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Wellington Airport named one of world’s scariest landings | NATIONAL News

January 11, 2012 Leave a comment

An aerial photo of the Wellington Internationa...

A British travel journalist has named Wellington Airport in a list of the 15 scariest airport landings.

The article published in The Telegraph said conditions in the capital are exceptionally difficult due to the short runway, a tricky approach through hilly landscape, and frighteningly strong crosswinds.

It said that combination of factors can make for “a terrifyingly turbulent landing”.

via Wellington Airport named one of world’s scariest landings | NATIONAL News.

Strange Random Landing Quote:

“There is a story that when incoming jets throttle back for the approach to Belfast’s Aldergrove Airport, the pilots tell their passengers to put their watches back to local time – 1690” – Russell Miller

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