Sunset and sunrise and the SERA definition of night
Finnish time today, 27.04.2017
– Night ends: 02:55
– Sunrise: 04:30
– Sunset: 22:02
– Night begins: 23:38
Times tomorrow
– Night ends tomorrow: 02:47
– Sunsrise tomorrow: 04:26
– Sunset tomorrow: 22:06
– Night begins tomorrow: 23:46
1. General information:
Airfield with an oil-gravel runway in good condition. Sparsely used , situated in the middle of Lapland in the Pokka village. At the very southern end of the field there is a small parking area, with a small accommodation cabin and an outdoor fireplace nearby. The runway is surrounded by a barren heath, there are no significant obstructions near the edges of the runway. The distance to the Pokka village is some 3 kilometres. It is advisable to watch for reindeer during landing. By ordering in advance 98E fuel is available at the Tieva bar.
2. The Airport:
Runway and parking area are in good condition. In the summer of 2011 numerous tufts of grass had grown through the runway. No significant edge obstructions. A lot of loose stones on the runway, so it is advisable to do test runs on the parking area, which is in good condition.

3. Basic data:
Coordinates: 680859N 0254950E   (Kansalaisen karttapaikka)

Runway: 16/34 – 800 x 18 m – oilgravel
LDA: 16: 800 m, 34: 800 m
Radio frequency: 123,150
Airport elevation: 260 m (853 ft)
Fule availability: Fuel not available at the field, 98E obtainable from the Tieva bar by ordering.
Announcements: NOTAM

4. Sight seeing and services
Food and accommodation obtainable at the Tieva bar, 4 kilometres from the field. Possible to order transport from the field to the Tieva bar. Cabin accommodation and restaurant service. Worth visiting: Taatsin seita some 18 kilometres from the field, an old sacrificial site of the Saame people, the original inhabitants of Lapland.
5. Contact information:
Tieva-bar, +358 16 657 635 or +358 50 404 2123.
6. Links:

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EFPA LDG chart, click to open pdf dokument

EFPA LDG chart, click to open pdf dokument

Pokka airfield seen from the north side as of 1.8.2005. In the foreground Pokka village and the Inari-Kittilä road. Photo by Jukka Hämäläinen

Pokka airfield seen from the north side as of 1.8.2005. In the foreground Pokka village and the Inari-Kittilä road. Photo by Jukka Hämäläinen

Pokka oilgravel-paved runway 34. The parking area is located directly on the picture to the left. Photo taken 16.8.2016 Photo by Tuomas Valkeala

Pokka oilgravel-paved runway 34. The parking area is located directly on the picture to the left.
Photo taken 16.8.2016
Photo by Tuomas Väkelä

Airfield seen from the west side as of 1.8.2005. Photo by Jukka Hämäläinen

Airfield seen from the west side as of 1.8.2005. Photo by Jukka Hämäläinen

Airfield bulletin board, and a mailbox, where the guest book recides. Photo by Pekka Lehtinen (1.8.2005)

Airfield bulletin board, and a mailbox, where the guest book recides. Photo by Pekka Lehtinen (1.8.2005)

EFPA Parking area Photo taken 16.8.2016 Photo by Tuomas Väkelä

EFPA Parking area
Photo taken 16.8.2016
Photo by Tuomas Väkelä