Matekane Air Strip

Matekane Air Strip
Matekane Air Strip
Airport type Public
Owner Government of Lesotho
Elevation AMSL 7,544 ft / 2,300 m
Coordinates 29°55′42″S 27°50′46″E / 29.92829°S 27.84614°E / -29.92829; 27.84614
Direction Length Surface
m ft
- 400 1,312 Asphalt

Matekane Air Strip is an airport in Lesotho, Africa with a 400 m (1,300 ft) runway that extends to the edge of a 600 m (2,000 ft) cliff. The airport is often used by charity organizations and doctors to access remote villages in the area, and is labeled as having the world's scariest runway.[1]


  1. ^ Farhad Heydari (October 2009). "The World's Scariest Runways". Travel & Leisure. Retrieved 12 February 2011. 

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