Think your last landing was rough Try landing in these places!

Think your last landing was rough Try landing in these places!

10/08/2018

As we head into hurricane season, expect some major delays and interruptions. But around the world, there are number of airports that are tough to get in and out of all year long. Here’s a look at some of the stranger and trickier airports you may not have heard of:

Can’t wait to get off the plane and on to the beach? Head for the Hebridean Island of Barra where the Scottish Sands have been used as a makeshift runway since the Thirties. The airport handles 1,000 flights each year, but only when the tide is out.

A lack of flat space on the tiny territory of Gibraltar means the peninsula’s only runway is split by its busiest road. The only thing standing in the way of a nasty collision between a 747 and a Ford Festiva is a pair of flimsy looking barriers.