Located just 6KM from Kuusamo town center, Kuusamo airport is seen as the ideal portal in and out Kuusamo. It serves thousands of passengers each year coming from diverse locations. Incoming flights are mostly from places like Moscow, Paris, Budapest, Singapore and Odessa among others. For people looking to use the airport when making their way out of Kuusamo, you can get flights to among other places Portland, Los Carbos and Salt Lake City.
Making your way around Kuusamo
There are many options for transport at your disposal right from Kuusamo airport. However, for ease and convenience, most people choose to rent a car. With your car rental, you will stand a better chance of cruising every part of the town that you may wish. For starters, unlike when using public transport, your private car will allow flexibility. This will see you able to access any point in the place and at any time of the day, so long as it is convenient for you.
Furthermore, you will enjoy the privacy that comes with your personal car. It is also cheaper, and time efficient, ensuring you make the most out of your stay in Kuusamo.
Finding just the right car for your travelling needs will not be a problem. There are many car rental dealers offering great deals. You can visit any of the dealers located at Kuusamo airport immediately you land, or book a car in advance via the internet. The prices are really affordable, and the terms and conditions that come with booking the car allow you as much freedom as you would need.
A word of advice to completely new visitors; ensure precaution when travelling in your car rental especially when the roads are snowy and smooth to avoid hitting the reindeer and moose that may be making their way across the roads.
Kuusamo has a lot to offer especially to new visitors. Perhaps the biggest attraction Kuusamo and its environs is the Ruka ski center, one of the largest in Finland. It attracts visitors across the globe looking to enjoy flawless skiing and excursions, especially on reindeer sleds.
You can also make use of your car rental to access Ruka village; one of the most beautiful areas in Kuusamo packed with a host of fun activities. While here, you can partake in hiking, riding, fishing during the summer and socializing with locals and visitors alike over delicious meals make the Kuusamo way.