Snow dump permitted at Helsinki-Malmi Airport against the law

Apr 28, 2023
Kuva: Sampo Kiviniemi

The snow dump permitted to be built in the area of Malmi Airport breaks the law in several respects. Friends of Malmi Airport (FoMA) has filed a complaint against the decision with the Administrative Court.

The land use director of the City of Helsinki Urban Environment Division has given permission to establish a snow dump in the airport area until 2032. This decision is contrary at least to the zoning plan, the Land Use and Building Act and the Nature Conservation Act. No nature and environmental surveys essential for such a project have been carried out in the area.

The complaint filed by FoMA (in Finnish):