Shortest Commercial Runway in the World

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Feb 3 2012

Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport is the only airport on the Caribbean island of Saba - it is widely regarded as having the shortest commercially serviceable runway in the world (approx. 1,300ft or 396m). Jet aircraft are unable to land at this airport, but smaller airplanes and helicopters are a very common sight here.

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