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9 Airport that is most unique in the World [Full Picture]

In the early days of aviation, the airport is just a grassy field that can accommodate aircraft from any direction depending on wind direction. During World War I, the airport was built permanently along with the increasing use of aircraft and runways began to look like now. After the war, the airport began to be added commercial facilities to serve the passengers. Now, the airport is not just a place to go up and down the plane. In the process, various added facilities such as shops, restaurants, fitness center, and top brand boutiques let alone new airports, the airport would not be surprised now become a busy transport hub. It is not only interesting thing about the airport in some countries there is something unique about the airport, the following list of nine most unique airports in the World.

9. Gibraltar

The airport is situated in the town of Gibraltar, one of the islands included in the British Commonwealth, it is located in the southwestern part of Europe, precisely in the southern Spanish coast. uniqueness of this airport as we can see in the picture, where the airport have a highway that connects the 2 sides of town, and situated in the middle of the airport runway. If the Indonesian railway that ran on the highway but if you run away plane here.


High mountain on one side and a cliff thousands of feet on the other side. The airport is situated at an altitude of 2900 meters above sea level, so almost no sufficient force to take off

Lukla Airport is a small airport in the town of Lukla in eastern Nepal. In January 2008, the government of Nepal announced that the airport will be renamed Airport Sir Edmund Hillary, first man to reach the peak of Everest. The airport itself is quite popular because many who use it as a starting point for climbing Mount Everest.

7.Madeira Airport

Madeira Airport also known as Funchal Airport or also Santa Catarina Airport. The airport is an international airport located near the city of Funchal, Madeira. The airport traffic control, both domestic and international aircraft from kepulauaan Madeira.a-el

The airport runway was not preferred because yand short and surrounded by mountains and the ocean, it makes the process of taking off and landing is very difficult even for professional pilots though. The length of the original runway is only 1.4 miles but added another 400 yards after an accident in 1977. Then in 2003 the airport was rebuilt with an increased length of the runway is almost two times higher in the upper ocean using retaining blocks loads as high as 70 meters.

6.Barra International Airport

This airport is the only airport in the world who use the beach as its foundation. If you want to visit it, you can order a serving British Airways route to Barra from Glasgow or Benbecula. airport was filled with water when tide arrives and when you come in late at night, you may find several cars parked with lights on to help the pilot.

5.Gustaf III (St.Barthelemy)

Gustaf III Airport also known as Saint Barth 茅 lemy Airport is a commercial airport that rural St. Jean on the Caribbean island of Saint Barth 茅 lemy. Both the airport and the name of the town is named after the name of King Gustav III of Sweden.

The airport serves a small commercial aircraft that operate regionally. Average aircraft berpenumpang menyinggahinya not more than 20 people as the Twin Otter aircraft. In short runway that ends at the beach and the beginning of the closed runway airport hill makes it dangerous for tourists sunbathing on the end of the runway.a-el

Courchevel is the name of the place of sport skiing in the Alps, France. The airport has several problems such as its short runway which is only 525 m and the degree of slope up to 18.5%. So in short, the pilot should land on the runway which rose and flew down towards the runway.

Who are landed here? one of them is Pierce Brosnan, starred in the film when James Bond "Tommorow never dies" at the opening of the film. Other? we have to use a helicopter or small charter planes and pilots must be trained first before landing there.

3.Kai No International Airport
This airport is located in hongkong, now the airport was closed and replaced with a new Hong Kong International Airport at Chek Lap Kok, 30 km to the west.
With a variety of skyscrapers and mountains located on the north and the only runway that juts into the sea, the landing is where the famous "hard" her. aircraft landing on runway 13 should be turned and dived around 40 degrees. This airport has a lot to eat even one of them victims of Garuda Indonesia 747-200.

This slah one victim in the airport ..... kai no

2.Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport

Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport is the only airport on the Caribbean island of Saba. The airport is very well known with how the plane can take off from the runway. Yrausquin Airport has a large portion of the flights on the island of Saba. Some aviation experts have the opinion that this airport is one of the most dangerous airport in the world although there is no great tragedy that happened here. At the end of the runway there is a large letter X to indicate that the airport is not for commercial flights.

The danger comes from the geographical conditions of the airport itself, on the one side and high hills on each end of the runway there is a cliff that went straight to the ocean. Very dangerous for the aircraft with the possibility can not be landed due to hit the cliff or less power to take off, which led to falling into the abyss as well. a-el

1.Princess Juliana International Airport (St.Marteen)
No need to explain again what the danger, stay you'll see the picture. This premise is very close to the beach which is always filled with tourists who were sunbathing. Although there has never been a serious accident resulting in loss of life, but good on take off and landing jet spray (jet blast) of the planes can cause fatal accidents for the tourists around him.

The question is why the airport is still used, even for a solid commercial flight? The answer is to somehow keep this airport is the safest place for flights from all locations on the island.


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