Definition: This entry gives the total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt 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 paved runways map
New Market Research Report: Global Airport Runway Safety System Market 2021 with Business Offerings Trends Analysis Quantitative Forecasting
Green Mountain Outlook - 3/23/2017 11:55:50 PM
In case the aircraft tends to leave the runway, the material breaks itself. The paving material is a low-strength waterproof perlite concrete that acts as an overrun prevention paving material. According to the report, airports around the world are ...
African countries are wasting money on an outdated method of infrastructure investment
Quartz - 3/27/2017 5:07:15 AM
In a remarkable feat of engineering earlier this month, Glasgow Airport‘s runway was resurfaced with new high-tech ... The two examples are not about differences between the two countries’ stages of economic development but really the difference ...
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.
The 10 worst airports in the US
Washington Examiner - 3/26/2017 11:59:26 PM
Trump in a presidential debate compared the nation's airports to what he would expect to find in a "third-world country." As a frequent flyer on ... over the last decade and a half. In 2014, a runway expansion project began at the airport that would ...
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 ...
Third annual airport planning course at California State University, Los Angeles, features HNTB guest lecturers
Patch - 3/26/2017 2:26:47 PM
engineering and design services at Los Angeles World Airports; design and construction management of runway status lights implementation at airports across the country; and design of the runway expansion at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
American Airlines Seeks China Southern Tie-Up as Traffic Booms
New York Times - 3/27/2017 7:16:06 AM
China Southern, the biggest airline in China, the world’s most populous country ... traffic at airports in cities like Beijing and Shanghai has been rising fast, and it may take years before new runways or terminals can come online to increase the ...
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 ...
Vienna Airport appeals against ban on expansion
Today - 3/23/2017 11:09:54 AM
An Austrian administrative court blocked the construction of a third runway at Vienna's airport last month, saying it would run counter to the country's pledge to the Paris climate agreement. Prosecutors said on Wednesday they had opened an investigation ...
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 ...
Airports in China
mapsofworld.com - 7/27/2015 11:57:31 PM
China Airports comprise ... into 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 ...
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 Appalling State of Nigerian Airports by Tony Ogunlowo
naija247news.com - 3/16/2017 5:23:17 PM
But not in Nigeria, Lagos MMIA and Abuja airports are amongst the worst 10 airports in Africa and the disgrace-of-an-airport in Port Harcourt has been voted the world ... runway, better navigational aids because the government of a miniscule country ...
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 ...
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!”