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Kemi-Tornio

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EFKE
Airport
ICAO: EFKE
Summary
Name Kemi-Tornio
Region Europe
Territory Finland FI.gif
Location Kemi
Serving
Coordinates 65° 46' 42.83" N, 24° 34' 53.04" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
18/36 2503 m8,211.942 ft <br /> 48 m157.48 ft <br /> ASP yes/yes


METAR
Observation EFKE 160650Z AUTO 07004KT 010V110 CAVOK 10/07 Q1007
Station Kemi
Date/Time 16 May 2021 06:50:00
Wind direction 70°
Wind speed 04 kts
Lowest cloud amount clouds and visibility OK
Temperature 10°C
Dew point 7°C
Humidity 81%
QNH 1007 hPa
Weather condition n/a

Kemi-Tornio Airport

ICAO: EFKE IATA: KEM

Description

Kemi-Tornio Airport is an airport north of the city of Kemi, near the town of Lautiosaari east of the Kemijoki (Kemi River) in Finland. The airport is 6 km3.24 nm <br />6,000 m <br />19,685.039 ft <br /> from Kemi and 18 km9.719 nm <br />18,000 m <br />59,055.118 ft <br /> from the city of Tornio.

Climatology

Humid Continental climate (Köppen climate classification Dfb) - Variable weather patterns and a large seasonal temperature variance. Summers are often warm and humid with frequent thunderstorms and winters can be very cold with frequent snowfall and persistent snow cover.

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of EFKE

  • E145, Kemi-Tornio Finland 2008 (On 11 December 2008 an EMB 145 being operated by Finnish Commuter Airlines on a scheduled passenger flight caught fire during the taxi in after a night landing after the APU failed to start and a major electrical power failure occurred simultaneously. The fire was not detected until after the aircraft arrived on stand when, with the passengers still on board, a member of the ground crew saw signs of fire at the back of the aircraft. The aircraft’s own fire suppression system was successfully used to extinguish the fire, the passengers left the aircraft and there were no injuries and only minor damage to the aircraft.)