Sunset / sunrise and the SERA definition of night
Time is Finnish local time, 21.10.2017
– Sunset: 17:16
– Night begins: 18:14
– Night ends: 07:20
– Sunrise: 08:18

1. General Information:
Kuhmo airfield is located some 5 kms from Kuhmo center. It was built in the 60’s and has a stone dust surface. Airfield has been active since the sixties with small downturn 80’s-90’s but now in active use again. Airfield is a home for 4-5 planes of which Kuhmo flying club’s airplane is in active training use. Old hangar collapsed under snow in 2002 and a brand new one was built in 2011. There is a possibility to stay overnight at the airport either in your own tent or in the hangar upon agreement. The local flying club is happy to help with transportation and fuel pick up.
2. Airfield:
Airfield is being maintained and serviced actively. Stone dust surface is some 15 meters wide and it is rolled frequently. Airfield has electric supply and asphalt areas for parking and run up’s. Electricity available since 2012 as well as asphalt on the parking area
3. Basic information:
Coordinates: 640646N 0292619E   (Map service)

Runway: 12/30 – 1000 x 15 m – gravel
LDA: 12: 1000 m, 30: 1000 m
Frequency: 123,500
Airfield height: 174 m (571 ft)
Fuel service: Club members help with MOGAS from the city. Ask for 100LL
Information: NOTAM

4. Sight seeing and services
Kuhmo wilderness views are magnificent from air. Restaurants and accommodation can be found in the town center. Winter war battle fields can be recognized from the air. Please note that they mostly reside on ADIZ area and require a filed flight plan. You can try shooting rapids in Kuhmo center Pajakkakoski or some 10 kms away at Lentuankoski. Nature center Petola has a permanent exhibition of Finnish nature and Juminkeko presents Karelian culture. The Kuhmo house with chamber music festival and award-winning library Atalante are worth seeing. There is also a winter war museum just next to hotel Kalevala.
5. Contact information:
Airfield Chief Jari Juntunen 044 725 5254.
Chairman of Kuhmo Flying club Pekka Pääkkönen 0400 283 491.
Taxi (0600) 398 300.

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EFKH LDG Chart, click on image for pdf document

EFKH LDG Chart, click on image for pdf document

Kuhmo Airfield seen from west photo from 2009 (click to enlarge)

Kuhmo Airfield seen from west photo from 2009 (click to enlarge)

Closer aerial of the airport. Photo 2009 fall by Timo Hyvönen. (click to enlarge)

Closer aerial of the airport. Photo 2009 fall by Timo Hyvönen. (click to enlarge)

Kuhmo Runway summer 2010, Picture Timo Hyvönen (click to enlarge)

Kuhmo Runway summer 2010, Picture Timo Hyvönen (click to enlarge)

Airport parking area summer 2013, Picture Timo Hyvönen (click to enlarge)

Airport parking area summer 2013, Picture Timo Hyvönen (click to enlarge)

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