PROPOLAR Flight punta arenas-king george island in 13 february

The DAP BAE-146 aircraft in the Teniente Marsh Airfield runway in King George Island arriving from Punta Arenas in the 13 February 2020.

The Portuguese Polar Program flights linking Punta Arenas (Chile) and King George Island in Antarctica took place in the 13 February with about 24h delay due to poor weather at the Teniente Marsh Airfield. The PROPOLAR flights are a contribution to the international logistics in the Antarctic Peninsula and this year supported a total of 62 scientists and technicians from PROPOLAR and six other partner programs. The Portuguese Antarctic campaign has 10 projects in the field, with 20 scientists. PROPOLAR is funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia and the logistical operator is IGOT, member of the College Polar2E-ULISBOA.

Scientists in King George Island.
Portuguese team upon arrival in Punta Arenas back from the Antarctic Season.

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