List of airports in Antarctica

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This is a list of airports in Antarctica, sorted by location.

List[edit]


Airport name
Type

Country

ICAO
code

IATA
code

Location

Coordinates
Runway(s):
Direction
Length
Surface
ALCI Airbase
(serving Novolazarevskaya)
(serving Maitri)
Aerodrome, Airfield

 Russia
 India
AT17 Queen Maud Land 70°49′17″S 11°38′36″E / 70.821517°S 11.643345°E / -70.821517; 11.643345 9,842 feet (3,000 m)
Blue Ice
Browning Pass
Skiway
 Italy AT02 Terra Nova Bay 74°37′21″S 163°54′58″E / 74.622402°S 163.916184°E / -74.622402; 163.916184 558 feet (170 m)
Ice
Casey Station Skiway
(serving Casey)
Skiway

 Australia
YCSK Budd Coast
Wilkes Land
66°17′17″S 110°45′27″E / 66.288015°S 110.757578°E / -66.288015; 110.757578 6,562 feet (2,000 m)
Ice
Concordia
Skiway
 France
 Italy
AT03 Antarctic Plateau 75°06′12″S 123°21′30″E / 75.103278°S 123.358250°E / -75.103278; 123.358250 7,218 feet (2,200 m)
Ice
D10
Skiway
 France AT04 Antarctica 66°40′05″S 139°49′11″E / 66.668000°S 139.819667°E / -66.668000; 139.819667 333 feet (101 m)
(variable)

Ice
D85
Skiway
 France AT05 Antarctica 70°25′30″S 134°08′45″E / 70.425°S 134.145833°E / -70.425; 134.145833 9,350 feet (2,850 m)
(variable)

Ice
Davis Plateau
(serving Davis)
Skiway

 Australia
AT07 Princess Elizabeth Land 68°28′11″S 78°47′27″E / 68.469639°S 78.790889°E / -68.469639; 78.790889 (variable)
Ice
Davis Sea ice
(serving Davis)
Skiway

 Australia
Princess Elizabeth Land 68°33′53″S 77°57′54″E / 68.564667°S 77.964972°E / -68.564667; 77.964972 (variable)
Ice
Enigma Lake
(serving Mario Zucchelli)
Skiway

 Italy
AT09 Terra Nova Bay 74°43′08″S 164°01′46″E / 74.718921°S 164.029558°E / -74.718921; 164.029558 558 feet (170 m)
Ice
Fossil Bluff
Skiway
 United Kingdom AT10 George VI Sound 71°19′46″S 68°16′01″W / 71.329333°S 68.267°W / -71.329333; -68.267 302 feet (92 m)
Snow
Halley[1]
Skiway
 United Kingdom EGAH Brunt Ice Shelf 75°34′54″S 26°32′28″W / 75.581667°S 26.541167°W / -75.581667; -26.541167 1,210 feet (370 m)
Snow
Ice Runway[2]
(serving McMurdo Station)

(serving Scott Base)
Aerodrome, Airfield

 United States
 New Zealand
NZIR Ross Island 77°51′14″S 166°28′07″E / 77.853889°S 166.468611°E / -77.853889; 166.468611 11/29
10,000 feet (3,000 m)
Ice
16/34
10,000 feet (3,000 m)
Ice
Jack F. Paulus Skiway[3]
(serving Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station)
Aerodrome, Airfield

 United States
NZSP South Pole 89°59′51″S 139°16′22″E / 89.9975°S 139.272778°E / -89.9975; 139.272778 02/20
12,000 feet (3,700 m)
Snow
Kohnen
Skiway
 Germany AT12 Queen Maud Land 75°00′07″S 0°04′00″E / 75.001912°S 0.066620°E / -75.001912; 0.066620 9,514 feet (2,900 m)
Ice
Marambio Airport[4]
Aerodrome, Airfield
 Argentina SAWB Seymour Island 64°14′21″S 56°37′48″W / 64.239205°S 56.630074°W / -64.239205; -56.630074 05/23
4,134 feet (1,260 m)

