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The World's Scariest Runways

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Nov 13th 2009 04:44 PM

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There's a sobering saying among pilots: "Any landing you can walk away from is a good landing." And it's not until you fly into places like Paro in Bhutan or Toncontìn Airport in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, that the adage starts to make sense. Both are surrounded by mountains, and Toncontìn has one of the world's shortest international runways; each requires a series of hard, last-minute banks.
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