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My first attempt to cover all the airport in one shot. This is one of Venezuela's most dangerous airport. Slope is more than 3 degrees and is surrounded by the Andes mountains. An ATR is entering the active runway. [Canon EOS 350D]
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Photo Added: May 28, 2007

Comments (4)

Anonymous
9 years ago
This is a scary airport to land and take off from. The approach through the mountains in a DC-9 was fun, the departure in a B727 was even more scary!
Anonymous
7 years ago
This photo captures the compact layout of Merida and provides an idea of the general topography. It appears much the way I remember it from the 1990s.
Saludos, Timothy Swallow, Cincinnati OH, USA
Anonymous
6 years ago
This picture gives the viewer a perfect idea of the physical composition of the City of Merida, the relationship between the developed areas with apartment complexes and the airport in the middle. The location of the city between the mountains becomes clear and it entices the viewer to consider a visit to see the wonder and beauty first hand. I, for one, can hardly wait to see it.

Raymond R. Berger
Anonymous
1 year ago
Nice Pcture to see the airport with the surrunding terrain

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