Ireland is now the proud owner of the world’s most scenic airport landing.
Donegal’s Carrickfinn airport has landed the top spot in the PrivateFly annual poll, beating off stiff competition from some of the most famous airports in the world.
The annual poll is conducted by public vote, with a panel of travel experts deciding on the final rankings.
Last year Donegal airport came in second place just behind Saba airport in The Netherlands.
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Pauline Sweeney, the airport’s marketing manager said: “We’re happy out!
“We’re so proud to have Donegal Airport on the global stage, so a huge thanks goes out to everyone who took the time to vote.”
Sweeney went on: “These are the best views in the world.
“For returning emigrants, it gives them a first taste of home… it’s a very special location.”
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N A T U R E ???? This small runway in Ireland left New York, London, Bali in the beauty of Landing. ✈️ Landing of planes around the world is the subject of discussion. The most beautiful landscaping can be a view of the tall buildings in New York or the beaches of Bali Island. But Donegal Airport in Ireland has surpassed New York, Bali, London, Toronto in the most beautiful landings. ???? Travel firm ‘Private Fly’ was voted on the beautiful scenes of Landing on 112 major world cities. 8,500 people who constantly traveled in this took part. The most beautiful Landing Donegal Airport was told in it. This runway is not big, but there is a long beach around it and this location is also shown in the Star Wars series. There is a sea on one side of the runway, and the stream of water in the other way flows. The blue sky, the green hills and the sight of the waves make the passengers happy. ???? After Donegal, Barra (Scotland), Nice (France), Queenstown (New Zealand), Saba (Dutch Caribbean), Orlando Melbourne (America), Toronto Billy Bishop (Canada), London City (UK), Saint Martin, (Dutch Caribbean ) And Miami (US) runway Top-10.
The top ten is as follows:
- Donegal Airport (Ireland)
- Barra Airport (Scotland)
- Nice Airport (France)
- Queenstown Airport (New Zealand)
- Saba Airport (Netherlands Antilles)
- Orlando Melbourne International Airport (USA)
- Toronto Billy Bishop (Canada)
- London City Airport (England)
- St Maarten (Netherlands Antilles)
- Miami Airport (USA)
Here’s a sampler of the view coming in to land at the airport that only operates two routes currently (Glasgow & Dublin).
She’s a beaut alright.