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Unusual extension of the airport, Madeira, Portugal

April 2nd, 2008 / / Links: Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, Virtual Earth / Nearest places
 
 

This segment of Funchal Airport is constructed on stilts, with the motorway passing underneath it. An interesting solution to the lack of flat land in Madeira.

The extension was built on a series of 180 columns, each being about 70m tall.

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