Thrillist Presents: 14 Terrifying Airport Runways

by Thrillist · July 25, 2013

Tenzing-Hillary Airport

Sure, airplanes are safe. I mean, they're just colossal aluminum tubes that store hundreds of gallons of gas and are pressurized with fire-fueling oxygen 30,000ft in the air. But the most dangerous part? Believe it or not, it's the runway. And after seeing these panic-inducing paved giants, that word will seem like an instruction.

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