London City Airport listed in world’s top 10 approaches

LONDON City Airport has been named in the top 10 of a list of the most scenic runway approaches in the world.

Private jet booking company PrivateFly.com compiled the list and placed the Royal Docks facility in seventh place.

It was said to have a “highly scenic approach over world-famous London landmarks” as well as “amazing views” of The O2. The steep approach, which pilots have to be specially trained to work on, creates a “fairground ride-like buzz”.

The list featured one other UK airport, Barra Airport in the Outer Hebrides, in the list and placed Sion Airport in Switzerland at the top.


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