Kuusamo Lapland (KAO) Airport
Kuusamo Lapland KAO Airport Overview
Kuusamo Lapland Airport KAO is located 6 km northeast of the town of Kuusamo, Finland, in the Arctic Circle and near the Russian border. The nearest big city is Taivalkosky, 70 km from the Airport.
With one runway and 86,486 passengers in 2012, Kuusamo Lapland Airport is served by Finnair Airlines offering flights to Helsinki and by AirBaltic with flights to Riga. Seasonal charter flights to popular vacation destinations are also available.
Kuusamo Airport has one passenger terminal which offers the following services: The ‘Hello Cafe’, a mail box, Customs & Passport Control; and conference facilities for up to ten attendants (Tel: (08) 8518 801). Nordic Holiday Services Ltd Oy is a tour operator (08) 851 8866, fax (08) 851 8869).
Parking options at Kuusamo Lapland Airport: Short- and long-term parking is available in 200 parking spaces; 40 of them have engine-heating points. Both short-term and long term parking is free, and parking fees for engine-heater points are about 6.45 EUR/day, 23.20/week.
To get from the Airport to your destination, you can rent a car (Avis, Budget, Europcar & Hertz);
or take a taxi (Taksikeskus Kuusamo-Ruka, tel. +358 (0)100 84200, Rukan Taksi ja Huoltopalvelu Oy, tel. +358 (8) 868 1442, Kuusamon Taksimatkat Oy, tel. +358 (8) 851 1400, fax +358 (8) 851 4949) The taxi to Kuusamo takes 10 minutes and costs 13 EUR.
‘Pohjolen Matka’ has both public transportation and charter buses; visit its web site for more information, or call 020 130 3520.
Another charter bus company is Ruka Charter Oy, tel: 040 7222 022.
Kuusamo, Lapland, FIN-70900
- Website for Kuusamo Lapland: http://www.finavia.fi/airports/airport_kuusamo
- Phone: 358 8 851 8801
Kuusamo Lapland KAO Airport Update History
- KAO Airports - Oct 28, 2013
- KAO Airlines Served - Jul 3, 2013