By air to Kemijärvi

Nearest airports to Kemijärvi

The fastest way to get to Lapland is of course by plane! Rovaniemi Airport is just an hour’s drive from Kemijärvi, and Ruka and Kuusamo airports are less than two hours away. From both airports, you can continue your journey by bus, for example, with timetables available on Matkahuolto’s website.

Rovaniemi Airport

Rovaniemi is one of the largest airports in Finland in terms of passenger numbers, and especially during the winter season, traffic to Rovaniemi is particularly busy. Rovaniemi Airport is also the official airport of Santa Claus, with a large number of airlines flying to Rovaniemi in addition to Finnair and Norwegian, especially during the winter season. The distance from the airport to Kemijärvi is 82 km and the journey can be covered in less than an hour by car.

Kuusamo Airport

Kuusamo Airport has excellent connections to nature and winter sports destinations in the area. The airport is located 140 km from Kemijärvi. The total driving time is 1 hour 44 minutes. Among tour operators, TUI uses the airport for its holiday flights, especially during the winter season. There are also daily scheduled flights depending on the season.