F-18C HN-410 leads HN-414 over the seemingly vast endless Finnish country-side.

Jyrki Laukkanen

Helsinki/Malmi (EFHF)

RWY 09/27, 18/36, HEL     POS 60°15'14"N 025°02'39"E     ELEV 57 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Rajavartiolaitos - Border Guard

Air Patrol Squadron AB412SP/HP/EP
Bell 412EP
AS332L1 / H215
AW119Ke
Do228-212
Border Guard HQ is located in Helsinki. The Air Patrol squadron operates from various locations including Helsinki/Malmi

Jyväskylä (EFJY) Tikkakoski

RWY 12/30     POS 62°24'03"N 025°40'22"E     ELEV 459 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Training Air Wing

HävLLv 41 / 1&2 Flight Hawk Mk51/51A
Hawk Mk66
Air Force Academy


HävLLv 41 / 3 Flight L-70 Vinka
Grob G115E
Air Force Academy

Hawk Mk.51A HW-343 with empty R-60 missile racks and a small Vinten recce pod on its centerline station.

Jyrki Laukkanen

Kuopio/Rissala (EFKU)

RWY 15/33     POS 63°00'26"N 027°47'52"E     ELEV 323 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Karjalan Lennosto

HävLLv 31 F/A-18C/D

Rovaniemi (EFRO)

RWY 03/21, 12/30 (gravel)     POS 66°33'45"N 025°49'37"E     ELEV 645 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Lapin Lennosto

HävLLv 11 F/A-18C/D

Tampere/Pirkkala (EFTP)

RWY 06/24     POS 61°24'59"N 023°36'54"E     ELEV 390 ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Aircraft and Weapon Systems Training Wing

IlmaStK various aircraft Test Unit
Satakunnan Lennosto

TukiLLv / 1 Flight C295M


TukiLLv / 2 Flight Lj35A


TukiLLv / 3 Flight C295M (ELINT/SIGINT)


TukiLLv / 4 Flight PC-12/47E
IlmaStK (IlmataiSteluKeskus) = Air Combat Centre

C295M CC-2 seen in suport of a Finnish contribution to a Frisian Flag exercise at Leeuwarden in the Netherlands.

Niels Quist

Pilatus PC-12/47E PI-01 is one of six in use that superseded the Piper PA31 Navajo.

Kjell Linthout

Utti (EFUT)

RWY 07/25     POS 60°53'47"N 026°56'17"E     ELEV 339ft

Wing Squadron Aircraft Type(s) Name Badge
Helikopteripataljoona

1.HK/HekoP NH90-TTH


2.HK/HekoP H500D
MD500E
HK = Helikopterikomppannia
HekoP = Helikopteripataljoona
Helikopteripataljoona is part of the Finnish Army - Maavoimat

NH90-TTH NH-214.

Ian French

MD 500E HH-11 waiting for a new mission at Utti.

Jan Jǿrgensen

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