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, 2014See also: Airports - with unpaved runways map
Ranked: The 10 best airports in North America
Business Insider - 3/19/2017 10:03:04 AM
The Skytrax annual rankings are based on the impressions of nearly 14 million fliers from 105 countries ... flights to more than 160 destinations around the world. The airport's five terminals and five runways sit on over 11,000 acres of land.
London City Airport wins Best Airport Category for airports handling up to 5 million passengers per year at the Skytrax World Airport Awards
travelprnews.com - 3/21/2017 7:40:31 PM
The World ... airport actually in London received planning permission for the £350m City Airport Development Programme, completed the first phase of a £20 million extension and refurbishment in the departures area, oversaw a £20 million runway overlay ...
South Sudan plane crash: All on board survive 'miraculous' landing
CNN - 3/20/2017 5:04:13 PM
The incident took place at the airport in Wau, in the nation's northwest. Ateny said the pilot overshot the runway, dropping onto an unpaved ground ... Juba is located in the southern region of the country. Achieng said the fire initially led many people ...
Atlanta's airport employs drones to monitor runway conditions
CBS Atlanta - 3/17/2017 6:09:13 AM
The airspace above the world's busiest airport just got a little busier. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is now using drones to survey and document runway pavement for ... destinations in more than 45 countries. ATL boasts a direct ...
Sheremetyevo best airport in Europe!
routesonline.com - 3/14/2017 10:44:47 AM
Sheremetyevo International Airport has been recognized as Europe’s best airport in the 25-40 million-passenger category and has become one of the world’s top-10 best ... every year in 41 languages in 84 countries. It determines the opinion of ...
In the spotlight: Frankfurt Airport
Airport World - 3/21/2017 3:22:49 PM
The Frankfurt Airport (FRA) upgrade has included the opening of Pier A-Plus, the inauguration of a fourth runway ... on ACI World’s World Governing Board as well as acting as head of its Audit Committee. “As the largest airport in the country and ...
Wellcamp Airport: A brave move saw a wheat farm turn into a hub for agriculture exports
Weekly Times Now - 3/24/2017 4:35:01 AM
It comes complete with an 8000 square metre terminal and a 2.98km runway capable ... the highest in the world — but “Asia as a whole”. Lyons, a former deputy chairman of the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, says the airport and regular ...
Airport-state dispute over runway length heading to trial
greensboro.com - 3/18/2017 9:35:37 AM
(AP) — A dispute between Tweed-New Haven Airport and the state government over a Connecticut law that limits the length of the airport's main runway is headed to a one ... options in the country." Manke said the Federal Aviation Administration has ...
Outrage after police shoot bomb-sniffing dog that ran onto runway
New York Post - 3/17/2017 2:05:50 AM
“Even a third world country won’t treat an animal like the way these murderers did at Auckland airport,” wrote Anita Beer. “They should be charged for animal cruelty or worse. YOU SHOT AN INNOCENT ANIMAL. Go to jail bloody killers! Rot in HELL!”
Munich Airport turns 25 this May
ttnworldwide.com - 3/12/2017 8:23:59 AM
The thriving hub traffic at Munich Airport benefits in particular the people and the economy of Bavaria by providing them with fast and direct access to around 250 destinations in over 70 countries around the world. With Terminal 2, which Munich Airport ...
Airports in China
mapsofworld.com - 7/27/2015 11:57:31 PM
China Airports comprise ... airports with paved runways and airports with unpaved runways. Air transportation is a major public transportation mode in China. Over the last one or two decades, the civil aviation industry in the country has developed to ...
Plans to introduce light rail from Auckland Airport to city centre confirmed
Stuff - 3/24/2017 3:59:13 AM
In December Labour Transport spokeswoman Sue Moroney said traffic to and from Auckland Airport was like travelling in a third world country. In 2014 the airport ... construction of a second runway by 2025 and building infrastructure to accommodate ...
India is running out of flight numbers as aviation fever grips the nation
lonelyplanet.com - 3/21/2017 6:54:35 AM
with India predicted to become of the world’s top three aviation markets by 2020. Air passenger numbers in India in 2016 increased by 25% on the previous year, and airports across the country are scrambling to extend runways and expand curtains to cope ...
A plane crashed after landing at an airport in South Sudan
Round News - 3/19/2017 11:53:25 PM
"The plane touched down and then jumped up again. The pilot couldn't control it," said Wau's Acting Airport Manager Stephen Youngule. The pilot overshot the runway, dropping onto an unpaved ground. The plane's right wing hit a car and a fire started on the ...
London City Airport - London, UK - Flags of the World on Waymarking.com
waymarking.com - 3/12/2017 7:51:11 PM
The flags represent some of the countries that aircraft from the airport ... Management of the Kuwait Investment Authority. London City Airport has a single 1,500-metre (4,900 ft) long runway, and a CAA Public Use Aerodrome Licence (Number P728) that ...