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
Myrtle Beach International Airport awarded grant for runway rehabilitation
Myrtle Beach Online - 7/31/2014 8:21:24 PM
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Thursday the Myrtle Beach International ... to the airport and the site will be prepared for the start of major construction in October. From Oct. 4 through Nov. 21, the runway will be paved between 10:45 ...
North Country airports awarded grant money
WPTZ 5 News Channel - 7/22/2014 4:57:19 PM
Two airports in northern New York were awarded $551,000 to make upgrades to the runways and transitional surfaces. Ogdensburg International Airport was awarded $475,000 and Plattsburgh International Airport got $76,000. Congressman Bill Owens made the ...
Plattsburgh Airport to receive $76,000
Press Republican - 7/28/2014 8:57:46 AM
Schumer said making sure our airports are as safe as possible is one of his top priorities. “With this funding, Plattsburgh International Airport will be able to study potential dangers to the runway and ... growth in the North Country.”
Ogdensburg International Airport to receive $474,000 in federal funds, North Country Rep. Owens says
North Country Now - 7/23/2014 10:00:57 AM
OGDENSBURG -- $475,000 in grant funding has been awarded to Ogdensburg International Airport ... the runway extension is completed. It is hoped that that would be preparatory to Allegiant’s setting up of more substantial flights from the North Country ...
Ogdensburg Airport Gets $475K For Runway Upkeep
WWNY TV - 7/22/2014 7:27:39 PM
Story Updated: Jul 22, 2014 at 3:34 PM EDT The Ogdensburg International Airport is getting $475,000 in federal grants to clear obstructions from runways. North country Congressman Bill Owens made the announcement Tuesday. The funds will be used to clear ...
Ogdensburg airport gets $475,000 in federal funding
Watertown Daily Times - 7/23/2014 12:56:56 AM
Owens, D-Plattsburgh, announced $475,000 in grant funding has been awarded to Ogdensburg International Airport and $76,000 to Plattsburgh International Airport. The funds will be used to clear obstructions, including trees and tree cover, from runways and ...
Asheville airport poised for growth, runway replacement
Asheville Homepages Citizen Times Social Media - 7/18/2014 10:09:52 PM
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 ...
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 ...
Get pilots who can tackle bad weather and wet runways: DGCA tells airlines
India Today - 7/27/2014 3:43:59 AM
though maintains and does a periodic re-carpeting of runways on regular basis to remove rubber tracings and other unwanted deposits at international airports. However, the work is not very regular at smaller airports. A runway is rated as good, medium and ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 5:49:50 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.
Infographic: How The World's Airports And Runways Map Global Inequality
Fast Company - 6/25/2013 11:59:16 PM
"The World, Traced by Airport Runways ... is dominated by countries with the most privilege. “The most dramatic and surprising transition is between the U.S. and Mexico,” Davenport tells Co.Design. “America is a beehive of runways and helipads ...
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
One of Canada’s busiest airports has completed a grooving operation on one of its two main runways. The project, Runway 07/25 at Ottawa International Airport - which serves a large metropolitan area and is Canada’s sixth busiest airport - is the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.