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
North Country airports expand to attract Canadian customers
North Country Public Radio - 11/25/2014 11:57:34 AM
Last week the F.A.A. approved a runway expansion at the Ogdensburg International Airport. As Sarah Harris reports, Ogdensburg and other North Country airports hope to tap into the Canadian market and serve travelers from across the border. The runway in ...
Lehigh Valley International a departure from 'America's Worst Weather-Delayed Airports'
Lehigh Valley Live - 11/21/2014 7:23:08 AM
The Weather Channel has come out with a list of the ... Liberty International Airport, New Jersey Wind problems - more than snow and thunderstorms - contributed to 13,562 weather-related delays at Newark. Apparently two of the airport's three runways ...
Close calls on the runway are up, but not in Spokane
KREM - 11/25/2014 5:12:32 PM
Federal data shows that near collisions involving commercial airplanes across the country ... that crossed the runway was 8,500 feet from a plane that had just been cleared for takeoff. By comparison, Seattle Tacoma International Airport had 105 reported ...
FAA data: Close calls at Arizona airports tripled from 2003 to '13
azcentral.com - 11/25/2014 6:56:55 AM
There have been 10 such A-rated runway incursions in Arizona and 131 across the country since mid ... The figures cover 14 airports, from tiny Grand Canyon National Park Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Sky Harbor, the nation's 10th ...
Vic Falls Airport to be complete by August
nehandaradio.com - 11/26/2014 8:00:10 AM
VICTORIA FALLS – Expansion works at Victoria Falls International Airport initially scheduled ... and a new fire station to meet the demands of the new runway. Currently, Victoria Falls Airport has 2 200 by 30 metres runway set to be converted to a ...
Every Important American Airport Ranked By Its Food and Drink
The Huffington Post - 11/14/2014 12:53:34 PM
This past year, my 10:30am plane out of Jackson backed into the grass beside the runway ... World, but once you get past Tudor's, you've got Gino's Pizzeria, Kanawha Cafe, and, um, yeah, that's pretty much it. Since Portland, OR already got the name ...
Does your airport have a 50-page bike plan?
Bike Portland - 11/27/2014 3:55:36 AM
Portland International ... the entire airport plus three bike lanes that’ll greatly improve airport access from the city. The publicly owned airport has been on a tear recently. Travel + Leisure reader surveys named it the best in the country in 2013 ...
Feds approve long-awaited runway extension at Ogdensburg airport
Watertown Daily Times - 11/22/2014 12:26:46 AM
OGDENSBURG — The Federal Aviation Administration has approved Ogdensburg International Airport’s runway expansion project ... a major regional air travel hub for residents of the north country and Canada, which should benefit the local economy for ...
New Satellite Technology Promises Smoother Descents into BWI Airport
Government Technology - 11/26/2014 4:49:52 PM
Thanks to new state-of-the-art satellite technology installed at the Anne Arundel County airport this month, arriving planes from the northwest now are able to drop from cruising altitude to the runway in ... airports across the country, to the tune ...
The Best and Worst Airports in America: Readers' Choice Awards 2014
Conde Nast Traveler - 11/23/2014 11:55:46 PM
Just in time for the Thanksgiving travel rush: the 10 best (and worst) airports in America as rated by Condé Nast Traveler readers in 2014. Not surprisingly, the largest in the country take ... and the Bahamas keeping "international" status afloat.
World's best airport bike paths
CNN - 10/21/2014 4:46:38 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 ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 11:16:08 AM
... Kong's airport is one of the busiest in the world. It didn't win any awards, but it landed in the top five for dining, shopping, cleanliness, and leisure amenities. In March 2012, the airport decided to add a third runway to increase its capacity.
The world’s most incredible abandoned airports
News.com.au - 3/21/2014 3:19:49 PM
Here are the amazing stories behind 15 of the biggest, weirdest and most expensive abandoned ... was built during World War Two for use as a military academy. It had two paved runways and for some years operated as a civilian airport.
Huntsville International Airport reopens west runway after completing $27.8 million improvement project (updated)
Al.com - 7/9/2013 10:35:15 AM
Some of the capital improvements included expanding paved shoulders on the runway to 35 feet and ... Director Rick Tucker said the Huntsville airport is the 14th largest international cargo airport in the country. “The new west runway and taxiway system ...
Canada's Sixth Busiest Airport Becomes Country's First Major Airport to Groove Runway Pavement
For Construction Pros - 12/16/2013 5:30:58 AM
The Ottawa airport runway project consisted of a standard runway grooving configuration of 0.25-in. groove width by 0.25-in. groove depth, spaced 1.5 in. center to center, for the entire length of the runway. Photo credit: International Grinding & Grooving ...