Weird Artic Airport

I was doing some practice approaches/landings in the Northern Canada-Greenland area when I stumbled upon this weird airport… It’s CYLT and the airport is called “Alert”, however, I found it a bit weird that the airport seems to be floating on the ocean rather than actual land. Does anyone know if this is a possible glitch or if there’s a back story behind this airport?

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This is likely a glitch. Try clearing your scenery cache then go back to the same airport and report back to us

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Top secret base shhh

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Same result

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Hmmmm…ok then its the fact that we don’t have scenery for that area (yet)

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It’s real! Given it’s 830 miles from the North Pole, the scenery is likely 500m resolution. Because it’s right next to the water, it shows up black.


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Looks cool, It’s a Canadian Air Force base. I think its some sort of weather station? Not sure.

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Oh wow, It looks really cool though.

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Its the northermost airport as far as I know. As the ice is probably pretty dynamic in this region and IF is somewhat inaccurate in the northern and southermost hemisphere of the globe, this isnt a glitch but rather a inaccuracy of the map provided by the source.

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Thanks, because I did notice that they fully equipped Antarctica with the ice region but I was wondering what led to this one.

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Global warming…

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