You probably don’t pay much attention to the architecture of the airports your plane is landing on or what they are surrounded with, but the following 10 are worth a closer look. We selected 10 really weird and unique airports around the world that you may not know even existed. Here are 10 Strange And Unique Airports Around The World:

#1 Princess Juliana International Airport

Where: Sint Maarten

Why: Airport is located next to the beach and planes descend to an altitude of 30 – 60 feet above the tourists on the beach

#2 Kansai International Airport

Where: Tajiri, Japan

Why: Airport is worth $20 billion and is located on an artificial island

#3 Agatti Aerodrome, Lakshadweep

Where: Agatti, India

Why: The airport in the archipelago of Lakshadweep

#4 Courchevel Altiport

Where: Saint-Bon-Tarentaise, France

Why: One of the most dangerous airports in the world with short runway of just 537 meters, mountainous terrain and no lightning.

 

#5 Barra Airport

Where: Scotland

Why: Planes land on the shore

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#6 Gisborne Airport

Where: New Zealand

Why: Railway line crosses the plane landing strip

#7 Ibrahim Nasir International Airport

Where: Maldives

Why: The main international airport in the Maldives

#8 Pegasus Field

Where: McMurdo Station, Antarctica

Why: Planes land on ice runway

#9 Gibraltar International Airport

Where: Gibraltar

Why: Gibraltar’s main road to Spain passes through the airport runway and traffic stops every time a plane is landing.

#10 Don Mueang International Airport

Where: Bangkok, Thailand

Why: A 18-hole golf course is situated between the runways on the airport

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