Thule Air Base, Qaanaaq

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The northernmost base of the U.S. Air Force, Thule Air Base seems to stand on top of the world, surrounded by ice and snow. A tour of the base takes you to the control room, where the crew receives warnings about potential missiles, as well as the dorms, theater, bowling alley, and other amenities for the people who work here. Dine in the onsite restaurant, or don your warmest gear and venture outside to look for polar bears and foxes. Plan to visit Thule Air Base and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Qaanaaq attractions using our Qaanaaq trip generator.
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  • November 5, 2016
    Was down on the base out. very bad weather conditions on the flight. An experience to see how great this base is immense. Very nice treatment of staff at the base.
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  • July 13, 2015
    Temporary Duty at USAF Base Thule for thirty days each year for three years in late 60's early seventies. Flying every day counting and plotting ice burgs. The facilities on the base were outstanding....  more »
  • July 8, 2015
    Went here on a business trip in June 2006. If you ever get a chance then just go do it. There are ice caves, icebergs, fjords, unique flowers and fauna of the region. Then landscape is a true testamen...  more »

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