Date: 20 Aug 97 02:38:37 From: Chris Elberfeld <STOPSPAMelberfeld@sprintmail.com> References: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Followups: 1
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Karl Swartz wrote: > >(I had the same thoughts concerning some Atlantic diversion sites in > >Greenland earlier. To my knowledge no Greenland sites were expanded to > >allow acces to bigger planes like 767s) > > In all the ETOPS literature I've read (early feasibility studies, UA > flight supplement, etc.), the only alternate in Greenland is Sondre > Stromfjord, <snip> Someone in the NG is bound to have more precise info, but understand that Thule has a failrly good sized runway. Prior to it being decommsioned as a US Air Force base, USAF ran some pretty heavy iron in there. SAS flew 767's in there until fairly recently; that service has been replaced by First Air 727-10's, operating with Greelandair flight numbers from SFJ.