This top 10 list of the most unique aircraft landing spot on earth is a result of the survey of 1000 travel enthusiasts and pilots carried out by a network of private jet rental, urged voters to choose from a list of 28 airports or their own choice.
The winner is the Barra airport that receives 22% of the vote. Licensed as an airfield in 1936, the plane landed at Traigh Mhor beach at the northern tip of the island. Today, according to media reports, Barra welcomed about 10 thousand flights per year.
Commenting on the results, Adam Twidell, CEO PrivateFly.com also an experienced pilot, said, "A survey of the exciting views on the use of the pleasure of flying for passengers and pilots. It's interesting to note that most of the airport on the list is a small airport."
Michael Galbraith, station manager of Barra airport support it, "It shows that when dealing with a perfect landing, a small can be more beautiful."
Here are 10 of the best landing spot.
The beach is also open for visitors to observe the ground first through a windsock (fabric tube is perforated top and bottom to show wind direction and speed) whether the airport operates. One voter said, "Beautiful scenery and was once in a lifetime opportunity to land on the beach."
One voter said, "a thrilling landing with panoramic views of London."
It was originally a U.S. air base, and developed into an international airport in 1950. One voter commented, "You can see the sea islands to sea bounded by white lines. Painting is the best of nature."
Was originally built by the 2250 work force of local volunteers in the 1960s. One of the fans said that, "You can sometimes see dolphins or turtles as it approached the runway."
With the tight corners, hills, unusual wind conditions and a short runway, this is a challenging landing, and only the most qualified pilots and trained are able to land here. A penyukanya says, "like landing on aircraft carriers."
The airport is very busy in the winter when the slopes turn into one of the world's best skiing. A fan said, "The process of removing low landing sight range of the Alps, as you can see people skiing while still in the air. Simple and beautiful."
Gibraltar stone that looks solid on the side of the landing area makes an unusual wind patterns and turbulence. A voter said, "Challenging the wind and beautiful scenery-as well as feeling superior to time through the closed streets."
In a local ritual, the sensation of tension enthusiasts to "ride the fence" (up fences) while bursts of 747 jet to take off, wussss ... One fan said, "scary but brilliant."
That is the top 10 most unique aircraft landing spot on earth ^_^