1. Sunset and sunrise and the SERA definition of night
|Finnish time today, 02.10.2023 - Night ends: 06:52 - Sunrise: 07:37 - Sunset: 18:56 - Night begins: 19:40||Times tomorrow - Night ends tomorrow: 06:55 - Sunrise tomorrow: 07:39 - sunset tomorrow: 18:52 - Night begins tomorrow: 19:37|
2. General information:
The Alavus airfield is a calm South-Ostrobothnian field concentrating on parachuting activities. The field is situated some three kilometres south of the Alavus town, one km west of the southern tip of Kirkkojärvi lake. There is a hotel, petrol station, and normal services. Radio taxis operate in the area. The field is used by aviators, aeromodellers, and Alavuden Ilmailukerho, the Alavus Flying Club. There are two hangars on the field. The older is of half-open construction, and has room for one or two aircraft. The newer hangar has room for four aircraft. The parking area is adequate for 4 to 5 light aircraft or 2 to 3 motor gliders. There is also a fueling station maintained by the club which provides JET-A1 aircraft fuel. The club lodge is new and well equipped.
3. Price Information:
landing fee 10€ or 80€/season
150€/season for using Alavus as your home field
Bank: FI53 5007 0040 0077 44
More information (in Finnish) http://www.alavudenilmailukerho.com/kerho/lentokentta
4. The Airport:
The runway and parking area were reconsructed and resurfaced 2013. There are no taxiways, so it is advisable to make arrival messages well before landing. At the eastern end of the field northern winds may create a rotor effect, and at the west end it is often a little bumpy in thermal conditions.
5. Basic data:
Runway: 08/26 – 750 x 18 m – asphalt
LDA: 08: 750 m, 26: 750 m
Radio Frequency: 123,500
Airport elevation: 124 m (407 ft)
Fuel availability: Maintained by the club (JET-A1)
6. Sight seeing and services
The plains of South-Ostrobothnia are unbelievably level and swampy. The landscape is pleasant and fine, there are several small airfields within an one hour radius. In the town there are lively activities during the summer months. The Rock-devoted Pub Ittelismies and the centre hotel provide food for both body and soul. Art can be enjoyed at the Taidekeskus HARRI gallery (Harrintie 10, phone +358 6 5161 406, summertime +358 6 5161 431).
7. Contact information:
Airport chief: Valtteri Saarijärvi phone: +358 50 4358002
Alavuden Ilmailukerho Alavus Flying Club chairman Jussi Koivusalo phone +358 44 0550256
Flying club phone: +4358 45 121 5767
Taxi: +358 6 1064 90.