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Hyvinkää Airfield.
Category. Statistic.
Location. Finland.
Opened in. Built between 1936 and 1941. Opened in 1940 and was used by the military between 1941 and 1945.
Closed in. No, it became a civil airport some time at the end of the Cold War.
Operated by. Finnish Air Force and\or Finavia (?).
Owned by. Finnish MoD and\or Finland's ministry of transport (?).
Outside links. https://ais.fi/ais/vfr/aerodromes/EFHV.html, http://www.hyik.fi/lentokentta/tiedot, https://ais.fi/ais/vfr/aerodromes/EFHV.html, http://www.lentopaikat.net/efhv.shtml, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyvink%C3%A4%C3%A4_Airfield, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyvink%C3%A4%C3%A4, https://foursquare.com/v/hyvink%C3%A4%C3%A4-airfield-efhv/4c879edfd8086dcb2890a352, https://foursquare.com/v/hyvink%C3%A4%C3%A4-airfield-efhv/4c879edfd8086dcb2890a352, https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q3086130, http://www.finnairflyingclub.com/Celebration/pdf/EFHV-short%20history.pdf, https://www.kobelco-europe.com/event/maxpo-hyvinkaa-airfield-finland/, https://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyvink%C3%A4%C3%A4n_lentokentt%C3%A4, https://aviation-safety.net/database/airport/airport.php?id=HYV, http://www.kondruss.biz/mad/finland/air-bases.html and http://www.kondruss.biz/mad/finland/air-bases.html#874748.

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Hyvinkää Airfield (EFHV), Hyvinkää, Finland in the September, 2008.

Hyvinkää Airfield (IATA: HYV, ICAO: EFHV) is an airfield in Hyvinkää, Finland. is an airfield in Hyvinkää, Finland.

Construction was run by the Civil Engineering of the Board and thire work was helped by teams of Estonian volunteers were used in construction. According to tradition, first landed at the airport the aircraft was in Bristol Blenheim, whose crew had landed yet uncompleted airport to inquire about fuel. A Soviet bomber was shot down by it's air defence battery in WW2 and crashed near Rutikka.

The airfield is now mostly used by the Jukolan Pilots organisation, Hyvinkää Aviation Club and Mäntsälän Aviation Club.

The airfield served as the main airport in Finland for some time after the Second World War when Helsinki-Malmi Airport was used by the Allied Commission. Aero operated several commuter routes by DC-2 and DC-3.

See also[]

  1. Noteworthy Air bases