Donegal Airport is named the most scenic in the world thanks to rugged mountains and beautiful coastline
Donegal Airport has been named as the most scenic airport in the world by a leading Private Jet Charter site.
PrivateFly asked customers from around the world to vote for the airport approach they considered to be surrounded by the most impressive sights.
Donegal Airport came out on top of the list thanks to the stunning scenery such as a beautiful coastline and towering mountains.
PrivateFly said of Donegal airport: “The view is spectacular! Mountains on one side and a beautiful rugged coastline dotted with islands and golden sandy beaches running adjacent to the runway.
“The most beautiful scenery I ever saw, with the beach on one side with crystal clear water and Mount Errigal standing tall on the other side.
“There is nowhere as lovely as the wild rugged beauty of unspoiled Donegal.”
Top 10 Scenic Airports 2019
1. Donegal Airport (Ireland)
2. Barra Airport (Scotland)
3. Nice Airport (France)
4. Orlando Melbourne International Airport (USA)
5. St Maarten (Netherlands Antilles)
6. Saba Airport (Netherlands Antilles)
7. Queenstown Airport (New Zealand)
8. Toronto Billy Bishop (Canada)
9. London City Airport (England)
10. Aosta Airport (Italy)
It also featured in a video taken by an American businessman, which went viral when he posted it and described how he was stunned by the beauty.
Take a look at the video of a landing in Donegal below.
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