Sunset and sunrise and the SERA definition of night
Finnish time today, 23.10.2019 - Night ends: 07:58 - Sunrise: 08:56 - Sunset: 17:24 - Night begins: 18:22
Times tomorrow - Night ends tomorrow: 08:02 - Sunrise tomorrow: 09:00 - sunset tomorrow: 17:20 - Night begins tomorrow: 18:18
1. General information:
An airfield in very good condition, situated on a heath. The field is operated by Aavahukan Ilmailukerho Aavahukka Flying club which is active in motor flying and Länsirajan lentäjät who is flying fire surveillance flights in the area . Good accommodation facilities near the aircraft parking area, comprising two beds, a large living room with fireplace, a refrigerator, cooking equipment, and a flight preparation space. There is also an outdoor fireplace and a sauna. A well in the field provides water. The sofas in the living room can also be used as beds. Distance to Äkäslompolo, the nearest village, is approximately 10 km.
2. The Airport:
The asphalt-surfaced runway, surrounded by a lichen-covered heath, is in good condition. There are no obstacles near the edges of the runway. The parking area is also in good condition. At both ends of the asphalt-surfaced runway (864m) there is a 25 metres long extension of macadam.
Runway: 14/32 – 864 x 15 m – Aphalt/gravel (asphalt width 11 m)
LDA: 14: 864 m, 32: 864 m
Radio Frequence: 123,500
Airport elevation: 225 m (738 ft)
Fuel availability: NIL
4. Sight seeing and services
Seen from the air the landscape around Ylläs is magnificent: fells, waterways, barren, rough plains. The Ylläs Travel Centre, and Äkäslompolo and Ylläsjärvi villages are close by. The nearest restaurants and accommodations can be found in Äkäslompolo, some 10 km away. More information concerning the area can be found in the links below.