Sunset and sunrise and the SERA definition of night
Finnish time today, 24.11.2017
– Night ends: 08:07
– Sunrise: 09:03
– Sunset: 15:35
– Night begins: 16:29
Times tomorrow
– Night ends tomorrow: 08:09
– Sunsrise tomorrow: 09:05
– Sunset tomorrow: 15:33
– Night begins tomorrow: 16:28
1. General information:
The Kokemäki Piikajärvi airfield is a regional sport flying centre maintained by Piikajärven Ilmailuyhdistys Piikajärvi Flying Club. The Pori, Rauma, Kokemäki and Vakka-Suomi flying clubs, and Pori-based Länsilentäjät operate at Piikajärvi. Flyers arriving at Piikajärvi should be aware of the lively gliding and motor-flying activity, often there are also hanggliders in the air. Towplanes are used for lunching gliders. Piikajärvi lake, immediately adjacent to the hangars, is suitable for swimming. There is also a sauna by the lake. Accommodation is in the new 2001 built clubhouse, in double rooms. A well equipped kitchen (micro oven, dishwasher, refrigerators etc), washing-room, TV-room, and toilets. Outdoors there is also a grilling shelter.The field further provides a flight-planning space.
2. The Airport:
Surfaced runways, taxiways, and apron in good condition. Field area outside runways covered with low-growing heather.

3. Basic data:
Koordinaatit: 611444N 0221136E   (Map service)

Runways:
12/30 – 1000 x 18 m – asphalt/gravel (asphalt width 10 m),
17/35 – 1080 x 18 m – asphalt/gravel (asphalt width 10 m)
Radio frequency: 123,550
Airport elevation: 45 m (148 ft)
Fuel availability: NIL
Announcements: NOTAM

4. Sight seeing and services
Piikajärvi airfield is situated in the centre of beautiful Satakunta-county. Nearby towns; Kokemäki, Harjavalta – distance some 10 km – Pori – at some 40 km and Rauma at some 50 km, offer interesting sights and cultural experiences. Nearby are further the ancient cultural sites of Köyliö and Eura. Some 4 km from the field is the Pitkäjärvi camping centre, offering swimming, food etc. Harjavalta and Kokemäki towns provide shopping, restaurant, and other services.
5. Contact information:
Piikajärvi flying center Phone +358 44 5467421
Airport chief, Ari Pullinen Phone +358 40 860 9795.
Porin Ilmailukerho ry Flying Club Phone +358 2 632 4888.
EFPO TWR Phone +358 2 6100 6050.
Taxi +358 2 106 0664
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EFPI LDG Chart, click on image for pdf document

EFPI LDG Chart, click on image for pdf document

"Piikajärvi

Piikajärvi field from the air 2.5.2004. Photo Jari Pihlajamäki.

Piikajärvi field from the air 2.5.2004. Photo Jari Pihlajamäki.

A more detailed picture of Piikajärvi from the air. Photographed in the summer of 2012. Photo: Aarno Isomäki

A more detailed picture of Piikajärvi from the air. Photographed in the summer of 2012
Photo: Aarno Isomäki.

Airfield hangar as well as the briefing building in May 2004. Photo by Jari Pihlajamäki

Airfield hangar as well as the briefing building in May 2004. Photo by Jari Pihlajamäki.

Airfield smaller hangar in May 2004. Photo by Jari Pihlajamäki.

Airfield smaller hangar in May 2004. Photo by Jari Pihlajamäki.

Accommodation Building in May 2004. Photo by Jari Pihlajamäki.

Accommodation Building in May 2004. Photo by Jari Pihlajamäki.

Airfield barbecue place in May 2004. Photo by Jari Pihlajamäki. (Klikkaa suureksi)

Airfield barbecue place in May 2004. Photo by Jari Pihlajamäki.

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