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Kauhava - EFKA

1. Sunset and sunrise and the SERA definition of night
Finnish time today, 24.04.2024
- Night ends: 04:31
- Sunrise: 05:29
- Sunset: 21:23
- Night begins: 22:21
Times tomorrow
- Night ends tomorrow: 04:27
- Sunrise tomorrow: 05:26
- sunset tomorrow: 21:26
- Night begins tomorrow: 22:25
2. General information:

Kauhava, a former Finnish Air Force field, offers an excellent environment for aviation activities. The field is owned by LSK Business Park Oy, and operated by Ilmasotakoulun Lentokerho Ry (local flying club). Kauhava is an active gliding and general aviation airfield. Additionally, there is a lot of paragliding and aero-modelling activity. The field is located just a couple of kilometers from Kauhava downtown with all basic services close at hand.

Current information:
Terä23-exercise 9-13 October 2023. Read AIP SUPPLEMENT 119/2023


RNP published

A two-way VHF transmitter required for all aircraft and other aviators, including locally also aero-modelling activities.
Ref: OPS M1-17

Kauhava class D airspace areas:
Ref: OPS M1-28

Additional notifications:
Occasionally, there may be lots of para-gliding car-tow activity on the RWY, from GND to 1000 meters. In addition to normal radio calls and before joining the traffic pattern for landing, all arriving traffic is ordered to circle the airfield in every circumstance to eliminate the risk of hitting the poorly visible towing cable. Observe the airspace especially carefully.

Other general information:
No winter maintenance. Please notice that an open airfield may be slippery or even in unusable condition. Operator does not guarantee RWY availability 24/7. PIC holds the final responsibility. If needed, please contact the airfield boss for more information.

3. Price Information:


4. The Airport:

RWY and TWY as well as aprons in good condition. Currently no winter maintenance.

5. Basic data:

Coordinates: 630727N 0230305E
Runway: 17/35 – 2700 x 60 M – ASPH
LDA: 17: 2700 m , 35: 2700 m
Radio frequency: 122,800
Airport elevation: 46 M (151 FT)
Fuel availability: No general fuel distribution. Restricted availability.
Airport type: Private
Announcements: NOTAM

6. Sight seeing and services

Food available at the city center restaurants almost 24/7.


Accommodation available at Lentohotelli inside the former airbase area.

Kauhava Aircraft Park (outdoors museum)

Powerpark, the best amusement park in Finland, some 20 kilometers from the field.

7. Contact information:

Airport Chief / Ilmasotakoulun Lentokerho Ry Ville Sulkakoski
Phone: +358 400 604 219


LSK Business Park Oy
LSK Hotelli Oy
Mika Marjamäki, CEO
Puh. +358 50 570 8654

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