Irish airport among top 10 most scenic in airport poll

An Irish airport has been named as one of the most beautiful in the world to view on approach.

Irish airport among top 10 most scenic in airport poll

Donegal airport came in at number seven in the survey carried out by private jet booking service Private Fly.

Malta international airport topped the poll, followed by Nice Cote D’Azur in France and Queenstown Airport in New Zealand.

A commenter on the airport’s website said: "You arrive in the Emerald Isle adjacent to one of the most beautiful beaches in the world; Carrickfinn with a backdrop of the majestic Mount Errigal on one side and an array of craggy islands on the other.

"The clear turquoise blue sea is just a bonus on a sunny day!"

PrivateFly’s 10 Best Scenic Airport Landings

1- Malta International Airport, Malta

2 - Nice Cote D’Azur Airport, France

3 - Queenstown Airport, New Zealand

4 - Barra Airport, Scotland, UK

5 - Saba Airport (Juancho E Yrausquin), Caribbean

6 - Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, Canada

7 - Donegal Airport, Ireland

8 - St Maarten Airport (Princess Juliana International), Caribbean

9 - Los Angeles International Airport, USA

10 - London City Airport, UK

Here’s a clip for you to savour the view on approach to the airport.

HT: breakingnews.ie

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