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
Airports all over the World are turning into Giant Bee Hives
zmescience.com - 3/3/2015 1:21:47 PM
Low cost fairs and and an ever wealthier middle class coming out of developing countries mean there are more flights today than ever. Since 1990, CO2 emissions from international ... airport, became the first in the U.S. to install LEDs on its runways ...
World's best airport for 10 years
THE KOREA TIMES - 3/5/2015 9:30:20 AM
Incheon International Airport opened in March 2001. It has 60 cities each with a population of more than 1 million within a 3.5-hour flight time. The airport expanded facilities in 2008 to meet growing demand, building a third runway and a concourse and ...
Libya forces carry out second day of rival air strikes on airports
Firstpost - 3/4/2015 9:05:53 PM
Two unidentified warplanes on Wednesday bombed the airport of the western Libyan town of Zintan, which is allied with the internationally recognised government. Electricity systems were damaged but not the runway ... and make the country a safe haven ...
Turkish Airlines Jet Veers Off Runway in Nepal
Wall Street Journal - 3/4/2015 7:25:40 PM
... flights were canceled Wednesday morning and the country’s only international airport remained effectively closed down, Mr. Chudal said. “We are working to remove the plane from the runway as soon as possible and bring things back to normal,” he said.
Turkish Airlines' Near Miss Creates Big Problem At Kathmandu's Tiny Airport
NPR News - 3/4/2015 11:14:44 PM
In many countries, this would have been the end of the story. But Tribhuvan International Airport is Nepal's only international airport. It's a small airport — with only one runway and nine parking bays — and it's bursting at the seams. On a normal day ...
'Warplanes strike airport in Libyan town, limited damage'
Daily News and Analysis - 3/4/2015 6:54:03 AM
Zintan is allied with the country's internationally recognised government. Libyan airport File Photo Two unidentified warplanes on Wednesday carried out air strikes on the western Libyan town of Zintan, damaging electricity systems but not the runway ...
Warplanes strike airport in Libyan town
worldbulletin.net - 3/4/2015 2:39:20 PM
Two unidentified warplanes on Wednesday bombed the airport of the western Libyan town of Zintan, allied with the country's internationally recognized government, damaging electricity systems but not the runway, a local official said. Libya is caught in a ...
Karipur Airport Touching New Horizons in Aviation
The New Indian Express - 3/2/2015 12:51:21 AM
The airport has achieved a rapid growth since the inception of its international flight operations in 2006. Today, Calicut airport is the 13th busiest airport in the country in terms ... on for a long time. The runway strengthening work is expected ...
Denver International Airport celebrates 20 years
Daily Camera - 2/28/2015 7:41:44 AM
Big land, big ideas Denver International Airport sits on 53 square miles. To put that into perspective, the cities of Boston or San Francisco could easily fit on DIA's property. The airport's main Jeppesen Terminal, the Airport Westin Hotel, six runways ...
Air strikes carried out on Tripoli airport - military
Reuters - 3/4/2015 5:59:46 PM
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Forces loyal to Libya´s internationally recognised government carried out air strikes on a Tripoli airport on Wednesday, hitting an open area near the runway ... for control of the North African country and its oil resources.
Forecasters say there will be snow across the country tonight
Sunday World - 3/2/2015 4:36:14 PM
Forecasters are expecting snow across the country tonight with a light dusting ... Met Éireann has said. Knock Airport was forced to close earl today to facilitate clearing snow on the runway, with a Ryanair flight from London-Stanstead forced to divert ...
Turkish jetliner skids off on runway, passengers safe
MENAFN - 3/4/2015 4:55:20 PM
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) A Turkish Airlines jet landing in dense fog in the Nepalese capital on Wednesday skidded off a slippery runway but there were no serious injuries, officials said. Officials at Kathmandu's Tribhuwan International Airport said the ...
HNTB Corporation guest lecturers address students in airport planning course at California State University, Los Angeles
Benzinga - 3/2/2015 10:09:41 AM
engineering and design services at Los Angeles World Airports; design and construction management of runway status lights implementation at airports across the country; and design of the runway expansion at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
Airport congestion is an emergency
Philstar - 3/2/2015 11:42:45 AM
A good international airport as the country’s gateway is essential to economic growth ... As experts pointed out in my column last Friday, outside of the quick exit runways long promised by government, congestion at NAIA could be vastly relieved if ...
Haftar orders attack on only operating airport in Tripoli
La Prensa - 3/3/2015 6:43:54 PM
expanded on Tuesday the scope of his offensive with the order to bomb Mitiga International Airport, the only airport servicing Tripoli, as well as positions of Islamist militias loyal to the rebel government operating out of the country's capital.