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16 of the Craziest Airport Runways‏…

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1. Gisborne
Airport, New Zealand

This North Island airport is one of the few in the
World that has a railway line running through its runway. Both the railway
And the airport are active, so let’s hope they are precise about their


2. Juancho E.
Yrausquin Airport, Saba Island

Blink and you might miss it. With only 400m in
Length, this Caribbean island has the shortest commercial air strip on the
Planet. Obviously, this tiny runway is only suitable for small


3. Courchevel
Altiport, France

This airfield high in the French Alps is a convenient
Yet treacherous drop-off point for wealthy skiers at the chi-chi
Courchevel slopes. In fact, there are ski runs no far from the 1,762 ft
(537 m) mountaintop runway. Frequent fog, snow, ice and low clouds make it
Even more extreme. You’ll want to make sure your small plane or helicopter
Pilot is well…

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