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A Busy Public Road Runs Right Through This Airport Runway

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Space is at a premium in tiny Gibraltar—so much so that the British territory’s only airport runway intersects with its busiest road. Cars traveling along Winston Churchill Avenue must stop for planes several times a day. For about 10 minutes, traffic stays at a standstill to allow a flight to depart for—or arrive from—London, Birmingham, or Manchester. (www.slate.com) More...

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KimRFrazier
Kim Frazier 2
That totally makes me want to fly there...just because.
andyc852
Agree. Want to fly in
andyc852
I have been on the ground side of this. Barriers come down and lots of security activity, and then an aircraft takes off or lands3 or 4 scheduled flights a day I think.
The airport in Gisborne (NZGS /GIS) NZ (North Island) has railroad tracks crossing the runway!
preacher1
preacher1 1
There are many places in the woeld without the wide open spaces we have here. You gotta do what you gotta do.
andyc852
Agree. Hope you are doing well
preacher1
preacher1 2
Tks for the kind words. I'm getting there. Just slow. I guess I'm impatient. I was always pretty active and now having to slow way down. LOL. They tell me a 65 year old man heals much slower, regardless of how much he may want too. LOL But I'll get there.

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