Planned OIB Greenland Flight Lines. Map of Greenland with flight lines for both aircraft supporting the Arctic 2012 campaign. The planes will be based out of Thule and Kangerlussuaq. Also Greenland from mid-March through mid-May in 2012. On this map, the orange lines represent planned flights for the P-3B aircarft and the yellow lines represent planned flights for new IceBridge aircraft, HU-25C Guardian/Falcon. The Falcon is a new NASA aircraft, donated from the Coast Guard in November 2011.
The flights includes many more flights than is possible, including primary and secondary targets, as weather will be a factor daily. Credit: NASA/Michael Studinger