Kauhava Airfield

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Kauhava Airfield

Kauhavan lentokenttä
Hawk airforce.jpg
BAe Hawk fighter of the Finnish Air Force at the airport
Airport typeUncontrolled airfield
OwnerLSK Business Park Oy
OperatorIlmasotakoulun Lentokerho ry
LocationKauhava, Finland
Elevation AMSL46 m / 151 ft
Coordinates63°07′27″N 023°03′04″E / 63.12417°N 23.05111°E / 63.12417; 23.05111Coordinates: 63°07′27″N 023°03′04″E / 63.12417°N 23.05111°E / 63.12417; 23.05111
KAU is located in Finland
Location within Finland
Direction Length Surface
m ft
17/35 2,700 8,858 Asphalt
Statistics (2010)
Source: [1]
Statistics from Finavia[2]

Kauhava Airfield (IATA: KAU, ICAO: EFKA; Finnish: Kauhavan lentokenttä) is an airfield located in Kauhava, Finland, 3 kilometres (2 mi) north of Kauhava town centre.

The airfield used to be a military airport until the end of 2014, owned and operated by Finavia. Training Air Wing of the Finnish Air Force was based at the airport. In May 2014, Finavia announced that it would sell the airport properties to Kasvuyrittäjät Oy.[3]

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  1. ^ "EFKA. Kauhavan lentopaikan toimintakäsikirja" [Kauhava Aerodrome Operations Manual] (PDF) (in Finnish) (1.2 ed.). Kauhava: Ilmasotakoulun Lentokerho ry. 14 April 2015. Retrieved 24 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Finavia's Air Traffic Statistics 2010" (PDF). Vantaa: Finavia. pp. 7, 9. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 January 2012. Retrieved 15 July 2011.
  3. ^ "Kauhavan lentosotakoulu myydään pohjalaisyrittäjille". ts.fi (in Finnish). 2014-05-06. Retrieved 2019-08-15.

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