As any passenger preferring the window seat knows, looking at a destination from above can be the most rewarding way to experience it and if you’re flying to an airport with breathtaking approaches, it just doubles the fun. Here are some of the best runways in the world.
Los Angeles International Airport
Frequent fliers know that the best view of the City of Angels is not from the Hollywood sign, but from the air. On a clear day, landing at LAX yields an unparalleled vista of the city spread before mountains and desert land; and in the dark, the metropolis virtually shimmers beneath you.