12-th Antarctic season of the INTAARI Company
INTAARI team, in partnership with ALCI, started its 12-th Antarctic season for support of activity at the aerodrome of Novolazarevskaya station. During the four long winter months – from November, 2012 till March, 2013, 24 Russian polar staff members will be working in severe conditions of ice continent supporting continuous operation of the aerodrome base and airstrip. The airstrip is receiving aircrafts with passengers and cargo for 11 countries-participants of the DROMLAN project. About 12 trans-continental flights and over 50 internal flights are planned to be fulfilled during above period. The aerodrome will accept over 500 “members of research expeditions”.
DROMLAN -The Dronning Maud Land Air Network – the international project created by eleven national Antarctic operators (Belgium, Finland, Germany, India, Japan, Norway, Netherlands, Russia, RSA, Sweden, UK) that established and are now managing the air bridge between Cape Town (RSA) and the Queen Maud Land (Antarctica).
ALCI - Antarctic Logistics Centre International, Cape Town.