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
Beijing Capital International Airport Profit Flat in First Half
Wall Street Journal - 8/21/2014 12:01:04 AM
HONG KONG— Beijing Capital International Airport ... additional runways as needed. The company said in a statement that slower economic growth, political uncertainty in some regions and a decrease in air travel demand to Southeast Asian countries ...
Grand Forks International Airport Celebrates 50 Years
aviationpros.com - 8/20/2014 1:38:17 PM
19--Fifty years ago, Grand Forks welcomed its new airport. Gone were the "bumpy strips" that characterized the old site on the western edge of town, and in their place were "two long slick runways ... when the Grand Forks International Airport celebrated ...
Inside the ruins of Gaza's airport: Photographs show how transport hub named in honour of Yasser Arafat and that was open for just three years has been destroyed by neglect and war
Daily Mail - 8/21/2014 10:02:21 AM
Yasser Arafat International Airport, was built in the southern city of Rafah in 1998 with millions of dollars in foreign grants. Egypt, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Germany and other European Union countries all contributed, with Moroccan architects ...
SFO Runways To Reopen This Weekend After Safety Ramps Implemented
Sanfrancisco cbslocal - 8/7/2014 4:16:52 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – Arrival and departure capacity are about to double at San Francisco International Airport ... More than 40 airports across the country are implementing these enhancements. The runways reopen on August 10, a month ahead of schedule.
Beijing Capital Airport posts no profit growth
Market Watch - 8/21/2014 12:22:32 AM
HONG KONG-- Beijing Capital International Airport ... additional runways as needed. The company said in a statement that slower economic growth, political uncertainty in some regions and a decrease in air travel demand to Southeast Asian countries ...
Mandalay Airport needs a remake
TTR Wekly - 8/12/2014 12:21:53 PM
... is one of the country only three international airports–Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw. Completed in 1999, by Ital-Thai, the airport is the largest and most modern airport in the country, complete with 4,267-metre runway and capacity to handle up to 3 ...
The Countries With The Most Airports (PHOTOS)
The Huffington Post - 9/22/2012 12:22:57 PM
Which countries have the most airports to serve ... here's a ranking of the world's busiest airports and America's busiest airports around holidays. We've got concourses that feel longer than than some of the runways, check-in and security lines that ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 6:32:47 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 ... third-busiest airport in the world in 2012, it took home ...
The World's Most Delayed Airports
Forbes - 1/23/2010 12:57:13 AM
Airports in those countries ... International (fourth worst for departures at 54.7%) was forced to close one of its two runways in 2009 to accommodate construction for a third runway. An airport official from Sheremetyevo International says that in most ...
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 - 6/27/2013 2:14:05 AM
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 ...
Delhi airport gets its third and country's longest runway
Gulf News - 8/20/2008 11:53:53 PM
New Delhi: A third runway ... International Airport on Thursday, with fire tenders extending a traditional water cannon salute to an Air India Boeing-777 that became the first aircraft to touch down at the 4,430-metre strip - the longest in the country.
Overland operates first commercial flight at N13.1b Bauchi airport
World Stage - 8/18/2014 11:56:16 PM
Given its wide and standard runway alongside other quality facilities on ground, the airport can be ranked with other international airport in the country. It is so nice and can accommodate bigger aircraft.” On his part, the Airport Manager, Jos ...
Huntsville International Airport reopens west runway after completing $27.8 million improvement project (updated)
Al.com - 7/9/2013 6:20:33 PM
Some of the capital improvements included expanding paved shoulders on the runway to 35 feet and ... Director Rick Tucker said the Huntsville airport is the 14th largest international cargo airport in the country. “The new west runway and taxiway system ...
Civil Aviation Authority Prefers New NAIA Runways Over New Airport
philippineflightnetwork.com - 5/25/2014 6:24:36 AM
The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines has declared publicly that it prefers constructing new runways at the highly congested Ninoy Aquino International Airport over the proposal ... The government blamed the country's procurement laws for the ...