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  narsarsuaq   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Narssarssuaq (also spelled Narsarsuaq, Greenlandic for Great Plain) was the principal city of Greenland in the times of Erik the Red.
In 1951, it was agreed that Denmark and the U.S. would jointly oversee the airbase; in 1958, the U.S. abandoned the air base (called Bluie West One), but it was reopened in 1959 by the Danish government after the loss of the vessel Hans Hedtoft with all souls south of Cape Farewell.
Ever since, the area has been used for civil air traffic and the thriving tourism industry in and around Narssarssuaq, whose attractions include its great diversity of wildlife and the first Christian church on the American continent.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /Narsarsuaq.html   (232 words)

 News: Transatlantic First for EH101
No special preparations were made to the aircraft which flew on standard tanks and in temperatures which fell as low as -17 degrees centigrade.
Fuel stops were made at Vagar in the Faeroes, Reykjavic, Iceland, and Kulusuk, Narssarssuaq and Godthab in Greenland.
The aircraft was captained by GKN Westland deputy chief test pilot Jerry Tracy, with Bristow Helicopter's Tim Noble as co-pilot and a senior Agusta team comprising of Fiorenzo Mussi, Paolo Garlaschelli, Angelo Sansoterra, Angelo Zorzella, and Sergio Tosi.
www.helis.com /news/1999/eh101atl.htm   (948 words)

 AC 91-70 Oceanic Operations, an Authoritative Guide to Oceanic Operations (09-06-94)
Although a flight is planned as a VFR flight, the Canadian government insists that pilots carry IFR publications due to the ubiquitous potential for instrument meteorological conditions (IMC) in the NAT region.
Aircraft intending to land or anticipating a possible diversion to Narssarssuaq, Greenland shall carry either the BGBW Visual Approach Chart depicting the fjord approach, or a topographical chart of large enough scale to permit map reading up the fjord.
These plates become a real necessity when one is forced to make an unscheduled landing at an airport with a hazardous NDB approach such as Narssarssuaq, Greenland.
www.faa.gov /ATs/aat/ifim/ac91-70c11.htm   (5933 words)

 Groenland 3
Our main expedition object was to reach the nunatak group 2092, 2160, 2300, if the conditions would have allowed it, we planned to travel more towards the east cost.
From Narssarssuaq, we first followed the road, later the footpath to the edge of the glacier.
Last summer we were on an expedition in southern Greenland, in the area east of the Narssarssuaq Airport.
homepage.hispeed.ch /HomePageMerz/gr_3.html   (1979 words)

 TIW Receiving End   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It was a gray, dismal morning in Iceland, and my wife and I anticipated an uneventful flight to Narssarssuaq, Greenland.
This same low was also blowing warm, moist air over the massive Greenland ice cap, and it was condensing into a thick ground-hugging stratus.
And, though quite powerful and capable of being received all the way from Canada on an eastbound flight, the NDBs at Narssarssuaq and Simultac (on the west coast of Greenland) were weakened by atmospheric conditions.
afsafety.af.mil /magazine/htdocs/maymag98/tiwrecv.htm   (1129 words)

 Primdahl (1982) Occurrences of the Polar slant E condition - SEC at Narssarssuaq, Godhavn, Thule 1980
Primdahl (1982) Occurrences of the Polar slant E condition - SEC at Narssarssuaq, Godhavn, Thule 1980
Occurrences of the Polar slant E condition - SEC at Narssarssuaq, Godhavn, Thule 1980
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 Cheap Flights to Narssarssuaq Airport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Simply select your departure airport and "Narssarssuaq" airport as your destination, and finally the days you wish to travel.
There couldn't be an easier way to find the airline tickets that could take you away for your main holiday or that much needed weekend break.
Cheap flights to Narssarssuaq are easy to find with the arrival of the budget airline phenomenon.
www.skyscanner.net /flights/airport/uak/cheap-flights-to-narssarssuaq.html   (207 words)

