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
Indian airport is the first in the world 100% powered by renewable energy
zmescience.com - 8/30/2015 11:52:59 PM
India is one of the most polluted countries in the ... the Cochin International Airport (CIAL) shines like jewel – the first international airport in the world that is 100% served by solar energy. Right next to the runways lies a 45 acre facility ...
INS Dega Airport to be developed
Webindia 123 - 9/3/2015 1:54:06 PM
He said all the P8I aircraft will be stationedat Arakonam in Tamil Nadu.He said India was the first country in the world purchasing P8Iaircraft from ... to the secondworld war was at present having two runways and it will be developed further.He said ...
Pensacola airport could start keeping bees
USA Today - 8/31/2015 3:59:21 PM
Honeybees around the world are finding unlikely new homes at airports, and the Pensacola International Airport could be next in line to host local hives. The hives are typically kept along the outskirts of airport property, far from the runways ...
Afghan airfields built for war now seen as hubs for economic growth of landlocked country
FOX News - 8/31/2015 6:19:32 AM
Many of the ... of the world's busiest in terms of frequency, with an aircraft taking off or landing every minute. KAF has two airports — one military, one civilian — both with air traffic control towers. There are warehouses alongside the runway ...
A third runway at Heathrow is our opportunity to keep London as a world city,' says airport boss
London Evening Standard - 9/2/2015 11:10:39 AM
The boss of Heathrow today urged the Government to approve a third runway at the airport swiftly as he revealed his hopes ... If we want to keep London as a world city and connected to the world, this is our opportunity to do it.” He said a third ...
War transformed not just world, but Cobb
Marietta Daily Journal - 9/2/2015 1:09:21 AM
Seventy years ago today an unfamiliar sound rang out around the world — the sound of ... and because construction of a mile-long runway was already in its early stages. That runway, originally to be a civilian airport handling overflow from Atlanta ...
Dubai Airport reports July traffic jump after year-ago maintenance
The Peninsula - 9/2/2015 8:47:29 AM
DUBAI: Dubai International Airport saw a 29.6 percent jump in passenger numbers in July, reflecting runway maintenance the previous summer, the operator of the world's busiest airport ... was on routes serving Gulf countries followed by the Indian ...
Hartsfield-Jackson hosts 14th annual runway “FOD” Walk
Atlanta Daily World - 8/25/2015 12:24:34 PM
Airport officials will close Runway ... world’s busiest and most efficient airport, serving more than 96.1 million passengers annually with nonstop service to more than 150 U.S. destinations and nearly 70 international destinations in more than 45 countries.
World War II remembered 70 years after Japanese surrender
Gainesville Times - 8/29/2015 11:54:10 PM
The young Navy couple in Gainesville was overwhelmed by emotions as they got married in mid-August 1945, just as the Japanese surrendered to the Allies, ending World War II ... When the war was over, paved runways and buildings were left behind ...
American Coaches Have a Field Day, but for Other Countries
New York Times - 8/24/2015 11:52:56 PM
The Chinese entries’ runway sprints generated the biggest roars of the night in the stadium. And as it turned out, Wang, the youngest, handled the pressure best. Nicknamed Eddie, Wang is a former world junior ... to go to the airport in Portland, Ore.,
Chinese company completes Namibia's airport expansion
ECNS - 8/24/2015 1:55:49 AM
Geingob said he expected that the new terminal and runway will establish a new benchmark of functional efficiency and operational safety for airports in the country. "It also exemplifies our intent as a nation to build world-class infrastructure.
Remote Atlantic runway to open up Napoleon's hidden island
CNN - 8/25/2015 1:47:28 AM
The loss of its strategic importance has been compounded, in more recent times, by the absence of an airport. Getting there involves passage ... visitors who come to see the sites linked to their country's former emperor. These include Longwood House ...
Antarctica -- Diplomats at the End of the World
The Huffington Post - 9/3/2015 9:50:43 AM
Oceanography, and later Foreign Service, is really the way to see other parts of the world. So I was needling my Division ... that sticks up from Antarctica and comes close to those countries. They are separated from it by the Drake Channel, which is ...
DOTC teams up with British firm to ease Naia air traffic
BusinessMirror. - 8/31/2015 11:27:20 AM
Abaya said the P66-million runway optimization deal awarded to the joint venture between NATS Services Limited and Schema Konsult Inc. will help ease congestion at the country ... to the world’s busiest single- and dual-runway airports: London ...
Pensacola airport considering honeybee hives
Pensacola News Journal - 8/30/2015 6:38:01 PM
Honeybees around the world are finding an unlikely new home — airports. The Pensacola International Airport could be next in line to host local hives. The hives are typically kept along the outskirts of airport property, far from the runways, air traffic ...