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Christmas in the Snow

Normally a New Zealand Christmas is associated with sun and beaches, but not this year. Tonight we take our planes down to Antarctica, to experience a 'snowy' Christmas. Fly as many flights as possible between the 4 major Antarctica airports: McMurdo Sound Sea Ice Runway (NZIR), Pegasus Field Blue Ice Runway (NZPG), South Pole Station (NZSP) and Williams Field (NZWD). For those pilots with a longer flight in mind leave Christchurch with supplies for the team down south and fly into one of the Antarctica airports! Try and fly as many legs as possible in any order!

 

Airports

NZCH Christchurch, New Zealand

NZSP South Pole Station, Antarctica

NZPG Pegasus Field Blue Ice Runway, Antarctica

NZWD Williams Field, Antarctica

NZIR McMurdo Sound Sea Ice Runway, Antarctica

Positions

 CallsignRadio NameFrequencyFreq
FSSNZCM_FSSMcMurdo Radio128.700
CTRNZCH-S_CTRChristchurch Control129.300
APPNZCH_APPChristchurch Approach126.100
TWRNZCH_TWRChristchurch Tower118.400
 NZIR_TWRIce Tower126.200
 NZWD_TWRWilliams Field Tower126.200

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