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Ivalo Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Ivalo Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

IVL Airport Overview

To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Ivalo Airport (code: IVL).

What to Expect

Ivalo Airport has a small single terminal with a cafe available landside and a restaurant airside. Shopping is limited to a gift shop both landside and airside. Free WiFi is available to help pass the time.

Sleeping in Ivalo Airport

We do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Good To Know

You can warm up with a cup of coffee beside the fireplace inside the airport.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s website for current information. For more airport information, continue scrolling down to explore more in our Ivalo Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

While it appears that this airport closes at night, as of this update, we could not confirm airport hours of operation. If you know the airport hours, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Ivalo Airport:

  • Hotel Ivalo – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Kultahippu Hotel  – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Ivalo, search for deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

At the time of this update, there were no pay-per-use lounges.

Mobile Charging

A reader tells us there are power outlets airside. There are tables for restaurant customers and other people waiting to board, and most have outlets. (December 2022)

Rest & Relaxation Zones

Relax in front of the fireplace on Finnish-designed chairs or look for the rocking chairs. Available airside.


Free WiFi is available at Ivalo Airport. Connect to the “Free Wi-Fi for you by Finavia” network. No login is required.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Not available.

Currency Exchange – Not available.

Drinking Water – Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

Duty-Free & Shopping – Duty-Free is not available. The airport sells local goods, food items and jewellery at its two gift shops (landside and airside). Hours: unknown.

Food & Drinks – Landside, you will find Cafe Ivalo and Airside, you will find a full-service restaurant. Hours: unknown.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Unknown

Postal Services – Drop off your last-minute postcards to friends and family from the airport’s mailbox. Location: Landside.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Ivalo Airport is served by the following airlines: Finnair • Lufthansa. Note: additional airlines may provide seasonal services.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Rentals

On-site car rental agencies include Avis • Budget • Europcar • Hertz • Sixt. Note that some counters may only be open with a prior reservation.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.


Taxis are available without reservation at the taxi stand in the arrivals area according to the daily flight schedule.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.