10 Most Dangerous Airports In The World

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Gibraltar International Airport, Gibraltar

There’s an important highway going right through the runway for airplanes! Don’t you dare cross with red light on this one!

Kai Tak Airport, Hong Kong

This airport is actually no longer used but when it was, airplanes would have to skim through building rooftops to reach it, making landings extremely dangerous.

Paro Airport, Bhutan

One of the most dangerous airports in the world to land because of its high altitude, mountain peaks surrounding it and the short length of the runway.

McMurdo Air Station, Antarctica

Due to the runway remaining frozen most of the year, it’s very dangerous for an airplane to land as it’s extremely slippery and precision is required. There have been plane crashes here before.

Toncontin International Airport, Honduras

This airport actually gets quite busy but year after year it’s been rated as one of the most dangerous airports due to the rough terrain.

Agatti Aerodrome, Lakshadweep, India

Not only is the airplane runway very short in this airport, but in case of a mistake it’s a one way ticket to the sea!

Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport, Saba Island

Known for being one of the shortest runways in the world, only the best pilots with the smallest plans can land here. If you don’t slow down enough it’s easy to land on the other side of the cliff.

Lukla Airport, Nepal

In this airport there’s no space for mistakes. If the take off is not done correctly, there’s not a chance to make a circle and try again. It’s one way to a free fall of over 2500 meters.

Skiathos Airport, Greece

Skiathos airport is known for being close to inhabited areas and streets. This means that when airplane depart or land, they fly really close to the street and above the heads of people who often father to see.

Princess Juliana International Airport, Saint Martin

Princess Juliana is consider the most spectacularly dangerous airport in the world due to how close it is to a beach and how low the planes fly to people in order to land. Imagine having a swim and then suddenly an airplane flies over your head!

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