THE HOME OF reader Christian Fardel has been named “site of some of the strangest airports in the world”.
He works in St Maarten’s in the Caribbean.
Most people think it is because of the topography. If you are standing on the beach, it looks like the planes are going to land next to you.
But we know the real reason why it has this title. Because of a certain eccentric staff member, who makes everyone laugh!
This is what you see when you are on the beach:
And a sign warning people that it could be dangerous:
Below is a video – watch the small dot in the middle of the sky turn into an aircraft heading straight for you.
The really bad news is that the OTHER end of the runway can be as dramatic as the front end—see the video below.