Yikes! 13 of the World Scariest Airport landings strips

2017-02-21 20:00 - Louzel Lombard Steyn
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Cape Town - Flying is certainly one of the safest modes of transport on the planet. But still, we’ve all felt a little on edge, particularly during rough turbulence... 

Usually, nothing bad comes of it, as skilled pilots are able to negotiate some of the most difficult flying conditions - from take-off, turbulence and landing. 

When it comes to landings, pilots have to be able to master steep mountain touch-downs, short beach runways as well as landing strips that only appear when the tide is out!

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A fascinating infographic by travel agency Globehunters has rounded up 13 of the world’s most hair-raising airport landings.  

For many, landing is one of the most uncomfortable moments during the flight experience. So, how would you feel about flying towards 13 of the world’s scariest airport landings?  

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