Flying Ireland's last Fokker 50

Time is running out to catch a flight over the Emerald Isle aboard the Fokker 50. Caius Lacey joins passengers treasuring the increasingly rare turboprop 

Lying between the white sands of Carrickfinn Beach and Ireland’s famous Derryveagh Mountains, Donegal Airport has been described as the most scenic in the world.

Amapola Flyg Fokker 50 SE-MFY
Against the backdrop of the Derryveagh Mountains, Donegal is sometimes described as the most scenic airport in the world Niall Grant

While contenders like Scotland's Barra, Lukla in Nepal and Saba in the Caribbean may lay claim to the stunning beauty title, it has long been reason enough for many aviation enthusiasts to visit this small yet important airport in Ireland’s remote northwest corner.


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