Published in 1/2023 - Movement


Helsinki Airport Departures and Arrivals Building

ALA Architects

Location Lentoasemantie 1, Vantaa
Gross Area 43 600 m2
Completion 2021
Old building Keijo Ström ja Olavi Tuomisto 1969, 1983 (Arkkitehti 4/1969), Pekka Salminen 1996, 1999 (Arkkitehti 4/1996, Arkkitehti 1/2000)

The new entrance building of Helsinki Airport offers a memorable setting for departures and arrivals, sees Mikko Summanen. Read the commentary → New Adventure and Romance

Suspended ceiling in timber of the departures and arrivals building is refined by digital technology. Marianna Wahlsten examines the architecture of the ceiling → New Geometry of the Ceiling

Photos Tuomas Uusheimo, Marc Goodwin, Suomen Ilmakuva