[HELSINKI] HELSINKI-VANTAA AIRPORT

Updated : 2022/6/21

Transfers

Terminal map

Passengers transferring from Japan Airlines to non-oneworld member airlines

Passengers in transit after arrival on JL047 should check the monitors (information boards) displaying information on flight departures to find the departure gate for their connecting flight. There will be staff members on standby after disembarkation, so please do not hesitate to ask if anything is unclear.

  • If you are transferring within Finland or to other Schengen Zone countries:After the Security check and Passport Control (Immigration), proceed to your departure gate.
  • IC passport holders who do not require a visa can use the automated arrivals gate.
  • If you are transferring to a non-Schengen Zone country, proceed to your departure gate after the Security check (immigration procedures will take place in your destination country).

Boarding pass

If you do not have your connecting boarding pass, please check in at your airline's transfer counter (Transfer Service), or at the departure gate.

Checked baggage (Re-check)

Please collect your checked baggage at the "final destination" recorded on the baggage claim tag that was issued upon departure. If you did not check your baggage through to your final destination, you will need to pass through Immigration at Helsinki Vantaa Airport, collect your baggage from the baggage claim area, and then re-check your baggage at the check-in counter for your departing airline.

If you are transferring within Finland and you need to make a customs declaration, please do so at your first arrival point into Finland (Helsinki Vantaa Airport).

Passengers transferring from non-oneworld member airlines to Japan Airlines

Passengers transferring directly to JL048 after arrival at Helsinki Vantaa Airport should check the monitors (information boards) displaying information on flight departures to find the departure gate for their connecting flight. If anything is unclear, please ask at the transfers counter (Transfer Service).

  • If you are transferring from Finland or another Schengen Zone country, you will need to go through Immigration. For more information about Immigration, please check below.
  • Japanese IC passport holders can use the automated arrivals gate. * There are times when it is not available.
  • If you are transferring from a non-Schengen Zone country, you will need to undergo a Security check.

Check-in

If you do not have a boarding pass for JL048, please check in at the transfer counter (Transfer Service), or at the departure gate for JL048.

Checked baggage

If you checked your baggage through to your final destination at your departure point, you do not need to collect your baggage at Helsinki Vantaa Airport.
If you need to retrieve your baggage at Helsinki Vantaa Airport, collect it from the baggage claim area, and then re-check it at the Japan Airlines check-in counter. Please see the information on departure procedures.

Lounge

Finnair Lounge (non-Schengen area)

Near gate 25.

  • For more information about this lounge, please check below.
  • Please see here for rules (eligibility) on using the Japan Airlines Lounge.

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