 SS DORCHESTER'S CALL SIGN REISSUED   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Radio call signs are usually selected from a long list of call signs that have once been issued to various ships and land stations in past years.
Upon checking, the FCC reported that our station’s call sign, WOBO, was once assigned to the SS DORCHESTER, a transport ship used to supply war materials to a World War II air base in Narssarssuaq, Greenland, known as Bluie West One.
This was the main base to ferry planes to England to support the war effort.
www.jacksjoint.com /dorchester.htm   (558 words)

 Greenland Tour Guide: Adventure Tours, Family Tours, Historical and Cultural Tours.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Depart Monday morning for Narssarssuaq and upon arrival, transfer to the Narssarssuaq Hotel.
In the afternoon enjoy a boat excursion to Qoroq Fjord, located halfway between Narssarssuaq and Itilleq.
Return in the afternoon by boat through Eric’s Fjord to Narssarssuaq and transfer to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
www.worldwide-tours-guide.com /greenland-north-jutland-na-tc.html   (1947 words)

 ch11   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
* Narssarssuaq is on the southern tip of Greenland at the end of a fjord
* Nuuk/Godthab is on the west coast of Greenland halfway between Narssarssuaq and Sondrestrom
* Kulusuk is on the east coast of Greenland 343 NM northeast of Narssarssuaq
avstop.com /Seaplane/70/ch11.html   (6670 words)

 Car Hire at Narssarssuaq - SkyScanner Airport Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Car Hire companies at Narssarssuaq are listed below.
Select 'Narssarssuaq' as your departure airport and then your destination, and finally the months you wish to travel.
If you are flexible about when you travel, you may just want to know the cheapest time to fly.
www.skyscanner.net /car-hire/airport/uak/car-hire-narssarssuaq.html   (115 words)

 Narssarssuaq Hotels sort by Name. Discount hotels in Narssarssuaq Greenland - Passion Asia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Select from the following discount hotels in Narssarssuaq Greenland.
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All hotel class and room types enlisted below for Greenland Narssarssuaq are available for online reservations.
www.passionasia.com /hotel_in_city.cfm/Cnty_id/66/Cty_id/2353/sortby/2/stype/3-5/idx/1.htm   (293 words)

 B314 Clipper Round The World Page - The Progress   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Most of the way was just a large expanse of water before getting to about 20 miles off the coast of Greenland when the weather took a real turn for the worse.
Snow moved in, cutting the visibility down to a mere 1,000 ft and the cloud base down to 500 ft. This was not a good sign as the approach to Narssarssuaq (maximum word score in Scrabble?), is through a maze of Fjords with mountains either side.
It was down to surface skimming and keeping your eyes out to make sure you go down the right Fjord.
www.gbairports.co.uk /clipperrtw/theprogress.htm   (1265 words)

 A-Z World Airports Online - Narssarssuaq Airport (UAK/BGBW)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A-Z World Airports Online - Narssarssuaq Airport (UAK/BGBW)
Narssarssuaq Airport, Greenland, PO Box 60, DK-3923 Narssarssuaq Airport
Emergency Services: CAT7 Boats, 2 crash tenders, 4 Viking life rafts
www.azworldairports.com /airports/p1640uak.htm   (53 words)

 UC San Diego /All Locations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering Under Arctic Conditions (8th : 1985 : Narssarssuaq, Greenland)
POAC 85 : the 8th International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering Under Arctic Conditions, Narssarssuaq, Greenland, September 7-14, 1985 : proceedings
roger.ucsd.edu:2082 /record=b2988587   (67 words)

 Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) - Rotorcraft World Records
: London (UK) and return (via Faeroe Islands, Reykjavik, Narssarssuaq, Mirabel, New York, Washington, New Orleans, Indianapolis, Wichita, Austin, Denver, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, Seattle, Anchorage, Omsk, Moscow, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Brussels)
Bell 430 (2 Allison 250-C40, 811 shp each)
Speed around the world, Westbound, without refuelling in flight : 91.76 km/h
records.fai.org:81 /rotorcraft/aircraft.asp?id=755   (557 words)

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