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North Tenerife Airport Located Near Mountain

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Because Los Rodeos Airport (also called Tenerife Norte - TFN) is located near mountains (like the volcano, Pico de Teide), its runway can be clear one minute and completely shrouded in clouds the next.

This illustrations depicts how the airport appeared in the spring of 1977.


Media Credits

Image online, courtesy Tenerife Airport Disaster.

 

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