Airport details for: EFTP (Finland)


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General details

Name (city): Pirkkala
Country: Finland
vACC: VATSIM Scandinavia

~~Facts about Tampere-Pirkkala Airport

Tampere-Pirkkala Airport belongs to the network of 25 airports operated by Finavia, the Finnish Airport Operator. International traffic to Tampere-Pirkkala is busy, and measured in international passenger the airport is the second busiest in Finland.

The airport is developed continuously. Finavia and the city of Tampere have agreed on renovation work in terminal 2. The aim is to expand the terminal's capacity to serve the growing demands of passenger traffic. By current estimates, the new terminal can be opened to passengers in late 2013.

Basic Information
•The airport's runway is 2,700 metres long.

•1979: Tampere-Pirkkala Airport is opened to replace Tampere-Härmälä Airport, which has been operating since 1939, as it can no longer serve the growing number of air passengers.
•1996: The current Terminal 1 is completed.
•2003: Ryan air opens its first routes from Tampere on 1 April. The old passenger terminal reopened as Terminal 2.
•2007: The new air traffic control tower is completed.

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XP scenery:
Elevation: 390 ft.
Transition altitude: 5000 ft.
MSA: 8800 ft.
Latitude: 61.415278
Longitude: 23.587778
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Number Course Length Elevation Lat Lon ILS ILS freq ILS FAC GP
06 57° 8858ft / 2700 m 390ft 61.408922 23.581586 - - 3.0°
24 237° 8858ft / 2700 m 366ft 61.41937 23.627208 109.7 237° 3.0°