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Aviation Museum of Karelia

Aviation Museum of Karelia is located to Lappeenranta airport. In the year 2000 the museum was opened for public and it's upholded by South Karelia Aviation museum association. For those who are interested in aviation the museum is ideal place to visit. In addition to museum activity the association has erected several aviation monuments around South Karelia and one monument can even be found in Russia.The permanent exhibition features the following fighter planes of the Finnish Air Force: MIG-21 BIS, SAAB 35S DRAKEN, NIEUPORT 17, FOLLAND GNAT and FOUGA CM 170 Magister, the training plane SAAB91D SAFIR, the helicopter
Mi-8T, the sailplane Harakka (Magpie), and engines and salvaged wrecks.

Guided tours, a museum shop.
Open: 1 Jun–31 Aug weekdays at 12 am–6 pm.
Closed at Midsummer's eve and Midsummer.
Other times open by prior arrangement.
Admission: Adults €4, groups from €10.

Aviation Museum of Karelia
Lappeenrannan lentokenttä
Tel. +358 (0)44 266 0250


Lake Saimaa, Purest Finland Regional Council of South Karelia Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment Rural 2020 The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas
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