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. .
3. Basic data:
Coordinates: 635922N 0254437E   (Kansalaisen karttapaikka)

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.
5. Contact information:
Airport chief Juha Kivelä: +358 400 774038.
Taxi +358 8 771000.

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EFKR LDG Chart, click on image for pdf document

EFKR LDG Chart, click on image for pdf document

Field seen from the north side from the traffic circuit to runway 27. Please be cautious of the radio tower shown on the left in the picture

Field seen from the north side from the traffic circuit to runway 27. Please be cautious of the radio tower shown on the left in the picture
Taken: 19.8.2015
Picture: Veikko Karasvirta

EFKR seen from 260 degrees
Picture taken: 25.8.2017
by: Juha Kivelä

EFKR End of RWY 27. Picture taken: 25.8.2017 by: Juha Kivelä

Field surface of RWY 27 in the evening sun in 08/19/2015. The surface is sufficiently smooth even for small wheel AC. There is a wide cutdown area on both sides. Photo Veikko Karasvirta

Field surface of RWY 27 in the evening sun in 08/19/2015. The surface is sufficiently smooth even for small wheel AC. There is a wide cutdown area on both sides. Photo Veikko Karasvirta

EFKR Hangar, OH-U462 in front and OH-CNN in the back
Date taken 25.8.2017
by: Juha Kivelä

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