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
Sinkhole closes runway at DFW airport
Win 98.5 - 5/26/2015 10:30:34 AM
(Reuters) - A sinkhole has closed a runway at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, which may delay flights at one of the largest transit hubs in the United States. The sinkhole was found in a safety area adjacent to one of the airport's main runways ...
M.Davaajav: Airports develop regardless of nation’s population
Ubpost Banner - 5/26/2015 12:32:16 PM
To commemorate this special occasion, President of Chinggis Khaan International Airport (CHKHIA ... between Ulaan-Uud and Ulaanbaatar from Mongolia and an aerodrome runway and airport was set up in Morin Valley. This airport was named Dobr and became ...
Heathrow Airport Expansion Must Go Through Historic Village
Skift - 5/25/2015 8:58:42 AM
In a globalized world, airports offer the opportunity for investment ... to be leveled but who would find themselves living next to a runway. “We believe we are being fair,” he said. Countries like Britain have struggled with the notion of balancing ...
See the world with tot in tow
Columbus Telegram - 5/26/2015 10:59:12 AM
Veteran traveler Adrian Jarosz has stamps in his passport, can sleep on a plane and has six international trips under his belt. He is 3 years old. “If we drive past an airport ... the travel bug and has been to 58 countries and territories and 33 ...
Tokyo hit by 5.6-magnitude earthquake
United Press International - 5/25/2015 7:54:17 AM
Narita International Airport's two runways were temporarily closed until safety checks ... the first step in reopening the facility. All 48 of the country's nuclear reactors were closed for inspection and improvement after a 2011 earthquake and tsunami ...
More Airport Security Badges Missing as Pols Demand Answers
NBC News - 5/25/2015 1:09:15 PM
Washington lawmakers are demanding an accounting of how many airport security badges have been lost or stolen around the country ... secure areas like runways and boarding gates — went missing at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport over ...
Several airports up for facelift next year - govt
IPP Media - 5/26/2015 5:58:34 AM
The government expects to renovate several airports in the country in the 2015/2016 financial year, minister for Works, Samuel Sitta told the National Assembly yesterday. This includes modernisation of the Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA ...
Ahmedabad airport to go on solar power mode
Times of India - 5/26/2015 5:51:24 AM
In a bid to bring down operational expenses and save on power costs, Airports Authority of India (AAI) is planning to install solar panels on the roof of both domestic and international ... at few airports in the country including Ahmedabad.
Japan rocked by 5.6-magnitude earthquake in Ibaraki prefecture
IFA Magazine - 5/25/2015 11:32:01 PM
An earthquake hit Japan on Monday afternoon, the country’s Meteorological Agency ... The tremor also forced Narita International Airport to temporarily close two of its runways. Although no aftershocks were detected, officials warned of the risk of ...
Tanzania: KIA to Be Revamped for Large International Planes
AllAfrica - 5/26/2015 8:14:34 AM
Dodoma — The Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) will be revamped to enable large international planes to land and reduce the hassle for tourists and other visitors visiting the country through ... He added that another runway would also be ...
District Court ruling grounds BRRAM lawsuit against Federal Aviation Administration and Trenton-Mercer Airport
Bucks Local News - 5/26/2015 12:25:06 PM
Last April, Bussey made it known that her organization isn’t interested in shutting down the airport. “The goal is for the airport to become a responsible neighbor and to follow the laws of this country ... to the surrounding international airports.”
Open Skies Perspective: One on One with William J. McGee
TravelPulse - 5/26/2015 3:59:51 PM
We have the world’s largest domestic ... which operated into three of the most congested airports in the country, and I can tell you landing slots are a finite resource. It’s not infinite. There are X amount of runways and taxi ways and gates and ...
HK Express to grow to 15-20 aircraft in 2016, pursuing LCC hybridity with A321s and interlines
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 5/26/2015 8:43:12 AM
HK Express average sector length: 25-May-2015 to 31-May-2015 Source: CAPA Fleet Database Few LCCs in Asia operate multiple fleet types LCCs in multiple parts of the world have weighed ... process for the airport's third runway, but this was approved ...
Storms kill at least 16 in Texas, Oklahoma with 'numerous' people still missing
interaksyon.com - 5/27/2015 2:44:06 AM
There was no damage estimate available for Texas, which has a $1.4 trillion-a-year economy and is the country's main domestic ... A sinkhole also closed a runway at the Dallas/Fort Worth International airport. Roughly 100,000 customers lost power ...
Storms kill eight in Texas, Oklahoma as rain soaks South
Toronto Sun - 5/26/2015 4:35:39 PM
There was no damage estimate available for the state, which has a $1.4 trillion-a-year economy and is the country's main domestic ... A sinkhole also closed a runway at the Dallas/Fort Worth International airport, according to media reports.