Sunset and sunrise and the SERA definition of night
Finnish time today, 20.09.2017
– Night ends: 05:58
– Sunrise: 06:50
– Sunset: 19:20
– Night begins: 20:12
Times tomorrow
– Night ends tomorrow: 06:01
– Sunsrise tomorrow: 06:53
– Sunset tomorrow: 19:16
– Night begins tomorrow: 20:08
1. General information:
A quiet unmanned airfield in Northern Finland, near the town of Kemijärvi, with a relatively large runway and two aprons. Only a few local general aviators use the airfield. A Finnish company Robonic Arctic Test UAV Flight Center (RATUFC) Ltd offers test flight services at EFKM and in the surrounding airspace since 2006 for international unmanned aircraft system manufacturers. Limitations in airspace use are announced well beforehand. On the field there is an office building and a club lodge with a small socializing space, cooking equipment, and overnighting possibilities. The field gate is kept closed to prevent reindeer from straying into the field. Instructions for opening the gate are received by phoning the contact person.
A quiet unmanned airfield in Northern Finland with a relatively large runway and two aprons. Runway dimensions 1400 x 23 meters, asphalt. Only few local general aviators use the airfield. A Finnish company Robonic Arctic Test UAV Flight Center (RATUFC) Ltd has been offering test flight services at EFKM and in the surrounding airspace for international unmanned aircraft system manufacturers since 2006.
2. The Airport:
The runway and aprons are in excellent condition. There are no obstructions at the edges of the runway.

3. Basic data:
Coordinates: 664257N 0270922E   (Map service)

Runway: 17/35 – 1400 x 23 m – asphalt
Radio frequency: 123,500
Airport elevation: 211 m (692 ft)
Fuel availability: NIL
Announcements: NOTAM

4. Sight seeing and services
The Kemijärvi lake is surrounded by imposing fells, especially to the south. To the north you can see the magnificent row of Pyhätunturi fells: Kultakero, Ukonhattu, Noitatunturi, Peurakero, and Laakakero. Services are found in Kemijärvi center, 10 kilometers from the field.

5. Contact information:
Aiport chief: Jouko Kivelä: +358 400 296 861.
Flying club chairman: Pentti Niskanen: +358 40 511 3542.
Taksi +358 16 106 499.

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EFKM LDG chart, click to open pdf document

EFKM LDG chart, click to open pdf document

Kemijärvi airfield seen from the north side in 2.8.2005. Photo by Jukka Hämäläinen.

Kemijärvi airfield seen from the north side in 2.8.2005. Photo by Jukka Hämäläinen.

On the right downwind for runway 33, 2.8.2005 Kemijärvi. Photo by Jukka Hämäläinen

On the right downwind for runway 33, 2.8.2005 Kemijärvi. Photo by Jukka Hämäläinen.

Hangar area 2.8.2005. Photo by Pekka Lehtinen.

Hangar area 2.8.2005. Photo by Pekka Lehtinen. (Klikkaa suureksi)

Periodically unmanned aircraft test flight operations are carried out on the airfield. Photo Robonic Oy.

Periodically unmanned aircraft test flight operations are carried out on the airfield. Photo Robonic Oy

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