These Are the Scariest, Most Dangerous Airports Around the World

14. Toncontìn International Airport

Toncontin International Airport

An airplane takes off at Toncontin International Airport | Orlando Sierra/AFP/Getty Images

Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Annual passengers: 617,500

Mountainous terrain, a short runway, and a tricky approach make landing at Toncontìn International Airport in Tegucigalpala, Honduras a nail-biter. Over the years, there have been several devastating accidents at the airport. In 1989, 131 people died when a Boeing 727 crashed into a mountain after pilots made mistakes when trying to land. Another accident in 2011 killed 14 people. Plans are underway to build a new, safer airport so that “passengers can land in an airport that doesn’t put their lives at risk,” Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez said.

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