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    This Aussie Uncovered Hundreds Of Airplanes Parked In The Desert And It's A Scene Straight Out Of An Apocalyptic Film

    Did you ever wonder where the airplanes of the world ended up during the pandemic?

    For a nation that's spent the last 18+ months completely closed off from the outside world, the site of even a single airplane on Australian soil is cause for intrigue.

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    International travel? I don't know her.

    Which is why when travel blogger, Tessomewhere, discovered a plane graveyard in the Outback, it looked like an eerie scene straight out of a post-apocalyptic movie.

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    In the video, which has been viewed almost 800,000 times, Tess asks: "Did you ever wonder where the airplanes of the world ended up during the pandemic?"

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    "They ended up here, in the middle of the Australian desert," she answers.

    "As I flew into Alice springs in Central Australia last week, I was amazed to see hundreds of planes — mostly from Asian airlines — parked up next to the runway as we landed."

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    "Apparently they are sitting here in storage due to the dry desert land and cool nights," she continues. "There are over 100 planes parked up here, waiting until the world is ready to fly again."

    In the comments, Aussies shared their own theories, insights and questions about the graveyard:

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    As it turns out, Tess' prediction about the weather conditions are bang on. The site is known as the Asia Pacific Aircraft Storage facility (APAS) and it's a purpose-built facility adjacent to the Alice Springs airport, which maintains international aircrafts in preparation for being brought back into service.

    So even though there's no telling when we'll be able to hit the skies again, it's comforting knowing that these planes are waiting for us — ready to take Aussies on their next big adventure abroad.

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    And for more pics, check out TripleCharlie's Instagram

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