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
For Sale: The World's Emptiest International Airport
Forbes - 7/18/2016 9:08:50 AM
With just two daily flights — the second just being added in May — this international airport can be argued to be the world’s most underused ... getting too heavy, and the country either had to add an additional runway there or build or expand ...
U.K. politicians say further delay on airport expansion costly
Air Cargo World - 7/24/2016 11:56:30 PM
A report by a cross-party Commons body claims that vacillation over a new runway ... by the Airport Commission. Now a decision is needed, to show the new leadership’s mettle.” The report also calls for substantial change across the country, such ...
Walvis Bay Airport terminal a massive boost for country – Geingob
New Era - 7/25/2016 8:46:13 AM
“We as a country can now boast ... are on par with international world-class airports that have attracted international brands and car rental services. She explained that Walvis Bay Airport now has a N$202-million new runway and a N$10-million fire ...
Guests from 70-80 countries visit EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh: “The best place in the world for aircraft!”
FOX 6 Now - 7/26/2016 11:11:11 PM
The event makes Wittman Regional Airport the busiest airport in the world! 70,000 people per day are expected to attend the event, and about 2,000 of them are headed into Oshkosh, Wisconsin from foreign countries. From Argentina to Zimbabwe, people from ...
£344 million London City Airport expansion hailed by Chancellor
Department of Health - 7/27/2016 9:41:07 AM
There will be new space for planes to taxi to and from the runway ... London City Airport’s ambitious growth plans will boost international connections, strengthening the City of London’s links to destinations across the world, and send a clear ...
MPs: Heathrow expansion key to Britain’s future post-Brexit Aircraft
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 7/27/2016 8:15:13 AM
In the first poll of MPs since the Brexit vote in June, 76% of Parliamentarians agree that an expanded Heathrow is important to keep Britain connected to the world ... runway at Gatwick. As the Government prepares to take a much-anticipated decision on ...
Fischer pledges support to state's community airports
Fremont Tribune - 7/26/2016 11:01:02 AM
Nebraska airports connect our families, businesses, and communities to our country and the world. Year round ... including safety and security, maintaining runways, and building new facilities. Nebraska’s rural and small community airports connect ...
London City Airport gets £344million expansion go-ahead
Newham Recorder - 7/27/2016 10:59:51 AM
“London City Airport’s ambitious growth plans will boost international connections, strengthening the City of London’s links to destinations across the world, and send a clear ... planes to taxi to and from the runway and new plane stands, allowing ...
China to build £5.8billion airport that will handle 90million passengers a year (with so many boutiques there'll be no need for citizens to shop abroad)
Daily Mail - 7/15/2016 11:28:24 AM
In fact, designers are already talking about the 5,200 hectare hub as a 'satellite town' that will handle up to 90million passengers a year and mean Chinese citizens won't have to leave the country ... of the biggest airports in the world.
All About Airports: Airports Beyond Flights & Tons
Air Cargo News - 7/20/2016 1:21:11 AM
Start by thinking about what your airport provides for your community and where it is located in relation to other modes of transportation, infrastructure, population centers, or even other countries and ... e.g., taxiways and runways, in-house or third ...
Unmanned immigration counters, hour-long queues at Mumbai airport
Hindustan Times - 7/22/2016 12:38:51 PM
Aeroplanes lined up for take off at domestic airport on Tuesday. Plane servies hit by heavy rain and the runway was closed for half an hour ... It entered the big league of busy world airports by catering to 41.7 million passengers in 2015-16.
Airports await expansion takeoff
Growth Business - 7/19/2016 10:40:43 AM
Heathrow’s proposed £17 billion third runway bid received the valuable backing of Sir Howard Davies’ Airports ... country first’, with Heathrow’s chief executive John Holland-Kaye suggesting that that the UK needed to branch out “to the world ...
Sadiq Khan urges Theresa May to back Gatwick Airport expansion with second runway
London Evening Standard - 7/15/2016 9:33:52 AM
this increased investment paves the way for our second runway project. “As we enter a new era for Britain, we must be agile and decisive as a country to show the world that we are open for business.” It comes after Airports Commission chief Sir ...
Etihad should consider a touchdown in Sharjah
Gulf News - 7/22/2016 9:32:44 AM
The UAE is fortunate to host two of the world’s ... International Airport. Etihad wouldn’t need to replicate the services it currently serves from its hub in Abu Dhabi, but it could consider offering a limited service of the country’s most popular ...
HMT UK Her Majesty Treasury : £344 million London City Airport expansion hailed by Chancellor
4 Traders - 7/27/2016 8:22:22 AM
There will be new space for planes to taxi to and from the runway ... London City Airport's ambitious growth plans will boost international connections, strengthening the City of London's links to destinations across the world, and send a clear signal ...