List of airports in Antarctica

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Airport name
Type

Country

ICAO
code

IATA
code

Location

Coordinates
Runway(s):
Direction
Length
Surface
Boulder Clay Runway[1]
(Under construction)
(serving Zucchelli)
 Italy AQBC Terra Nova Bay 74°37′21″S 163°54′58″E / 74.622563°S 163.916242°E / -74.622563; 163.916242 02/20
7,218 feet (2,200 m)

Gravel
Browning Pass Skiway[2]  Italy AT02 Terra Nova Bay 74°37′21″S 163°54′58″E / 74.622563°S 163.916242°E / -74.622563; 163.916242 02/20
3,010 feet (920 m)

Ice
Byrd Surface Skiway  United States Marie Byrd Land 80°01′01″S 119°35′06″W / 80.016933°S 119.584944°W / -80.016933; -119.584944 10,940 feet (3,330 m)
Ice
Casey Station Skiway
(serving Casey)
 Australia YCSK Budd Coast
Wilkes Land
66°17′17″S 110°45′27″E / 66.288015°S 110.757578°E / -66.288015; 110.757578 9/27
6,547 feet (1,996 m)
Ice
Concordia Skiway[3]  France
 Italy
AT03 Antarctic Plateau 75°06′12″S 123°21′30″E / 75.103278°S 123.358250°E / -75.103278; 123.358250 01/19
4,910 feet (1,500 m)

Ice
D10 Skiway[4]  France AT04 Cape Géodésie 66°40′05″S 139°49′11″E / 66.668000°S 139.819667°E / -66.668000; 139.819667 10/28
317 feet (97 m)
(variable)

Ice
D85 Skiway[5]  France AT05 Adélie Land 70°25′30″S 134°08′45″E / 70.425°S 134.145833°E / -70.425; 134.145833 9/27
9,345 feet (2,848 m)

Ice
Davis Plateau Skiway[6]
(serving Davis)
 Australia AT07 Princess Elizabeth Land 68°28′11″S 78°47′27″E / 68.469639°S 78.790889°E / -68.469639; 78.790889 17/35
317 feet (97 m)

Ice
Davis Sea Ice Skiway
(serving Davis)
 Australia Princess Elizabeth Land 68°33′53″S 77°57′54″E / 68.564667°S 77.964972°E / -68.564667; 77.964972 317 feet (97 m)
Ice
Dome Fuji Skiway  Japan Queen Maud Land 77°19′00″S 39°42′00″E / 77.316667°S 39.700000°E / -77.316667; 39.700000 3,937 feet (1,200 m)
Ice
Drúzhnaya 4 [ru] Skiway  Russia Princess Elizabeth Land 69°44′16″S 73°44′00″E / 69.737894°S 73.733342°E / -69.737894; 73.733342 6,562 feet (2,000 m)
Ice
Enigma Lake Skiway[7]
(serving Mario Zucchelli)
 Italy AT09 Terra Nova Bay 74°43′08″S 164°01′46″E / 74.718921°S 164.029558°E / -74.718921; 164.029558 18/36
2,376 feet (724 m)

Ice
Fossil Bluff Skiway[8]  United Kingdom AT10 George VI Sound 71°19′46″S 68°16′01″W / 71.329333°S 68.267°W / -71.329333; -68.267 17/35
3,960 feet (1,210 m)

Snow
Halley Skiway[9]  United Kingdom EGAH
AT11
Brunt Ice Shelf 75°34′54″S 26°32′28″W / 75.581667°S 26.541167°W / -75.581667; -26.541167 09/27
1,191 feet (363 m)

Snow
Jack F. Paulus Skiway[10]
(serving Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station)
 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[11]  Germany AT12 Queen Maud Land 75°00′07″S 0°04′00″E / 75.001912°S 0.066620°E / -75.001912; 0.066620 17/35
2,957 feet (901 m)

