Showing posts with the label Aviation

Old Airplane Turned Into a Kindergarten

Jan 8, 2013

In the Georgian city of Rustavi, an old but fully functional Yakovlev Yak-42 aeroplane has been transformed into a kindergarten classroom. H...

Airplanes That Carry Other Airplanes

Jul 4, 2012

A cargo aircraft also known as freight aircraft is specially designed for carrying goods, rather than passengers. They are usually devoid of...

Princess Juliana Airport and Maho Beach

Dec 1, 2011

Maho Beach is located on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin. If you love watching airplanes takeoff and land, this shoul...

Strange Airport #3: Madeira International, Portugal

Nov 19, 2011

Madeira International Airport, located near Funchal, Madeira in Portugal was first opened on July 1964 with two 1,600-meter (5,249 ft) runwa...

Strange Airport#2: Kansai International, Japan

Nov 9, 2011

Kansai International Airport is Japan's second most important international airport, located on an artificial island in the middle of Os...

Gibraltar, World’s Only Airport Runway Intersecting a Road

Nov 3, 2011

Gibraltar Airport or North Front Airport is a civilian airport that serves the British overseas territory of Gibraltar, a tiny peninsula wit...

Barra Airport–World’s Only Beach Airport

Sep 7, 2011

Barra Airport on the hebridean island of Barra, is the only airport in the world where scheduled flights take-off and land on a beach. That ...

Long Exposure Shots of Airline Takeoffs and Landings

May 8, 2011

San Francisco International Airport between 10 PM and 11 PM on July 17th, 2009. Image credit

World's Largest Miniature Airport Opens in Germany

May 7, 2011

The world's largest model airport has opened at Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany, which is also home to the world’s largest model...

Unclaimed Baggage Center: A Retail Store of Lost Luggage

Dec 28, 2010

Ever wondered what happens to lost airline baggage? It ends up in Scottsboro in Alabama, the United States at the Unclaimed Baggage Center ....

Cosmic Muffin, a boat that was once an airplane

Apr 30, 2009

As strange as it may sound, the ‘Cosmic Muffin’ is a boat made out of a rare and historic aircraft - the Boeing 307 Stratoliner dating back ...