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Thule (Air Base), Greenland

The Air Base or Thule Air Base/Pituffik Airport (IATA: THU, ICAO: BGTL), is the United States Air Force's northernmost base, located 1,118 km (695 mi) north of the Arctic Circle and 1,524 km (947 mi) from the North Pole.

This gallery holds shots from four separate trips to this northern air base; December 2011, May 2012, November 2012 and March 2014.
First Light
First Light
Air Base Thule
Air Base Thule
Locked
Locked
West Across Baffin Bay
West Across Baffin Bay
Thule, Again
Thule, Again
Arctic Hare
Arctic Hare
One of a Kind
One of a Kind
Snow, Ice, Rock
Snow, Ice, Rock
Base Overview
Base Overview
Bleak and...
Bleak and...
821st Air Base Group
821st Air Base Group
Afternoon Sun
Afternoon Sun
A Place to Call Home
A Place to Call Home
Looking South
Looking South
Exposed
Exposed
American Influence
American Influence
Stay
Stay
Det 1
Det 1
Western End
Western End
Thule Traffic
Thule Traffic
Icy Wind
Icy Wind
Red Fleet
Red Fleet
Shelter From the Cold
Shelter From the Cold
Adaption
Adaption
Wrapped
Wrapped
Infrastructure
Infrastructure
Speed Limit
Speed Limit
Mush
Mush
Huh?
Huh?
Lollipop, Lollipop, Oh Lolli, Lolli
Lollipop, Lollipop, Oh Lolli, Lolli
Marker
Marker
Me?
Me?
How to Get to Thule
How to Get to Thule