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Kajaani Airport (IATA: KAJ, ICAO: EFKI) is an airport in Paltaniemi, Kajaani, Finland, approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) northwest of Kajaani city centre.

Kajaani Airport

Kajaanin lentoasema
Flughafen Kajaani 01.jpg
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorFinavia
LocationKajaani, Finland
Elevation AMSL483 ft / 147 m
Coordinates64°17′03″N 027°41′15″E / 64.28417°N 27.68750°E / 64.28417; 27.68750Coordinates: 64°17′03″N 027°41′15″E / 64.28417°N 27.68750°E / 64.28417; 27.68750
Websitefinavia.fi
Map
KAJ is located in Finland
KAJ
KAJ
Location within Finland
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
07/25 8,199 2,500 [1] Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passengers88,815
Landings1 093
Source: AIP Finland[2]
Statistics from Finavia[3]

Contents

HistoryEdit

Construction of the airport began in 1939 with the runway being completed in the autumn. However, because of the outbreak of World War II it would not be until the 22 June 1956 that the airport would be officially opened.[4]

Airlines and destinationsEdit

AirlinesDestinations
Finnair Helsinki, Jyväskylä

StatisticsEdit

Annual passenger statistics for Kajaani Airport [5]
Year Domestic passengers International passengers Total passengers Change
2005 93,470 5,985 99,455 −4,4%  
2006 87,273 5,464 92,737 −6,8%  
2007 87,061 3,741 90,802 −2,1%  
2008 81,243 3,366 84,609 −6,8%  
2009 70,848 2,552 73,400 −13,3%  
2010 63,980 2,033 66,013 −10,1%  
2011 74,985 3,110 78,095 +18,3%  
2012 70,369 7,483 77,852 -0,3%  
2013 69,817 4,741 74,558 -4,2%  
2014 67,981 3,873 71,854 -3,6%  
2015 81,096 2,933 84,029 +16,9%  
2016 84,160 1,693 85,853 +2,2%  
2017 84,724 2,731 87,455 +1,9%  
2018 85,286 3,529 88,815 +1,6%  

AwardsEdit

The airport was Finavia airport of the year in 1994, 1997 and 2007.[6]

Ground transportationEdit

Means of transport at Kajaani Airport
Means of transport Operator Route Destinations Website Notes
  Bus Kajaani Local Traffic 4 Kajaani Market Square (Finnish: Kauppatori) www.kajaani.fi On rush hours
  Bus A. Kyllönen Oy Airbus Sotkamo bus station (via Kajaani Market Square and Vuokatti) www.akyllonen.fi According to flight schedules

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.finavia.fi/en/kajaani/about/
  2. ^ "EFKI Kajaani" (PDF). AIP Suomi / Finland. Finavia. 30 June 2011. pp. EFKI AD 2.1, 1–5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 March 2017. Retrieved 16 July 2011.
  3. ^ "Finavia's Air Traffic Statistics 2010" (PDF). Vantaa: Finavia. pp. 7, 9. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 January 2012. Retrieved 16 July 2011.
  4. ^ https://www.finavia.fi/en/kajaani/about/
  5. ^ "Traffic statistics – Passengers". Finavia. Archived from the original on 5 September 2012. Retrieved 16 July 2011.
  6. ^ https://www.finavia.fi/en/kajaani/about/

External linksEdit

  Media related to Kajaani Airport at Wikimedia Commons