A plane approaching the runway at the Madeira International Airport Cristiano Ronaldo, in Portugal. Photo: Shutterstock
Adam Nebbs
Opinion

Opinion

Travellers' Checks by Adam Nebbs

Why Madeira’s Cristiano Ronaldo Airport in Portugal is called the Kai Tak of Europe

  • Crosswinds and a precipitous location frequently land the island’s airport on scary-runway lists
  • Plus, the Park Hyatt and Aman brands are opening in Kyoto, adding to the city’s portfolio of international luxury hotels

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A plane approaching the runway at the Madeira International Airport Cristiano Ronaldo, in Portugal. Photo: Shutterstock
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