The World's Most Useful Airport [Documentary]

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Shared December 31, 2019

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If you want to learn more about the fascinating, isolated island of St Helena, listen to our podcast Extremities. We spent a whole season covering how St Helena works--its economy, its people, its government, and much more: http://extremitiespodcast.com

1 month ago | [YT] | 1,717

Blizzard

Holy shit. I can't believe it. Can we all take a moment to appreciate the generosity of this channel for offering such insanely good educational quality content for free

1 month ago | [YT] | 4,973

Gerwyn George

As someone from St Helena, it's nice to see someone setting the record straight. Wonderful documentry.

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Bob John

I bet this video just gave the islands tourist economy a boost

1 month ago | [YT] | 513

PandaRobot

This could also be a documentary about integrity in journalism

1 month ago | [YT] | 911

Robo 1234

Plane: *wiggles
News media: BREAKING NEWS, PLANE NEARLY BLOWS UP

1 month ago | [YT] | 299

Gary Yong Kah Joon

This airport still made more progress than the Berlin one.

1 month ago | [YT] | 3,558

Nick C

2000: I wonder what the world will be like in 20 years...
2020: 45 minute airport documentary is on YouTube trending

1 month ago | [YT] | 618

contrapasta

This airport seems like a good setting for an office sitcom.

1 month ago | [YT] | 164

Terry Altherr

In hindsight, postponing that ceremony with Prince Andrew turned out fine.

1 month ago | [YT] | 189

Reisinger Kerstin

No one:
Me: cries during documentary about airport

1 month ago | [YT] | 136

NewBenCity

Every single person on this island appears to have a different accent lol

1 month ago | [YT] | 2,238

Alex Landherr

I would love to see a “The Office” version at that airport. Seems so quaint and nice.

1 month ago | [YT] | 282

zetzo27

i was just crying once i realized the meaning of calling it "the most useful airport".. what a beautiful documentary

1 month ago | [YT] | 83

Grishanya

The only question i have after watching the entire film (which is actually high-quality and amazing to watch): why the f*ck they started to accumulate data about winds AFTER they have build an airport, not before? Like hello, you are investing $100 mil, can you like spend $30k or something to hire a guy with a special equipment which will calculate where it would be logically proven to build????????

1 month ago | [YT] | 76

Jakey Palakey

I used to live there!!!! I never thought we were big enough to be noticed by you :). I was there when the first flight arrived, and I still automatically wave at everyone that drives by even though I live I the UK now. I remember riding on the RMS, and being at the event when it shut down. Thank you for taking the time to make this video about my old home ❤️ (also, thanks for pronouncing it right, I can't tell you how many people upset me by saying St Helena wrong)

1 month ago (edited) | [YT] | 93

Densetsu VII

A 45 minute 2 years in the making documentary? Seems like Wendover's really soaring to new heights here... And with such nebulous causes too...

1 month ago | [YT] | 2,799

jake adams

Less than 3 minutes and 30 seconds into it, and the first “you see” was dropped...a sign that this is going to be an awesome documentary.

1 month ago | [YT] | 86

KINGatLIFE

21:50 guy in red baseball cap goes to put sunglasses on his head where there are already sunglasses

1 month ago | [YT] | 31

US

I envy Wendover. Seems like he’s doing the channel he’s always dreamed of. Not bad for just starting as a Youtuber

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