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Worlds Shortest Runway

Worlds Shortest Runway

A runway in Aruba used for Radio Controled model aircraft.

http://www.arubarcclub.com/
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Worlds longest commercial runway, Ulyanovsk-Vostochny International Airport

Worlds longest commercial runway, Ulyanovsk-Vostochny International Airport

Ulyanovsk-Vostochny International Airport, at over 16,400 feet, it's one of the world's longest commercial runways.
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Manas

Manas

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...
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the shortest street in Berlin

the shortest street in Berlin

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)
Rating of 2.16666666608/20/2005448Google Earth Logo
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The Most North Commercial Airport

The Most North Commercial Airport

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.
Rating of 301/02/2009352Google Earth Logo
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Gibraltar Airport with 4 lane road through the runway

Gibraltar Airport with 4 lane road through the runway

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...
Rating of 507/31/20051,223Google Earth Logo
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Forgotten Runway

Forgotten Runway

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...
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Cars fixing runway 20L in Rio - Brazil

Cars fixing runway 20L in Rio - Brazil

Runway 20L being improved in Rio's domestic airport (Santos Dumont Airport) - Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Brasil.
Rating of 311/28/2005312Google Earth Logo
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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
A. If you look at the runway to the east, ~8 planes are waiting for takeoff. Therefore, that runway must be the takeoff runway, designating the other (this one) as the landing runway.

But, a counterargument:
A. This is a long runway and a small plane, so shouldn't...
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Y, France

Y, France

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.
Rating of 304/24/2009910Google Earth Logo
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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...
Rating of 308/20/2005580Google Earth Logo
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Antonio Rivera Rodriguez Airport

Antonio Rivera Rodriguez Airport

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 ...
Rating of 508/09/2007484Google Earth Logo
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