Vuotso - EFVU
AIRPORT REMOVED FROM THE LIST OF OFFICIAL UNCONTROLLED AIRPORTS 1.6.2006.
1. Sunset and sunrise and the SERA definition of night
|Finnish time today, 02.12.2023 - Night ends: 09:00 - Sunrise: 10:58 - Sunset: 13:08 - Night begins: 15:03||Times tomorrow - Night ends tomorrow: 09:02 - Sunrise tomorrow: 11:05 - sunset tomorrow: 13:03 - Night begins tomorrow: 15:01|
2. General information:
A small field with a gravel-covered runway owned by Sodankylä municipality in the immediate vicinity of Vuotso village along the four roads. The distance to the center of the village is about one kilometer. There is no permanent user on the field, and anyway its operation is limited to occasional visitors.
3. Price Information:
4. The Airport:
The gravel surface generally seems good. However, there were grooves on the south end on August 2, 2005, which would indicate softness. Man-tall pines grow on the edges of the runway, which is why it’s best to stay in the middle when landing.
5. Basic data:
Coordinates: 680514N 0270726E
Runway: 18/36 – 600 x 20 m – gravel
Radio frequency: 123.500
Field Elevation: 260 m (853 ft)
Fuel point: no
6. Sight seeing and services
The area’s fell landscape, wilderness and the Saariselkä holiday village in the north are worth getting to know from the air. A kilometer away from the village is Siepi’s K-shop and half a kilometer further behind the bridge is Vuotso’s reindeer village, where according to current information, there is no activity (January 15, 2015).
A couple of hundred meters further, the old Vuotso Maja, with affordable accommodation. Tankavaara gold village 13 km north of Vuotso, with cabins, restaurant and hotel rooms. In addition to the gold museums, there is also the Koilliskaira nature center.
7. Contact information:
Vootoso maja accommodation reservations:
Address: Ivalontie 8775, 99690 Vuotso
Tel: +358 40 533 9880
Tankavaara gold village:
Tel: +358 16 626 158