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Uploaded on Feb 11, 2011
Courchevel Airport is a French airport that serves Courchevel, a ski area. The airport has a very short runway of only 525 metres (1,722ft) with gradient of 18.5 %. There is no go-around procedure in this airport.
The airport is considered dangerous, having a difficult approach, an upslope runway and a hill with ski runs. The airport's elevation is at 6,588 feet (2,008 m). The History Channel program Most Extreme Airports, ranks it as the 7th most dangerous airport in the world.The pre-credit sequence of the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies was filmed at Courchevel.
Courchevel CVF (LFLJ) Elevation: 6580 ft (2006 m) Runway: 1755 × 131 ft (535 × 40 m)