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Gander International Airport (satellite view)

Gander International Airport

Gander is a Canadian town located in the northeastern part of the island of Newfoundland in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) south of Gander Bay. Located on the northeastern shore of Gander Lake, it is the site of Gander International Airport, formerly an important refueling point for transatlantic aircraft, and presently a preferred stopping point for transatlantic aircraft that need to land because of on-board medical or security emergencies.

Gander in In the Presence of Mine EnemiesEdit

Gander was the site of a runway collision of two airplanes in 2011. Two-hundred fifty people died in the accident. Seventeen people survived, and most of them had severe burns.

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