8 of the most challenging airport approaches for pilots

Whilst sat looking out of the window on landing, have you ever wondered what your pilot’s take on it is? Whilst passengers get great views out the side of the aircraft, in the flight deck, there’s far more going on than you could ever imagine.

Some airlines, like Emirates and Virgin Atlantic, provide a live feed of the view out the front of the aircraft, but it is what’s going on behind the flight deck door which is often most interesting. Most passengers will be blissfully unaware just how much focus, thought and effort goes into what seems like the most straightforward of landings.

Whilst not a definitive list, here’s my take on eight of the world’s most challenging airports to land at.

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