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
Birmingham Airport unveils second runway plan
Westmidlands.com - 6/10/2013 2:34:15 AM
London Mayor Boris Johnson immediately backed the Birmingham plan, describing it as ‘on the button’. It comes as work is progressing to extend the current runway by 1,328 feet (405m) at a cost of £33 million. The project will mean planes can take off ...
Passengers and crew escape with only injuries as plane slams into runway at Indonesian airport
National Post - 6/10/2013 5:36:12 PM
The Chinese-made Xian MA-60 twin turboprop aircraft was operated by state-run Merpati Nusantara Airlines. It was landing at El Tari airport in the East Nusa Tenggara capital of Kupang, said airport authority head Imam Pramono. He said the flight originated ...
Coastal U.S. Airports Face Increasing Threat Of Rising Seas
Kitsap Sun - 6/18/2013 6:16:49 PM
Passenger traffic at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's four commercial airports — which includes the underutilized Stewart International Airport in Orange County, N.Y. — totaled 109.4 million in 2012. LaGuardia alone accounted ...
Arctic airports can't handle new planes
Winnipeg Free Press - 6/3/2013 8:04:40 AM
Pilots say Canada's Arctic airports are getting so old they are forcing air carriers to downgrade what are often the only links northern communities have to the outside world ... territories are paved compared with 61 paved runways in neighbouring Alaska.
Heathrow unveils runway report
Richmond & Twickenham Times - 6/19/2013 5:15:23 AM
Building a third runway at Heathrow would be cheaper and better for ... He said even the estimated 2025 completion date was not quick enough, but was the best option for the country. The airport will submit its plan to the Davies Commission next month ...
Pilots say aging Arctic airports are reducing service to northerners
Globe and Mail - 6/2/2013 9:13:16 PM
Pilots say Canada’s Arctic airports are getting so old they are forcing air carriers to downgrade what are often the only links northern communities have to the outside world ... territories are paved compared with 61 paved runways in neighbouring ...
Plane crash lands on airport runway; passengers injured
Toronto Star - 6/10/2013 1:54:17 PM
KUPANG, INDONESIA—A Merpati plane carrying 50 people landed hard, slamming both engines onto the runway at an airport in eastern Indonesia on Monday, and an airport official said some passengers were injured but there were no fatalities. The Chinese-made ...
Philippine airport closed after runway accident
MSN Philippines News - 6/3/2013 10:42:09 AM
Philippine aviation authorities shut down one of the country's busiest airports on Monday after a passenger jet overshot the runway when landing during a rainstorm, officials said. The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said Davao ...
KidZania Unveils 13th Nation - KidZania Kuwait - With Locations Now In 10 Countries Catering To Over 25 Million Children Worldwide
The Business Journal - 6/17/2013 12:12:56 PM
KidZania Kuwait welcomes kids into its interactive kid sized city teeming with more than 80 real-world career choices and destinations. This indoor replica of a real-life, city, paved with streets ... including the airport, bank, city hall ...
Airports and Hotels in Emerging Markets Outpace the West
New York Times - 4/30/2013 10:06:43 PM
And Brazil, a rising oil power, is pouring billions into infrastructure as it prepares to host the soccer World Cup next year and the Olympic Games in 2016. Business travelers are expected to spend about $1.16 trillion on airfare, accommodations ...
Aviation: Business of business travel booming in China, India and other emerging countries
articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com - 4/30/2013 11:54:06 PM
the business of business travel is booming in emerging countries. And it shows. Dubai, an emirate with global ambitions to diversify, expanded its airport recently with a new terminal paved with white marble, devoted to its growing fleet of ...
Soaring success: Changi airport
afm.aero - 6/19/2013 2:09:16 AM
while providing short-term support for struggling cargo carriers. When CAG announced in March that it was extending financial support to its air cargo partners, it was a practical demonstration of CEO, Lee Seow Hiang’s belief that the airport’s ...
Cebu Pacific plane skids off NAIA runway
rappler.com - 6/14/2013 6:11:25 AM
MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) - A Cebu Pacific Airbus A320 aircraft figured in another airport incident, this time at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), the country's main gateway and one of the world's busiest. The aircraft ...
Letter: Importance of Wellington Airport
Stuff - 6/18/2013 10:13:02 PM
OPINION: It's excellent to see The Dominion Post explore the critical role of Wellington airport in the economy and the importance of the proposed runway extension ... become more than a distant country falling behind the world, its airport infrastructure ...
Damascus airport under fire, UN condemns Syria carnage
Hindu Business Line - 6/14/2013 12:02:10 PM
Faced with recent government victories, Free Syrian Army rebel military chief Selim Idriss is to meet tomorrow in Turkey with representatives of countries allied ... mortar round hit at the airport’s edges, near the runway, causing two flights coming ...