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|A runway in Aruba used for Radio Controled model aircraft.
|Ulyanovsk-Vostochny International Airport, at over 16,400 feet, it's one of the world's longest commercial runways.||09/13/2005||964|
|Manas, the international airport at Bishkek (named after the mythical national hero), was modernised in 1988 to make it one of the most modern commercial airport in Central Asia. Manas International Airport has about five commercial flights per day.|
Manas has a 13,800-foot long runway, built for Soviet bombers. There is room for four C-17 or C-5 cargo planes to park along the taxiway. T...
|Svalbard Airport is the only airport in Svalbard,Norway. Started in 1973 and was officially opened in September 2, 1975,it is the most north airport for commercial purpose in the world. ||01/02/2009||397|
|the Thusnelda Allee is the shortest street in Berlin-Moabit near the dwelling from my friend OLAF.
(Admin note - cannot verify that this is the shortest street in Berlin)||08/21/2005||535|
|Here's a look at the strangest airport I've ever seen. The airport is built on a small peninsula going perpendicular so it is built out over the water. In order to get past the airport, cars have to drive over the main strip of the runway. There looks to be railroad crossing style drop-down gates at each end of the crossing road.|
You can see more close-ups of the road/runway at h...
|Geocache GCMM7V 'Forgotten runway' (close to the new Frankfurt Airport):|
In January 2005 the remains of an old runway of Frankfurt Airport were found in the woods. The runway was built from August till December 1944 by Jewish women from Hungary who were imprisoned in an outpost of the concentration camp Natzweiler-Struthof.
So far, it had only been known that the regular r...
|Runway 20L being improved in Rio's domestic airport (Santos Dumont Airport) - Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Brasil.||11/29/2005||347|
|Y is a commune in the Somme département in the Picardie region of France. The name is pronounced like the letter E in English. It bears the shortest place name in France, and one of the shortest in the world. The inhabitants call themselves Ypsilonien(ne)s.||04/24/2009||1,037|
|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...||08/20/2005||618|
|Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport (IATA: VQS, ICAO: TJVQ, FAA LID: VQS) is a small commercial air facility on the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico. Because a large amount of Vieques' yearly revenue comes from the tourism industry, this small airport plays an important part in Vieques' economic outlook.|
The airport has been for decades the hub of Vieques Air Link, and also a landing ...
|Courchevel's airport has a certain degree of infamy in the aviation industry as home to one of the shortest runways in the world, with a length of 525 metres and a gradient of 18.5% in order to help slow landing aircraft.|
This airport was used in the opening scene of the James Bond movie "Tomorrow Never Dies" with Pierce Brosnan.
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