ORBX VALDEZ PIONEER FIELD

An introduction to Southern Alaska

Occasionally we all get preconceived ideas about something, which for me was the case with this latest product from Orbx. I imagined that a remote airfield in Alaska would hold very little interest for me, particularly after reviewing some of the largest airports in the world… How wrong I was!

 

All four seasons are depicted in the package

The product in question is the latest release, depicting Valdez Pioneer Field. It’s a small provincial airport in Southern Alaska, just 6km east of the city of Valdez. Although small by global standards, it’s quite an important place. With one of the few ice-free ports in the area, it was cited as an ideal location for the termination of the Trans-Alaska pipeline, which carries oil from the Prudhoe Bay oil fields in northern Alaska.

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