1. General information:
Well equipped and in good condition in central Lapland, about 3 kilometers from Sodankylä town center. The airfield is home to rescue helicopter Aslak, helicopter company HeliFlite Oy, which also maintains rotary aircraft as part of their business and Sodankylän Ilmailukerho flight club, with one motor plane and four gliders in their inventory. The airfield has been in active use of different forms of flight throughout its history. Operations have been organized by Sodankylän Ilmailukerho since 1966. In addition to its hobby and training activity, the club is involved in forest-fire surveillance and SAR activity.
Sodankylä airfield has been in use since the early 1940s, when it served as a layover for the route to Petsamo.
Sodankylän Ilmailukerho ry
– aviation related hobbyist activity, glider, motor, model and flight training. Forest fire surveillance and search and rescue SAR.
Rescue Helicopter ASLAK
– rescue operations to support authorities
– helicopter aerial firefighting base, forest fire surveillance, search and rescue SAR
– helicopter flights and repairs.
Lapland rescue helicopter association
– Rescue helicopter ASLAK
– ASLAK medical center