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
Airport expansion decision on hold
BBC - 6/30/2016 9:30:11 AM
A decision on airport ... an extra runway. Heathrow boss John Holland-Kaye said expansion "must be a key building block in the government's Brexit plan". "It will allow British exporters to trade with all the growing markets of the world, strengthening ...
Volunteers help to enhance Colorado Springs home of World War II Navy veteran
Colorado Springs Gazette - 6/30/2016 4:22:23 AM
Whether it was crops on his family's farm in northeastern Colorado, airports, runways or mess halls in Guam while serving in the Navy during World War II ... has helped 126 veterans across the country since 2008. The organization is working to establish ...
‘36 killed, 147 injured’ in Turkey airport suicide attack
The Scotsman - 6/29/2016 6:10:56 AM
Mr Cameron, in Brussels for what is likely to be his final EU summit meeting with fellow leaders, said the UK would continue to work with the other countries after ... Lowen was grounded on the runway after landing at the airport and said he was held ...
Zombie government? UK politics consumed by Brexit concerns
Hindustan Times - 6/29/2016 1:03:08 AM
It’s a fair question as the country tries to sort out its future following ... The government had a slate of challenges to tackle, such as whether or not to add a new runway to Heathrow Airport outside London. But now critics are wondering whether ...
Conspiracy Theory Thursday—The Denver International Airport Conspiracy
Popdust - 6/30/2016 10:41:46 AM
Denver International Airport ... country and serves 187 worldwide destinations (2015 stats). The huge new airport was opened in 1995, some 16 months behind schedule and a staggering $2 billion over budget. The airport which is vast, with 133 gates and 6 ...
Heathrow’s hopes of a building a third runway receive another setback
The Economist online - 6/30/2016 1:12:06 PM
HEATHROW is probably the world’s most congested airport ... a while until an air traffic controller can find them a landing slot on one of the airport’s two runways. No surprise then, that Heathrow would like to build another runway to ease the ...
Istanbul Airport attack: Up to 50 dead and dozens injured as fears rise for UK nationals
The Press and Journal - 6/29/2016 4:37:53 AM
BBC correspondent Mark Lowen, speaking from a grounded plane on the Ataturk runway, told the corporation: “We are being kept on board the plane and not being allowed to disembark because of what’s happening inside the airport. “We are not being told ...
Explosions Hit Istanbul Airport
Go Daddy - 6/29/2016 4:40:52 PM
"The bombs that exploded in Istanbul today could have gone off at any airport in any city around the world", he said ... speaking from a grounded plane on the Ataturk runway, told the corporation: "We are being kept on board the plane and not being ...
Gatwick Airport second runway decision delayed until "at least October"
Crawley News - 6/30/2016 5:51:16 PM
A decision on whether a second runway will be built at Gatwick Airport has been delayed again until "at least ... said a decision should be made soon to show the world Britain is agile and able to move on following the referendum result.
Airport Authority looking to develop 300 acres
The Morning Call - 6/28/2016 8:31:07 PM
And Lehigh Valley International Airport was in the international spotlight when the Solar Impulse 2 landed there during its record-breaking, around-the-world flight ... the flight path of the airport's main runway, which makes all of it ineligible ...
Heathrow third runway decision on hold – official
Construction Enquirer - 6/30/2016 10:27:27 AM
“We recognise the difficult political situation but now more than ever we need a bold, strategic decision on the country ... airport’s chief executive, said: “If Britain wants to be confident, outward-looking and at the centre of the world ...
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 ...
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.
Tourism to soar higher with regional airports development
BusinessMirror. - 6/30/2016 2:38:00 PM
He said regional airports could bring more foreign visitors to the country, and drive developments ... which ranked seventh last year among the world’s top beaches in web site TripAdvisor, has called for more runways to link it with the rest of Aklan ...
World's busiest airports announced
CNN - 4/4/2016 8:35:53 AM
"After years of congestion, the airport is reaping the benefits of runway expansions and other capacity developments," says ACI. (For the complete top 10 list of the world's busiest passenger ... 1,853 airports in 173 countries. All figures and percentages ...