46:29 The World’s Most Useful Airport – Can it last?
Before October 14, 2017, Saint Helena was largely isolated from the outside world. Famed as the site of Napolean’s banishment in the final six years of his life, St. Helena is a beautiful tropical island in the midst of the South Atlantic Ocean. It is at least 1100 miles removed from the nearest mainland, and travel to and from more populous regions has long been an inconvenience and – at times – an impossibility. But all of that changed on that blissful autumn day when the island opened its first functional airport. The World’s Most Useful Airport outlines the potential for fundamental change to the economy and culture of the island through infrastructure.