Location & Map

Tankavaara Gold Village is located along the E75 road with good access, to the north of Sodankylä town.

The nearest airport is in Ivalo, 60 km north of Tankavaara. When you arrive via public transport, you can also fly to Rovaniemi Airport. From both Ivalo and Rovaniemi you can continue your journey by bus to Tankavaara. The nearest bus stop is “Tankavaara th”. On your arrival at Kittilä airport, the journey to Tankavaara will continue through Rovaniemi. You can find your buses most conveniently from the Matkahuolto website.

Arriving to Rovaniemi 

Arriving to Ivalo 


Ivalo 60 km

Rovaniemi 230 km

Kittilä 190 km

From the airports its possible to rent a car.


The Gold World Championships 2019 competition area map:

In the event area you can stay, dine in event restaurant and shop in our own small shop, the Frontier Supply Store.