January 20, 2021

10 Craziest Airport Runways That’s Scary While Landing And Taking Off

Do you want to know the names of the craziest airport runways in the entire world? The list of those dangerous and scariest airports is given below. Due to short runways, difficult approaches and high altitudes, these airports are being considered as the most dangerous ones. Go through this blog thoroughly to know their names.

1. LaGuardia Airport in New York City, U.S.A.

At the very time of landing, fascinating city views can be enjoyed from this airport. All the pilots are required to be extremely careful while landing. They should avoid interfering with other flights.

2. Saba Airport – World’s Shortest Commercial Airport Runway

This airport is situated about twenty-eight miles south of St. Maarten. It has the shortest airport runway in the world. Therefore, Saba International airport is considered as the scariest runway for landing. If you want to land your jet at this airport, you need to be a sharp-shooting pilot.

3. Lukla Airport, Nepal

This Nepalese airport is frequently used by all the visitors to Mount Everest. The take-off strips and landings in this airport are very short. You cannot even find lights in this airport. All your hair will be raised at the very time of landing at this airport.

4. Wellington International Airport, New Zealand

The length of this runway is 6,351 foot which is too short. You may feel uneasy to fly into Wellington. Faint-hearted persons should not travel via this airport. Remember, at the very time of disembarking, danger approaches.

5. Courchevel International Airport, France

This airport is recognized as the shortest runway which is just 525meters long. Mountain Alps are needed to be navigated by the pilots before landing at this airport.

6. Toncontin Airport, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

A pilot needs to be very seasoned to land his/her jet here. A number of last-second adjustments have to be done by the pilot due to frequent winds.

7. Paro Airport, Bhutan

There is no doubt that Paro is the most dangerous airport in the whole world. Only 8 pilots are trained for landing at this airport. The length of this runway is 6,500 feet long.

8. Princess Juliana International Airport, St. Maarten

This airport is well known as the busiest airport. The pilots need to pass over the road, cross over the fence and fly over the beach for landing in this airport.

9. Ice Runway, Antarctica

The runway in this airport is very slippery due to ice. The job of landing a place safely on the runway is very challenging as the aircraft is weighty indeed.

10. Kai Tak Airport, Hong Kong

The main difficulty of taking-off and landing is created by the surrounding mountains and strong crosswinds. It was considered as the scariest airport in the world.

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