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
Iraqi forces retake runway from ISIS at Mosul International Airport
FOX News - 2/23/2017 8:58:28 AM
Iraqi federal police forces – backed by U.S. air support – entered Mosul International Airport ... the world, and the Iraqi forces have risen to the challenge," he said in a statement. Ground units pushed into a belt of villages outside the country's ...
The Busiest Airports In Indonesia
worldatlas.com - 2/23/2017 10:20:12 PM
The Soekarno–Hatta International Airport ... of the country with one another. Indonesia is one of the largest aviation markets in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and is expected to be among the largest air travel markets in the world by ...
Iraqi forces seize Mosul airport from Isis as Syrian rebels take al-Bab
The Guardian - 2/23/2017 11:07:19 AM
Photograph: Basel Rasol/EPA Battlefield defeats in Iraq and Syria continued to splinter Islamic State’s hold on both countries on Thursday, with Mosul airport seized by advancing ... and had secured most of the runway by noon local time.
The Latest: Iraqi police enter Mosul airport, take runway
Washington Post - 2/23/2017 3:36:21 AM
30 a.m. Iraqi police officials say the country’s militarized federal police forces have entered Mosul International Airport, taking over the runway amid fierce clashes with the Islamic State group. Thursday’s advance is part of a major assault that ...
Mosul offensive: Iraqi forces recapture airport in bid to retake city
BBC - 2/23/2017 6:56:47 AM
The airport's runway has been destroyed by IS but our correspondent ... western Mosul is more densely populated and includes districts seen as pro-IS. Aram Shakaram, the country deputy director for Save the Children in Iraq, told the BBC he believed ...
Join the debate over Britain's vital new runway at Heathrow airport
CITY A.M. - 2/16/2017 4:13:17 AM
What is the world ... about airport capacity in the South East had left our main international gateway unable to grow because its two runways are full. Thankfully, Britain now has a government that recognises Heathrow’s importance to the country ...
The Latest: Iraqi special forces enter base by Mosul airport
WSOC-TV - 2/23/2017 5:16:34 AM
He didn't provide more details. 11:30 a.m. Iraqi police officials say the country's militarized federal police forces have entered Mosul International Airport, taking over the runway amid fierce clashes with the Islamic State group. Thursday's advance is ...
Iraqi forces take back control of airport runway from IS
US Financial Post - 2/23/2017 3:32:10 PM
On Thursday, Iraqi federal police forces entered Mosul International Airport and took control of the runway ... world, and the Iraqi forces have risen to the challenge,” he said in a statement. Ground units pushed into a belt of villages outside the ...
Around the world
The Bulletin - 2/24/2017 11:56:14 AM
“My administration’s policies and regulatory reform, tax reform, trade policies will return significant manufacturing jobs to our country,” Trump ... the grounds of the city’s airport, where they took control of the runway. The three-pronged ...
Briefly across the World
Denton Record-Chronicle - 2/23/2017 10:41:40 PM
By afternoon, they had entered the Ghazlani military base south of the city, as well as the airport ... analysis from the country’s Chemistry Department. The case has swept North Korea into the center of one of the world’s biggest news stories.
Iraqi forces enter IS-held neighbourhood in west Mosul
BBC - 2/24/2017 10:37:30 AM
Meanwhile, Iraq's prime minister announced that the ... The airport and the adjacent al-Ghazlani base are on Mosul's southern outskirts on the western side of the river. When the airport was taken yesterday, the runway was found to have been destroyed ...
A long and torturous flight ahead for the Navi Mumbai airport
Hindustan Times - 2/14/2017 8:33:21 AM
From handling less than 25 million passengers in 2006, the CSIA entered the big league of the world ... the airport had consumed more than three-fourth of its capacity - the highest among metro airports in India, with Chennai. Even Delhi, the country ...
New IMAX Film Dream Big: Engineering our World Inspires Girls to Engineer a Better World
Patch - 2/24/2017 10:51:49 AM
Now he’s got a new film, Dream Big: Engineering Our World, and it’s currently in museums across the country, with accompanying educational ... She works in Hawaii making their roads and airport runways safer. We all know engineers, but as MacGillivray ...
7 Best Places Around the World for Plane Spotting
thepointsguy.com - 2/16/2017 11:54:24 PM
There’s a certain kind of romance that goes along with flying — many of us share a love not only for the sensation of being airborne, but for the glorious aircraft that take us across the country and around the world. Whether it’s the ultra-modern ...
15 of the world's most terrifying airport runways
Yahoo News - 8/5/2015 11:54:00 PM
here are 15 of the most terrifying airport runways around the world. Also known as "The Ice," Sea Ice Runway in Antarctica is unpaved. And if that wasn't scary enough, it is literally made of ice, which, on top of it all, could crack under the weight of a ...