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January 24, 2012

Gibraltar Airport, where planes and cars meet daily

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From slightlywarped.com:

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"Gibraltar is the only major airport where the runway actually intersects with a major highway. When a plane has to take off or land,car traffic is shut down."

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Anyone reading this ever flown into or out of Gibralter Airport? Or driven across it? 

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If so, tell us about it.

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walked across it...

Posted by: margaret mccartney | Jan 28, 2012 6:16:27 AM

I've been there a few times and also have photographs of myself lying in the middle of it. A cool place, but the apes at the top of the rock are the highlight.

Posted by: jamie d | Jan 27, 2012 6:04:04 PM

We were there three weeks ago and walked across the runway. While up on Gibraltar you can actually look way, way down on the planes landing and taking off...pretty surreal.

Posted by: Boyd Godfrey | Jan 24, 2012 11:50:21 PM

It has been that way for some time now. I drove across it several times in Jan 1960! It was about the same as not, just less traffic.

Posted by: Eric | Jan 24, 2012 3:39:35 PM

I used to think Denver's Stapelton Airport was odd where a highway underpass existed beneath two runways...

Posted by: 6.02*10^23 | Jan 24, 2012 2:33:41 PM

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