Sunset and sunrise and the SERA definition of night
Finnish time today, 20.09.2017 – Night ends: 06:11 – Sunrise: 06:58 – Sunset: 19:25 – Night begins: 20:12
Times tomorrow – Night ends tomorrow: 06:14 – Sunsrise tomorrow: 07:01 – Sunset tomorrow: 19:21 – Night begins tomorrow: 20:08
1. General information:
A small grass/gravel runway airfield in Kärsämäki municipality, the home of one Rallye and a Rans Coyote and a Murphy Renegade. Frequent visitors are also a Cardinal an Archer and an Zephyr. The field lies in the immediate vicinity of Kärsämäki centre and and highway No 4, additionally there is a camping site by the field. Right hand landing approach to runway 27.
2. The Airport:
The runway surface is flat and hard though. Turning is advisable using the enlargements at the end of the runway. Higher trees at the end of RW 27 where also a mast is located on the left side. Due to this the threshold is moved forward 400 m. .
Runway: 09/27 – 700 x 10 m – Grass/gravel LDA: 09: 700 m, 27: 300 m Radio frequency: 123,550 Airport elevation: 106 m (348 ft) Fuel availability: NIL Announcements: NOTAM
4. Sight seeing and services
An interesting sight is the Paanukirkko church on the Pyhäjoki river bank. A sign on highway No 4, the church 500 m from the road. Service stations in the centre of Kärsämäki one km from the field, as well as shops and restaurants. Some 250 m from the field an accommodation establishment Suomela, offering tent space and old fashioned storing cabins for rent. There is a gas station about 500m from the field. Good place for aircraft capable of using mogas.