Graded
Marble Point[5]
Heliport, Refuelling station
 United States GC0079 Victoria Land 77°24′47″S 163°40′44″E / 77.413055°S 163.678889°E / -77.413055; 163.678889 Graded
Mario Zucchelli[6]
Aerodrome, Airfield
 Italy NZTB Terra Nova Bay 74°40′59″S 164°06′45″E / 74.682975°S 164.112594°E / -74.682975; 164.112594 4,900 feet (1,500 m)
Ice
Mawson
Skiway
 Australia Mac. Robertson Land 67°37′34″S 62°52′04″E / 67.626152°S 62.867767°E / -67.626152; 62.867767 (variable)
Ice
Mid Point
Skiway
 Italy AT14 East Antarctic Ice Sheet 75°32′28″S 145°49′18″E / 75.541095°S 145.821672°E / -75.541095; 145.821672 4,200 feet (1,300 m)
Ice
Molodezhnaya
Aerodrome, Airfield
 Russia AT15 Thala Hills 67°40′58″S 46°08′05″E / 67.682833°S 46.134667°E / -67.682833; 46.134667 8,400 feet (2,600 m)
Ice
Neumayer
Skiway
 Germany AT16 Ekstrom Ice Shelf 70°38′07″S 8°15′49″W / 70.635205°S 8.263539°W / -70.635205; -8.263539 3,280 feet (1,000 m)
Ice
Novolazarevskaya[7]
Aerodrome, Airfield
 Russia GC0051 Queen Maud Land 70°49′29″S 11°38′01″E / 70.824683°S 11.633690°E / -70.824683; 11.633690 7,546 feet (2,300 m)
Ice
O'Higgins
(serving General Bernardo O'Higgins)
Skiway

 Chile
Prime Head 63°19′13″S 57°53′29″W / 63.32025°S 57.891306°W / -63.32025; -57.891306 2,625 feet (800 m)
Ice
Odell Glacier
Aerodrome, Airfield
 United States AT18 Odell Glacier 76°39′00″S 159°58′00″E / 76.65°S 159.966667°E / -76.65; 159.966667} 5,900 feet (1,800 m)
Ice
Palmer[8]
Heliport, Skiway
 United States NZ12 Anvers Island 64°46′30″S 64°03′16″W / 64.775001°S 64.054442°W / -64.775001; -64.054442 01/19
2,500 feet (760 m)
Snow
Patriot Hills Base Camp
Aerodrome, Airfield
 United States SCPZ Ellsworth Mountains 80°18′53″S 81°22′29″W / 80.314861°S 81.374833°W / -80.314861; -81.374833 24M
3,281 feet (1,000 m)
Ice
Pegasus Field[9]
(serving McMurdo Station)

(serving Scott Base)
Aerodrome, Airfield

 United States
 New Zealand
NZPG Ross Island 77°58′28″S 166°31′40″E / 77.974528°S 166.527861°E / -77.974528; 166.527861 15/33
10,000 feet (3,000 m)
Ice
08/26
10,000 feet (3,000 m)
Ice (skiway[10])
Perseus Airfield
Temporary Airfield
 Russia 71°25′09″S 23°31′06″E / 71.419200°S 23.518242°E / -71.419200; 23.518242 10/28
9,840 feet (3,000 m)
Ice
Petrel[11]
Aerodrome, Airfield
 Argentina SA47 Dundee Island 63°28′44″S 56°13′53″W / 63.478971°S 56.231277°W / -63.478971; -56.231277 3,500 feet (1,100 m)
Ice
Phoenix Airfield[12]
(serving McMurdo)

(serving Scott Base)
Aerodrome, Airfield

 United States
 New Zealand
NZFX Ross Island 77°57′23″S 166°46′00″E / 77.956271°S 166.766750°E / -77.956271; 166.766750 15/33
11,000 feet (3,400 m)
Compacted Snow
Plateau Station
Skiway
 United States AT20 Queen Maud Land 79°15′03″S 40°33′38″E / 79.250806°S 40.560417°E / -79.250806; 40.560417 11,483 feet (3,500 m)
Ice
Plough Island
(serving Davis)
Skiway

 Australia
Princess Elizabeth Land 68°31′54″S 78°01′51″E / 68.531667°S 78.030833°E / -68.531667; 78.030833 (variable)
Ice
Princess Elisabeth
Aerodrome, Airfield
 Belgium Utsteinen Nunatak 71°57′27″S 23°13′12″E / 71.957375°S 23.220126°E / -71.957375; 23.220126 4,650 feet (1,420 m)
Blue Ice
Rodolfo Marsh Martin Airport
(serving Eduardo Frei)
Aerodrome, Airfield

 Chile
SCRM TNM King George Island 62°11′27″S 58°59′12″W / 62.190833°S 58.986667°W / -62.190833; -58.986667 11/29
4,232 feet (1,290 m)
Gravel
Rothera Air Facility[13]


Aerodrome, Airfield

 United Kingdom EGAR Rothera Point
Adelaide Island
67°34′04″S 68°07′39″W / 67.567778°S 68.127389°W / -67.567778; -68.127389 18/36
3,000 feet (910 m)
Gravel

