Lappeenranta Airport (IATA: LPP, ICAO: EFLP) is located about two kilometres to the west of Lappeenranta city centre. In 2013, 98,300 passengers passed through the airport, then making it the 11th busiest airport in Finland. The airport was founded in 1918 and it is the oldest airport in Finland that is still functioning. The airport is located in the old army camp. In 1918, the area was used for military aviation for the first time. The first scheduled flight landed here in 1951, and the...
- Number of Terminals: 1
- Number of Runways: 1
- Length of main runway (m): 2,500m long, 60m wide
- Total Catchment Population: 8 million people
Regional Finnish airport, Lappeenranta is set offer greater flexibility to its airlines and passengers following privatisation next year. The state-owned airport was given the green light to...
As of the beginning of this year, Lappeenranta Airport is regionally owned. Finavia, the City of Lappeenranta and the Regional Council of South Karelia decided to transfer the ownership of...