Sunset and sunrise and the SERA definition of night
Finnish time today, 21.10.2017
– Night ends: 07:43
– Sunrise: 08:40
– Sunset: 17:19
– Night begins: 18:15
Times tomorrow
– Night ends tomorrow: 07:46
– Sunsrise tomorrow: 08:44
– Sunset tomorrow: 17:15
– Night begins tomorrow: 18:12
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.

Current activity

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
HeliFlite Oy
– helicopter flights and repairs.
Lapland rescue helicopter association
– Rescue helicopter ASLAK
– ASLAK medical center

2. The Airport:
The airport is in excellent condition with regards to the runway, taxiway and apron areas, approach and runway lights and PAPI lights. All facilitites are in good condition. The currently used paved runway, approach aid and the station building was completed in 1989. Runway and apron pavement has been renovated in 1996.
3. Basic data:
Coordinates: 672348N 0263705E   (Map service)

Runway: 1500 m x 30 m (asphalt)
Additional information: runway and apron pavement has been renovated in 1996, NDB instrument approach, high intensity approach and runway lights, PAPI lights
LDA: 16: 1500 m, 34: 1500 m
Frequency: 123,400
Airport altitude: 183 m (602 ft)
Fuel: JET A-1 Heflite Oy, Kari Korvanen, tel. +358 400 970 130,
Avgas 100LL KanAir Malmi Oy, SodIK tel. +358 400 970 130, Oil: AeroShell 15W-50
Information: NOTAM

4. Sight seeing and services
Restaurant Päivin Kammari
puh. 016-319 633
www.paivinkammari.fi
Hotell Sodankylä
puh. 016-617 121
www.sodankylahotel.fi
Camping Nilimella, cabins and cottages,
www.naturex-ventures.fi

5. Contact information:
Sodankylän Ilmailukerho ry
Lentoasema
99600 Sodankylä
www.sodik.fi
Chairman
Kari Korvanen, if.ki1508608301dos@n1508608301enavr1508608301ok.ir1508608301ak1508608301, tel. +358 400 970 130
Training manager
Tarmo Laakso, if.ki1508608301dos@o1508608301skaal1508608301.omra1508608301t1508608301, tel. +358 400 396 002
Glider instructor
Sauli Salmela, if.ki1508608301dos@a1508608301lemla1508608301s.ilu1508608301as1508608301, tel. +358 40 543 0765
Aerodrome operator:
Sodankylä Municipality
Airport Chief Kari Korvanen tel. +358 400 970 130
if.al1508608301yknad1508608301ostro1508608301pria@1508608301ofni1508608301
6. Links:
Sodankylä Airport: airportsodankyla.fi
FINAVIA – NOTAMS – EFSO
Sodankylän Ilmailukerho ry www.sodik.fi
Sodankylän kunta www.sodankyla.fi
HeliFlite Oy www.heliflite.fi
Rescue helicopter ASLAK www.aslak.fi
The medical clinic Aslak operates on the airport, which is a part of the rescue helicopter base. The Clinic is open on every day of the year. Appointments between 08-18 tel. 1343 040 112. You can make enquiries about the availability of the service also outside opening hours.

efso

EFSO LDG chart, clicking on the map will open a pdf document

EFSO Sodankylä airport area (Click to enlarge) <br /> Photo: Sauli Salmela

EFSO Sodankylä airport area (Click to enlarge)
Photo: Sauli Salmela

Sodankylä airport seen from the air in the summer of 2010 (Click to enlarge). <br /> Photo Tero Kaipio.

Sodankylä airport seen from the air in the summer of 2010 (Click to enlarge).
Photo Tero Kaipio.

EFSO RWY 34 Sodankylä-municipal center in the upper left corner, 3 km away. This aerial picture shows the airports great location in relation to the municipal center. (Click to enlarge) <br /> Photo: Sauli Salmela

EFSO RWY 34 Sodankylä-municipal center in the upper left corner, 3 km away. This aerial picture shows the airports great location in relation to the municipal center. (Click to enlarge)
Photo: Sauli Salmela

EFSO RWY 16 - left in the horizon is Luostotunturi. (Click to enlarge) <br /> Photo: Sauli salmela

EFSO RWY 16 – left in the horizon is Luostotunturi. (Click to enlarge)
Photo: Sauli salmela

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