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Kuopio Airport in Rissala, Siilinjärvi
Finland

This is the check-in area of Rissala airport in Siilinjärvi. International Air Transport Association (IATA) calls it KUO and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) calls it EFKU. The airport is mostly used by Finnair, Finncomm Airlines, Blue1 and Air Baltic from Riga. The station serves around 300 000 people annually. Airport is also used by the Finnish Defense Forces by their Carelian Air Command (Karjalan Lennosto). About half of the flights on the port are by the military.

Upstairs is located restaurant Suihkari which offers a view over the whole runway. Finnish Wikipedia article: fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuopion_lentoasema

English Wikipedia article: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuopio_Airport
The official site (in Finnish): finavia.fi/lentoasemat/lentoasema_kuopio

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Copyright: Janne
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Taken: 02/03/2011
Uploaded: 02/03/2011
Updated: 04/09/2014
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Tags: airport; indoors; sans people; kuo; efku; lentokentäntie 275; terminal; check-in
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