List of airports in Antarctica

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

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Location ICAO IATA Airport name Coordinates Runway(s)
Rothera Point, Adelaide Island EGAR Rothera Research Station  United Kingdom - Aerodrome, Airfield 67°34′4″S 68°07′38.6″W / 67.56778°S 68.127389°W / -67.56778; -68.127389 (Rothera Research Station) 18/36: 3000 ft (914 m), Gravel
Anvers Island NZ12 Palmer Station  United States - Heliport, Skiway 64°45′4.3″S 64°03′11.2″W / 64.751194°S 64.053111°W / -64.751194; -64.053111 (Palmer station skiway) 01/19: 2,500 ft (762 m), Snow
Budd Coast
Wilkes Land
YCSK Casey Station Skiway
(serving Casey Station)  Australia
66°17′18.7″S 110°45′35.1″E / 66.288528°S 110.759750°E / -66.288528; 110.759750 (Casey station Skiway) ??/??: 4,572 ft (1500 m), Ice
Budd Coast
Wilkes Land (Upper Peterson Glacier)
YWKS Wilkins Runway
(serving Casey Station)  Australia - Aerodrome, Airfield
66°41′22″S 111°29′09″E / 66.68944°S 111.48583°E / -66.68944; 111.48583 (Wilkins Runway) 09/27: 13,123 ft (4000 m), Ice
King George Island SCRM TNM Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Martin
(serving Base Presidente Eduardo Frei Montalva)  Chile - Aerodrome, Airfield
62°11′27″S 58°59′12″W / 62.19083°S 58.98667°W / -62.19083; -58.98667 (Base Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Martin) 11/29: 4238 ft (1292 m), Gravel
Ross Island NZFX Phoenix Airfield
(serving McMurdo Station)  United States - Aerodrome, Airfield
(serving Scott Base)  New Zealand
77°57′23″S 166°46′00″E / 77.95639°S 166.76667°E / -77.95639; 166.76667 (Phoenix Airfield at McMurdo Station) 15/33: 11,000 ft (3353 m), Compacted Snow
Ross Island NZIR Ice Runway
(serving McMurdo Station)  United States - Aerodrome, Airfield
(serving Scott Base)  New Zealand
77°51′14″S 166°28′07″E / 77.85389°S 166.46861°E / -77.85389; 166.46861 (Ice Runway at McMurdo Station) 11/29: 10,000 ft (3048 m), Ice
16/34: 10,000 ft (3048 m), Ice
Ross Island NZPG Pegasus Field
(serving McMurdo Station)  United States - Aerodrome, Airfield
(serving Scott Base)  New Zealand
77°58′28.3″S 166°31′40.3″E / 77.974528°S 166.527861°E / -77.974528; 166.527861 (Pegasus Field at McMurdo Station) 15/33: 10,000 ft (3048 m), Ice
08/26: 10,000 ft (3048 m), Ice (skiway[1])
Ross Island NZWD Williams Field
(serving McMurdo Station)  United States - Aerodrome, Airfield
(serving Scott Base)  New Zealand
77°51′59.3″S 167°02′05″E / 77.866472°S 167.03472°E / -77.866472; 167.03472 (Williams Field at McMurdo Station) 07/25: 10,000 ft (3048 m), Snow
15/33: 10,000 ft (3048 m), Snow
Seymour Island SAWB Base Marambio  Argentina - Aerodrome, Airfield 64°14′18″S 56°37′51″W / 64.23833°S 56.63083°W / -64.23833; -56.63083 (Base Marambio) 06/24: 4134 ft (1260 m)
South Pole NZSP Jack F. Paulus Skiway
(serving Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station)  United States - Aerodrome, Airfield
89°59′51″S 139°16′22″E / 89.99750°S 139.27278°E / -89.99750; 139.27278 (Jack F. Paulus Skiway at Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station) 02/20: 12,000 ft (3658 m), Snow
Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica AT02 Browning Pass  Italy - Skiway 74°37′22.2″S 163°54′49.1″E / 74.622833°S 163.913639°E / -74.622833; 163.913639 (Browning Pass skiway) : 558 ft (915 m)
Antarctic Plateau, Antarctica AT03 Concordia Station  France &  Italy - Skiway 75°06′7.2″S 123°23′43.2″E / 75.102000°S 123.395333°E / -75.102000; 123.395333 (Concordia station skiway) : 10,564 ft (1,500 m)
Antarctica AT04 D10  France - Skiway 66°40′4.8″S 139°49′10.8″E / 66.668000°S 139.819667°E / -66.668000; 139.819667 (D10 skiway) : 333 ft (variable)
Antarctica AT05 D85  France - Skiway 70°25′30″S 134°08′45″E / 70.42500°S 134.14583°E / -70.42500; 134.14583 (D85 skiway) : 9,350 ft (variable)
Princess Elizabeth Land, Antarctica Davis sea ice
(serving Davis Station)  Australia - Skiway
68°33′52.8″S 77°57′53.9″E / 68.564667°S 77.964972°E / -68.564667; 77.964972 (Davis station sea ice skiway) : 0 ft (variable)
Princess Elizabeth Land, Antarctica AT07 Davis plateau
(serving Davis Station)  Australia - Skiway
68°28′10.7″S 78°47′27.2″E / 68.469639°S 78.790889°E / -68.469639; 78.790889 (Davis plateau skiway) : 49 ft (variable)
Princess Elizabeth Land, Antarctica Plough island
(serving Davis Station)  Australia - Skiway
