EFRO Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi Airport General Information

ICAO:                 EFRO
IATA:                  RVN
Location:           on the Arctic Circle, 8 km north of the city of Rovaniemi
Elevation:         642 ft
Runway:           03/21 (3002m x 60m), magnetic bearings 027°/207° (var 9.9°E 2010)

Rovaniemi airport started operations in 1940. Having been destroyed during the war, reconstruction started and operations resumed in 1948. By the early 1980’s, the airport had become home to Lapland Air Command’s Fighter Squadron 11 and the runway extended to its current length. A new terminal building was completed in the year 2000.

The airport’s scheduled traffic consists mostly of domestic flights, but in addition there are a number of charter flights (especially during the winter season), general aviation activity, Border Guard helicopters and naturally lots of military aircraft.

Pilot Briefing

Briefing package


Finland AIP


Bulletin Service



For FS9 users there’s a photorealistic scenery available. It is developed by FISD and in order for it to work you first need to download the following files:

Finnish Landclass
Finnish terrain
FISD Library

If you already have a FISD scenery installed, you can go straight to downloading the Rovaniemi scenery here.


Free scenery for Rovaniemi (EFRO) by Tatu Kantomaa


For FSX users, there is a light weight scenery package including all controlled airports except Helsinki Airport (EFHK) and Malmi (EFHF).  The scenery package is built for FSX, but should in theory work also for Prepar3D v3.

Created by Juha Holopainen.



For X-Plane there is Payware scenery made by Dai-Media available here


There is also very good freeware scenery available by Fly X here

TAS - Training Administration System, now receiving and handling all training requests in VATSIM Scandinavia, more info here!