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WJLA, July 12, 2012

America's scariest airports: Ten places where the takeoffs and landings are harrowing

According to airfarewatchdog.com, these 10 airfields from across the United States, no matter how big or how small, are among the most harrowing to fly in and out of. The site's founder doesn't want to scare people off, though, reiterating that flying is still the safest way to travel.

Aspen-Pitkin County Airport - Aspen, Colo.

Pilots must be certified specifically to fly into and out of here because of the unique descent.