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Pegasus Field

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NZPG
Airport
ICAO: NZPG
Summary
Name Pegasus Field
Region Asia and Pacific
Territory New Zealand NZ.gif
Location Ross Island, Antarctica
Serving McMurdo Station and Scott Base, Ross Island
Elevation 5.486 m <br />18 ft <br />18 ft5.486 m <br />
Coordinates 77° 57' 48.00" S, 166° 31' 28.00" E
Runways
Designator Length Width Surface ROPS
15/33 3048 m10,000 ft <br /> 67 m219.816 ft <br /> ICE /

Pegasus Field

ICAO: NZPG IATA: ---

Description

Pegasus Field is the farthest south of McMurdo Station's three frozen airstrips. Located near McMurdo Station, Antarctica, this white ice runway is used for wheeled aircraft which can not land at the busier Williams Field runway, which is snow instead of the hard ice like at Pegasus Field.

Climatology

Ice Cap climate (Köppen climate classification EF) - warmest month has an average temperature of below 0 degrees C.

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Terrain

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Airport Layout

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Accidents & Serious Incidents at or in vicinity of NZPG

None on SKYbrary