Novolazarevskaya Station

Novolazarevskaya Station
Novolazarevskaya station in 2006
Novolazarevskaya station in 2006
Location of Novolazarevskaya Station in Antarctica
Location of Novolazarevskaya Station in Antarctica
Novolazarevskaya Station
Location of Novolazarevskaya Station in Antarctica
Coordinates: 70°46′36″S 11°49′20″E / 70.776762°S 11.822356°E / -70.776762; 11.822356
Country  Soviet Union
Location in Antarctica Schirmacher Oasis
Queen Maud Land
Administered by Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute
Established 18 January 1961 (1961-01-18)
102 m (335 ft)
 • Total
  • Up to 70
Type All-year round
Period Annual
Status Operational

Novolazarevskaya Station (Russian: Станция Новолазаревская) is a Russian, formerly Soviet, Antarctic research station. The station is located at Schirmacher Oasis, Queen Maud Land, 75 km from the Antarctic coast, from which it is separated by Lazarev Ice Shelf. It was opened on January 18, 1961 by the 6th Soviet Antarctic Expedition. The maximum summer population is 70.

Novolazarevskaya has an airstrip (ICAO:AT17) that serves both research-related and commercial flights. In 2010 GLONASS differential reference station started to work in Novolazarevskaya. The reference station also provides Internet to Novolazarevskaya personnel.

Novolazarevskaya is 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi) east of India's Maitri research station.


Novo Runway

Novo Runway
Airport type Private
Operator Antarctic Logistics Centre International (ALCI)
Serves Novolazarevskaya and Maitri
Location Dronning Maud Land
Opened April 6, 2014 (2014-04-06)
Time zone (+3.30)
Coordinates 70°49′17″S 11°38′36″E / 70.821517°S 11.643345°E / -70.821517; 11.643345
Novo Runway is located in Antarctica
Novo Runway
Novo Runway
Location of airfield in Antarctica
Direction Length Surface
ft m
10/28 10,824 3,299 Blue Ice

It is a blue ice runway, located 8.7 kilometres (5.4 mi) away, operated by Antarctic Logistics Centre International (ALCI) serves the station and Maitri.

See also


  1. ^ "Novolazarevskaya Station (89512)". AARI. Retrieved December 1, 2015.
  2. ^ "Novolazarevskaya". Airport Nav Finder. Retrieved October 16, 2018.

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