68°31′54″S 78°01′51″E / 68.53167°S 78.03083°E / -68.53167; 78.03083 (Davis Plough island skiway) : 0 ft (variable)
Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica AT09 Enigma Lake  Italy - Skiway 74°42′48.6″S 164°02′29.4″E / 74.713500°S 164.041500°E / -74.713500; 164.041500 (Enigma Lake skiway) : 558 ft (730 m)
George VI Sound, Antarctica AT10 Fossil Bluff  United Kingdom - Skiway 71°19′45.6″S 68°16′1.2″W / 71.329333°S 68.267000°W / -71.329333; -68.267000 (Fossil Bluff skiway) : 302 ft (1,200 m)
Brunt Ice Shelf, Antarctica EGAH Halley Station  United Kingdom - Skiway 75°34′54″S 26°32′28″W / 75.581667°S 26.541167°W / -75.581667; -26.541167 (Halley station skiway) : 121 ft (1,200 m)
Queen Maud Land, Antarctica AT12 Kohnen Station  Germany - Skiway 75°00′00″S 00°04′00″E / 75.00000°S 0.06667°E / -75.00000; 0.06667 (Kohnen station skiway) : 9,514 ft (900 m)
Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica AT13 Mario Zucchelli Station  Italy - Aerodrome, Airfield 74°41′57.2″S 164°04′48.2″E / 74.699222°S 164.080056°E / -74.699222; 164.080056 (Mario Zucchelli aerodrome) : 49 ft (3,000 m)
Mac. Robertson Land, Antarctica Mawson Station  Australia - Skiway 67°36′50.8″S 62°51′35″E / 67.614111°S 62.85972°E / -67.614111; 62.85972 (Mawson station skiway) : 16 ft (variable)
Antarctica AT14 Midpoint  Italy - Skiway 75°32′26.4″S 145°49′7.2″E / 75.540667°S 145.818667°E / -75.540667; 145.818667 (Mid point skiway) : 8,268 ft (1,200 m)
Thala Hills, Antarctica AT15 Molodezhnaya Station  Russia - Aerodrome, Airfield 67°40′58.2″S 46°08′4.8″E / 67.682833°S 46.134667°E / -67.682833; 46.134667 (Molodezhnaya station aerodrome) : 738 ft (2,560 m)
Ekstrom Ice Shelf, Antarctica AT16 Neumayer Station  Germany - Skiway 70°38′00″S 08°15′48″W / 70.63333°S 8.26333°W / -70.63333; -8.26333 (Neumayer station skiway) : 131 ft (1,000 m)
Queen Maud Land, Antarctica AT17 Novolazarevskaya
(serving Novolazarevskaya Station)  Russia - Aerodrome, Airfield
(serving Maitri station)  India
70°49′34.3″S 11°38′22.1″E / 70.826194°S 11.639472°E / -70.826194; 11.639472 (Novolazarevskaya station aerodrome) : 335 ft (3,000 m)
Antarctica AT18 Odell Glacier  United States - Aerodrome, Airfield 76°39′00″S 159°58′00″E / 76.65000°S 159.96667°E / -76.65000; 159.96667 (Odell Glacier aerodrome) : 5,249 ft (1,800 m)
Prime Head, Antarctica O'Higgins
(serving Base General Bernardo O'Higgins Riquelme)  Chile - Skiway
63°19′12.9″S 57°53′28.7″W / 63.320250°S 57.891306°W / -63.320250; -57.891306 (O'Higgins skiway) : 39 ft (800 m)
Queen Maud Land, Antarctica AT20 Plateau Station  United States - Skiway 79°15′2.9″S 40°33′37.5″E / 79.250806°S 40.560417°E / -79.250806; 40.560417 (Plateau station skiway) : 11,890 ft (3,500 m)
Mac. Robertson Land, Antarctica AT21 Rumdoodle
(serving Mawson Station)  Australia - Skiway
67°45′12.9″S 62°45′58″E / 67.753583°S 62.76611°E / -67.753583; 62.76611 (Rumdoodle skiway) :
Queen Maud Land, Antarctica AT22 SANAE IV Station  South Africa - Skiway 71°40′25.2″S 2°49′43.8″W / 71.673667°S 2.828833°W / -71.673667; -2.828833 (SANAE IV station skiway) : 2,789 ft (1,000 m)
Antarctica AT23 Sitry  Italy - Skiway 71°39′19.2″S 148°39′09″E / 71.655333°S 148.65250°E / -71.655333; 148.65250 (Sitry skiway) : 5,249 ft (1,000 m)
Ellsworth Land, Antarctica AT24 Sky Blu  United Kingdom - Aerodrome, Airfield 74°51′22.8″S 71°34′09.6″W / 74.856333°S 71.569333°W / -74.856333; -71.569333 (Sky Blu aerodrome) : 4,495 ft (1,200 m)
East Ongul Island, Antarctica AT25 Showa station  Japan - Skiway, Bharathi Station  India 69°00′22.2″S 39°35′24″E / 69.006167°S 39.59000°E / -69.006167; 39.59000 (Showa skiway) : 95 ft (1,000 m)
Thiel Mountains, Antarctica AT26 Thiel Mountains - Skiway 85°11.9′S 87°52.7′W / 85.1983°S 87.8783°W / -85.1983; -87.8783 (Thiel Mountains skiway) 5,200 ft (1580 m)[1]
Queen Maud Land, Antarctica AT27 Troll Airfield
(serving Troll)  Norway - Aerodrome, Airfield)
71°57′19.4″S 02°28′2.63″E / 71.955389°S 2.4673972°E / -71.955389; 2.4673972 (Troll Airfield) 11/29 : 4,042 ft (3,300 m)
Pole of Cold, Antarctica AT28 Vostok Station  Russia - Skiway 78°27′58.1″S 106°50′53.7″E / 78.466139°S 106.848250°E / -78.466139; 106.848250 (Vostock skiway)  : 11,483 ft (3,000 m)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ USAP.gov US Antarctic Program Inter-agency Air Operations Manual