Far up north, nestled between the polar night and the midnight sun sits the single runway of SvalbardAirport, Longyear ... Svalbard Airport Longyear sees perpetual daylight throughout the summer months ... The world’s northernmost settlement with a population of over 1,000 people is Longyearbyen (2,368 to be exact).
Bremerhaven/Leipzig... Also at Dr ... In September 2020, the German research aircraft Polar 5 and Polar 6 of the AWI were the first foreign aircraft to take off from the airport Longyearbyen for several measurement flights from Spitsbergen to the central Arctic to study the atmosphere in the context of MOSAiC since the corona lockdown ... Explore further ... DOI.
The man was rushed to the hospital in Longyearbyen where he was declared dead by doctors, deputy governor Soelvi Elvedah said. Longyearbyen is the main settlement in Norway's Arctic Svalbard archipelago, which sits more than 500 miles north of the Norwegian mainland ... Longyearbyen ... Longyearbyen. Polar bearsign in Longyearbyen.
OSLO. A man has robbed a bank on the northernmost settlement in the world — a remote Arctic island in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard — but was caught hours later, authorities said on Friday ... The capital, Longyearbyen, has around 2,000 inhabitants and practically everyone knows each other. The airport is the main means of leaving the settlement.
Locator ... “A man with a gun seized a sum of money,” he added. The suspect was arrested soon after in the centre of Longyearbyen, the capital. The doomsday vault ... Suzanne Goldenberg ... Longyearbyen has about 2,000 inhabitants and most people know one another. The airport is the main means of leaving the settlement ... .
17 (Xinhua) -- Hundreds of apartments in the Arctic town of Longyearbyen will have to be taken down and cottages moved due to climate change on Norway's Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, newspaper Aftenposten reported Monday ... In the long term, short winters may affect the local airport, which is close to the sea.
SvalbardAirport, 3 km northwest of Longyearbyen, is the northern-most airport in the world – the area seems to be home to most northerly everything, the local brewery holds the title as does the town’s department store ... The G AdventuresRealm of The Polar Bear eight-day sailing expedition from Longyearbyen to Longyearbyen starts from £2969.
the Dutch capital ... To reach it, a crew flies into Longyearbyen – the biggest town in Svalbard and the world’s northernmost commercial airport ... Amsterdamøya ... Only later does the Gamle Mårøy’s roaring diesel engine recall reality, as she slices through the waves on the long journey back to Longyearbyen ... But Svalbard’s mining days are long gone ... .
Editor’s note. This is part four of a four-part series. Two more excursions to go ... On Saturday, our last full day, we anchored early that morning in Ny Alesund... Dinner this evening was bittersweet ... The next morning, we debarked via zodiac in Longyearbyen for our charter flight back to Oslo. We overnighted in Oslo at the airport Radisson Hotel on July 3.
October was a record-breaker as was December, and so was January. It is easy to become accustomed to regular reports that the month just past was the warmest ever recorded. Despite all that, February was a shocker ... Superheated Arctic ... This might help explain why the air temperature at Longyearbyen airport has been about 10C above average ... Source ... .
Figure 1 ... The red line shows the 12-month running average. Image credit ... UAH's Dr ... Air temperatures at the Longyearbyen airport (latitude 78°N) have been close to 10°C (18°F) above average over the past three-plus months ... Daily temperatures (in Celsius, °C) for the past year at the Longyearbyen Airport, Svalbard, Norway, located at latitude 78°N ... .
It sent snow and ice hurtling down Mount Sukkertoppen into Longyearbyen, a town of 2,000 people, at 11.00 (09.00 GMT) after a fierce overnight storm ... The airport was closed for some hours, but by Saturday afternoon it had reopened. Most people in Svalbard live in Longyearbyen, the ...