Thule Air Base

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CPS routinely supports projects working out of Thule Air Base in Greenland. CPS provides accommodation and dining for NSF-funded researchers.

Thule Air Base, Greenland. Photo: Joe Hurley

Thule Air Base, Greenland. Photo: Joe Hurley

Thule is an active U.S. Air Force Base and clearances are required for entry to the facility.

Arctic program participants visiting Thule stay in Dorm 353. If the population exceeds available beds, participants stay at the North Star Inn. Meals are served in the base dining facility. Thule is an active U.S. Air Force Base and clearances are required for entry to the facility.

Thule can be reached by weekly commercial or military flights through Copenhagen and Kangerlussuaq. Passengers traveling on any of these flights require clearance.

Contact CH2M HILL Polar Services for more information on Thule Air Base.

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