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
Sangley airport as 3rd NAIA runway?
Rappler - 7/13/2014 12:14:30 PM
The Japan International Cooperation ... while also using a Sangley airport with just two or 3 runways – a dual-airport system. With no finalized plans yet, the DOTC and JICA continue to explore more options for the country's airport roadmap.
Gunmen attack Afghanistan’s Kabul International Airport, seize buildings
New York Daily News - 7/17/2014 11:33:58 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — Gunmen carried out a pre-dawn rocket attack on Kabul International ... police casualties. The airport was later reopened and operations returned to normal, Zahir said, after security forces inspected the runways for shrapnel and ...
Why Abuja Airport Needs Second Runway
This Day Live - 7/13/2014 12:18:41 AM
Four years ago, the Federal Government realised the need to have a second runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja ... although the closure and repair was for the good of the country but it should have been announced early enough ...
Charlotte Douglas International Airport updates noise map
The Republic - 7/18/2014 2:03:07 PM
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — Charlotte Douglas International ... is the sixth busiest airport in the country, with more than 700 flights daily. The biggest problem occurs north and south of the airport's three parallel runways and at the ends of its ...
FAAN to close Abuja airport runway again
Punch - 7/8/2014 10:00:15 PM
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria on Tuesday announced that the runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport would be closed ... told our correspondent that it was wrong for a country like Nigeria to have just one runway at the NAIA He ...
Libya Airport Is Crippled in Fighting by Militias
New York Times - 7/16/2014 6:55:59 AM
TRIPOLI, Libya — The halls of this city’s international airport ... militias have left most of the airport’s commercial airplanes, runways and even the tower badly damaged, all but stranding Libyans as their country slides further into turmoil.
Gunmen launch Kabul airport attack
home.bt.com - 7/17/2014 7:16:16 AM
Gunmen have launched a pre-dawn attack on Kabul International Airport ... or police casualties. The airport was later reopened and operations returned to normal, Mr Zahir said, after security forces inspected the runways for shrapnel and explosives.
Second runway for Abuja Airport long overdue –Stakeholders
NATIONAL MIRROR - 7/14/2014 10:28:56 PM
In the same period, the entire 32 airports and airstrips in the country recorded 15.1 million passengers’ movements. Also, in the first quarter of 2014, Abuja airport, both local and international ... airport has only one runway, which has been there ...
Airports from above: Satellite images reveal the complexity of the 'bones, muscles and nerves' of international air hubs
Daily Mail - 7/9/2014 10:24:43 AM
Flying into an airport is most people’s first glimpse of their holiday or business destination. After being inspired by these views as she travelled the world ... and its runway 16R/34L is the longest public use runway in the country.
Militants attack Kabul airport with rockets before being repulsed
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/17/2014 1:49:59 PM
Gunmen carried out a pre-dawn rocket attack on Kabul International Airport ... Take our quiz. The airport was later reopened and operations returned to normal, Zahir said, after security forces inspected the runways for shrapnel and explosives.
Gunmen launch attack on Kabul International Airport
Deutsche Welle - 7/17/2014 1:18:22 AM
An airport official told the Reuters news agency that all flights to and from Kabul had been cancelled. "Due to the closeness of the attack to the runway, Kabul airport is now closed to all flights," the official said. Kabul International Airport is used ...
Why we built airport, by Lamido
The Nation - 7/21/2014 10:34:57 PM
He said: “The Dutse Airport is a world class facility . I think it is very important for Jigawa State.There are a lot of countries that do not have this ... He said, the airport has a three kilometre runway in length while the runway width is ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 5:42:41 PM
In a speech on American infrastructure Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden said that compared to airports like Hong Kong International, New York's LaGuardia feels like a "third world country ... decided to add a third runway to increase its capacity.
Asheville airport poised for growth, runway replacement
Asheville Homepages Citizen Times Social Media - 7/19/2014 12:11:34 AM
FAA regulations require more space between taxiways and runways, and the Asheville airport, like many older facilities in the country, has been grandfathered ... While it likely won't become an international airport, Asheville Regional will get steadily ...