Airport is one important facility every country must have. Lots people prefer travelling by air since it provides them great convenience. Now what are the 10 most dangerous airport landings in the world?
10. Saba International Airport
This airport is located in the Caribbean Island, specifically in the municipality of Netherlands. It has the shortest airport runway among the airports worldwide. It only measures 400 meters in length, making it to be dangerous enough during landing.
9. Toncontin Airport
This is located in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Pilots of planes travelling to this place should be excellent and trained enough on how to land in this airport. Because of the mountainous terrain in the surroundings, the need to have a quick drop for altitude is necessary so that safe landing is possible.
8. LaGuardia Airport
This airport has 7000-foot runways. It’s located in New York City, USA. What makes it dangerous to land in this airport is it is surrounded by city buildings and streets that are full of people and vehicles. Hence, pilots must be very careful in landing the plane they’re driving.
7. Courchevel International Airport
This airport only has a 525-meter runway. Before taking a landing, pilots are required to navigate the Alps Mountain first in order to make sure that the landing will be completely safe. This airport is located in France.
6. Wellington International Airport
This airport in New Zealand has a single and short runway that only measures 6,351 feet. It seems that the runway starts at almost at the edge of land area where the blue crystal water of the sea is almost eating it. In other words, it is surrounded by the sea’s blue crystal water, making it so frightening for those faint-hearted travelers.