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Easy Snowmobile Safari for Beginners in Ruka

Easy Snowmobile Safari for Beginners in Ruka
2 hours
USD 86.78
This easy 2-hour snowmobile safari will give you a chance to give your snowmobiling skills a try on your own snowmobile on the forest trails around the Ruka area. You will enjoy the beautiful wintry scenery and during the way you will make several stops to admire snowy nature.

7-Day Small-Group Winter Activity Tour in the Wilderness of Northeast Finland

7-Day Small-Group Winter Activity Tour in the Wilderness of Northeast Finland
7 days
USD 1498.46
The itinerary is designed for those who wish not to only challenge their selves in the northern winter and experience all the must do -activities during their stay, but also learn about the way of life and connect with the local people along the way. This 7-day all-inclusive (meals, transfers, equipment rentals, activities, accommodation) guided tour in remote Hossa national park area consists of; three separate 5-6 h snowshoe hiking days in different locations, doing a 5h day trip with the huskies one day and visiting your guide´s family reindeer farm at the end. Building an igloo from snow, learning the tricks of ice-fishing and having a chance to see the northern lights are other highlights of the trip.

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 KAO Kuusamo Airport Info & Guide

Kuusamo Airport

Where is Kuusamo Airport? Kuusamo Airport (IATA: KAO, ICAO: EFKS) is an airport in Kuusamo, Finland. Kuusamo is in the Northern Ostrobothnia region of Oulu province, which is directly adjacent to Lapland, the largest and northernmost of the regions of Finland. The area is referred to as Finnish Lapland.

The Kuusamo Airport is located 6 kilometres (3.7 miles) northeast from Kuusamo town centre. It is also the closest airport to Ruka, the popular ski centre and key attraction in the area (27 kilometres away).

Kuusamo Airport served 91,759 passengers in 2011, with flights from Finnair, Flybe Nordic and Blue1. Virtually all flights operate to/from Helsinki.

Kuusamo Airport selected as Airport of the Year for 2012 by Finavia, a company operating 25 airports in Finland. KAO  previously won the award in 1993.

"The active holidaymaker's airport in nature's bosom.
Kuusamo Lapland - exciting location at the Arctic Circle and near the Russian border, world-class quality tourist services and facilities within the heart of breathtakingly beautiful nature."
- Kuusamo Airport website 


 Other Items of Interest at Kuusamo Airport

Services at Kuusamo Airport include:

  • Meeting room for up to 18 people
  • Baby food can be heated at the café 
  • Drawing table for children - gate area
  • Luggage storage
  • Mail box
  • Travel agency

Additional Kuusamo Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 15 Mar 2019