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Thule Air Base

Thule Air Base
Aerial Picture Of Thule Air Base
Military structure
NameThule Air Base
Part ofAir Force Space Command (AFSC)
Built1943
In use1943-Present
Controlled by 
Garrison
821st Air Base Group

Thule Air Base

Airport information
IATATHU
ICAOBGTL
Elevation (251 ft)

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Thule Air Base or Thule Air Base/Pituffik Airport , is the United States Air Force's northernmost base, located 1118 km (694.7 mi) north of the Arctic Circle and 1524 km (947 mi) from the North Pole on the northwest side of the island of Greenland. It is approximately 885 km (549.9 mi) east of the North Magnetic Pole.


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