European Heritage Days 2006: Places of Arrival and Departure

5 April 2006

In 2006, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia and Iceland will celebrate the European Heritage Days together. The theme of the Heritage Days, presented in the national publication "Places of Arrival and Departure" was made public on 5 April by Permanent Secretary Juhani Korpela of the Ministry of Transport and Communications.

The book takes a look at traffic environments from many points of view. 18 expert articles and ample supplementary material describe the cultural-historical significance and building heritage of places of arrival and departure. Aviation building heritage and Malmi Airport are also presented.

The whole book (in Finnish) is available in electronic form (PDF) at the Building Heritage Portal of the Ministry of the Environment and the National Board of Antiquities. An English translation of the article presenting aviation building heritage is available here.