Tallinn Airport advises passengers to come earlier to airport during the visit of the President of the United States

27.08.2014

Due to the visit of President Barack Obama of the United States, all passengers passing through Tallinn Airport on the first days of September are advised to allow for extra time for both arriving at and departing from the airport.

“We appeal to all passengers: please come to the airport early, since unexpected traffic restrictions on the streets of Tallinn may cause delays in reaching the airport on time.At the airport, there are several places to pass the time enjoyably – come at least two hours early,” instructed Erik Sakkov, Member of the Management Board at Tallinn Airport. Sakkov stated that no scheduled flights were expected to be cancelled due to the visit of the President of the United States but that there might be some delays.

Furthermore, border control will be reinstated on Estonia’s internal border at Tallinn Airport from 31 August to 3 September.At the airport, passengers will have to pass through passport control, even if travelling within the European Union, mainly when entering Estonia.“The reinstatement of border control entails no major changes for passengers; however, we advise allowing for extra time,” said Kristian Jaani, Head of the North Prefecture.According to Kristian Jaani, all passengers should make sure that they have a valid passport or identity card with them.

For further information on the reinstatement of border control, go to www.politsei.ee or telephone the Police and Border Guard Board’s information line on 612 3000 from 8 am to 6 pm, Monday to Friday.

For flight information in real time, go the website of Tallinn Airport at www.tallinn-airport.ee.