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
Tenders issued for Al Maktoum International expansion
Gulf News - 10/8/2015 7:29:00 AM
Dubai: Tenders for the expansion of Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC ... Al Zaffin also confirmed a second runway will be built at DWC before 2020. There are plans for five runways at the airport. Dubai International will not be ...
Chanel hosts airport show amid Paris aviation protest
Beloit Daily News - 10/6/2015 11:52:03 PM
PARIS (AP) — The sky was the limit for Karl Lagerfeld, who re-created an entire airport under Paris' Grand Palais in ... But the collection had a little bit for every woman from every country in the world. SHARAPOVA TALKS SPORTWEAR Tennis skirts and ...
Chanel hosts airport fashion show after violent protests by real aviation workers hit Paris
brandonsun.com - 10/6/2015 5:46:59 PM
PARIS - The sky was the limit for Karl Lagerfeld, who re-created an entire airport under Paris' Grand Palais in ... But the collection had a little bit for every woman from every country in the world. SHARAPOVA TALKS SPORTWEAR Tennis skirts and sportswear ...
Launching Lives At Denver's Centennial Airport
Aero-News Network - 10/7/2015 4:24:04 AM
The first aircraft to arrive and dedicate the center’s new Flight Ramp will be a rare, World War II B-17 “Flying Fortress ... education and technology center on 15 acres along Centennial Airport’s Runway 10-28. Future phases of construction ...
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 ...
AOPA - 10/8/2015 5:27:18 AM
To my right is not only the airport, but the nearly 2,100 feet ... It began with Teflon-coated 727s and coral runways. Today, the airplane is the Boeing 737-800 and the runways are all paved, although most are relatively short. The longest is on 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.
The world’s most incredible abandoned airports
News.com.au - 3/21/2014 3:16:50 AM
Here are the amazing stories behind 15 of the biggest, weirdest and most expensive abandoned airports in the world ... upstate New York was built during World War Two for use as a military academy. It had two paved runways and for some years operated ...
The Ten Craziest Airports In The World
Jalopnik - 1/23/2015 11:01:55 AM
You haven't really lived until you've landed at one of these airports ... What they lack is a paved runway; instead, you intentionally land on the beach. Still though, it's supposedly one of the most beautiful approaches in the world.
The World’s Biggest Airport Construction Projects 2015; total value over USD500 billion. Part 1
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 1/19/2015 11:59:45 PM
There are currently over 2300 airport construction projects ... construct a third runway and another passenger terminal. The private sector could be involved here; there is no government budget for more works. Vietnam is another country seeking domestic ...
World's best airport bike paths
CNN - 10/21/2014 11:41:49 AM
Consider the airport bike path, an increasingly popular feature at airports around the world. Some allow ... tunnels passing under the twin runways. The route also takes in some lovely countryside adjoining the Styal Country Park, and a selection of ...
Top priority for better roads: Pairin
dailyexpress.com.my - 10/8/2015 9:16:22 AM
Its airport solutions have also been used at eight of the world's top 10 busiest airports which includes Dubai International Airport's ambitious 80-day runway rehabilitation project in 2014.
David Cameron, at Conservatives’ Conference, Puts His Focus on Political Center
New York Times - 10/8/2015 6:03:06 AM
He wants his period in power to be remembered as a “defining decade for our country,” a “turnaround decade ... welfare and even whether to build a third runway at the overcrowded Heathrow Airport (which Mr. Johnson loudly opposes).
China Airports World’s Worst for Delays
The Wall Street Journal - 7/12/2013 1:09:11 PM
A spokesman for Hong Kong’s airport authority said that “inclement weather or the operation of airlines” might account for the increase in delays. He also cited a rise in traffic as well as bottlenecks at airports ... on a Shanghai runway for six ...
World's 10 best airports
Rediff Business - 3/26/2010 6:06:04 PM
To know more about the world's 10 best airports, read on . . . Changi Airport, Singapore: Rank 1 Recognised as one of the best airports in the world, it has 80 airlines serving 200 cities in 60 countries ... area between the two runways.