Airport Kuusamo

Airport Kuusamo

Kuusamo airport is a major civilian airport in Finland. It lies on the northern outskirts of the city of the same name in the province of Oulu in northern Finland and is known especially due to the nearby Ruka Alpine Ski Centre and the National Oulanka national park.
  • URL: Kuusamo (KAO)
  • Time zone: GMT 2
  • Service telephone: +358 20 708 8801
  • Address: Kuusamo Airport, Lentokentäntie, 93600 Kuusamo, Finland
  • Operating company: Finavia
  • Parking: Free parking for approximately 200 cars.
  • Directions by car: The airport is near the main road 8690, about 3 miles north of the city, near the town Mäkelä.
  • Stations: The nearest railway station is ca.85 miles or 140 km further northwest in Oulu.
  • Flight distribution on the days of the week: Monday (13.55%), Tuesday (10.56%), Wednesday (11.75%), Thursday (13.75%), Friday (18.33%), Saturday (22.31%), Sunday (9.76%)
  • Alternative spelling: Kusamo, Куусамо, Кусамо, Κουουσάμο, کوسامو, קוסאמו, 쿠사모, クーサモ, 庫薩莫, 库萨莫

Top airlines (percentage of departures and arrivals)

  1. Finnair (18, 56,25 %)
  2. Air France (10, 31,25 %)
  3. other (12.50 %)

The airport was opened in 1969 and is located about 3 miles north of downtown. From Kuusamo use the 8690 main road towards Mäkelä and follow the airport signs.

A shuttle bus connection from / to the airport is operated by the coach company Pohjolan Matka.