Ice
Kunlun Skiway  China East Antarctica 80°25′02″S 77°06′59″E / 80.417340°S 77.116449°E / -80.417340; 77.116449
6,560 feet (2,000 m)
Ice
Marambio Airport[12]  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 Heliport[13]
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
Mawson Plateau Skiway[14]  Australia Mac. Robertson Land 67°43′09″S 62°49′26″E / 67.719133°S 62.82395°E / -67.719133; 62.82395 Variable
Ice
Mawson Sea Ice Skiway[14]  Australia Mac. Robertson Land 67°36′03″S 62°49′58″E / 67.600833°S 62.832783°E / -67.600833; 62.832783 Variable
Sea Ice
McMurdo Ice Runway[15]
(serving McMurdo Station
and Scott Base)
 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
9,979 feet (3,042 m)
Ice
16/34
9,979 feet (3,042 m)
Ice
Mid Point Skiway[16]  Italy AT14 East Antarctic Ice Sheet 75°32′28″S 145°49′18″E / 75.541095°S 145.821672°E / -75.541095; 145.821672 01/19
3,960 feet (1,210 m)

Ice
Molodezhnaya Ice Runway[17]  Russia AT15 Thala Hills 67°40′58″S 46°08′05″E / 67.682833°S 46.134667°E / -67.682833; 46.134667 10/28
8,395 feet (2,559 m)

Ice
Neumayer III Skiway[18]  Germany AT16 QAN Ekstrom Ice Shelf 70°38′07″S 8°15′49″W / 70.635205°S 8.263539°W / -70.635205; -8.263539 15/33
3,326 feet (1,014 m)

Ice
Novo Runway
(serving Novolazarevskaya and Maitri)
 Russia
 India
AT17 QAO Queen Maud Land 70°49′17″S 11°38′36″E / 70.821517°S 11.643345°E / -70.821517; 11.643345 10/28
10,824 feet (3,299 m)

Blue Ice
O'Higgins Skiway
(serving General Bernardo O'Higgins)
 Chile SCBO Prime Head 63°20′34″S 57°49′23″W / 63.342759°S 57.823152°W / -63.342759; -57.823152 2,625 feet (800 m)
Ice
Odell Glacier Skiway[19]  United States AT18 Odell Glacier 76°39′00″S 159°58′00″E / 76.65°S 159.966667°E / -76.65; 159.966667} 18/36
5,914 feet (1,803 m)

Ice
Palmer Skiway[20]
Heliport
 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 Blue-Ice Runway  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[21]
(serving McMurdo Station and Scott Base)
 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)[22]
Perseus Runway
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)
Blue Ice
Petrel Skiway[23]  Argentina SA47 Dundee Island 63°28′44″S 56°13′53″W / 63.478971°S 56.231277°W / -63.478971; -56.231277 08/26
3,485 feet (1,062 m)

Ice
Phoenix Airfield[24]
(serving McMurdo Station and Scott Base)
 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[25]  United States AT20 Queen Maud Land 79°15′03″S 40°33′38″E / 79.250806°S 40.560417°E / -79.250806; 40.560417 18/36
11,458 feet (3,492 m)

Ice
Plog Island Skiway
(serving Davis)
 Australia Plog Island 68°32′04″S 78°00′22″E / 68.534307°S 78.006152°E / -68.534307; 78.006152 (variable)
Ice
Princess Elisabeth Skiway  Belgium QAP AT99 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
Progress Skiway  Russia Larsemann Hills 69°25′51″S 76°19′55″E / 69.430723°S 76.331940°E / -69.430723; 76.331940 3,280 feet (1,000 m)
Ice
Rodolfo Marsh Martin Airport
(serving Eduardo Frei)
 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[26]  United Kingdom EGAR
AT01
Rothera Point
Adelaide Island
67°34′04″S 68°07′39″W / 67.567778°S 68.127389°W / -67.567778; -68.127389 18/36
2,851 feet (869 m)
Gravel
Rumdoodle Skiway
(serving Mawson)
 Australia AT21 Mac. Robertson Land 67°45′13″S 62°45′58″E / 67.753711°S 62.766122°E / -67.753711; 62.766122 17/35
1,320 feet (400 m)
Ice
S17 Skiway  Japan Enderby Land 69°01′41″S 40°05′33″E / 69.02807608°S 40.09244947°E / -69.02807608; 40.09244947 4,000 feet (1,200 m)
Ice
SANAE IV Skiway[27]  South Africa
AT22 QAS Queen Maud Land 71°40′21″S 2°49′29″W / 71.672384°S 2.824855°W / -71.672384; -2.824855 17/35
3,274 feet (998 m)

