Tallinn Airport Ltd

Tallinn Airport Ltd

Tallinn Airport Ltd operates and develops airports belonging to the company in order to ensure the provision of service of aircrafts, passengers and goods on the ground. The company manages airports that are located in Estonia, which besides Tallinn Airport include the airports of Tartu, Pärnu, Kuressaare, Kärdla, Kihnu and Ruhnu.


Aviation activity in Estonia started in the 1920s.

1922 – Estonian first airline "Aeronaut" was established. The flights were operated on the routes Tallinn-Stockholm and Tallinn-Riga. In the same year Russian-German airline "Deruluft" started their flights on the route Leningrad-Tallinn-Riga-Köningsberg. In 1923 Finnish airline "Aero" also started operating on the route between Tallinn and Helsinki.

1936 – On September 20th Ülemiste airport with a concrete runway, hangar and navigation radars was opened. Tallinn Airport Ltd considers the date to be the company’s birthday. 40 meters wide and ca 300 meters long runways that were completed in the first phase enabled aircrafts to take off and land in six different directions. Ülemiste airport was scheduled to be entirely completed by the year 1940 when also the construction of passenger terminal would have been completed.

1992 – On September 1st a state enterprise Estonian Airports and a state-owned company Estonian Air were established on the basis of distribution of assets and functions of the state enterprise Estonian Air.

In 2005 the Tallinn airport became a "million-passenger airport", i.e. more than million passengers were served during a year. The magical number was reached on 20th September 2005. On 28th December the same year Tallinn Airport GH Ltd, the subsidiary of Tallinn Airport Ltd, was established.

In 2006 two construction projects of Tallinn airport with the largest volume so far were signed: reconstruction of air traffic area and expansions of passenger terminal. These are projects that are co-financed by the European Union Cohesion Fund. Both construction projects will be completed by September 2008.

Company’s vision is to be well-known and accepted as a major airport in Northern Europe by the year 2015. According to the company’s mission, Tallinn Airport is a customer oriented and efficient provider of high quality services, the aim of which is to achieve customer satisfaction and company’s profitability.

Several airports in the world are named after legendary statesmen to keep their memory alive and Tallinn Airport is now one of them: from March 29, Estonia’s most important aerial gateway is honoured to bear the name of Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport.

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Location

Tallinn Airport Ltd Lennujaama tee 2
Tallinn 11101
Estonia

Contact Info
Telephone: 
+372 605 8701, +372 605 8888
Email: 
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