Charter flights to Ivalo from the UK run mainly to provide transport for package holidays, excess seats are sold off on a flight only basis. The cost of these seats is usually cheap when compared to scheduled flights. Charter airlines can offer these Ivalo cheap flights by offering more restricted services than the major scheduled or low cost airlines.
Ivalo Airport is the northernmost airport in Finland and Lapland's oldest tourist airport. More than 100,000 passengers pass through the Lapinhelmi terminal every year. The gold field of Tankavaara, the mountains of Saariselka, Lake Inari and the world famous Salmon rivers beckon travellers to the quiet of the wilderness. It is also easy to get to northern Norway or Murmansk from Ivalo.