Selänpää - EFSE
1. Sunset and sunrise and the SERA definition of night
|Finnish time today, 02.10.2023 - Night ends: 06:40 - Sunrise: 07:23 - Sunset: 18:44 - Night begins: 19:27||Times tomorrow - Night ends tomorrow: 06:43 - Sunrise tomorrow: 07:25 - sunset tomorrow: 18:41 - Night begins tomorrow: 19:24|
2. General information:
An active gliding airfield in North-Kouvola south of the Vuohijärvi village. The Kouvolan Seudun Ilmailuyhdistys (KILY) flying club and the paragliding club Kotkan Siipiveikot operate on this field. The gliders are mainly towed by winching, because of this overflights should be avoided. The towing line of the paragliders may also reach a height of up to 800 metres. There is also flying with motor-gliders, ultralights and experimental airplanes in the field. It is possible to stay comfortably in the field even longer times: In addition to rental cabins and a trailer park common lodging is offered in the clubhouse, a dwelling rich in aviation history. The sauna is heated daily during the flying season. Food can be prepared in the kitchen of the café building or the grill awning, there are flush toilets and shovers in the service building. A dishwasher and a washing machine are further available. All lodgings have refrigerators where personal foodstuffs can be stored.
3. Price Information:
4. The Airport:
in Good condition
5. Basic data:
Coordinates: 610351N 0264744E
Runways: 04/22 – 850 x 15 m – gravel/grass,
12/30 – 1000 x 15 m – asfalttia
LDA: 04: 850 m, 22: 850 m, 12: 1000 m, 30: 1000 m
Radio frequency: 123,200
Airport altitude: 127 m (417 ft)
Fuel availablility: No. Nearest fuel point in Utti.
6. Sight seeing and services
In the field there is a memorial commemorating the Selänpää aerial battle. Close by is e.g. the impressive landscapes of Repovesi national park, and the Verla industrial museum, both of which have pre-historical rock paintings. In the summer there is a café, offering inexpensive food, coffee, buns, lemonade, sweets etc. Tobacco and beer are not offered.
7. Contact information:
Airport Chief: Teemu Patja +358 50 3382192
Taxi +358 5 106450
- Kouvolan Seudun Ilmailuyhdistys Kouvola Flying Club
- Kotkan Siipiveikot Paragliding Club
- http://purjelentajan.blogspot.fi – Reports about the activities on the field