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Flying can be boring, so why not add a little excitement to your air travel by flying into one of the world’s most scenic airports!
In a recent poll conducted by PrivateFly, 111 airports were tallied up according to the beauty of their surrounding scenery and according to Travel & Leisure the tiny airport of Donegal in the Republic of Ireland took top place.
According to Travel & Leisure, Donegal Airport, which is right on the Atlantic Wild Way offers passengers sweeping beach views along the Atlantic coastline, together with sights of Mount Errigal. Donegal Airport views are so well renowned it was used as a backdrop in Star Wars: The Force Awakens for the Millenium Falcon landing.
Rounding out the top ten list of most scenic airports in the world, according to PrivateFly are:
1 – Donegal Airport, Ireland
2 – Barra Airport, Scotland
3 – Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport, France
4 – Queenstown Airport, New Zealand
5 – Saba Airport – Caribbean island of Saba
6 – Orlando Melbourne International Airport, Florida
7 – Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, Canada
8 – London City Airport, England
9 – Princess Juliana International Airport, Sint Maarten
10 – Miami Airport, Florida