Ice
Showa Skiway[28]  Japan AT25 East Ongul Island 69°01′11″S 39°37′31″E / 69.019823°S 39.625359°E / -69.019823; 39.625359 17/35
3,274 feet (998 m)

Ice
Siple Dome Skiway  United States Marie Byrd Land 81°39′29″S 148°59′51″E / 81.658053°S 148.997391°E / -81.658053; 148.997391 10,940 feet (3,330 m)
Ice
Sitry Skiway[29]  Italy AT23 Antarctica 71°39′14″S 148°39′12″E / 71.653889°S 148.653333°E / -71.653889; 148.653333 17/35
3,274 feet (998 m)

Ice
Sky Blu Skiway[30]  United Kingdom AT24 Ellsworth Land 74°51′23″S 71°34′10″W / 74.856333°S 71.569333°W / -74.856333; -71.569333 14/32
3,960 feet (1,210 m)

Blue Ice
Thiel Skiway[31] AT26 Thiel Mountains 85°11′54″S 87°52′42″W / 85.198333°S 87.878333°W / -85.198333; -87.878333 17/35
5,175 feet (1,577 m)
[32]
Ice
Troll Airfield[33]
(serving Troll Station)
 Norway AT27 QAT 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 and Union Glacier Station)
 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[34]  Russia AT28 Pole of Cold 78°27′58″S 106°50′54″E / 78.466139°S 106.84825°E / -78.466139; 106.84825 03/21
11,983 feet (3,652 m)

Ice
Zucchelli Ice Runway Ice Runway[35]  Italy AT13 Terra Nova Bay 74°40′59″S 164°06′45″E / 74.682975°S 164.112594°E / -74.682975; 164.112594 03/21
10,137 feet (3,090 m)

Ice
Wilkins Runway[36]
(serving Casey)
 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[37]
(serving McMurdo Station and Scott Base)
 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  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. ^ "Proposed construction and operation of a gravel runway in the area of Zucchelli Station" (PDF). ATCM XXXVIII. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
  2. ^ "Browning Pass Skiway". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  3. ^ "Concordia Skiway". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  4. ^ "D10 Skiway". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  5. ^ "D85 Skiway". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  6. ^ "Davis Plateau Skiway". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  7. ^ "Enigma Lake Skiway". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  8. ^ "Fossil Bluff Skiway". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  9. ^ "Halley Skiway". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  10. ^ "NZSP Jack F. Paulus Skiway". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
  11. ^ "Kohnen Skiway". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  12. ^ "SAWB Marambio Airport". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
  13. ^ "GC0079 Marble Point". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
  14. ^ a b "Mawson Ski Landing Areas". Australian Antarctic Data Center. Retrieved 9 September 2020.
  15. ^ "Ice Runway". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  16. ^ "Mid Point Skiway". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  17. ^ "Molodezhnaya". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  18. ^ "Neumayer Station Skiway". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  19. ^ "Odell Glacier". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  20. ^ "NZ12 Palmer Station". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
  21. ^ "NZPG Pegasus Field". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
  22. ^ USAP.gov US Antarctic Program Inter-agency Air Operations Manual
  23. ^ "Petrel". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  24. ^ "NZFX Phoenix Airfield". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
  25. ^ "Plateau Station Skiway". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  26. ^ "Rothera Research Station". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
  27. ^ "SANAE IV". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
  28. ^ "Showa Station Skiway". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved October 18, 2018.
  29. ^ "Sitry Skiway". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  30. ^ "Sky Blu Skiway". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  31. ^ "Thiel Skiway". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  32. ^ "Patriot Hills base Camp". University of South Wales. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
  33. ^ "GC0036 Troll Airfield". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
  34. ^ "Vostok Skiway". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  35. ^ "Mario Zucchelli Skiway". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  36. ^ "YWKS Wilkins Runway". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 20 September 2017.
  37. ^ "NZWD Williams Field". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 20 September 2017.

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