Well, approaching some runways in the world are just very amazing and scenic. Here are some of those highly scenic approaches from all around the world.
Princess Juliana Airport, Saint Marteen, Saint Martin Dutch side
This is one of the most famous airports in the world. Planes landing here come very low above Maho Beach and make an amazing sight for tourists. People come from all across the world to see planes land here.
Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport, Saba Island, Saint Marteen Dutch Side
This is the world’s shortest commercial runway. This runway is just over a thousand feet long that makes the approach very hard but also very scenic. The mountains around the airport make an incredible view in approach.
Dasht-e-naz Airport, Sari, Iran
Sari’s Dasht-E-Naz airport is a small regional airport in the southern part of Iran. Approaching this airport gives you a view that you can’t find anywhere else. The ground under you is completely green and there aren’t many houses to disturb the terrain. And when you look at the horizon, you see a piece ofland that is nearly completely flat. This approach is an incredibly scenic one.
Saint Barthélemy/Gustaf III Airport, Saint Barthélemy, Caribbean
This is an approach as iconic as Princess Juliana’s approach. The approach path passes very low below a road behind the runway. In fact, the planes come so low that they can’t pass the roof of high-height cars and trucks. This is an absolutely thrilling experience landing there.
Tenzing–Hillary Airport, Lukla, Nepal
This airport in nepal is also very amazing. While it has a short runway ending by a cliff, the approach has an amazing view of the Himalayas! It’s one of the most scenic approaches in the world!
Ngurah Rai International Airport, Kuta, Indonesia
This is an amazingly scenic approach that passes just over the ocean. The water stretches just to the start of the runway. This scenic approach is one of the best in the world.
Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport, Genova, Italy
This is the true airport in the ocean! The airport is surrounded by water on three sides and only has a small connection to land for people to go there. Even after you land, you would have a great view of the water. This is another must-try approach!