Räyskälä Airfield

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Räyskälä Airfield
Räyskälän lentokenttä
Pik-23 Towmaster at Räyskälä.jpg
Pik-23 Towmaster at Räyskälä Airfield
Summary
Operator Räyskälä-Säätiö
Location Räyskälä, Loppi, Finland
Elevation AMSL 407 ft / 124 m
Coordinates 60°44′41″N 024°06′28″E / 60.74472°N 24.10778°E / 60.74472; 24.10778Coordinates: 60°44′41″N 024°06′28″E / 60.74472°N 24.10778°E / 60.74472; 24.10778
Website www.rayskala.fi
Map
EFRY is located in Finland
EFRY
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 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 hosted World Gliding Championships in 1976 and 2014, Junior World Gliding Championships in 2009, and European Gliding Championships in 1996 and 2005.[4]

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  1. ^ a b "Räyskälä, Finland – EFRY". VFR Suomi / Finland. Vantaa: Finavia. 18 November 2010. 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. ^ a b "Räyskälä – EFRY". Räyskälä-Säätiö. Retrieved 28 August 2011. 

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