
Baggage- Lost items should be accounted for at the counter of the appropriate airline or by filling the following online form.
Other Services- Rocking chairs.


Accommodation near Ivalo airport (IVL)

The nearest accommodations are found in the surrounding locations.

Guesthouse Husky (4.5 km/2.8 miles)
Aurora Village (6.4 km/4 miles)
Näverniemi Holiday Center (6.4 km/4 miles)
Hotel Ivalo (7.6 km/4.7 miles)
Kultahippu Hotel & Apartments (8 km/5 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Bus - Eskelisen Lapin Linjat (Tel +358 163 422 160) operates a service to Saariselkä (30 minutes journey; fare - €10.00) and Kiilopää (60 min.; €13.00) between 9:00 am and 11:20 pm. Stops are also made on demand at Neste/Siula, Kuukkeli, Keskusvaraamo, Etelärinne, Laanilantie and Kakaslauttanen.
Kuljetusliike Ilmari Slant (Tel +358 400 984 071) provides transportation by previous request from the airport to Ivalo and some hotels in the city, with a cost of €10.00, to Ukonjärvi (€12.00) and to Inari (€27.00). Departures 20 min. after every flight.
Further information

Taxi - Cabs are available in front of the terminal during scheduled flight arrival hours. You can also pre-book trips from the following companies: Ivalon Taksit Oy (Tel +358 1008 7888), Inari Event Lapland (Tel +358 1667 1026), Taksi Ossi Guttorm (Tel +358 407 489 415), Saariselän Taksi (Tel +358 1008 4644), Taksi Utsjoki (Tel +358 400 545 199). The trip to Ivalo takes around 15 minutes.


Car rental agencies

Offices next to the terminal entrance.

Avis/Budget (Tel +358 104 362 365 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +358 403 062 875 - 7:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Green Motion (Tel +358 201 213 540 / 400 289 600 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +358 205 552 540 - 7:30 am to 11:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +358 201 122 576 - 7:30 am to 10:00 pm)


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Parking services at Ivalo airport (IVL)

The enclosure has an outdoor parking area opposite the terminal, with spaces for short and long stays and charging stations for electric vehicles. Payment is made at the airport's information counter. Fees


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline or travel agency about their particular needs at the moment of booking or at least 48 hours in advance. In addition, reserved parking spaces are available.

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Latest updates: February 16, 2019