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
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.
Two Djibouti airports planned, with Chinese funding
Air Cargo World - 1/23/2015 11:47:51 PM
The proposed airport, to be called Hassan Gouled Aptidon International Airport, after Djibouti’s first president, is expected to open in 2018. It will be capable of catering for 1.5 million passengers and will have runways long enough for the Airbus 380.
International Flights From Mohali Airport By August 2015
The Link - 1/24/2015 10:17:47 AM
CHANDIGARH – International ... to the Gulf countries in the first phase, connecting flights to European and North America countries would be started in the second phase. While the airport infrastructure is with the AAI, the runway and flight operations ...
The World’s Biggest Airport Construction Projects 2015; total value over USD500 billion. Part 1
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 1/20/2015 1:32:49 AM
The development of an international ... airport by mid 2015 and it seeks USD1.7 billion to 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 ...
Ukraine troops retreat after losing Donetsk airport to separatists
Los Angeles Times - 1/23/2015 6:22:44 AM
contended Ukrainian forces still held positions near the ruins of the Donetsk international airport, the loss could herald a turning point in the war for government forces trying to prevent the permanent division of the country. Ukrainian leaders for ...
Thailand's International Airport gets new terminal and runway
MENAFN - 1/22/2015 1:40:35 PM
(MENAFN) Thailand's main international airport is set to have a new runway and terminal pending approval by the ... next five years on oil projects to modernise the vital sector the country's oil ... Jan 22 2015 - UAE- Gujarat government to conduct lion ...
Ukraine Loses Donetsk Airport
Examiner - 1/23/2015 6:11:25 PM
The once modern and glamorous Donetsk airport ... able to make the runway operable by the spring or summer. Russian President Putin has denied any involvement in the crisis but the world knows different. Putin has done little for his country to stop ...
Tamale Airport ready by September
Ghana Web - 1/14/2015 6:26:15 AM
The Tamale Airport ... extending the runway from the current 2,480 metres to about 3,940 metres, and the installation of a complete lighting system to accommodate bigger aircraft so as to serve as the second international airport in the country.
Nation & World briefing
The Bulletin - 1/25/2015 8:07:45 AM
Spanish terror raid — Spanish National Police arrested four suspected jihadis Saturday in the country ... one of the airport’s five runways was shut down. Vatican on divorce — Facing millions of divorced Catholics around the world, many of whom ...
Huntsville International Airport reopens east runway after 9-month, $16 million project
Al.com - 1/13/2015 11:56:43 AM
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Huntsville International Airport's (HSV ... handle Panalpina's 747-8 freighters. The runway, which launched a few days before Christmas, features several upgrades, including expanded paved shoulders, wider full-strength pavement ...
World's 10 safest airlines
Rediff India Abroad - 1/21/2015 8:05:20 AM
Image: A Lion Air plane is seen in the water after it missed the runway in Denpasar ... Take a look at the world’s 10 safest airlines… Image: A Qantas A380 arrives at its gate at Kingsford Smith International airport in Sydney. Photograph: Daniel ...
Huntsville International Airport Reopens East Runway
Aero-News Network - 1/14/2015 7:12:12 PM
After a nine-month, $16.579 million improvement project, Huntsville International ... paved shoulders, widening full-strength pavement and upgrading to eco-friendly LED lighting and signage. In July of 2013 the airport reopened its west runway after ...
Wellington aims to double int’l students by 2023
thepienews.com - 1/22/2015 12:14:41 PM
A planned extension of Wellington International Airport’s runway will be “crucial” to the strategy, said Campbell, and will “reduce a current barrier” to student access and perception of the region. The NZ$350m extension will bring an extra 16 ...
China's Chengdu plans new $11 billion airport to ease congestion
Economic Times - 1/15/2015 8:12:27 AM
The new Chengdu facility will have three runways ... airport capable of handling 72 million passengers and 2 million tons of cargo annually. Chengdu's existing Shuangliu International Airport, first built in 1938, is the fifth busiest airport in the ...