This Is How Airports All Around The World Look From Space!

Pesquet also captured an odd location in Australia which he commented as a ‘secret military base’.

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Being an astronaut himself, French aerospace engineer Thomas Pesquet has a knack for aviation, and he also has a fondness for sharing photos on twitter.

So, in order to show his love of aviation, Pesquet decided to capture incredible photos of dozens of airports from an extremely high point of 250 miles up on the International Space Station.

The European Space Agency astronaut documented absolutely stunning images of runways all around the world, jumping from Japan to Germany to England. Pesquet also captured an odd location in Australia which he commented as a ‘secret military base’.

Here are some of the alluring images of the airports from space:

Munich International Airport, Germany

Source: earthobservatory

Kuwait International Airport, Kuwait

Aden International Airport, Yemen


Kansai International Airport, Japan

Logan International Airport, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport In Dakar, Senegal

Alaska Airport, USA

Ministro Pistarini International Airport, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Istanbul Atatürk Airport, Turkey


Los Angeles International Airport, California, USA


LaGuardia Airport, New York City, New York, USA

same-with-laguardia-airport-in-new-york.jpgAll images sourced: businessinsider

Heathrow Airport, London, England

Barcelona Airport, Spain

Beirut Airport, Lebanon

Tullamarine Airport, Melbourne, Australia

Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport, Lyon, France

Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport, southern France

Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice, France

Athens Eleftherios Venizelos Airport, Athens, Greece

Odd location in Australia which Pesquet described as 'secret military base'

Cairo International Airport, Egypt

Honolulu Airport, Hawaii

All images sourced: dailymail

Thomas Pesquet took off for his first mission into space on November 14th, 2016, and in January 2017 he became the fourth French astronaut to perform the spacewalk.

Title image: dailymail

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