Sunset and sunrise and the SERA definition of night
Finnish time today, 22.06.2018
– Night ends:
– Sunrise: 03:18
– Sunset: 23:02
– Night begins:
Times tomorrow
– Night ends tomorrow:
– Sunsrise tomorrow: 03:18
– Sunset tomorrow: 23:02
– Night begins tomorrow:
1. General information:
Small field in the beautiful southern Savo region, with plenty of lakes around.
2. The Airport:
Runway surface in relatively good condition, with a few rough spots due to ground frost.
In 2003 the runway and buildings were fixed, a new wind sock was installed, and a new memorial sign was erected. Official runway markings were painted in the summer of 2010, at which time runway 18 threshold was moved permanently.

Note: On runway 18 approach there is forest up to about 12 meters (39 feet).

3. Basic data:
Coordinates: 620356N 0282124E   (Map service)

Runway: 18/36 – 740 x 23 m -asphalt/grass
LDA: 18: 740 m, 36: 740 m
Radio Frequency: 123,200
Airport elevation: 89 m (292 ft)
Fuel availablility: No fuel service, car fuels available from the town (5.5 km by road).
Announcements: NOTAM

4. Sight seeing and services
Restaurant Rinssi-Eversti and other services in the town across the lake. 5.5 km walk to the town via the road around the lake.
5. Contact information:
Airport Chief: Erkki Dillström +358 40 5369150
6. Links:
Accommodation available at:
Hotel Ruusu Hovi, 5 km from the airfield: http://www.ruusuhovi.fi/
Hotel Rinssi-Eversti, 5.5 km from the airfield, in town: http://www.rinssieversti.fi/
Pyyvilä Mansion right next to the airfield, south side (pricey, exclusive): http://pyyvila.fi/

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EFRN LDG chart, Click to open PDF file

EFRN LDG chart, Click to open PDF file

Rantasalmi airfield as seen from the air in the autumn of 2005. Photo by Mikko Maliniemi.

Rantasalmi airfield as seen from the air in the autumn of 2005. Photo by Mikko Maliniemi

Runway in the summer of 2012. The picture shows the renovated runway paintings. Photo Timo Hyvönen.

Runway in the summer of 2012. The picture shows the renovated runway paintings. Photo Timo Hyvönen.

Aerial view of autumn 2005. Photo by Mikko Maliniemi.

Aerial view of autumn 2005. Photo by Mikko Maliniemi.

Runway 18 approach line's quite high forest. Photo Esa Haakana (July 2004)

Runway 18 approach line's quite high forest. Photo Esa Haakana (July 2004).

View from the runway in the direction of the parking area in August 2004. Photo Heimo Paakkinen.

View from the runway in the direction of the parking area in August 2004. Photo Heimo Paakkinen.

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