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Lee Abbamonte said: "Landing in the world's most beautiful atoll and lagoon is an experience that everyone should have because it just makes you giddy for what you're about to experience!"
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Seth Miller said: "Multiple runways to choose from here, but many of the approaches offer spectacular views of the Dutch lowlands and coastline."
Previously shortlisted, said: "The breathtaking views of the whole island as you make you approach are amazing. The turquoise water is so incredibly beautiful. The cliffs on the north side with the surf hitting against them are postcard perfect."
James Wynbrandt said: "Aside from being an extremely difficult approach, Aspen is also a beautiful approach. Snow covered mountains flank the airport on three of four sides, giving passengers a beautiful welcome to a beautiful place."
Adam Twidell said: "A unique opportunity to land on a tidal beach runway, this really is an out-of-this-world arrival into Scotland's outer Hebrides."
Adam Twidell said: "A spectacular contrast of a island airport in Lake Ontario, set against the backdrop of Canada's largest city. "
Previous Top 10 said: "Spectacular views of Table Mountain as you approach. One of the most beautiful cities on earth."
Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren said: "Stunning scenery mixed with a complex approach makes this not just an interesting view, but a fun ride!"
Paul Brady said: "There's a reason they put it in a James Bond film."
David Scowsill said: "The highest airport in the world, just over a year old, sees a silver saucer terminal building nestled amongst Tibet's spectacular peaks and lakes."
Ross Atkinson said: "In a sprawling city with a population of over six million people, Bogotá, Columbia, is dominated by structures built in red tones set against the lush green backdrop of the Andes Mountains. In the distance rising over 10,300 feet above sea level from the edge of the city center, is the ever-important 350-year-old religious church and shrine of Mount Monserrate. Don’t stop looking as you depart. Just outside of Bogata you can also spot the most uniquely colored mountain lake, Lake Guatavita or the Tominé Reservoir."
Adam Twidell said: "a fabulously visual experience on approach - an exhilarating landing for pilots and passengers alike"
David Scowsill said: "The best scenic landing right into the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, and the beautiful Whitsunday islands."
Charles Audier said: "When approaching the airport, you discover the archipelago of wild islands in the South China Sea. Before 1998, Kai Tak airport was right in the middle of the city. It influenced the organisation of Kowloon district which had buildings shaped to give enough space for the aircrafts to land. For those travelling from the West to Chep Lak Kok, sit on the right to appreciate a magical landscape, especially when the sun is rising. Enjoy the green thick forests which will be more and more sparse when approaching the city."
Lee Abbamonte said: "Simply the coolest approach and runway in the world. Landing on the blue ice in the middle of a white desert is something you'll never forget and want to do again!"
Carol Cork said: "The Teton mountains are such a memorable sight as you fly into Jackson Hole. With Yellowstone National Park surrounding you on all sides, it's a spectacular air arrival."
Carol Cork said: "A beautiful island airport, rich in history, offering striking channel views, with approaches taking you over the beach and the quaint landscape below."
Ana Silva O'Reilly said: "On a clear day, the New York skyline never gets old. "
Chloe Pantazi said: "Located on a less-visited Greek island, this gem offers up spectacular, almost surreal views of a calm, tree-spotted landscape and the Mediterranean."
Sylvie Peron said: "Simply a gorgeous, small airport nestled in flowers and brushed by balmy, gentle breezes!"
Jason Rabinowitz said: "LaGuardia may be one of the most picturesque urban approaches in the world. Flights often fly up the East or Hudson rivers at low altitudes, providing breathtaking views of New York City along the way."
Doug Gollan said: "As you begin the descent, you fly in over a mountain ridge and drop down out of the clouds into a valley of stunning neon and amazing architecture. What's not to love?"
John DiScala said: "There’s nothing like coming home and seeing the vast excitement of Los Angeles (day or night) "
Benet Wilson said: "No other London airport can give better views of the city, with the O2, Canary Wharf, the Gherkin, and more waiting to greet you on arrival. "
Maxime Pagnoux said: "Often ranked as the most dangerous airport in the world, it is also the point of arrival for adventurers who want to climb Everest. A once-in-a-lifetime experience!"
