Sandane, Norway

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Who Flies There: Widerøe

Why It’s Harrowing: This Nordic nail-biter of a runway runs is just 2,600 feet, running perpendicular to two imposing fjords—Nordfjord and Gloppefjord—at the base of a rugged peninsula. It’s doubtful that the single landing strip, which is operated by the Norwegian government, will ever see expansion due to its watery confines.

The World's Scariest Runways

Sandane, Norway

Who Flies There: Widerøe

Why It’s Harrowing: This Nordic nail-biter of a runway runs is just 2,600 feet, running perpendicular to two imposing fjords—Nordfjord and Gloppefjord—at the base of a rugged peninsula. It’s doubtful that the single landing strip, which is operated by the Norwegian government, will ever see expansion due to its watery confines.

The World's Scariest Runways

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