Tallinn Lennart Meri is the largest airport in Estonia and home base of the national airline Estonian Air. The airport is open to both domestic and international flights. Since 2009 the airport is officially known as Tallinn Lennart Meri, in honour of the leader of the Estonian independence movement and second President of Estonia Lennart Meri. Number of passengers: almost 2 million (2013).
The building of Tallinn Airport started in 1932, and the airport was opened officially in 1936, although it had been operational a good while before the official opening. Between 1945 and 1989, Aeroflot was the only airline that served Tallinn Airport.