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|Coordinates||65° 46' 42.83" N, 24° 34' 53.04" E|
|Date/Time||31 October 2020 00:50:00|
|Wind speed||04 kts|
|Lowest cloud amount||no clouds detected|
ICAO: EFKE IATA: KEM
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
from Kemi and 18 km9.719 nm
from the city of Tornio.
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.
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.)