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Longyearbyen airport, Svalbard

Longyearbyen Airport, on the Arctic island of Spitsbergen, Svalbard. It's the northernmost airport with scheduled flights in the world. Built on permafrost, the runway is insulated so that it won't melt in summer.

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Longyearbyen Airport, on the Arctic island of Spitsbergen, Svalbard. It's the northernmost airport with scheduled flights in the world. Built on permafrost, the runway is insulated so that it won't melt in summer.