Our world consists of 196 countries and out of this some countries don’t have airport. In Europe, mainly five countries have no airports. The people in those countries are suffering a lot to travel overseas. Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Liechtenstein, Vatican City were those countries. Let’s see in detail about those countries.
Andorra is one of the countries in Europe, is situated between France and Spain. In our list, Andorra is the largest among the countries. The size of the country is about 468 square kilometers (181 miles). During the year 2012, the population of country was 85,000. Nearby major airports are Barcelona-El Prat airport in Spain and Toulouse airport in France. The travel from Andorra to these airports takes minimum of 3 hours. Perpignan-Rivesaltes airport is the nearby public airport.
Monaco is landlocked by France and Mediterranean Sea. Monaco is the second smallest country in the world. Area of the country is about 2.02 km2 that means 0.78 miles2. The population of the country is about 36,371. The nearby airport to Monoca is the Cote d’ Asur airport in France.
San Marino is a micro state that is surrounded by the sides of Italy. The area of the country is about 61 square kilometers that means 24 miles. The population of the country is above 30,000. The Federico Fellini International airport in Rimini, Italy is the nearby airport of the country. The country has one international heliport in Borgo Maggiore and one private airstrip in Torraccia.
Liechtenstein is a country which is situated between Switzerland and Austria. The estimated population of the country is about 35000. The area of the country is about 160 square kilometers that means 62 square miles. The nearby major airport in the country is one, which is 130km away, situated in Switzerland. St. Gallen Airport in Switzerland is the nearest public airport which is 50km away from the country.
As we all know that, Vatican City is the smallest country in the world. The area of the country is just 44 hectares that means 110 acres. The population of Vatican City is around only 840 members. There is no airport or highways in the country. Pope and head of state visits the country with the help of heliport.