When taking off from the thin strip of runway, pilots must make a sharp turn as they go airborne in order to avoid striking into a massive mountain range located just past the asphalt. When they return to the airport, they are largely safe, but the hundreds of sunbathers on the beach just under the jet engines run the risk of being injured by jet blasts if they get too close to the fence. If you have ever had the displeasure of flying to or from the Princess Juliana International Airport, then you know just how scary the runway is.
And this is only one of the world's 10 scariest airports. To see the rest, be sure to read the full article on WebUrbanist.