Finnish Aeronatical Club (FAA) and Southern Finland Paragliding Club (ESV) welcome you to the 2014 Paragliding Finnish Open at Kiikala airfield in Finland. Airfield is located in the middle of beautiful Finnish countryside surrounded by forests,lakes and fields.View more
Kiikala is in south-western Finland, about 100 km west from capital city of Helsinki.
Finnish Aeronatical Club (FAA) and Southern Finland Paragliding Club (ESV) welcome you to the 2014 Paragliding Finnish Open at Kiikala airfield in Finland. Airfield is located in the middle of beautiful Finnish countryside surrounded by forests,lakes and fields. Terrain provides good thermal conditions and pleasant flatland XC flying during the long summer days. This is the first time when Paragliding Finnish Open will be organized in Kiikala, but the nearby airfield of Räyskälä is famous for its successful gliding competitions including the 33rd World Gliding Championships that will be organized in June 2014 just before the 2014 Paragliding Finnish Open.
Tel: (09) 3509 340
Fax: (09) 3509 3440
Selection and entry fee
Prize fund and scoring categories
1st, 2nd and 3rd ranked - Women overall in the competition. This category will be made in case we have 5 or more women on competition.
1st, 2nd and 3rd ranked - Sport class (max EN-C glider) overall in the competition. This category will be made in case we have 5 or more qualifying participants in the competition.
1st, 2nd and 3rd ranked - Finland national championships
1st, 2nd and 3rd ranked - Women Finland national championships. This category will be made in case we have 5 or more Finnish women on competition.
07:30 - 09:00 Registration
10:00 First competition briefing
Sunday, 6 July - Saturday 12 July, 2014
Competition flying days
Saturday, 12 July, 2014
from 19:00 Prize-giving and closing party
09:00 - Deadline for protests of the previous day
09:30 - Meet Director / Task and Safety Committee meetings
10:00 - Pilots briefing / Task definition
11:00 - Take-off window opens
16:00 - Scoring office opens at the main Headquarter
18:00 - Safe landing report deadline
20:00 - Scoring office closes
21:00 - Provisional results
22:00 - Complaints resolution published
Accommodation and Activities
How to get here
The HQ is located in the club house at Kiikala airfield.
Salo, Kiikala,Oinasjärventie, 465
Most international flights land at Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport, which is located in Vantaa, 18 kilometers to the north of the central Helsinki.
Competition HQ is 100 west from Helsinki-Vantaa airport. Rental car is the most convenient option to reach Kiikala airfield.
There is a regular express bus connection from Helsinki to Turku. Nearest bus stop is about 15 km from the competition HQ. Contact organizers for a pickup from the bus stop.
From Helsinki drive the E18 motorway 100 km towards Turku. Turn from junction 18 towards Kiikala / Suomusjärvi and drive 4.4 km.
Then turn right to Oinasjärventie. Drive 5.2 km and turn right to Kiikala airfield.
- Juha Niinimaki
- AriPekka Sahlstrom (101)
- Jouni Makkonen (8)
- Kari Ramo (2)