Oulu airport (OUL)

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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Oulu airport (OUL)

Oulu Airport, opened on June 30, 1953, is the second busiest in the country. It operates with domestic and international flights within Europe.

Official Website: finavia.fi
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open between 4:00 am and 2:00 am.
Airlines: Finnair, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Scandinavian Airlines.
Annual passenger traffic: 1.1 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +358 207 087 800. Information desk in the central hall.


The airport is located in Oulunsalo, 15 km (9.5 miles) to the southwest of the city of Oulu.

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What services does Oulu airport (OUL) facilities include

The airport has an ATM, mailbox and Wi-Fi access free of charge. A meeting room is available on the second floor. The Hailuoto Lounge is located in the Departures Hall and opens according to flight schedules.

Food and Drinks- Bar and coffee shops in the Departures Hall, café in the public area.
Shopping- After the security checkpoint there is a duty-free store with cosmetics, perfumes, gifts, sweets, books, magazines.
Baggage- Left luggage service in the public area. Enquiries about lost property should be directed to the airport's information counter or to the lost & found office of the Oulu Region (Tel +358 600 550 094), Mondays through Fridays between 12:00 pm and 5:00 pm and Saturdays from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Other Services- Children's playground, smoking lounge, pharmacy, rocking chairs.


Accommodation near Oulu airport (OUL)

There are no hotels inside the grounds, but you can find several options nearby, among them:

Finlandia Hotel Airport Oulu (4.8 km/3 miles)
Hotelli Pohjankievari (7.3 km/4.5 miles)
Kievarinhovi Apartments (7.4 km/4.6 miles)
Andyland Guesthouse (7.5 km/4.7 miles)
Kempeleen Moottorimaja (7.5 km/4.7 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Bus - Line 8 from Oulun Joukkoliikenne (Tel +358 855 840 400) runs between the airport and the city centre in around 25 minutes, from 5:50 am to 1:20 am. The fare is €5.80. Other stops include Riisikuja, Oulunsalo, Vihiluoto, Välkkylä, Raksila, Rautasaari, Toripakka, Teknologiantie.
Bus 9 connects the enclosure with Heikinharjuun in about 55 min. between 5:40 am and 10:15 pm, with intermediate stops in Teeritie, Kuovintie, Raitakuja, Oulunsalo, Vihiluoto, Oulunlahti, Vesalantie, Äimärautio, Limingantulli, Elokuvakeskus, Toripakka.
Further information

Taxi - Vehicles available opposite the passenger terminal during scheduled flight arrivals. Official operators are Otaxi (Tel +358 6003 0081), Raahen Taksiasema Oy (Tel +358 6003 0010) and OTP Taksipalvelut (Tel +358 810 060). The trip to the city centre takes around 20 minutes.


Car rental agencies

Car rental desks are found in the check-in area of the first floor.

Avis/Budget (Tel +358 104 362 380 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:30 am to 1:30 am, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm, Sundays from 9:00 am to 1:30 am)
Europcar (Tel +358 403 062 871 - weekdays from 6:30 am to 10:30 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 10:30 pm, Sunday from 9:30 am to 10:30 pm)
Hertz (Tel +358 205 552 800 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 1:30 am, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 1:30 am, Sundays from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Scandia Rent (Tel +358 8311 7000 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:20 am to 7:00 pm, Saturday from 7:20 am to 6:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +358 201 122 590 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)


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Parking services at Oulu airport (OUL)

The enclosure provides three parking areas for short and long stays, located close to the terminal. There are payment stations at the car parks and inside the main building. Rates

P1 & P3 - Fees include engine heating services and charging of electric vehicles.
P2 - The first 20 minutes have no charge.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Finavia provides free assistance for disabled passengers, the visually- or hearing-impaired, and those with reduced mobility. Arrange the proper services with your airline or travel agency at least 48 hours prior to your arrival. There are also designated parking spaces, adapted restrooms and accessible cabs.

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Latest updates: February 18, 2019