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Pyhtää Redstone - EFPR

1. Sunset and sunrise and the SERA definition of night
Finnish time today, 27.01.2023
- Night ends: 07:53
- Sunrise: 08:43
- Sunset: 16:12
- Night begins: 17:01
Times tomorrow
- Night ends tomorrow: 07:51
- Sunrise tomorrow: 08:40
- sunset tomorrow: 16:15
- Night begins tomorrow: 17:04
2. General information:

Finland’s newest general aviation airport, also known as Helsinki-East Aerodrome. The field serves professional general aviation and provides a base for the industry and private aircraft owners. 1000 m of Redstone’s runway is paved. The runway will be extended to 1,600 meters, lights and satellite-based LPV instrument approaches will be added. Part of the field’s operations is the future aviation product development and test center.

The field area is zoned for the future “Helsinki-East” logistics and industrial area. The plan also includes a provision for a crossed runway. Various activities based on the airport will be created in the area.

Visitors are warmly welcome and there is no landing fee, captain’s fee or PNR obligation for visiting aircraft. The regular use of the airport for e.g. training, landing practice or as the aircraft’s home field must be agreed with the airport manager.

3. Price Information:

NIL

4. The Airport:
358 / 5,000

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The runway, taxiways and apron are paved and in excellent condition. The airport is kept plowed and in working condition during the winter, however, after snowfalls, it is necessary to check the condition of the runway in advance. Airport construction works on runway extensions and peripheral areas continue from time to time. Special caution must be observed in flight operations.
5. Basic data:

Coordinates: 602845N 0263538E
Runway: 15/33 – 1000 x 30 m – asphalt (gravel at end total length 1200m)
LDA 15: 1000 m , 33: 1000 m
Radio frequency: 118.475
ATIS frequency: 135.725
Airport elevation: 22 m (72 ft)
Fuel availablility: Available
Announcements:NOTAM

6. Sight seeing and services

The airport located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland is being developed to serve tourists arriving by plane. The nearest tourist destination is the Aeronautica Arena experience and event center located approx. 2 km away. There are a total of 17 cafes and restaurants in Pyhtää, the closest ones are a few minutes away. For the summer, an airport cafe will open at the airport, where you can also get something to eat. For accommodation, there are numerous cabin rental companies in the surrounding area.

Keihässalmi boat and fishing port, e.g. sea ​​salmon directly from the fisherman
Hiking destinations: Kymijoki estuary area, Valkmusa marsh area, Stockfors ironworks area
Pyhtää Kaunissaari is a boat ride away
Pyhtää Vuokramökit, by the sea on Munapirti island (approx. 15 min)
Rental cabins Villa Struka and Villa Kivikoski (approx. 2 km away, on the shore of Kymijoki)
Cafes: Village cafe and bar Onni (A rights)
Food: Päkki-Pub, Purola (4 km), delivers pizza to the field on request
Sagitta, port restaurant in Lökör, Siltakylä, approx. 10 km
Sirius Sport Resort – free fall – wind tunnel and indoor surfing

7. Contact information:


Esa Korjula, +358 400 414115, 

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9. Map
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