With a long runway and around 900,000 passengers a year,, Oulu Airport - Finland's second-busiest airport - is served by Finnair (including multiple daily departures to Helsinki), and other airlines offering direct scheduled flights to many European destinations, with connections around the world. Seasonal charter flights are also available to popular tourist destinations (contact: Aurinkomatkat tel. 010-4464800 or Suomen Matkatoimistotel. 0600-97000).
The passenger terminal at Oulu Aiport - which was upgraded during 2013 & 2014 - offers free internet access, an Information Desk (tel: 08-520-7800), a mailbox, pharmacy, ATM cash machine, rental cars, rocking chairs, 2cafes, tax-free shop, children's play area, VIP suite (tel.08 8807701), and Lost Property (tel. 020 708 7800). For disability support call (08) 520 7800. The VIP suite is on level 2, suitable for conference or rest (for reservations call (08) 8807701.
The ground level serves both arrivals & departures:
- Arriving passengers of gates 11 & 12 will pick up their bags and go through costoms check. An yellow machine dispensing internatinal call card and function as ATM cash machine is available there.
- Departing passengers use the check-in kiosks, go through security check and take the elevator/escalator up to level 1, where they go through passport control, with nearby play area, and access to gates 13-17. A conference room with services is available at the eastern end. A pharmacy and the childrens' play area are at the gate area, as well as the Oulu cafe.
WiFi is free throughout the terminal.
Long- and short-term parking is in front of the terminal. (P1 has heated parking space included in the fee. P2 is for short-term parking, 20 minutes or less).
Present and future Airport Developments: Ongoing renovation work around major traffic areas between late April and mid-August 2017 involve runway, taxiways & apron resurfacing and lighting system upgrade. Taxiways at the end of the runway are to be upgraded for wide-bodied aircraft. The runway will be fully closed June 26 & July 31, 2017.