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
I'm Still Trying To Understand This One...Kumasi Airport Rehabilitation Cost $29 Million?
Peacefmonline - 12/18/2014 11:54:45 PM
President of IMANI Ghana, Franklin Cudjoe is wondering how government of Ghana will use an amount of $29 million to rehabilitate the runway of the Kumasi Airport which has been given an “International ... northeastern Africa country, Ethiopia is ...
White Sands Regional Airport runway construction begins
Alamogordo Daily News - 12/15/2014 10:07:57 AM
Grace said there's 450 regional airports in the country ... Grace said the runway is currently 7,005 feet long. The 2,200 foot runway extension will result in a 9,205 foot long by 150 foot wide paved runway with a maximum load capability of 120,000 ...
Ethiopia: Airports Enterprise to Construct Three New Airports
AllAfrica - 12/12/2014 11:54:43 PM
Now it is set to soon embark on the construction of a new airport in Hawassa town, which is nowadays becoming a major tourist destination in the country. The enterprise is also contemplating to build a giant international ... the asphalt runway for the ...
Why Beijing is Spending $13 Billion on a New Airport
The Wall Street Journal - 12/18/2014 4:30:56 PM
Six years after Beijing spent $3.5 billion to build what was then the world’s largest ... through the national airport, which is designed to handle 76 million passengers. More In Beijing Chinese Court Rules Against Clinic in Country’s First ‘Gay ...
Airport owners worried about proposed subdivision in McKinney
Dallas News - 12/20/2014 10:05:00 PM
A group of about 80 people own the 4,352-foot runway, most of which is paved. Boyle said 30 planes or so use the airport on a typical weekday — usually single-engine aircraft like Bonanzas and Cessnas. Though Aero Country is privately owned, it’s a ...
Indonesia allocates $79.98m to develop 20 seaports, 10 airports
customstoday.com.pk - 12/24/2014 9:57:17 AM
The 10 airport facilities launched by Jonan include new terminals at Ngurah Rai International ... connecting the country’s east and west with scheduled traffic that is charged at a fixed rate. The airports that will have longer runways are Rembele ...
World's best airport bike paths
CNN - 10/22/2014 12:13:26 AM
Consider the airport bike path, an increasingly popular feature at airports around the world. Some allow ... tunnels passing under the twin runways. The route also takes in some lovely countryside adjoining the Styal Country Park, and a selection of ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 11:16:08 AM
... Kong's airport is one of the busiest in the world. It didn't win any awards, but it landed in the top five for dining, shopping, cleanliness, and leisure amenities. In March 2012, the airport decided to add a third runway to increase its capacity.
World’s first CNN Traveller Café created in partnership with SSP at Abu Dhabi International Airport
CNN Press Room - 12/8/2014 10:37:44 AM
As part of this redevelopment, a second runway and a third terminal ... It has business at circa 130 airports and circa 270 rail stations, and operates approximately 2,000 units in 29 countries around the world. SSP operates an extensive portfolio of ...
Canada's Sixth Busiest Airport Becomes Country's First Major Airport to Groove Runway Pavement
For Construction Pros - 12/16/2013 5:30:58 AM
The Ottawa airport runway project consisted of a standard runway grooving configuration of 0.25-in. groove width by 0.25-in. groove depth, spaced 1.5 in. center to center, for the entire length of the runway. Photo credit: International Grinding & Grooving ...
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 ... Mumbai’s airport plans a massive expansion by 2015; and Cairo International (fourth worst for departures at 54.7%) was forced to close one of its two runways in ...
The world’s most incredible abandoned airports
News.com.au - 3/21/2014 3:19:49 PM
Here are the amazing stories behind 15 of the biggest, weirdest and most expensive abandoned airports ... 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.
Infographic: How The World's Airports And Runways Map Global Inequality
Fast Company - 6/25/2013 11:59:16 PM
"The World, Traced by Airport Runways ... is dominated by countries with the most privilege. "The most dramatic and surprising transition is between the U.S. and Mexico," Davenport tells Co.Design. "America is a beehive of runways and helipads that ...
North Country airports expand to attract Canadian customers
North Country Public Radio - 11/25/2014 11:24:46 PM
Last week the F.A.A. approved a runway expansion at the Ogdensburg International Airport. As Sarah Harris reports, Ogdensburg and other North Country airports hope to tap into the Canadian market and serve travelers from across the border. The runway in ...