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: New runways for Heathrow and Gatwick?
BBC - 10/22/2016 10:02:37 PM
So why not be bold and show the world we are really serious ... lobbies and community groups opposed to airport expansion, thinks that if a new runway were built it would be "very difficult" for the country to meet its targets. It follows that a second ...
Britain to lose £23b if Heathrow airport is denied third runway
The Daily Express - 10/22/2016 11:07:02 PM
Drechsler said: “Building a new runway ... economy and country. Let’s be clear: in the aftermath of Brexit, the world will not wait for us. Other countries do not care about our excuses. “While we are staring at the departures board, airports in ...
Operations at Mumbai airport to be hit from Tuesday
24indianews.com - 10/16/2016 6:46:19 AM
Last time the airport ... country, Mumbai International Airport has only one runway (as one-third of the airport land is occupied by slum squatters), yet it manages around 50 flights during peak hours, making it one of the most efficient airports in the ...
Shiny new terminal just the latest in a long line of Calgary airports
CBC - 10/22/2016 6:20:42 PM
In just a few short days, the new international terminal at our city's airport will fling open its gates. Its been a heck of a long time in coming. But it's expected the shiny, thermally-heated, marble-and-glass gateway to the world will give our city a boost.
Why Singapore Changi is consistently the best airport in the world
exclusive.multibriefs.com - 10/11/2016 8:06:49 PM
Look at the Skytrax rankings for the world's best ... special is that the two-runway facility acts like a destination in its own right, offering the kind of amenities found in luxury resorts and shopping malls and not in an airport that sees a plane ...
LAX runway reopens after renovations, more closures ahead
Daily Breeze - 10/17/2016 4:32:06 PM
Mandated renovations to a runway at Los Angeles International Airport have been completed, and the finished runway reopened Monday, according to a release from the Los Angeles World Airports ... at airports around the country and meant to increase safety ...
Expand Heathrow Airport for global trade says Osborne
BBC - 10/15/2016 12:13:48 AM
A decision on which London airport should build a new runway is thought to be imminent ... "It connects up the rest of the country including the north and the Midlands, and it also opens Britain up to the world." Mr Osborne rejected suggestions he had ...
What is the longest runway in the world?
www.quora.com - 3/18/2015 11:55:23 PM
However China has a number of "unknown" airports carrying 10 mppa plus and with HUGE infrastructure. Nice to see my home airport DEL on the list with 11/29 at 4430 m ☺ The longest fully paved ... the capable runway? Airports: Which two countries are ...
New prime minister to decide on old runway problem in October
Reuters - 10/10/2016 12:37:01 PM
May will either support plans for a new runway west of London at Heathrow, the busiest airport in both ... clown sightings across the country, mimicking a prank that began in the United States and has spread across the world. LONDON Double Olympic silver ...
PM Modi inaugurates terminal building of Vadodara airport, says govt in 'mission mode' to expand aviation sector
India TV - 10/22/2016 2:10:10 PM
India in the near future would probably become the third country in the world in terms of airport activity benchmarks ... The 8,100-meter-long runway of the Vadodra airport can handle small and narrow body aircraft such as Airbus 320 and Boeing 737s.
World’s most dangerous and breathtaking airports
slideshare.net - 1/2/2011 11:58:49 PM
World’s Most Dangerous and Breath taking Airports ... Runway
Country: Ross Island, Antarctica
The Ice Runway is one of three major airstrips used to transport supplies to the researchers at Antarctica. There are no paved ...
Top 10 travel experiences for $10 or less around the world
townandcountrymagazine.com.au - 10/23/2016 12:14:27 PM
Prague boasts some of the coolest jazz clubs in the world and tiny U Maleho Glena ... A group of more than 30 restaurants on the beach adjacent to the airport runway is the unlikely setting for this seafood feast. Choose your fish, lobster, crab or ...
Fifty politicians ask PM to back Heathrow third runway
Travel Mole - 10/16/2016 11:57:06 PM
Theresa May is being urged by 50 politicians to give the OK to a new runway at Heathrow ... was 'our gateway to the world'. In a letter, the politicians said: "Although Heathrow is in London, it is the UK's hub airport. "Other countries are investing ...