Comment "Mallow "International" Airport" on Mallow International Airport, Ireland

Saw this photo on my Twitter feed: http://s845.beta.photobucket.com/user/bizjets101/media/XA-FOU1_zps081490e0.jpg.html and looked further into this incident. Turns out the Mexican G-II (XA-FOU) used the race track for a fuel emergency landing after running out of options at Shannon due to fog. There was no damage so the insurance company built a runway (the asphalt seen running east-west on either side of the more recently built winner's circle) and the aircraft departed safely. Since the flight was a transatlantic flight, the International Airport tag fits. Sadly, the Gulfstream was destroyed in 2004 trying to land at KHOU, in the fog.

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