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, 2012See also: Airports - with paved runways map
FAA warns NYC-area airport congestion to significantly worsen by 2030
Newsday - 2/28/2015 3:55:40 PM
Congestion at New York City-area airports will likely become even worse in the next five to 15 years as demand for air travel grows, according to a new federal report. Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty International airports already regularly are among ...
Denver International Airport celebrates 20 years
Denver Post - 2/28/2015 7:41:44 AM
Big land, big ideas Denver International Airport sits on 53 square miles. To put that into perspective, the cities of Boston or San Francisco could easily fit on DIA's property. The airport's main Jeppesen Terminal, the Airport Westin Hotel, six runways ...
Southwest hit by snow as California awaits storm
FOX News - 3/1/2015 6:36:08 AM
In other parts of the country, flights were canceled because of ice on the runways, snow collapsed a skating rink ... nearly another 1,000 flights Saturday at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, one of the nation's biggest airline hubs.
Plane skids off taxiway at icy Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport as winter storm knocks out more than 1,000 flights
New York Daily News - 2/23/2015 11:32:34 PM
The front of an American Airlines plane slid off the taxiway at icy Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on ... according to FlightStats. The airport, which is the fourth busiest in the country, registered the highest number of cancellations in the ...
Report: LA-Area Stadium Near Airport Would Pose Terror Risk
CBS Cleveland - 2/28/2015 10:26:23 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A report commissioned by the developer of a downtown Los Angeles football stadium warns that a rival project nearby could be a potential terrorist target because of its proximity to Los Angeles International Airport. The report was ...
Hundreds of Security Badges Have Gone Missing From America’s Busiest Airport
The Blaze - 2/25/2015 5:32:16 PM
Secure Identification Display Area badges are assigned to airport employees around the country and allow access to baggage loading areas, taxiways, runways and boarding gates. Employees must pass a TSA background check and any respective local security ...
LED lights, chemical recycling help make Chicago Rockford International Airport green
Rockford Register-Star - 2/28/2015 10:07:53 PM
Places such as Chicago Rockford International Airport are switching out incandescent bulbs in favor of LED lights. About a quarter of the more than 3,000 bulbs that guide pilots to two runways and ... Airports around the country are trying to lessen ...
Hong Kong Aims to Get Third Runway Ready by 2023 as Demand Soars
Bloomberg - 2/25/2015 7:52:27 AM
(Bloomberg) -- Hong Kong, the world’s largest international air cargo airport, aims to start construction next year on a third runway that will open by 2023 ... and as other countries gear up to tap growing travel demand from China and other parts ...
After Decades, La Guardia Airport May Allow Long-Haul Flights to Los Angeles, San Francisco
Wall Street Journal - 2/25/2015 11:37:21 PM
La Guardia’s two main 7,000-foot runways ... World country.” The next step in a project to replace La Guardia’s 50-year-old Terminal B has been delayed until at least April pending the outcome of a broader design competition for New York airports.
Airport opens second runway, air travel improves
The Tennessean - 2/18/2015 10:19:45 PM
With only a handful of cancellations and occasional delays, air travel improved Wednesday at Nashville International Airport ... at about 95 percent Wednesday, and the airport was able to open a second runway around 2:30 p.m., Sumrall said.
INIA capacity will increase threefold with new runway and terminal, says economic council
Minivan News - 2/25/2015 6:29:32 PM
The capacity of Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (INIA) will increase threefold to seven million passengers annually with the development of a new new runway alongside the ... in the total arrivals to the country.” However, Saeed insisted that ...
More Than 1,400 TSA Badges Stolen From Atlanta Airport
Opposing Views - 2/26/2015 2:07:40 AM
More than 1,400 security badges have gone missing from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International ... are assigned to airport employees around the country. The badges allow employees to access baggage loading areas, taxiways, runways and boarding gates.
Nigeria: Airport Projects and the Continuity Factor
AllAfrica - 2/27/2015 12:07:47 PM
Before 2011, FAAN was only able to rebuild the domestic terminal at the Aminu Kano International ... hours in some airports. But it is cheering that recently the Minister of Aviation has pledged that 16 airports in the country would have runway lighting ...
Airport director addresses misconceptions
Mohave Daily News - 2/26/2015 12:27:27 AM
BULLHEAD CITY — As part of the recent transportation panel sponsored by the Bullhead Area Chamber of Commerce and the Bullhead Regional Economic Development Authority, Laughlin/Bullhead International ... charter-only airport in the country,” he said.
JFK Airport Runways Reopen Following Snow Squall
CBS New York - 2/22/2015 9:10:35 PM
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