777Jet wrote:Inspired by the ""What's The Most "exotic" Airline You've Flown On?"" thread, this thread asks: What's The Most "exotic" Airport You've Flown To?
It's LUA / Tenzing-Hillary Airport, also known as Lukla Airport, in Nepal for me.
The runway is 1,729 feet long and is at an altitude of 9,334 feet.
flymia wrote:Just like Chalks with the airline got to go with Bimni Seaplane Base, Paradise Island Seaplane base second, and Watson Island a third.
Excluding the sea plane bases I guess I would go with Pullman Washington, not exactly "exotic"[Edited 2015-11-14 20:15:06]
aeromoe wrote:Would have to be a fuel stop at Pago Pago, American Samoa aboard a C-5B.
LGAviation wrote:Asia: ULN, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
LGAviation wrote:Europe: CRA, Craiova, Romania
DesertAir wrote:The airport building had a thatched roof.
blandy62 wrote:Caticlan before before the airport upgrade was not bad either.
Devilfish wrote:blandy62 wrote:Caticlan before before the airport upgrade was not bad either.
The bucolic feel will be diminished further with the completion of the new international terminal.....
LXM83 wrote:Have visited a few "exotic" airports, some notable ones are listed here:
GER/MUNG - Nueva Gerona, Cuba
lollyj wrote:Mine is probably RTB - Roatan International Airport in Honduras.
ryan78 wrote:What was the reason for your visit to GER if you don't mind me asking? GER has been on my radar for a rugged Cuban adventure, way off the beaten path of the usual Havana and Santiago de Cuba.
blandy62 wrote:I was there a few months ago. Even if the old terminal is still in use, with the plane now parking at the new apron, the feeling is not the same anymore. Not to mention that since the hill is gone, the landing and take off is not the same anymore sadly
grjplanes wrote:For me the most exotic so far has probably been Rodrigues Island (RRG), 600km east of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean.
Mortyman wrote:For me:
* IPC - Mataveri Airport, Easter Island
* RAR - Rarotonga International
* AIT - Aitutaki Airport
* PPT - Papeete Faa'a International Airport
* APW - Faleolo International Airport
Gemuser wrote:RSE [Rose Bay, Sydney] and LDH [Lord Howe Island} NO runways at either!
aerorobnz wrote:IAO Siargao Island Philippines (a remote island in Mindinao I got stuck on for 3 days due weather at airport)
USU Busuanga Island Philippines
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