19/01
7,000 feet (2,100 m)
Snow

Rumdoodle
(serving Mawson)
Skiway

 Australia
AT21 Mac. Robertson Land 67°45′13″S 62°45′58″E / 67.753583°S 62.766111°E / -67.753583; 62.766111
SANAE IV
Skiway
 South Africa
AT22 Queen Maud Land 71°40′25″S 2°49′44″W / 71.673667°S 2.828833°W / -71.673667; -2.828833 2,790 feet (850 m)
Ice
Syowa
Skiway
 Japan AT25 East Ongul Island 69°00′22″S 39°35′24″E / 69.006167°S 39.59°E / -69.006167; 39.59 3,280 feet (1,000 m)
Ice
Sitry
Skiway
 Italy AT23 Antarctica 71°39′19″S 148°39′09″E / 71.655333°S 148.6525°E / -71.655333; 148.6525 5,250 feet (1,600 m)
Ice
Sky Blu[14]
Aerodrome, Airfield
 United Kingdom AT24 Ellsworth Land 74°51′23″S 71°34′10″W / 74.856333°S 71.569333°W / -74.856333; -71.569333 4,495 feet (1,370 m)
Blue Ice
Thiel Mountains
Skiway
AT26 Thiel Mountains 85°11′54″S 87°52′42″W / 85.198333°S 87.878333°W / -85.198333; -87.878333 5,200 feet (1,600 m)[1]
Ice
Troll Airfield[15]
(serving Troll Station)
Aerodrome, Airfield

 Norway
AT27 Queen Maud Land 71°57′19″S 2°28′03″E / 71.955389°S 2.467397°E / -71.955389; 2.467397 11/29
10,826 feet (3,300 m)

Blue ice
Union Glacier Blue-Ice Runway
(serving Union Glacier Camp)

(serving Union Glacier Station)
Aerodrome, Airfield

 United States
 Chile
SCGC Heritage Range 79°46′40″S 83°19′15″W / 79.777778°S 83.320833°W / -79.777778; -83.320833 18/36
9,842 feet (3,000 m)
Blue ice
Vostok
Skiway
 Russia AT28 Pole of Cold 78°27′58″S 106°50′54″E / 78.466139°S 106.84825°E / -78.466139; 106.84825 11,483 feet (3,500 m)
Ice
Wilkins Runway[16]
(serving Casey)
Aerodrome, Airfield

 Australia
YWKS Budd Coast
Wilkes Land
(Upper Peterson Glacier)
66°41′22″S 111°29′09″E / 66.689443°S 111.485833°E / -66.689443; 111.485833 09/27
13,123 feet (4,000 m)
Ice
Williams Field[17]
(serving McMurdo)

(serving Scott Base)

Aerodrome, Airfield

 United States
 New Zealand
NZWD Ross Island 77°52′02″S 167°03′24″E / 77.867357°S 167.056572°E / -77.867357; 167.056572 07/25
10,000 feet (3,000 m)
Snow
15/33
10,000 feet (3,000 m)
Snow
Wolfs Fang Runway
Aerodrome, Airfield
 United Kingdom WFR Queen Maud Land 71°31′S 08°48′E / 71.517°S 8.800°E / -71.517; 8.800
2,500 metres (8,200 ft)
Blue Ice

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EGAH Halley Station". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 21 September 2017. 
  2. ^ "NZIR Ice Runway". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 21 September 2017. 
  3. ^ "NZSP Jack F. Paulus Skiway". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 21 September 2017. 
  4. ^ "SAWB Marambio Airport". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 21 September 2017. 
  5. ^ "GC0079 Marble Point". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 21 September 2017. 
  6. ^ "NZTB Mario Zucchelli Station". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 21 September 2017. 
  7. ^ "GC0051 Novolazarevskaya". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 21 September 2017. 
  8. ^ "NZ12 Palmer Station". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 21 September 2017. 
  9. ^ "NZPG Pegasus Field". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 21 September 2017. 
  10. ^ USAP.gov US Antarctic Program Inter-agency Air Operations Manual
  11. ^ "SA47 Petrel". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 21 September 2017. 
  12. ^ "NZFX Phoenix Airfield". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 21 September 2017. 
  13. ^ "EGAR Rothera Air Facility". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 21 September 2017. 
  14. ^ "GC0021 Sky Blue". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 21 September 2017. 
  15. ^ "GC0036 Troll Airfield". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 21 September 2017. 
  16. ^ "YWKS Wilkins Runway". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 20 September 2017. 
  17. ^ "NZWD Williams Field". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 20 September 2017. 

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