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The World's 18 Strangest Airports | Popular Mechanics


Denver made it onto the list for being the largest airport in North America at 53 square miles.  But that doesn't top the worlds biggest at 300 square miles, King Fahd International in Saudia Arabia. TB

Engineers tasked with building an airport are faced with countless challenges: The ideal location needs ample space, endless flat ground, favorable winds and great visibility. But spots in the real world are rarely ideal, and engineers are forced to work with what they have, making sure that the end product is the safest possible structure for pilots. A survey of airports around the world turns up a mixed bag, ranging from dangerous and rugged landing strips to mega-size facilities that operate like small cities. Here, PM explores the world's most remarkable airports and why they stand out.