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
Kenai airport taxiway rennovated
Peninsula Clarion - 9/29/2016 8:53:51 AM
The Kenai Municipal Airport’s freshly paved ... and the runway, three have been rehabilitated for roughly $2 million, $1.9 million of which was granted by the Federal Aviation Administration. When the Kenai airport was built as a World War II-era ...
Judge hears oral arguments on Tweed Airport’s lawsuit seeking 2009 statue barring extension of runway to be overturned
New Haven Register - 9/29/2016 7:16:37 PM
The airport’s goal is to pave a 1,000-foot runway safety area — originally constructed with the understanding that it would not be paved — in order to extend ... underserved catchment areas” in the country and that’s the reason why the state ...
Donald Trump called LaGuardia Airport ‘third world’ — here’s the design that will transform it
The Business Insider - 9/27/2016 2:11:11 PM
During Monday’s presidential debate, Donald Trump compared the “incredible airports” in Dubai, Qatar and China to less impressive ones in the US. “Our airports are like from a third world country ... taxi time on the runway, lower carbon ...
Last living Doolittle Raider recalls America's revenge attack
CNN - 9/30/2016 10:50:11 PM
Houston County, Georgia (CNN)When vintage World War II bombers known as B-25 ... At Georgia's Perry-Houston County Airport on Friday a B-25 named Show Me sat at the end of Runway 36. Its powerful propeller twin engines shook the seats as the bomber waited ...
Donald Trump Just Called LAX a "Third World" Airport
LA Weekly - 9/27/2016 10:39:25 PM
"LAX offers 742 daily nonstop flights to 101 cities in the U.S. and 1,273 weekly nonstop flights to 76 cities in 41 countries on ... to making the runways safer (without moving them!) we are making LAX the world-class airport and first-class neighbor ...
Charlotte and LaGuardia Work Takes Off, Philadelphia Runway on Hold
enr.com - 9/27/2016 11:58:10 PM
The team will build a new central hall, west parking garage, related roadways and 18 bridge structures, as well as what the team says will be the world’s first pedestrian ... final leg of “Project Runways: America’s Airport Infrastructure” tour.
Northern powerhouse at risk from south-east bias, says airport boss
The Guardian - 9/30/2016 5:28:03 PM
In a stark message to Theresa May, who is due to decide this month on the contentious third runway at Heathrow ... individual deals for each country they fly to. O’Toole, who is on the board of Manchester Airports Group, which owns London Stansted ...
5000 Acres Allotted For The Development Of A World Class Airport At Mangalagiri
southreport.com - 9/23/2016 7:35:04 AM
In the same meeting, chaired by chief minister Chandrababu Naidu, the cabinet cleared a proposal to develop the Viskahaptnam airport by extending its runway and ensure better connectivity to other cities in the country and abroad. An MoU will be signed ...
Gatwick Airport submits summary of new evidence supporting its second runway case to Airports sub-Committee
travelprnews.com - 9/27/2016 11:58:10 PM
Gatwick Airport is the UK’s second largest airport and the most efficient single-runway airport in the world. It serves more than 220 destinations in 80 countries for 42 million passengers a year on short and long-haul point-to-point services.
GoPro Karma Unveiled... and the Wider World of Drones
The Motley Fool - 9/24/2016 11:37:16 AM
Right now, it's a much different world for GoPro and shareholders ... So, there is a lot of opportunity, I think -- a runway for growth for GoPro to establish itself in what is ultimately still a very much developing niche market. If anything, the company ...
Kelly: Schoolmates Sully, Hudson share connection to hero pilot
Omaha.com - 10/1/2016 12:59:02 AM
The plane’s engines had shut down after striking a flock of geese on takeoff at LaGuardia Airport in New York City ... No, Sully’s only viable runway was a waterway — the Hudson. » Among those mourning the death of Milt Tenopir are Omahans who ...
What is the longest runway in the world?
www.quora.com - 3/18/2015 11:55:23 PM
However China has a number of "unknown" airports carrying 10 mppa plus and with HUGE infrastructure. Nice to see my home airport DEL on the list with 11/29 at 4430 m ☺ The longest fully paved ... the capable runway? Airports: Which two countries are ...
Last Doolittle survivor recalls U.S. revenge attack
ArkLaTex - 10/1/2016 5:02:25 AM
HOUSTON COUNTY, Georgia (CNN) When vintage World War II bombers known as B-25 ... At Georgia's Perry-Houston County Airport on Friday a B-25 named Show Me sat at the end of Runway 36. Its powerful propeller twin engines shook the seats as the bomber ...
As airport decision looms, Heathrow says it can add more flights
Reuters - 9/29/2016 10:19:45 AM
After a decade of reviews, U-turns and environmental protests, the government is expected to rule in mid-October on whether to build a third runway at Heathrow, Europe's busiest airport which ... handles a third of the country's non-EU exports, says ...
The looming crisis in airport capacity
The Hindu - 9/25/2016 10:34:38 PM
For the last one-and-a-half years, India has been the fastest growing air traffic market in the world. In July ... increasing congestions at the Indian airports and a capacity shortage looms large, in terms of runway slots, parking bays or terminals ...