China to build airport in Antarctica

Date: 13:06, 29-10-2014.

Almaty. October 29. KazTAG - China will build an airport in Antarctica to promote its scientific-research and geological prospecting projects, reports the TASS news agency.
In the future the airport will be located not far from the Chinese research station "Chunshan" in the eastern part of the continent. The lengths of the runway and capacity of the airport have not been specified yet.
The publication reminded that upon the expedition which finalized in April Chinese scientists opened the 4th Chinese scientific station "Taishan", located 2.6 km above the sea level between the stations "Chunshan" and "Kunlun".




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