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Alton Bay Ice Runway Provides Winter Thrills!

Summer residents and renters may have been surprised to learn on the Today Show this week that frozen Lake Winipesaukee is a hot destination for some even during the coldest part of the year.  

Runway “B-18,” spanning a 2,600-foot stretch of Alton Bay, is the only FAA-approved ice runway in the contiguous 48 states.  Daring pilots have been taking advantage of this unique airstrip since 1979, many including it on their aviation “bucket list.”

Watch the video below for a peek at some Lakes Region wintertime fun!

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