Third Arctic Air Power Seminar welcomes international attendees

A group of people wearing military uniforms stand in front of a blue building during winter.
Members of the Arctic Air Power Seminar (3rd edition) gather for a group photo at 5 Wing Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador on January 21, 2020. PHOTO: Submitted

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Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), the United States Department of Defense and other partners met at 5 Wing Goose Bay, Labrador, from January 20 to  22, 2020, to discuss the challenges of operating in extreme cold weather conditions.

The meeting, known as the Arctic Air Power Seminar, was the third in a series, and focused on runways and on landing strips maintained for aircraft on skis, as well as techniques to rapidly repair unforeseen damage to an airfield, and enable smooth and continuous air operations in the unforgiving Arctic environment.

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