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Landing on the Shortest Runway in the World


Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport, the only airport on the Caribbean island of Saba, has a runway that is only 1,300 feet long. The only airline currently serving Yrausquin Airport is locally owned Winair, which operates daily flights to Sint Maarten and Sint Eustatius aboard a de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter. The flight to Sint Maarten takes about 12 minutes. (2:15).

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