How Airbus A320s Land On Ice In Antarctica

Antarctica today is more accessible than it has ever been. Gone are the days when only heavy, ski-equipped aircraft could land on the ice. With several runways that are suitable for commercial aircraft, access to the continent is changing. We take a look here at the A320 family aircraft that are used to fly there.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://simpleflying.com/antarctica-a320-landing-on-ice/
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Didn’t know much about this, very interesting.

I didn’t even know an A320 was landing in Antarctica! I definitely did learn something new here :slight_smile:

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Answer:

They use brakes, what did you expect

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I like plane skating :ice_skate:

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This is extremely interesting! They do say you learn something new every day.

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