Räyskälä Airfield

Räyskälä Airfield is an airfield in Räyskälä, Loppi, Finland,[1] about 23 kilometres (14 mi) west of Loppi centre[2] and 37 kilometres (23 mi) east of Forssa town centre.[3] It is the largest sports aviation centre in the Nordic countries.[4] and one of the busiest general aviation airfields in Finland. It is also home to the Finnish Sports Aviation Academy.

Räyskälä Airfield

Räyskälän lentokenttä
Pik-23 Towmaster at Räyskälä Airfield
Summary
OperatorRäyskälä-Säätiö
LocationRäyskälä, Loppi, Finland
Elevation AMSL407 ft / 124 m
Coordinates60°44′41″N 024°06′28″E
Websitewww.rayskala.fi
Map
EFRY
Location within Finland
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
08L/26R 800 2,625 Asphalt
08R/26L 1,020 3,346 Asphalt/Gravel
12L/30R 1,270 4,167 Asphalt/Gravel
12R/30L 480 1,575 Asphalt
Source: VFR Finland[1]

Räyskälä Airfield hosted World Gliding Championships in 1976 and 2014, Junior World Gliding Championships in 2009, and European Gliding Championships in 1996 and 2005.[4]

See also

References

  1. "Räyskälä, Finland – EFRY". VFR Suomi / Finland. Vantaa: Finavia. 18 November 2010. Archived from the original on 21 April 2012. Retrieved 28 August 2011.
  2. "Directions: Loppi → Räyskäläntie 311, Loppi". Fonecta.fi. Fonecta Oy. 2011. Retrieved 28 August 2011.
  3. "Directions: Forssa → Räyskäläntie 311, Loppi". Fonecta.fi. Fonecta Oy. 2011. Retrieved 28 August 2011.
  4. "Räyskälä – EFRY". Räyskälä-Säätiö. Archived from the original on 6 January 2013. Retrieved 28 August 2011.


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