Best of the Web – Airport Spotting Videos – Extreme Fokker 50 Takeoff
In 2008 I was lucky enough to visit Isafjordur in the remote north of Iceland, whilst on my honeymoon. It’s a spectacular place, and even better for the enthusiast is that its tiny airport is like the old Kai Tak in Hong Kong. Aircraft approaching need to hug the mountain, and then make a tight turn. And on takeoff, it’s an immediate turn to avoid hitting the mountain dead ahead!
I recently found this video showing a Fokker 50 departing Isafjordur and making that turn. Enjoy!