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Watch A Landing On One Of The Steepest Runways In The World

Courchevel Airport is a one way in, one way out airport in the French Alps. So what's special about it? Courchevel has a 1,762 foot runway that slopes down 18.6% off the side of a mountain - at 6,588' MSL.

Video via: Sjoerd Jan ter Welle

Colin Cutler

Colin is a Boldmethod co-founder, pilot and graphic artist. He's been a flight instructor at the University of North Dakota, an airline pilot on the CRJ-200, and has directed development of numerous commercial and military training systems. You can reach him at

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