10 Runways So Pretty Someone May Drag You Out of Your Window Seat

You like views?

May 9, 2017 9:00 am

Every flyer knows that the landing is the best part — especially when flying into one of the world’s most scenic runways. See the top 10 below — including multiple beach landing strips and even a couple chances to land in the middle of a city. 

A post shared by Seas And Oceans (@oceans255) on

1. Saba, Dutch Caribbean: Home to the most scenic landing strip on the planet, plus world-class diving. 

A post shared by Emma (@emmapatreece) on

2. Donegal, Ireland: A narrow approach for your flights from Glasgow and Dublin. 

A post shared by Diego Rivas Rguez (@drivas80) on

3. Nice, France: A fast way to get a good look at the French Riviera. 

A post shared by Víctor (@victorsepulveda83) on

4. Gibraltar, Spain: A landing with a view of a very famous rock. 

A post shared by Air Milford (@airmilford) on

5. Queenstown, New Zealand: The world’s prettiest country is even better from the air. 

A post shared by Krzys Kaszubowski (@kaszubek) on

6. London City Airport: There’s nothing quite like landing right in the middle (almost) of a great world capital. 

7. There’s a bar on the landing beaching on St. Maarten for drinking while plane-spotting. 

8. This is the best way to fly into Florida — at Orlando Melbourne (BTW, that’s not Orlando Orlando.)

A post shared by Jacqueline Cullen (@obanjac) on

9. The beach is the airport in Barra, Scotland. 

A post shared by KAILA SMITH (@smithkaila) on

10. Another mid-city landing — this time in Toronto. 


Join America's Fastest Growing Spirits Newsletter THE SPILL. Unlock all the reviews, recipes and revelry — and get 15% off award-winning La Tierra de Acre Mezcal.