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Are you planning your next trip? If you’re traveling to any of the following locations, your arrival may be some of the most stunning views you’ll see! PrivateFly, a booking platform for private jet charters, rated the 10 most beautiful airport approaches around the world. To
find the most out-of-this-world landings, they created a panel of travel
experts and aviation fans. Over 8,500 panelists voted for a total of 112
airports across the globe. You can find their full methodology here

From Ireland to Australia, here are the top 10 most gorgeous airport
approaches in the world!

Image Credit: Jude / Flickr.

10 Most Scenic Airport Approaches

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Are you planning your next trip? If you’re traveling to any of the following locations, your arrival may be some of the most stunning views you’ll see! PrivateFly, a booking platform for private jet charters, rated the 10 most beautiful airport approaches around the world. To
find the most out-of-this-world landings, they created a panel of travel
experts and aviation fans. Over 8,500 panelists voted for a total of 112
airports across the globe. You can find their full methodology here

From Ireland to Australia, here are the top 10 most gorgeous airport
approaches in the world!

Image Credit: owen clarke photography / Flickr.

10. Miami International Airport, Miami, Florida, US

Miami International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world, with over 80 airlines, about 150 destinations and 18.6 million passengers in 2020 alone. 

Image Credit: Hugh Stickney / Flickr.

10. Miami International Airport, Miami, Florida, US

Miami International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world, with over 80 airlines, about 150 destinations and 18.6 million passengers in 2020 alone. 

Image Credit: Hugh Stickney / Flickr.

9. Princess Juliana International Airport, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, French/Dutch Caribbean

Princess Juliana International Airport serves about 1.8 million passengers each year, with most of them coming from the Americas, Europe and the Caribbean. 

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9. Princess Juliana International Airport, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, French/Dutch Caribbean

Princess Juliana International Airport serves about 1.8 million passengers each year, with most of them coming from the Americas, Europe and the Caribbean. 

Image Credit: sxmairport / Instagram.

8. London City Airport, London, UK

London City Airport has a rather scenic landing, although you should be prepared for its abnormally steep approach because of the city’s noise restriction laws. 

Image Credit: London City Airport / Flickr.

8. London City Airport, London, UK

London City Airport has a rather scenic landing, although you should be prepared for its abnormally steep approach because of the city’s noise restriction laws. 

Image Credit: London City Airport / Flickr.

7. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, Canada

The Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport was named after William Avery “Billy” Bishop, a Canadian First World War flyer who also received a Victoria Cross for his service. You’ll get a great view of the downtown Toronto skyline on this approach. 

Image Credit: The City of Toronto / Flickr.

7. Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, Canada

The Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport was named after William Avery “Billy” Bishop, a Canadian First World War flyer who also received a Victoria Cross for his service. You’ll get a great view of the downtown Toronto skyline on this approach. 

Image Credit: The City of Toronto / Flickr.

6. Melbourne Orlando International Airport, U.S.

This airport serves more than 430,000 passengers every year and spans 2,420 acres. 

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6. Melbourne Orlando International Airport, U.S.

This airport serves more than 430,000 passengers every year and spans 2,420 acres. 

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5. Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport, Saba, Dutch Caribbean

Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport has the smallest runway in the world, at just 1,312 feet (but they sure make up for it with such a great view)!

Image Credit: Olivier Pirnay / Flickr.

5. Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport, Saba, Dutch Caribbean

Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport has the smallest runway in the world, at just 1,312 feet (but they sure make up for it with such a great view)!

Image Credit: Olivier Pirnay / Flickr.

4. Queenstown Airport, New Zealand

Queenstown Airport is a common flightseeing destination for tourists, making it the country’s busiest helicopter port. From the airport, tourists can hop on a helicopter to see attractions like Milford Sound and Aoraki Mount Cook.

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4. Queenstown Airport, New Zealand

Queenstown Airport is a common flightseeing destination for tourists, making it the country’s busiest helicopter port. From the airport, tourists can hop on a helicopter to see attractions like Milford Sound and Aoraki Mount Cook.

Image Credit: Jude / Flickr.

3. Nice Cote d’Azur, France

Nice Cote d’Azur may be one of France’s busiest airports, but at least you’ll get a great view while you wait!

Image Credit: Daniel Haug / Flickr.

3. Nice Cote d’Azur, France

Nice Cote d’Azur may be one of France’s busiest airports, but at least you’ll get a great view while you wait!

Image Credit: Daniel Haug / Flickr.

2. Barra Airport, Scotland

Barra Airport’s three runways are unique (and beautiful!) because they’re the only runways in the world located on a beach. 

Image Credit: isleofbarradistillers / Instagram.

2. Barra Airport, Scotland

Barra Airport’s three runways are unique (and beautiful!) because they’re the only runways in the world located on a beach. 

Image Credit: isleofbarradistillers / Instagram.

1. Donegal Airport, Ireland

Donegal Airport brags that it’s “the gateway into the Northwest of Ireland and the Wild Atlantic Way.” With a phenomenal view of the country’s charming mountains and beaches, it’s no wonder it’s been voted one of the most beautiful airports in the world for several years running!

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Image Credit: owen clarke photography / Flickr.

1. Donegal Airport, Ireland

Donegal Airport brags that it’s “the gateway into the Northwest of Ireland and the Wild Atlantic Way.” With a phenomenal view of the country’s charming mountains and beaches, it’s no wonder it’s been voted one of the most beautiful airports in the world for several years running!

This article was produced and syndicated by MediaFeed.org.

Image Credit: owen clarke photography / Flickr.

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