gibraltar-runwayPILOTS have to be extra-experienced to negotiate Gibraltar’s breathtaking runway.

And now the US’ History Channel has announced that the Rock has the world’s fifth ‘most extreme’ airport in the world, among those in Madeira, Honduras and Nepal.

This is due to Gibraltar International Airport’s short length, only 1680m, unpredictable and fast-changing weather patterns and the obvious hazards of the Rock and the ocean.