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
How is the world's first solar powered airport faring?
BBC - 10/9/2015 12:42:46 PM
As an airplane hovers over Cochin International Airport, one is struck by the dazzling array of reflective panels near the runway. Standing out in a field ... Cochin is now the first airport in the world to run completely on solar power.
Asia’s Busiest International Airport Has to Wait 10 Years for a New Runway
Skift - 10/8/2015 12:15:20 PM
Jason Clampet Hong Kong has a plan to counter growing competition from airports in North Asia ... Shanghai and Guangzhou before the third runway is ready. “The rise in direct flights between China and the world poses risks to Hong Kong as a transit ...
World's last flying Vulcan bomber on farewell tour
ITV - 10/11/2015 2:03:19 AM
The world ... Airport at 1445, then Severn Bridges at 1455, Filton at 1500 and then Gloucestershire Airport at Staverton and across Leckhampton Hill, at around 1535. The Vulcan fly past is planned for 14:54 local today. It will approach Runway 09 and ...
Inter airport Europe Closes With 7% Increase in Visitors
aviationpros.com - 10/8/2015 11:56:50 PM
During the four exhibition days, a total of 12,706 trade visitors from 110 countries came to the Munich Trade ... a magnet for specialists of the airport industry from all over the world. We would like to thank all exhibitors and visitors for this ...
Cathay Pacific hurt by 10-year runway delay as HK’s rivals expand
Today - 10/8/2015 8:50:43 PM
HONG KONG — Hong Kong has a plan to counter growing competition from airports in North Asia ... Shanghai and Guangzhou before the third runway is ready. “The rise in direct flights between China and the world poses risks to Hong Kong as a transit ...
Talk of the County: Geese at Waukegan airport could cause an accident
Chicago Tribune - 10/7/2015 11:58:01 PM
Canadian geese at the Waukegan National Airport is a tragedy waiting to happen. Many times there are 50 or more geese seen at the southwest and northeast runways eating grass ... for food like in some third world country. Social Security is also an ...
World's scariest airport runways revealed!
Rediff India Abroad - 10/25/2013 9:48:54 PM
a travel deal website has revealed world's top ten scariest runways. According to Airfarewatchdog.com, Antartica's Sea Ice Runway leads the scary list with the runway being unpaved and prone to cracks. A few years ago, this runway melted leading to flight ...
Chanel hosts airport show amid Paris aviation protest
Beloit Daily News - 10/6/2015 11:52:03 PM
PARIS (AP) — The sky was the limit for Karl Lagerfeld, who re-created an entire airport under Paris' Grand Palais in ... But the collection had a little bit for every woman from every country in the world. SHARAPOVA TALKS SPORTWEAR Tennis skirts and ...
Stay With Me emulates mum in 1000 Guineas
Ecommerce Journal - 10/11/2015 3:36:22 AM
Wales: Live Score, Highlights from Rugby World Cup 2015 Game We need to perform that ... Geological Survey study estimated that two-thirds of U.S. airports that deice their runways used potassium acetate to do so. In a post on Facebook , the Russian ...
Chanel hosts airport fashion show after violent protests by real aviation workers hit Paris
brandonsun.com - 10/6/2015 5:46:59 PM
PARIS - The sky was the limit for Karl Lagerfeld, who re-created an entire airport under Paris' Grand Palais in ... But the collection had a little bit for every woman from every country in the world. SHARAPOVA TALKS SPORTWEAR Tennis skirts and sportswear ...
Launching Lives At Denver's Centennial Airport
Aero-News Network - 10/7/2015 4:24:04 AM
The first aircraft to arrive and dedicate the center’s new Flight Ramp will be a rare, World War II B-17 “Flying Fortress ... education and technology center on 15 acres along Centennial Airport’s Runway 10-28. Future phases of construction ...
The World's Most Delayed Airports
Forbes - 1/22/2010 7:56:34 PM
Airports in those countries top our third annual list of The World’s Most Delayed Airports. Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International ... was forced to close one of its two runways in 2009 to accommodate construction for a third runway.
A Map of the World As Plotted By Airports
Gizmodo - 6/26/2013 9:56:23 PM
James Davenport created a world map using just airports, runways and helicopter pads. That way you can see which countries are dotted and outlined with airports (hint: it's the rich ones) and which countries just disappear into the vapor (hint: it's the ...
The world’s largest airports' growth slowed in 2014 but Istanbul booms, Dubai takes #1 international
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 9/12/2015 11:30:24 PM
Airports Council International (ACI) has released the latest edition of the World Airport Traffic Report covering over 2,200 airports in more than 160 countries ... even despite the closure of one of its two runways for some weeks. The airports rounding ...
15 of the world's most terrifying airport runways
businessinsider.com.au - 8/7/2015 6:12:12 AM
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 ...