Most certainly cold

Our testing area is situated 200 km above the Arctic Circle but still far away from the Arctic Ocean. The thermic winter season in Muonio is over 6 months long. Here you are able to run the cold climate vehicle testing from late October until late April. All tracks are on hard frozen ground with well prepared hardened snow.

Track Length

23 km


13 pcs

Office space

100 people


1000 sqm


22+50 kW

Versatile tracks on land and ice

Take a tour!

We have three extraordinary testing facilities waiting for you up here in Northern Finland with a guarantee for snow.

Browse through our facilities and the location-specific services we offer.

location & weather

Lapland Proving Ground is located 200 km above the Arctic Circle in the municipality of Muonio, in the most Northern area of Finland. The leading car brands have carried out their winter testing in the Muonio area since the late 1980s mainly because of its excellent location.


We arrange reliable services for our customers with 40 years’ experience of cold weather car testing. You can trust on our know-how to support you in successful test operations.


A good variety of high standard accommodation possibilities are found close to the Lapland Proving Ground. We have a close partnership with the leading accommodation provider in Northern Finland, Lapland Hotels. The nearest hotel, Lapland Hotel Lumi, is just a 5 minute drive from the testing area.