Date: 27 Aug 97 03:57:54 From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Chris Stone) Organization: Dept. of Math & Stat, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque References: 1 2 3 4 Followups: 1
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In article <airliners.1997.1854@ohare.Chicago.COM>, Karl Swartz <kls@ohare.Chicago.COM> wrote: >>That would certainly solve the problem, but who would pay for it? Keeping >>runways free of snow year-round in northern Siberia would be expensive. >As I mentioned in another article, Dikson and Tiksi appear to be in >strategic locations from a military standpoint. The Russian military >may already be paying to keep those runways free of snow throughout >the winter. Perhaps; but the Russian military can afford very little these days, and I suspect keeping runways open for ETOPS operations falls near the bottom of the list.