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
What the Tech: World's First Airport for Drones
Texoma's Homepage - 1/10/2017 6:15:54 AM
The Eldorado Droneport in Boulder City, Nevada is the world's first airport for drones ... the GM of the Aerodrome. The airport currently consists of a 500 paved runway, a terminal tent and hanger where drones can be flown and tested inside a net.
Despite Opposition from Senate, Stakeholders Insist on Abuja Airport Closure
This Day Live - 1/12/2017 11:17:10 PM
One of such persons is the former General Manager, Corporate Communication of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mr. Yakubu Dati said that all over the world airports ... is done on the runway, it would still serve the country until a ...
Alaska Airport Is a Big Link for the Global Supply Chain
Yale Global Online - 1/5/2017 6:46:18 PM
Air trade: The Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Alaska, top, ranks fourth in the world for cargo, and is an ideal stop ... Federal funds paid for runway upgrades, and the Anchorage area economy gets a major boost from the investment, even ...
Runway rehabilitation: A hybrid solution to keep airports profitable
stantec.com - 1/10/2017 6:18:53 PM
But what do you do when one of the country’s longest runways needs a major ... and constraints to the airport’s normal activities. Here’s how it works. The right solution for an optimal design As one of the world’s top three aerospace hubs ...
Computer outage creates major delays at U.S. airports
New York Daily News - 1/3/2017 1:02:05 AM
Computer outages snarled U.S. Customs procedures at airports in New York and across the country Monday night — creating havoc ... Airport in Atlanta — one of the busiest in the world — said the computer outage was nationwide. Social media was filled ...
Infographic | The World's Largest Megaprojects
Mining - 1/10/2017 3:55:43 PM
7. Beijing Daxing International Airport – $13 billion Opening in 2025, this airport megaproject will have seven runways and the largest terminal in the world. It will help ease the load on nearby Beijing Capital International Airport. 8. Jubail II – $ ...
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 ...
SHOCKING: Lifespan of Abuja airport runway expired 21 years ago. – Minister
omojuwa.com - 1/13/2017 9:47:06 AM
He assured the public that unlike the Port Harcourt Airport, which was shutdown for two and half years because the runway got bad, the repair of the Abuja runway would take only six weeks. “Closure of runway is not new. It is done all over the world.
Cargo plane crash WIPES OUT VILLAGE killing 37 as looters swoop
The Daily Express - 1/16/2017 3:24:09 AM
Kyrgyz news agency 24.kg is reporting that the airport is now closed while emergency services deal with the incident. Over 40 firefighters and nine fire trucks are operating at the site. More than 1,000 rescue workers are in attendance. While the country's ...
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.
How are airport runways laid out?
www.quora.com - 10/17/2012 11:56:18 PM
If you look at Google earth you can see the actual layout of all the taxiways and runways (at least on the day the photo was taken). Try Denver Colorado USA - it's a relatively new, purpose built airport ... paved runways. Many US airfields built around ...
To Help Airports, Cut Federal Spending, Bureaucracy, and Rules
Townhall.com - 1/10/2017 10:26:26 AM
America’s airports are in bad shape. None rank in the top 25 in the world. Many of the busiest ... about a quarter of the airports in the 28 European Union countries were mostly or fully privately owned and run. Today, 47 percent are, and those airports ...
Third Heathrow Airport Runway Backed by British Government
New York Times - 10/26/2016 10:47:59 PM
The decision to build a third runway at the airport ... in the world.” “An island economy lives or dies by its air connectivity,” he added. “If the U.K. government is serious about its focus on economic growth and preserving the country’s global ...
15 Things That Need to be Changed at The Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport
blogbaladi.com - 1/12/2017 9:33:58 AM
I think Lebanon is the only country in the world that always ... 14- Add some greenery to the runways: There’s no harm in adding some greenery to the runways to make them look a bit appealing. 15- Enhance Security: The airport doesn’t feel safe at ...
China inaugurated the longest floating bridge in the world
stocknewsusa.com - 1/12/2017 12:40:05 PM
The Asian country now returns once again in the world’s ‘spotlights’ with the inauguration ... The area covered by the runway is 54,000 square meters and it is estimated that it takes about 10 hours to travel all the way. After its opening, the ...