ZAI is More Than Aircraft.

ZAI is hosting CIRPAS’ Twin Otter as they do meteorological research sponsored by the Department of Energy (DOE). They will be based here in Guthrie through June 1st and then will be moving to Ponca City to Join with NASA’s King Air and other research aircraft. They are flying approximately 300 hours between the end of January and July 1st. They are studying cloud formation and the particles making up the clouds. This research is done in cooperation with the DOE’s Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program site located in Lamont, OK. This is a ground based atmospheric measurement site.

More information about ARM can be found here.