6 of the wildest airport take-offs and landings you’ll ever take

Flying is one of the backbones of our world. To be able to get from point to another as quickly as possible is an integral part of business, and leisure. This means we also need a lot of airports in all kinds of places. Popular Mechanics recently put together a list of the world’s 18 strangest airports.

Now being the strangest also means that some of these are also some pretty hair-raising place to land and take-off from. That is what this list of six is all about.

Gibraltar Airport

As you can see from the photograph the airport runway is intersected with one of the busiest roads on the island, and we thought train crossings were hazardous.