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Immola Airfield

Immola Airfield (ICAO: EFIM) is an airfield in Imatra, Finland, about 9 kilometres (6 mi) northeast of Imatrankoski, the centre of Imatra.

Immola Airfield
Immolan lentokenttä
  • IATA: none
  • ICAO: EFIM
Summary
Operator Imatran Lentokentän Kannatusyhdistys ry
Location Imatra, Finland
Elevation AMSL 338 ft / 103 m
Coordinates 61°14′59″N
028°54′13″E
Map
EFIM is located in Finland

EFIM
Location within Finland
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 1,090 3,576 Asphalt/Gravel
09/27 800 2,625 Gravel

Immola Airfield

History

A Focke-Wulff 190A-6, belonging to 4./JG 54 of Gefechtsverband Kuhlmey in Immola, summer 1944

Planning of the airfield began in 1933, and the airfield was opened in 1936. Before and during the Second World War, the airfield served as a base of the Finnish Air Force. The German leader (Führer) Adolf Hitler visitedImmola on June 4, 1942 to congratulate C. G. E. Mannerheim, the Marshal of Finland, on his 75th birthday. In summer 1944, the Detachment Kuhlmeyoperated mainly from Immola.

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