Pegasus Field

Airport
ICAO code: 
NZPG
Summary
ICAO Region: 
APAC
Territory: 
Location: 
Ross Island, Antarctica,
Serving: 
McMurdo Station and Scott Base, Ross Island
Elevation: 
18 ft
Coordinates: 
Aerial View: 
77° 57' 48" S, 166° 31' 28" E
Metar

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.

Runways

Designator Length Width Surface Rops
15/33 3048 67 ICE No/No
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