Tallinn Airport also known as Lennard Meri Tallinn Airport is the largest airport currently in Estonia. It is also a home base to Estonian Air, the national airline. It is open to both local and international flights. It is situated almost 4 km way from the centre of Tallinn, more precisely, on the eastern shore of Lake Ülemiste. An interesting characteristic about this airport is that it consists of a single asphalt-concrete runway which is 3070 meters in length and 45 meters in width. It is so large that it can easily handle a wide bodied aircraft, such as Boeing 747. Apart from this, the airport has a total of 5 functioning taxiways and 14 terminal gates.
Airlines and Destinations
The Tallinn Airport supports many airlines and as a passenger you can easily spot a destination where you want to go, especially by selecting Estonia’s national airline. Companies operating in Tallinn Airport are Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, air Baltic, Air Lituanica, Avies, easy Jet, Estonian Air, Finnair, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Ryanair SmartLynx Airlines, Turkish Airlines, UTair Aviation and Vueling. All these airlines reach different destinations. You can check which airline is more feasible online and every book a ticket instantly.
Ground Transport Facilities
The Tallinn Airport is known for introducing ease in travelling. The ground transport facilities are highly developed and reliable companies have collaborated with the airport authorities and the official website of the Tallinn Airport guides passengers about choosing the right ground transport. Buses, taxis, trains trams and even car renting is available for the passenger. So if you want to travel to any part of Tallinn you can use the routes of these transportation facilities and reach your destination safely and calmly. The bus services include both city bus, operated by MRP and shuttle bus operated by the airport. It only changes €7 to reach any place within the limits of Tallinn. If you want to travel through Tallinn airport transfers, then be sure to choose from the 3 main taxi companies that operate officially at the Airport; Tallink Takso, Tulika Takso and Tallinna Tasko. They are cost efficient and reliable, specially recommended for tourists.