Airports are very important way of commuting from one place to another but have you ever travelled to airports that are really scary, here are Top 10 of World’s Scariest Airports. These airports have most dangerous airport landings with extreme conditions, and also scariest airports in the world map.
Saba Arport needs no introduction as this airport is a shortest commercial landing runway in the world; it is just 1,300 feet long. Because of the short runway, only smaller in size aircrafts are permitted to land here. This airport manages to maintain steady flow of flights, around four flights take-off a day.
Toncontin airport in Tegucigalpa, Honduras is one of the most dangerous airports. This particular airport is situated in a valley 3,294 feet (1,004 m) above sea level. At the time of landing the planes need to make a 45-degree bank to effectively reach the 7,000-foot runway located in a valley.
LaGuardia Airport in New York City gives you Stunning city views when landing. The pilots have to very cautious and should avoid interfering with flights from two other extremely busy airports nearby: JFK and Newark. The airport is located just eight miles from the city of Midtown Manhattan.
The airport Courchevel is one that will bring Goosebumps as this airport is located 6,000 feet above sea level. When a plane lands on this runway it has to cover 1,700-foot strip of runway that weirdly raises uphill and then severely dips downhill and landing and take-off looks like a movie scene. This airport is famous because it is one of its kinds and it appeared in one of the James Bond movie “Tomorrow Never Dies.”
People who are from New Zealand might feel joy while landing on the Wellington International Airport With a single, short, 6,351-foot runway that appears to begin and end in crystal blue waters. It can be uneasy ride for those who are weak hearted.
When it comes to dangerous airport then Kai Tak airport in Hong Kong is one of the scary as Aircraft pilots have to be careful to infuse dollops of caution when making a landing or taking off as airport is surrounded with mountains and aircraft have to face Strong crosswinds.
Nepal’s Lukla Airport is one of the most amazing airports and also scary as airport operates at an altitude of 8,000 feet (2,438 m) and above all the airport is not equipped with modern air traffic control features that make it most dangerous Airports landing.
Antarctica is the coldest spot on the planet. You must know that there is a paved runway in Antarctica and pilots have to land aircraft carefully. The weight of each plane must be checked as aircraft might get stuck in the snow.
Princess Juliana International Airport in St. Maartenis One of the busiest airports in the Caribbean. it is one of the most dangerous airports in the world with landing strip is just too short at only 7,150 feet long.
Paro Airport in Bhutan, which is located .5 miles above sea level and surrounded by sharp peaks of up to 18,000 ft tall. This Airport is 6,500-foot-long, it is very random, and small that look really dangerous. And only eight pilots are qualified to land here.