Joe Sharkey said: "Approached from a churning blue sea; the tiny, isolated rocky island nation suddenly appears and you immediately understand Malta's strategic geo-political importance for literally millennia by sea and later air in the middle of the Mediterranean."
Christine Negroni said: "Off the right side of the plane on approach is an expansive view of the lush, hilly formerly volcanic island now dotted with red tiled roof homes and meandering paths. In addition to its beauty it is thrilling because you will see in the foreground the 180 seventy foot high columns supporting the runway on which you are about to land. "
Ana Silva O'Reilly said: "The approach will wake you up from your night or very early flight and seeing each teeny-tiny island fills you with excitement, as you wonder which one will be yours."
Paul Brady said: "Maybe it's the anticipation, but there's something magical about arriving at the world's most remote airport."
Jason Rabinowitz said: "Fiji is a country comprised of many tiny islands, and an approach into Nadi overflies many uninhabited, tiny, but incredibly beautiful islands surrounded by crystal clear water."
John DiScala said: "Flying along the spectacular coastline of the Cote d'Azur is as every bit as glamorous as staying on the French Riviera itself. "
Lee Abbamonte said: "You literally have to take a sharp right angle to land in Paro; which is the only airport in the small Himalayan kingdom. The approach is harrowing but very cool!"
John DiScala said: "Drop out of the clouds, between the mountains and into a lush valley with a lake in the distance. It has a bit of everything."
Ross Atkinson said: "Approaches from the north give a tour-quality view of America's capitol city - passing monuments, the Watergate, Georgetown and the snaking Potomac River."
Carol Cork said: "As Olympic arrivals go, Rio will definitely not disappoint in 2016. With mountains, beaches, lush forest and a thriving city, the statue rises up in welcome as you approach."
David Scowsill said: "The island looms out of the Caribbean like Kong Island in the first (1933) King Kong movie, and the landing between jagged cliffs onto the world's smallest commercial airport runway (1300 feet) is as memorable as landing on an aircraft carrier."
Charles Audier said: "The most intense approach for a nervous passenger. The aircraft lines up with the Jacui River and within a few meters the plane enters a stupefying dense building area. You move out of the primitive nature into the big city within a few seconds. You can even see people in their apartments. "
James Wynbrandt said: "Nestled between ocean and mountains in the heart of the LA metroplex."
Charles Audier said: "The contrast between the bright red land, the turquoise lagoon and the intense green of the jungle strikes the passengers watching from the windows. The island, lost in the middle of the Indian Ocean near Mauritius, remains autonomous and decentralised."
Ana Silva O'Reilly said: "The most beautiful landing, right on the Kruger National Park in South Africa. You see a blend of nature, rivers and if you are lucky, some animals as you approach. The terminal was also quite something."
Seth Miller said: "You have to get up close and personal with the island setting; this landing brings you in across the island and just over top of a hill at the end of the runway."
Benet Wilson said: "An #avgeek's dream vacation because it combines lovely Caribbean beaches with amazing, up-close plane spotting opportunities. Planes ranging from an ATR turboprop to a Boeing 747 fly mere feet over your head. Photos from St. Maarten look like they're photoshopped - but they're real!"
Carol Cork said: "A striking arrival into one of the highest airports in Europe, you feel like you're on top of the world as you arrive between mountains into the beautiful Engadin Valley."
James Wynbrandt said: "Incredible iridescent turquoise and blues and sparkling white sands on final."
Benet Wilson said: "An amazing landing, but not for the faint of heart. The runway is carved into the side of a mountain, and if you miss the approach, you're diverted to Montrose. But the views coming in are spectacular."
Ross Atkinson said: "Looking down to the waters of the Pacific Ocean, often the water is spotted with countless numbers of ships calmly waiting to bring their commerce through the canals to cross to the Atlantic. On the horizon, sweeping views of the seaside skyline with views against a backdrop of mountains that will stun newcomers arriving to Tocumen International Airport into Panama City Panama."
Chloe Pantazi said: "From above, this airport looks as though it were made out of lego; a geometrical marvel, amid a gorgeous green landscape. An aviation nerd's dream."
Paul Brady said: "Few arrivals compare to flying through the gauzy morning light over one of the world's most beautiful cities."
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