The Ten Most Dangerous airports for Landings and Takeoffs In The World
October 16th, 2015 | by Web Desk
The Ten Most Dangerous Places for Landings and Takeoffs In The WorldGiven below are The Ten Most Dangerous Airports In The World:
Paro Airport, Bhutan: It is situated amid Himalaya mountains and has a bizarrely short runway. Takeoffs and landings at this airport are amongst the planet’s toughest, and only most amazing 8 pilots in the whole world are skilled to land there.
Congonhas Airport, Sau Paulo, Brazil: Rainwater makes this airport very dangerous and very challenging to land and take off. The slippery runways have caused several accidents and the area close to the airport is highly inhabited.
Kansai International Airport, Japan: The low elevation of this airport makes it vulnerable to tsunami should one hit. Other threats are earthquakes, and rise in sea level due to global warming.
Toncontin International Airport, Honduras: It is located in the mountain region and have an extremely short runway. It requires incredible pilots to take unusual turns amongst the mountains to avoid crash and danger.
Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport, Saba Island: It has high hills on one side and both ends of the runway drops into the sea. Also, the runway is short and makes it risky for landing and takeoff.
Courchevel Airport, France: This airport has a very short runway and the runway has no proper landing procedures and instruments, therefore landing is almost impossible in fog and low clouds.
Princess Juliana International Airport, Saint Martin: It is a strange airport. To land on this airport pilot have to fly above a part of the beach, cross the barrier and then pass through the road to land on the runway which is too short.
Ice Runway, Antartica: One of the strangest airports, it has no cemented runways and the whole thing under the plane is snow and ice.
Gibraltar Airport: Situated only 500 meters from the Gibraltar city center, the runway of this airport intersects right through one of the busiest road in the city.
Tenzing Hillary Airport, Nepal: The high winds, clouds, high landscape, and one end of the runway with the enormous 2000 ft drop make this one of the most unsafe airports in the world.
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