Prince Harry returns to Britain

SPITSBERGEN, NORWAY - APRIL 2: Prince Harry smiles as he departs for the airport to load a kit before the flight to the Borneo Ice field on April 2, 2011 in Spitsbergen, Norway. Harry is training before joining the group of wounded servicemen, for the first five days, trekking to the North Pole to raise money for the charity 'Walking With The Wounded' of which he is patron.
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Prince Harry smiles as he departs fora flight to the Borneo Ice field on April 2, 2011 in Spitsbergen, Norway.
Photo by David Cheskin - WPA Pool/Getty Images

LONDON (CBS/AP) - Britain's most eligible royal bachelor is back at home.

Prince Harry  returns to Britain on Friday from an Arctic trek after being delayed by workers who repaired an ice-field runway 200 miles from the North Pole. The repairs were needed because of  cracks in the ice-closed runway.

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The 26-year-old prince spent several days trekking with wounded servicemen who are heading toward the North Pole. The project aimed to raise $3.2 million for the Walking With the Wounded charity.

He is due to resume military service in Britain, where he is training to be an Apache helicopter pilot.

He will also be the best man at the highly anticipated royal wedding between his brother, Prince William and Kate Middleton in London on April 29.