Is this the most beautiful airport in the world?

All images courtesy of Rajiv Srivastava / imazinindia.com
All images courtesy of Rajiv Srivastava / imazinindia.com

Sitting at a whopping 1.4km up in the Himalayan Mountains in the rural state of Sikkim, the recently opened Pakyong Airport now offers travellers the opportunity to visit the remote area set in between Nepal and Bhutan. 

Apparently, it's so high up that the plane barely leaves the clouds when flying onto the runway. 

Now the number 100 operational airport in India, CNN notes that it will only be able to accommodate about 100 passengers at a time. Or for now, at least. 

READ: Chomolungma: An eagle-eye perspective of Everest, roof of the world 

Indian photographer Rajiv Srivastava, who runs the website Imazin India, has captured the beauty of this hyper modern new airport sitting (almost literally) on top of the world.


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