Outback and out of service: Alice Springs from the air

Asia Pacific Aircraft Storage in Alice Springs is enjoying its moment in the sun. Opened in 2011, it was the region's first purpose-built airliner parking and recycling facility and aims to offer a more cost-effective storage solution than far-away alternatives. Seth Jaworski viewed the fascinating facility from the air...

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One of the reasons for opening a large storage facility at Alice Springs was to offer airlines in the Asia-Pacific region a flexible and cheaper alternative to ferrying jets at a high expense to other parts of the globe 
ALL IMAGES SETH JAWORSKI

While airline traffic at most global airports is a fraction of what it was 12 months ago, one facility in Australia’s outback is bucking the trend.

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