Smoking at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL)

Smoking Rating


Before and After Security Smoking

Smoking is only permitted in designated areas outside the terminals.

There are several smoking areas in the airport located near to all the gates.

Terminal 1:

Smoking area are at gate 12 in departures area.

Terminal 2:

There is a smoking room behind the Burger king after you go through the passport control at terminal 2, between gates 34 and 36.

Also, the area "opposite gate 29" is upstairs, just to the left of the Irish Bar, just after the toilets. Feedback from Adam, 16th June 2017.

T2 opposite Gate 29, photo and info below provided by Michael F. on the 31st May 2017.

The Finnair and Gateway lounges also have smoking areas

There are two smoking areas near baggage reclaim.

There are reports of other areas, possibly at  Gates 20, 29, 36 and 37

Images of Smoke Areas

Helsinki Vantaa Airport T2 opposite Gate 29, photo provided by Michael F. on the 31st May 2017.

helsinki smoking area 

Further Information

Terminal map 

Official Website