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Subject: Courchevel Airport Tue Jul 26, 2011 4:44 am
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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 %. 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.