This airport is interesting because of the fact that its runway intersects road into Spain. When aircraft taxis to the runway, highway from both sides overlaps by barriers, stopping the flow of transport. Gibraltar Airport is the civilian airport that serves the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar on the Iberian Peninsula. It is owned by the Ministry of Defense for use by the Royal Air Force as RAF Gibraltar. Civilian operators use the airport; currently the only scheduled flights operate to the United Kingdom and Spain. Passengers depart and arrive through the civilian operated terminal.