Aviation has always been a huge part of ergonomics and interface design. Partly because of the linked military history, partly because of the grave consequences of design errors involved in trying to keep a large hunk of metal flying through the air (you know… cause it ain’t natural). And there’s airports, a crucial part of that equation.
Popular Mechanics put together a list of the 18 strangest. From islands to intersections, cliff-sides and frozen tundras, here’s a tribute to the modern gateways of the world in this travel-heavy time of year. Happy flying. And safe landing.