Ensuring the Davis Aerodrome doesn’t become a geopolitical own goal

Ensuring the Davis Aerodrome doesn’t become a geopolitical own goal

East Asia Forum·2021-06-22 00:00

Authors: Alan D Hemmings, University of Canterbury and Donald R Rothwell, ANU

In May 2018, Australia announced its intention to build a paved runway at Davis research station in the Australian Antarctic Territory (AAT). Additional funding to advance the design and development of the ambitious ‘Davis Aerodrome Project’ was approved in December 2019. But the project has created a ticking environmental issue for Australia with major geopolitical implications.

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