Main international airport of the Helsinki metropolitan region and Finland entirely, Helsinki-Vantaa Airport is located in Vantaa, and it was originally built for the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. Serving more than 13 million passengers every year, this is the fourth largest airport in the Nordic countries. Helsinki Airport is a few 17 km north of downtown Helsinki, and it’s easy to get to the city in a cheap Helsinki Airport car hire.
Helsinki Airport can brag about being considered most punctual airport in Europe, plus, it was voted as the best airport worldwide in the IATA survey. If you are a fan of planes and such, perhaps you’ll be interested in knowing that close to the airport there’s the Aviapolis business park, hosting many companies around de globe, or visit the Finnish Aviation Museum for more interesting features on that subject.
Capital of Finland since 1812, Helsinki has been known as the "Daughter of the Baltic", and it is nice to see it still has its small-town feel, even when it has become such an international metropolis. Head out to explore the city in a comfortable Helsinki car hire after arrival.