Definition: This entry gives the total number of airports with unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel surfaces) by length. For airports with more than one runway, only the longest runway is included according to the following five groups - (1) over 3,047 m, (2) 2,438 to 3,047 m, (3) 1,524 to 2,437 m, (4) 914 to 1,523 m, and (5) under 914 m. Only airports with usable runways are included in this listing. Not all airports have facilities for refueling, maintenance, or air traffic control.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Airports - with unpaved runways map
EXCLUSIVE: New York's three major airports are worst in country for leaving fliers grounded, report says
New York Daily News - 5/28/2015 2:28:36 AM
The New York area’s three major airports are the worst in the country for leaving ... include getting stuck on the runway for hours on end,” said Joe Sitt, Global Gateway Alliance’s founder. Chicago O’Hare International Airport had the most flights ...
Myrtle Beach airport passes its annual FAA inspection
Myrtle Beach Online - 5/30/2015 10:40:09 AM
The Myrtle Beach International ... records and logs, airport rescue/firefighting equipment, training and response times, operations/maintenance personnel training and performance, paved/unpaved safety areas and runway approaches and the airport’s self ...
Agartala airport to be upgraded to international standards: AAI
Economic Times - 5/29/2015 3:49:08 PM
and will now engage a project consultant to elevate it to a world ... Asian countries. A master plan has been prepared for upgrading the airport and 72 acres of land acquired by the state government was handed over to AAI for expansion of the runway.
AirwaysNews High Flyer Interview: Kent George of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
airwaysnews.com - 5/29/2015 5:00:43 PM
Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in ... KG: We had outdated terminals and runway issues. We needed a new runway in 2004 because we were one of the five most-delay prone airports in the country. Four of those airports had already gotten new ...
Qatar Airway's $200-billion dollar threat to European airports
The Business Insider - 5/27/2015 10:22:14 AM
Officials from the small Persian Gulf country ... the award of the World Cup to Qatar and Russia. Often outspoken, Mr al-Baker - who also sits on the board of Heathrow Airport - has been a fierce supporter of plans to build a third runway west of London.
Tripura airport to be upgraded to international standards
NITI Central - 5/29/2015 2:01:46 PM
Tripura Transport Minister Manik Dey today said the state government has also urged the Centre to declare Agartala airport as an international one with flights to Dhaka and Chittagong in Bangladesh for trade and commerce between the two countries.
Electrical failure causes chaos at Belgian airports
Yahoo News - 5/27/2015 5:53:12 PM
View gallery The control tower is seen in the background with airplanes grounded on the runway ... in neighbouring countries. Ninety minutes after air traffic was allowed to resume, a first flight took off from Brussels international airport, heading ...
M.Davaajav: Airports develop regardless of nation’s population
Ubpost Banner - 5/26/2015 12:32:16 PM
To commemorate this special occasion, President of Chinggis Khaan International Airport (CHKHIA ... between Ulaan-Uud and Ulaanbaatar from Mongolia and an aerodrome runway and airport was set up in Morin Valley. This airport was named Dobr and became ...
Air traffic control power failure results in chaos at Brussels airport
Mashable - 5/27/2015 6:29:00 PM
Travelers at the airport described the scene as chaotic. Some passengers were left sitting in their planes on the runway for hours, while others landed in neighboring countries, or missed international connections. Hundreds thronged the hallways of the ...
Cairo Airport's Terminal 2 soft opening expected in November
MENAFN - 5/28/2015 1:12:51 PM
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Cairo International Airport's Terminal 2 will witness its soft opening ... with a capacity of 10 million passengers annually, as well as a new runway and control tower. Funding for the project will be provided by the Islamic ...
Heathrow Airport Expansion Must Go Through Historic Village
Skift - 5/25/2015 8:58:42 AM
In a globalized world, airports offer the opportunity for investment ... to be leveled but who would find themselves living next to a runway. “We believe we are being fair,” he said. Countries like Britain have struggled with the notion of balancing ...
Inside look at airport training
ABC 10 UP - 5/28/2015 5:20:24 AM
HOUGHTON — Five Upper Peninsula airports and seven Copper Country fire departments took part in a training ... to be prepared for a possible accident or incident,” said Sawyer International Airport Manager Duane DuRay. In this scenario a level three ...
7.8 magnitude earthquake strikes almost 194 km off Japan coast, no Tsunami warning issues
The Indian Express - 5/30/2015 12:56:09 PM
Both runways at Narita Airport, the main international gateway to Tokyo ... but it served as yet another reminder of the volatile geology of the country. In 2011, northeastern Japan was hit with a 9 magnitude earthquake which unleashed a devastating ...
UK airport expansion threatens to take out entire villages
TheSacramento Bee - 5/25/2015 8:58:42 AM
In a globalized world, airports offer the opportunity for investment ... to be leveled but who would find themselves living next to a runway. "We believe we are being fair," he said. Countries like Britain have struggled with the notion of balancing ...
See the world with tot in tow
Columbus Telegram - 5/26/2015 10:59:12 AM
Veteran traveler Adrian Jarosz has stamps in his passport, can sleep on a plane and has six international trips under his belt. He is 3 years old. “If we drive past an airport ... the travel bug and has been to 58 countries and territories and 33 ...