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Airports at the highest altitudes, located in the mountains or on the highlands. A high altitude which rhymes with the drop in atmospheric pressure which increases the taxiing distance to allow planes to take off and therefore requires a longer runway than at lower altitudes. in Antarctica.

#1 South Pole Station airport (Antarctica) / OACI NZSP

aéroport South Pole Station

Altitude : 2835 m = 9301 ft

South Pole Station airport is located close to McMurdo Station at 1373 km,

The longest runway measures : 3658 m = 12001 ft

-> Aviation weather, South Pole Station airport NOTAM and VAC

#2 Sky-Blu Field Station airport (Antarctica) / OACI EGAT

aéroport Sky-Blu Field Station

Altitude : 1445 m = 4741 ft

Sky-Blu Field Station airport is located close to McMurdo Station at 2649 km,

-> Aviation weather, Sky-Blu Field Station airport NOTAM and VAC

#3 Antartica Chilena Patriot Hills airport (Antarctica) / OACI SCPZ

aéroport Antartica Chilena Patriot Hills

Altitude : 884 m = 2900 ft

Antartica Chilena Patriot Hills airport is located close to Antartica, McMurdo Station at 2015 km,

-> Aviation weather, Antartica Chilena Patriot Hills airport NOTAM and VAC

#4 Wilkins Runway airport (Antarctica) / OACI YWKS

aéroport Wilkins Runway

Altitude : 771 m = 2530 ft

Wilkins Runway airport is located close to McMurdo Station at 2150 km,

The longest runway measures : 3200 m = 10499 ft

-> Aviation weather, Wilkins Runway airport NOTAM and VAC

#5 Unión Glaciar airport (Antarctica) / OACI SCGC

aéroport Unión Glaciar

Altitude : 750 m = 2461 ft

Unión Glaciar airport is located close to Antartica, McMurdo Station at 2036 km,

The longest runway measures : 3000 m = 9843 ft

-> Aviation weather, Unión Glaciar airport NOTAM and VAC

#6 Base Antarctica Bernado o'Higgins airport (Antarctica) / OACI SCBO

aéroport Base Antarctica Bernado o'Higgins

Altitude : 274 m = 899 ft

Base Antarctica Bernado o'Higgins airport is located close to General Bernardo O'Higgins Base, McMurdo Station at 4030 km,

-> Aviation weather, Base Antarctica Bernado o'Higgins airport NOTAM and VAC

#7 Base Belgrano airport (Antarctica) / OACI SAYB

aéroport Base Belgrano

Altitude : 250 m = 820 ft

Base Belgrano airport is located close to McMurdo Station at 2666 km,

-> Aviation weather, Base Belgrano airport NOTAM and VAC

#8 Base Marambio airport (Antarctica) / OACI SAWB

aéroport Base Marambio

Altitude : 232 m = 761 ft

Base Marambio airport is located close to Seymour Island, McMurdo Station at 3950 km,

The longest runway measures : 1260 m = 4134 ft

-> Aviation weather, Base Marambio airport NOTAM and VAC

#9 Isla Rey Jorge airport (Antarctica) / OACI SCRM/ IATA TNM

aéroport Isla Rey Jorge

Altitude : 45 m = 148 ft

Isla Rey Jorge airport is located close to Isla Rey Jorge, McMurdo Station at 4139 km,

The longest runway measures : 1292 m = 4239 ft

-> Aviation weather, Isla Rey Jorge airport NOTAM and VAC

#10 Halley Research Station airport (Antarctica) / OACI EGAH

aéroport Halley Research Station

Altitude : 31 m = 102 ft

Halley Research Station airport is located close to McMurdo Station at 2950 km,

The longest runway measures : 1000 m = 3281 ft

-> Aviation weather, Halley Research Station airport NOTAM and VAC

#11 Base Matienzo airport (Antarctica) / OACI SAWZ

#12 Base Esperanza airport (Antarctica) / OACI SAYE

#13 Orcadas del Sur airport (Antarctica) / OACI SAYO

#14 Base San Martin airport (Antarctica) / OACI SAYS

#15 Williams Field airport (Antarctica) / OACI NZWD

#16 McMurdo Station Pegasus Field airport (Antarctica) / OACI NZPG

#17 Rothera Point airport (Antarctica) / OACI AAXX

#18 Jubany Airbase airport (Antarctica) / OACI SAYJ

#19 Rothera Research Station airport (Antarctica) / OACI EGAR

#20 Ice runway airport (Antarctica) / OACI NZIR

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