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Madeira - Aeroporto do Funchal

Madeira - Aeroporto do Funchal

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Assumption Island, Seychelles, FSAS

Assumption Island, Seychelles, FSAS

A 3900ft long paved Runway on Assumption Island, a single coral island which measures 11.07 km▓ in area and which has a small settlement on the sheltered western side. Two large sand dunes are prominent on the south eastern coast of the island, one of them 32 m high. The concrete runway runs from between the two sand dunes on the south east to the settlement.
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Shortest Commercial Airport Runway

Shortest Commercial Airport Runway

Juancho E. Yrausquin is the only airport on the Caribbean island of Saba, in the Netherlands Antilles. It is well known among experienced fliers for the way in which airplanes must approach or take off from the airport. The runway at Saba's airport is just 400 meters (1,312 feet) long that leaves no room for any mistake when one lands there, as at each end of the runway there is a sheer drop in...
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Camo Plane Landing or Taking Off

Camo Plane Landing or Taking Off

A camouflaged plane landing at the Beijing Capital airport. The plane seems to be taking off because
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But, a counterargument:
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landing runway longer than island

landing runway longer than island

Thitu Island (or Pagasa in Filipino) is the second largest island in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. The territory is contested by Viet Nam, China, Taiwan, Philippines and Malaysia. Currently claimed by the Philippines, it has a landing strip (Rancudo Airfield) with two commercial flights weekly and a small harbour. There are 100 inhabitants, mostly military, fishermen and weatherme...
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Aviation accident - TAP Portugal Flight 425

Aviation accident - TAP Portugal Flight 425

TAP Air Portugal Flight 425, tail number CS-TBR, was a Boeing 727 aircraft named Sacadura Cabral en route from Brussels, Belgium to Funchal Airport, Portugal, with an intermediate scheduled stop in Lisbon, Portugal on November 19, 1977.

Shortly before 9:48pm on that Saturday evening, after 13 hours and 15 minutes of service time, the tired crew of the 727 was trying to land the a...
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Kai Tak International Airport (Old Airport Hong Kong)

Kai Tak International Airport (Old Airport Hong Kong)

Kai Tak was located in the north of Kowloon Bay in Kowloon, Hong Kong. The vicinity was surrounded by rugged mountains. Less than 10 km to the north and northeast was a range of hills reaching an altitude of 2000 ft. To the east of the runway, the hills were less than 5 km away. Immediately to the south of the airport was the Victoria Harbour, and further south was Hong Kong Island with hills u...
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Ocean Cruiser in Funchal Harbour on Madeira

Ocean Cruiser in Funchal Harbour on Madeira

the dream of every european citizen is certainly to take a looooooong cruise across the oceans to a place with sun, fun and no rain!!!
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Rikers Island Prison

Rikers Island Prison

The notorious Rikers Island Prison. If I remember correctly, prisoners once helped save people from an air crash when a plane skidded off the runway at LGA.
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Welcome Home

Welcome Home

Written on an old runway at Whidbey Island NAS.
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Bombing of the Yap Island airfield, 22 June 1944

Bombing of the Yap Island airfield, 22 June 1944

Yap runway (Caroline Island Group) was target on 22 June 1944 for Consolidated B-24 Liberators of 13th Air Task Force, which bombed and destroyed 16 Japanese planes set five fuel trucks afire, and completed the roundtrip of about 2,100 miles with no looses.
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Bumpy runway on Robinson Crusoes Island

Bumpy runway on Robinson Crusoes Island

You must be a hell of a pilot to land there...
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