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5 countries with no airports
14/Jun/2018

Airports always need to expand to meet the growing demand for travel, but there are too few countries in the world to build an airport.

Vatican City is the smallest sovereign state in the world with an area of ​​less than half a square kilometer. Its location in the center of Rome makes it difficult to build an airport. However, the state uses one of the former strongholds of the Leonin wall as a helipad. , And the Pope does not own a private plane, but the Italian Air Force is responsible for providing helicopters for trips by the Pope inside and outside the Vatican. While Italian Airlines is responsible for transporting the Pope on trips outside the country, it was customary for the host country airline to return him to Rome.

Monaco is the second smallest country in the world and is not suitable for fixed-wing aircraft. However, there is only one helicopter airport in Fontevay. Nice Côte d'Azur is the nearest airport in Nice, France. Monaco, and provides direct transport service to low-cost continuous flights of about $ 168

San Marino: It is the oldest sovereign state in the world dating from the third century, based on the rocky slopes of Mount Titano, making it difficult to carry out flight activities. Although there is no airport there is a helipad in Borgo Maggiore, and its nearest airport is the Federico Fellini International in Rimini, which most tourists arrive through.

4. Andorra: Its location in the Pyrenees helps to attract tourists and skiers. Its economy is mainly based on tourism. There are no airports. The Altibort is the only airport built amidst its mountainous terrain. It was not used because of technical problems. To La Seo de Orgil airport across the Spanish border in front of the Andorran air gate. This has slowed down airport traffic since regular flights to Barcelona were blocked in the 1980s, but this is about to change, especially after the completion of airport renovations recently.

5. Liechtenstein: A small, landlocked European country whose territory does not permit the construction of an airport. St Gallen-Altenhren is the nearest airport on the Swiss-Austrian border. It is a few meters away from Swiss territory but owned and operated by the Austrian company People's Viennaline. From this airport, the shortest flight in the world, an 8-minute journey to the German city of Friedrichshafen, took off