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An Airport Made of Ice



MCMURDO STATION, ANTARCTICA– Our project takes us all over the continent to install equipment but to get there we have to leave from Williams Field, an airport near McMurdo Station. Willy Field has a runway equipped to handle the largest aircraft that fly into Antarctica. However, this runway is different, there’s no pavement here–this runway is made of ice.

POLENET’s Stephanie Konfal gives us a look at Willy Field.



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