These are the five most bizarre airports in the world and how weird they really are.

Traveling around the world would be awesome (only if you can afford all that ticketing and visa applications); and that awkward moment you get stranded at an airport, huh. However, if you manage to acquire all the prerequisites for a global tour, there are a few destinations we suggest you visit. This is not how fancy these places are, but how bizarre your welcome will be. Yes, your welcome. You’re going to arrive at the most bizarre airports you might ever imagine of. How bizarre? Let’s find out!

#1. Denver International Airport, United States 🇺🇸 

Let’s start in the United States, where else. Upon landing at this Colorado-based airport, there’s a 10-meter (35 feet) high bronco statue with glowing red eyes that stands right next to the airport’s entrance known as “Blucifer” … and the impressive collection of bizarre art linked to a number of apocalyptic and alien conspiracies. Its even believed that there’s a vast network of underground tunnels and bunkers that belong to the military hidden underneath the airport.

Image: Helen H. Richardson / The Denver Post | The 32-foot sculpture (Blucifer) in the median of Pena Boulevard leading up to the terminal.

#2. Barra Airport, Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 

Our next stop, the United Kingdom. Would you expect that an airport would be built on a sandy beach? Well, that’s how you’ll be welcomed at this airport located on a tiny island near Scotland. Barra airport’s runway — or probably the lack of a runway — has been in operation since the 1930s, and receives roughly 10,000 passengers each year. In such a territory, flights are scheduled to land around low tide, which covers the runway once a day.

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#3. Courchevel International Airport, France 🇫🇷 

Next stop, the French Alps. Like what? Yeah! Courchevel International Airport is not only located in a ski resort, it’s bizarre for the following reasons: It has one of the highest runway, 2,010 meters (6,853 feet) high, and also the shortest runway, 537 meters (1,722 feet) long in the world — two undesirable characteristics for an airport, as far as safety goes. And also considering the high mountains and valleys, the steeply sloping tarmac, makes this airport very hectic to navigate around, so pilots need to acquire a special certification to fly safely.

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#4. Gibraltar Airport, Gibraltar 🇬🇮 

Next stop, Gibraltar. This tiny British territory on the south coast of Spain, has one of the pretty fancy airports you’d never expect. It’s tarmac runs straight through the island’s most busiest road. Like seriously! Whenever a plane lands or takes off, railroad-style crossing gates hold cars until it is safe to pass. Usually, this delay could take about a few minutes, but sometimes, the delay could be up to hours! Fortunately, you are a passenger on the plane. No delays for you.

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#5. Bangalore International Airport, India 🇮🇳

Last stop, India. Who says India shouldn’t make this list? If not India, where else? (No offense India). But come on, if you’re often freaked out about the paranormal, then your nightmares might just turn into flightmares. Its believed (often reported) that pilots and airport officials have seen images of a woman in a white sari, standing in the middle of the runway, in the cargo areas, and in the parking lot. Although air traffic control denies any such incidents, yet paranormal investigators have used infrared light techniques to detect what they say is negative energy. Now that’s spooky for a Bollywood movie, but not an airport.

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Written by: Nana Kwadwo, Mon, Mar 04, 2019.

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