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An Antarctic flight from Hobart is due to go ahead in 2022 | The Examiner



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The first Antarctic sightseeing flight from Hobart since 1994 will take to the skies in 2022. It will be only the second time an Antarctic flight has departed from Hobart. Hobart is around 2600 kilometres Antarctica and flights over the frozen continent typically last between 12 and 14 hours. While the flight will not touch down on the ice, passengers will get a birds-eye view from 10,000 feet. In other news: RACT Travel will coordinate the flight and State Sales Manager Christine Benbow said she was expecting the flights to sell quickly. “It’s a real bucket-list item for many Tasmanian travellers,” Ms Benbow said. “With the COVID outbreak and the various travel restrictions that…



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