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
CH2M to Provide Civil Design and Design Management Services for World's Third Busiest Airport
Yahoo Finance - 6/21/2016 4:28:53 PM
DALLAS, June 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)—the ... its airfield—consists of seven runways and a network of taxiways connecting aircraft and travelers to the world. To maintain efficiency and allow for future ...
Heathrow third runway now 'much less likely' after Brexit claims campaigner
Get Surrey - 6/25/2016 12:27:55 PM
putting the interests of the country first." "We look forward to working with the Government and its agencies on next steps." Heathrow had been a clear favourite to get a new runway, ahead of Gatwick, since the Airports Commission last summer recommended a ...
UAE: Traffic Surge Fuels $100b GCC Airports Expansion
AviationPros - 6/24/2016 12:50:35 PM
The GCC countries are bracing for the traffic growth with new airports and expansion of the existing ones. According to Deloitte, projects are under way in the UAE, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar. Dubai International Airport is the world's ...
‘Nigeria Airports Can Be Self-sustaining’
This Day Live - 6/13/2016 1:29:16 AM
A former Director of Engineering Services with the Federal Airports Authority ... the development of the country.” Comparing with revenue data from the US airports, Sadiq noted that the busiest airport in the world, Hartfield-Jackson airport in Atlanta ...
Around the world in 20 days: Follow two reporters on a 34,799-kilometre journey
National Post - 6/23/2016 8:19:45 AM
Unfortunately, we don’t have Verne’s generous vacation allotment, but we do have nearly three weeks — more than enough time to take a short lap around the world. For our circumnavigation, we will touch down in five countries, one island city-state ...
New Aviation Policy May Help Irkut MC-21 Jetliner Find Runways In India
Defense World - 6/17/2016 7:29:36 AM
The policy also seeks to connect smaller towns and cities in India by developing both new airports and improving existing ones. All this is expected to increase the demand for aircraft substantially. Irkut Corp of Russia which plans to enter the world ...
CH2M to Provide Civil Design & Design Administration Services for World's 3rd Busiest Airport. South Carolina SC
southcarolinasc.com - 6/21/2016 5:33:18 PM
DALLAS, Jun. 21, 2016 - — Dallas Fort Value International Airport (DFW)—the world ... assets—its airfield—consists of seven runways & a network of taxiways connecting aircraft & travelers to the world. To keep effectivity & permit for future ...
DeWinton airport a wartime legacy
westernwheel.com - 6/22/2016 5:46:26 PM
The World ... airport earned a high distinction during its time, earning the Cock of the Walk trophy as the most efficient school in commonwealth training program. The school closed Aug. 6, 1944. Little remains of the airport today. Gravel marks where the ...
Third runway at Heathrow will provide major boost for Northern Powerhouse - airport chief
Irish Independent - 6/19/2016 9:36:04 AM
A third runway at Heathrow will provide a major boost for the Northern Powerhouse, the airport's chief executive has said ... it'll help drive the Northern Powerhouse and create jobs. "The country is losing £1bn a month because Heathrow doesn't have ...
Airport Planned For Israel-Jordan Border Clouds Neighbourly Ties
NDTV - 6/23/2016 12:20:09 AM
Jerusalem: A new airport planned by Israel near its border with Jordan ... The ICAO later said Israel and Jordan were addressing the matter directly "as one would expect from two countries with a peace treaty and a wide scope of cooperation in many fields".
Bulgaria puts Sofia airport tender on hold
Business Recorder - 6/19/2016 10:07:42 PM
SOFIA: Bulgaria has put a tender to operate Sofia airport on hold after a consortium that built a runway at one of the terminals filed a complaint against the procedure with the country's competition watchdog. "The process has been put on hold as we must ...
Brexit reaction: 'Third runway at Heathrow now much less likely'
GetWestLondon - 6/24/2016 9:37:18 AM
A third runway ... for the airport said: "With today’s result, the case for expansion at Heathrow is stronger than ever before. Only Heathrow can help Britain be the great trading nation connecting all regions of the UK to the world.
Mayor Emanuel Announces Three New Hotel Development Projects at O’Hare International Airport
eNews Park Forest - 6/24/2016 4:11:00 PM
“Setting an all-time record, more than 50 million visitors from around the country visited Chicago last year, and these hotels will help Chicago continue to grow as a world ... of O’Hare Airport. In building one of the most efficient runway systems ...
New Chengdu airport on course for 2020
ECNS - 6/17/2016 2:28:57 AM
The long-term plan is six runways ... of 15 countries, the largest number of consulates in western China. The existing airport's current 87 international routes made it possible for iPads manufactured in Chengdu, two-thirds of world supply, to be ...
New Islamabad airport: Rs3 billion allocated for road network
Pakistan Today - 6/20/2016 9:42:03 AM
runway lightening system, 150KMT cargo handling facility, and 42 immigration counters. The new airport will also feature the highest baggage security system in the country that is five levels of security screening process for luggage. More than 10,000 ...