Rovaniemi airport (RVN)

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Rovaniemi Airport, opened on June, 1940, is one of the most important in Finland. It operates with domestic flights and international destinations in Europe and Israel.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open between 4:00 am and 10:30 pm.
Airlines: Aer Lingus, Brussels Airlines, EasyJet, Edelweiss Air, Finnair, Neos, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Israir, Thomas Cook Airlines, TUI Airways, Turkish Airlines.
Annual passenger traffic: 640,000 passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +358 207 086 506. Information office on the first floor, next to the security checkpoint.


The airport is located 10 km (6.5 miles) northeast from the city of Rovaniemi.

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Inside the terminal you can find counters from different companies.

Avis/Budget (Tel +358 104 362 360 - 7:30 am to 11:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +358 403 062 870 - 6:15 am to 11:00 pm)
Finn-Rent (Tel +358 400 148 917 - weekdays from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, Sunday from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm)
FiRENT (Tel +358 600 550 715 - Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm, weekends from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Green Motion (Tel +358 201 213 540 / 400 289 600 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +358 205 552 500 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Scandia Rent (Tel +358 163 420 506 - 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +358 201 122 596 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)


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Some of the accommodations in the surroundings offer complimentary shuttle services for their guests.

Santa Claus Holiday Village (2.5 km/1.6 miles)
Glass Resort (2.6 km/1.6 miles)
Nova Skyland Hotel (2.6 km/1.6 miles)
Santa's Igloos Arctic Circle (2.8 km/1.7 miles)
Arctic TreeHouse Hotel (3.1 km/1.9 miles)


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The airport has a post office and Wi-Fi access free of charge. Meeting facilities on the second floor.

Food and Drinks- Café in the Departures area and restaurant on the second level.
Shopping- There are stores selling souvenirs, gifts, sweets, accessories.
Baggage- Lost luggage should be accounted for at the desk of the appropriate airline.
Other Services- Children's play area, rocking chairs.


Bus - There is a service from Airportbus (Tel +358 1636 2222) to the bus station and several hotels in the city, with a fare of €7.00-12.00. It departs from the airport immediately after flight arrivals. You can also arrange transfers to different locations in Lapland (Levi, Ylläs, Saariselkä, Pyhätunturi, Luosto, Suomu).
Pikakuljetus Rovaniemi Oy (Tel +358 504 489 775) operates the Santa's Express, which runs to the city centre, the train station, Santa Claus Village and Santa Park for €3.50.
SkiBus (Tel +358 407 249 563) provides transportation to the Pyhä-Luosto area four times a day during the high season and twice a day the rest of the year. The trip takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. Tickets cost between €28.00 and €31.00.
There are also services from Best of Arctic (Tel +358 207 413 710) to Kuusamo, Ruka and Suomu (€46.00) on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:20 am, only by previous reservation.
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Taxi - Ranks are situated opposite the passenger terminal. Companies providing the service at the enclosure are Lähitaksi Rovaniemi (Tel +358 2008 8000) and Santa Line (Tel +358 6003 0030). The trip to downtown Rovaniemi takes around 10 minutes.


There are three car parks across from the main building (P1-P3), with spaces for short and long stays, heated bays and charging stations for electric vehicles. The first 20 minutes are free. Payment is made inside the terminal. Rates


Adapted toilets and reserved parking spaces available. In addition, free assistance is offered from the check-in desks to the airship, or from the airplane to your exit from the enclosure. Inform your airline about your needs at least 48 hours in advance.