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
Zombie government? UK politics consumed by Brexit concerns
Hindustan Times - 6/29/2016 1:03:08 AM
It’s a fair question as the country tries to sort out its future following ... The government had a slate of challenges to tackle, such as whether or not to add a new runway to Heathrow Airport outside London. But now critics are wondering whether ...
Istanbul Airport attack: Up to 50 dead and dozens injured as fears rise for UK nationals
The Press and Journal - 6/29/2016 4:37:53 AM
BBC correspondent Mark Lowen, speaking from a grounded plane on the Ataturk runway, told the corporation: “We are being kept on board the plane and not being allowed to disembark because of what’s happening inside the airport. “We are not being told ...
Airport Authority looking to develop 300 acres
The Morning Call - 6/28/2016 8:31:07 PM
And Lehigh Valley International Airport was in the international spotlight when the Solar Impulse 2 landed there during its record-breaking, around-the-world flight ... the flight path of the airport's main runway, which makes all of it ineligible ...
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 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.
World's busiest airports announced
CNN - 4/4/2016 8:35:53 AM
"After years of congestion, the airport is reaping the benefits of runway expansions and other capacity developments," says ACI. (For the complete top 10 list of the world's busiest passenger ... 1,853 airports in 173 countries. All figures and percentages ...
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 ...
This Is the World's Most Dangerous Airport
Conde Nast Traveler - 4/12/2016 8:00:45 PM
That seems like a simple trip, until you consider it's 40 minutes of mountain-dodging, white-knuckling, flying in a small plane to arrive at what's consistently named the world's most dangerous airport. Lukla's only runway, paved in 2001 despite having ...
The world’s most incredible abandoned airports
News.com.au - 3/21/2014 3:16:50 AM
The small military airfield in upstate New York was built during World War Two for use as a military academy. It had two paved runways and for some years operated as a civilian airport. It’s now part of the Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge.
World’s busiest airports announced
Gant Daily - 4/4/2016 8:28:43 AM
“After years of congestion, the airport is reaping the benefits of runway expansions and other capacity developments,” says ACI. (For the complete top 10 list of the world’s busiest ... operate 1,853 airports in 173 countries. All figures and ...
Top 10 Countries By Maximum Number Of Airports
Jagran Josh - 9/22/2011 11:54:43 PM
This entry gives the total number of airports or airfields recognizable from the air. The runway(s) may be paved (concrete or asphalt surfaces) or unpaved (grass, earth, sand, or gravel surfaces) but may include closed or abandoned installations.
The airport of the future: Istanbul's gigantic new hub will have six runways, the world's biggest duty free shop and a capacity of 200 MILLION passengers
Daily Mail - 2/19/2016 2:29:54 PM
It will be one of the biggest international airports in the world once the fourth ... serve as a gateway to the country with rail, metro and bus links. Renderings show a main terminal and two smaller terminals bordered by six runways, along a tulip-shaped ...
‘36 killed, 147 injured’ in Turkey airport suicide attack
The Scotsman - 6/29/2016 6:10:56 AM
Mr Cameron, in Brussels for what is likely to be his final EU summit meeting with fellow leaders, said the UK would continue to work with the other countries after ... Lowen was grounded on the runway after landing at the airport and said he was held ...
The worst airports in the world, according to pilots
Times of India - 3/15/2016 12:41:30 PM
Los Angeles (LAX), US The seventh busiest airport for passenger traffic in the world, this airport prompts vitriolic recollections ... area because of all the mountains nearby. A slippery runway caused one plane to overrun in 2007 and crash into a ...
Airports all over the World are turning into Giant Bee Hives
zmescience.com - 3/3/2015 1:14:37 PM
Airports, some of the busiest places, are now becoming unlikely hosts for bees. Not content with mechanical winged contraptions, airports all over the world, from Germany to ... class coming out of developing countries mean there are more flights today ...