Sunset and sunrise and the SERA definition of night
Finnish time today, 16.01.2021 - Night ends: 08:34 - Sunrise: 09:41 - Sunset: 15:08 - Night begins: 16:14
Times tomorrow - Night ends tomorrow: 08:32 - Sunrise tomorrow: 09:39 - sunset tomorrow: 15:11 - Night begins tomorrow: 16:17
1. General information:
A small airfield on the shore of Oulujärvi lake, some 8 km from Vaasa centre. The runway is gravel surfaced, and the field was used already during the war. No local flying activity. On the field an airport building (locked) and a toilet. Maintenance is taken care of by the municipality.
2. The Airport:
Maintenance has been performed on the airport recently (06/2016) and it is now in good condition. The three plants have been cut down on the whole airfield area and the runway surface has been smoothed.
Below a video by Jari Issakainen of a take off from Vaala field, where the previous situation (before the renovation) can bee seen.
NOTE! No Winter Maintenance.
Runway: 09/27 – 800 x 15 m – gravel
LDA: 09: 800 m, 27: 800 m
Radio frequence: 123,500
Airport elevation: 135 m (443 ft)
Fuel availability: NIL
4. Sight seeing and services
The Ihme-named (ihme=wonder) café-restaurant is recommended. Their Oulujärvi lake herrings are famous. Of local sights the Manamansalo wilderness, power station, and Lamminaho estate are worth visiting.
5. Contact information:
Accommodation, car hire, and any other needs: contact the famous Muhos great organiser Jussi Jurvakainen. Phone +358 40 058 7558.
Hotel Siitari: Phone +358 8 563 9000.
Vaala municipality: Phone +358 8 536 0111
EFVL LDG Chart, click on image for pdf document
EFVL from the air picture taken 16.8.2018 By: Veikko Karasvirta
EFVL Terminal Picture Taken: 16.8.2018 By: Veikko Karasvirta
EFVL Runway west end Picture taken 16.8.2018 By: Veikko Karasvirta
EFVL Runway east end Picture taken 16.8.2018 By: Veikko Karasvirta
OH-345 on the Vaala airfield in 11.june.2016. The airfield is in good condition. Photo: Ari Hulkkonen