Transportation

Airport in McMurdo Station

Airfields

Three airfields, each operating at different times of the year, serve McMurdo: the McMurdo Sound ice runway, Williams Field and the Pegasus ice runway.
Airline in Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Falkland Islands Government Air Service

Most travel around the islands is done by air because the road network is limited. Falkland Islands Government Air Service operates an on-demand service from Stanley's airport, a surfaced runway 5km east of town. Re…
Airport in Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

RAF Brize Norton

From RAF Brize Norton, in Oxfordshire, England, there are regular Royal Air Force flights to Mt Pleasant (18 hours, including a two-hour refueling stop on tiny Ascension Island in the South Atlantic). Bookings from …
Boat in Antarctica

Terres Australes et Antarctiques Françaises

The 114-passenger French resupply ship Marion Dufresne sails from Réunion to France’s Terres Australes et Antarctiques Françaises (Crozet, Kerguelen, St Paul and Amsterdam Islands), to deliver personnel and provisio…
Airline in Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

LATAM Airways

LATAM Airways operates one weekly flight (Saturday, 1¾ hours) from Punta Arenas, Chile, to Mt Pleasant International Airport (MPN), occasionally stopping in Rio Gallegos, Argentina, en route. From other countries, c…
Airline in Antarctica

Aerovías DAP

Aerovías DAP flies from Punta Arenas, Chile, to Frei Station on King George Island (South Shetland Islands) in summer (weather permitting), using 10-passenger Beechcraft King Air turboprops and 70-passenger BAE-146s…
Bus Stop in McMurdo Station

Derelict Junction

Just west of Building 155 is Derelict Junction (widely known as DJ), a wooden bus stop where summer-only 24-hour shuttles depart for the airfields and Scott Base.
Travel Agency in Antarctica

Croydon Travel

Australia’s Qantas airlines uses Croydon Travel to offer day-long flights over the continent (with guides) on a Boeing 747 once or twice per summer.
Boat in Antarctica

Spirit of Sydney Expeditions

Spirit of Sydney is an 18.2m aluminum cutter; the company also operates Icebird. Each accommodates eight passengers. IAATO member.
Boat in Antarctica

Golden Fleece

This 19.5m steel schooner is skippered by Jérôme Poncet, a highly experienced Antarctic yachtsman; IAATO member; eight passengers.