Karelia Aviation Museum

The Karelia Aviation Museum[1] (Finnish: Karjalan Ilmailumuseo) is located at Lappeenranta Airport in Lappeenranta, Finland. The museum is run by Kaakkois-Suomen ilmailumuseoyhdistys ry. The museum has also been known as the Aviation Museum of South-Eastern Finland (Finnish: Kaakkois-Suomen ilmailumuseo).

Saab 35 Draken in Karelian aviation museum

The museum is housed in two covered halls and displays fighter aircraft and smaller objects from the Second World War and onwards.

Aircraft on display include:

In 2005 the museum also had a Hawker Hurricane (HC-452) on loan from the Aviation Museum of Central Finland.

Among the smaller objects on display is a radial engine from a Fokker C.X that sank in Lake Saimaa, engine and different parts from a Tupolev SB that went down in Ylämaa.

The museum is closed during winters.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Karelia Aviation Museum". 2011. Retrieved 1 August 2011.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Karelian Aviation Museum at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 61°02′27.5″N 028°08′27″E / 61.040972°N 28.14083°E / 61.040972; 28.14083