Smoking at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL)

Airport Rating


Before Security Smoking

Smoking is only permitted in designated areas outside the terminals.

After Security Smoking

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

Terminal 1:

Update from Slave, October 2022: There is still a smoking area near Gate 12.

Smoking area are at gate 12 in departures area.

There is a smoking area behind gate 19 in Terminal T1. Feedback from Tomas on the 18th April 2018.

Terminal 2:

Update from Manfred, Sept 2022: There is a smoking room at HEL Helsinki airport, located at the upper level close to gate 28.
Open and nice seating. Pictured below.
And at gate 12 there is also one Smoking area open

 HEL smoking hel smoking

Smoking area opposite opposite duty free shop (near gate 40 in T2) still open. Update from Iain B., Dec 2021.

Smoking at HEL

Update, Aug 2021 from Matias: Smoking area at gate 12 is still there and open.

Update, Sept 2019 from Uwe: There's no smoking room near gate 19.  There's a sign directing you to rooms near gates 12 and 28.

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

helsinki smoking area 

Helsinki Airport T2 between gates 34-36

Further Information

Terminal map 

Official Website