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Airports like no other, with specific approaches or situations that make them separate runways worldwide.

#1 Narsarsuaq airport at Narsarsuaq (Greenland) BGBW UAK

aéroport Narsarsuaq

Altitude : 34 m = 112ft

Narsarsuaq airport is located close to Narsarsuaq, Narsarsuaq at 1.1 km, Narsaq at 43 km, Kujalleq at 59 km, Qaqortoq at 59 km, Nanortalik at 114 km, Kangilinnguit at 143 km,

Airport located in a fjord with peaks on the approach path.

The longest runway measure : 1830 m = 6004ft

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#2 Barra airport at Eoligarry (United Kingdom) EGPR BRR

aéroport Barra

Altitude : 2 m = 7ft

Barra airport is located close to Eoligarry, Daliburgh at 16 km, Gramisdale at 52 km, Baugh at 69 km, Eilean Siar at 73 km, Portree at 87 km, Ardvasar at 93 km,

Barra Airfield is located in the shallow bay of Traigh Mhor, north of the Isle of Barra in Scotland. It is the only airport in the world where scheduled services land on a beach. Three tracks are established on the beach, delimited by wooden poles at their ends. Flight times therefore depend on the tide because at high tide, the water covers the runways are covered by the sea. The beach is also popular with tourists and shellfish collectors, who are asked to observe the round at air to check if the airport is in operation.

The longest runway measure : 846 m = 2776ft

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#3 Telluride Regional airport at Telluride (USA) KTEX TEX

aéroport Telluride Regional

Altitude : 2765 m = 9072ft

Telluride Regional airport is located close to Telluride, Mountain Village at 5.2 km, Telluride at 8.6 km, Ouray at 22 km, Silverton at 27 km, Lake City at 53 km, Montrose at 58 km,

The Telluride regional airport is located at an altitude of 2767m. And the aerology is made complex by two cliffs of 305 meters at the two ends of the runway, with strong vertical turbulence, especially in winter.

The longest runway measure : 2094 m = 6870ft

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#4 Nasa Shuttle Landing Facility airport at Titusville (USA) KTTS

aéroport Nasa Shuttle Landing Facility

Altitude : 3 m = 10ft

Nasa Shuttle Landing Facility airport is located close to Titusville, Merritt Island at 8.7 km, Titusville at 11 km, Manatee Hammock Park Mobile Home Park at 15 km, Mims at 16 km, Port Saint John at 18 km, Sharpes at 21 km,

The Shuttle Landing Facility is a private airport located on Merritt Island in Florida, United States. It is part of the John F. Kennedy Space Center and was used by the NASA space shuttle for landing until the end of the program in 2011. It was also used for takeoffs and landings of aircraft NASA training such as the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft and for civil aircraft.

The longest runway measure : 4572 m = 15000ft

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#5 Cape Canaveral AFS Skid Strip airport at Cocoa Beach (USA) KXMR

aéroport Cape Canaveral AFS Skid Strip

Altitude : 3 m = 10ft

Cape Canaveral AFS Skid Strip airport is located close to Cocoa Beach, Cape Canaveral at 7.8 km, City of Cape Canaveral at 9.1 km, Merritt Island at 13 km, Cocoa Beach at 17 km, Sharpes at 19 km, Cocoa at 19 km,

Military airport Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The runway was called the Skid Strip because SM-62 Snark cruise missiles (which did not have the wheels) returning from test flights were supposed to come to a halt. It serves the NASA rocket launch base. The airport is mainly used by USAF for the transport of satellites and for the coupling with launch vehicles.

The longest runway measure : 3048 m = 10000ft

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#6 Itxassou airport at Itxassou (France) LFIX

aéroport Itxassou

Altitude : 185 m = 607ft

Itxassou airport is located close to Itxassou , Itxassou at 1.3 km, Espelette at 2.3 km, Cambo-les-Bains at 2.9 km, Halsou at 3.3 km, Larressore at 3.7 km, Souraïde at 3.9 km,

The longest runway measure : 600 m = 1969ft

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#7 Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban airport at Avignon (France) LFMX

aéroport Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban

Altitude : 460 m = 1509ft

Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban airport is located close to Avignon, Les Mées at 3 km, Malijai at 3.6 km, Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban at 3.9 km, Peyruis at 5.5 km, Volonne at 5.9 km, Peipin at 9.1 km,

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#8 Saint Etienne En Devoluy airport at (France) LFNY

aéroport Saint Etienne En Devoluy

Altitude : 1890 m = 6201ft

Saint Etienne En Devoluy airport is located close to La Roche-des-Arnauds at 13 km, Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur at 14 km, Veynes at 17 km, Gap at 18 km, Mens at 21 km, Tallard at 25 km,

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#9 Samos airport at Samos Island (Greece) LGSM SMI

aéroport Samos

Altitude : 6 m = 20ft

Samos airport is located close to Samos Island, Potokáki at 0.7 km, Chora at 1.6 km, Pythagoreio at 3.2 km, Mytilinioi at 4.3 km, Vathy at 9.2 km, Samos at 9.4 km,

The longest runway measure : 2044 m = 6706ft

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#10 Venizia Lido airport at Venezia (Italy) LIPV

aéroport Venizia Lido

Altitude : 4 m = 13ft

Venizia Lido airport is located close to Venezia, Murano at 4.2 km, Venezia at 4.9 km, Sestière di Santa Croce at 5.6 km, Ca Savio at 6.1 km, Treporti at 6.7 km, Burano at 6.7 km,

The longest runway measure : 994 m = 3261ft

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#11 Madeira airport (Funchal Santa Catarina Cristiano Ronaldo International) at Funchal (Portugal) LPMA FNC

#12 Gibraltar airport at Gibraltar (Gibraltar) LXGB GIB

#13 Toncontín International airport at Tegucigalpa (Honduras) MHTG TGU

#14 Koro Island airport at Koro Island (Fiji) NFNO KXF

#15 Gisborne airport at Gisborne (New Zealand) NZGS GIS

#16 Wellington International airport at Wellington (New Zealand) NZWN WLG

#17 Congonhas airport at São Paulo (Brazil) SBSP CGH

#18 Gustaf III airport at Gustavia (Saint Barthélemy) TFFJ SBH

#19 Princess Juliana International airport (Saint Martin Sint Marteen) at Saint Martin (Sint Maarten (Dutch part)) TNCM SXM

#20 Juancho E. Yrausquin airport at Saba (Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba) TNCS SAB

#21 Lukla airport at Lukla (Nepal) VNLK LUA

#22 Paro airport at Paro (Bhutan) VQPR PBH

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