Ten most dangerous Airports in the World

Here is a list of the 10 of the most dangerous airports in the world to land at.


  1. 1 Barra International Airport (BRR), Scotland

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    Barra International Airport also known as Barra Eolgary Airport in Scotland is famous for being the only airport that uses a beach as a runway.  When the tides are high, the beach is covered with water and the planes are forced to land on the wet surfaces.

  2. 2 Agatti Aerodrome (AGX), Lakshadweep, India

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    Agatti Airport is one of the scariest airports to travel. It is located on the southern end of Agatti Island, in the union territory of Lakshadweep in India. Agatti Aerodrome is a strip of land present in the blue waters. The strip is just 4,000 feet long making it risky to land.

  3. 3 Lukla Airport, Nepal

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    Lukla Airport, also known as Tenzing–Hillary Airport, earned the title of the most dangerous on Earth.  The runway of this terrifying airport at the gateway of Mount everest is only 527 metres long and at the end of it is a 600-metre drop.

  4. 4 Madiera Airport, Portugal

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    Madeira Airport, also known as Funchal Airport is the only airport on the Portuguese island of Madeira. The FNC runway is abutted by water on one side and hills on the other, and special training is required for pilots landing at this airport. The runway was once infamous for its small size, but over the years, it has been expanding, and in the year 2000, the runway was of 2,781 m (9,124 feet) almost doubling the size of the original runway.

  5. 5 Gibraltar International Airport

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    The Gibraltar International Airport, which sits at the tip of the territory's northern border with Spain, is considered the most dangerous airport in Europe. One of the scarier aspects of this airport is that a busy street, Winston Churchill Avenue, intersects the runway. The vehicles are to stop every time a plane is to take off. There is a stoplight on the road telling cars to stop, but there have been a number of close calls in the airport's history.

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