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
Southampton Airport Creates World's Biggest Mo
Capital FM - 10/30/2014 11:31:08 AM
The world's biggest Mo has been unveiled at Southampton Airport, in support of Movember. The painted moustache measures a massive 250m by 60m and is located on airport land, running parallel to the runway ... Sarah Coghlan, UK Country Director for Movember ...
FIA rolls sleeves over new airport delay, IIAP says almost done
Pakistan Today - 10/30/2014 5:14:44 PM
FIA prepares 70-page enquiry report, asks Interior Ministry to launch FIR against seven CAA accused IIAP official says over 90 percent work completed on new Islamabad International Airport (IIAP ... Khan said that the runways, roads, terminals etc ...
McCarran starts $67 million runway paving project
8 News Now - 10/30/2014 1:29:51 AM
LAS VEGAS -- For the next six months McCarran International Airport, one of the busiest airports in the country will juggle thousands of flights with one less runway. Crews started a multimillion-dollar runway paving project Wednesday. McCarran ...
US Reaper drone crashes at Niger airport
RT - 10/21/2014 2:16:18 AM
An American drone crashed into the runway at Niger’s main international ... The two countries have been cooperating out of Niamey – the country’s capital, and the location of the Diori Hamani airport – as they try to combat concerning spikes ...
French CEO dies in Moscow in plane crash with snowplow operated by drunk driver
CNN Money - 10/21/2014 3:02:15 PM
French oil company Total's CEO died after his plane collided with a snowplow on the runway at Moscow international airport. Russian officials said ... original character and dedication to his country." Manuel Valls, the French prime minister, said the ...
Oil company CEO dies in Moscow jet collision with snowplow driven by drunk driver
FOX News - 10/21/2014 6:22:40 PM
The plane crashed onto the runway and burst into flames, investigators said. The driver, who airport ... traded integrated international oil and gas company in the world, with exploration and production operations in more than 50 countries, according ...
Bihar looks for new airport
Deccan Herald - 10/17/2014 11:49:32 PM
Though the aerodrome was named Jayaprakash Narayan International Airport a decade back, Patna still has one of the shortest runways in the country. Officially, the total length of the runway is 6,409 feet, but only 5,061 feet is in use. The rich shrubbery ...
Total CEO killed in Moscow runway crash
Associated Press - 10/21/2014 4:56:47 PM
MOSCOW (AP) -- Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who helped establish the multinational oil company as one of the world's biggest, was killed at a Moscow airport when his ... lost a true friend of our country," Putin said.
Christophe de Margerie, CEO of oil giant Total, dies in runway crash
Times of India - 10/21/2014 8:53:00 PM
MOSCOW: Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who dedicated his career to the multinational oil company, was killed at a Moscow airport ... in the world, with exploration and production operations in more than 50 countries.
French Oil CEO Killed in Moscow Runway Crash
Voice of America - 10/21/2014 12:50:24 AM
Chairman and CEO of Total SA, 63-year-old Christophe de Margerie, and all three members of the flight crew on the corporate jet taking him back to Paris, died when their plane crashed and burned trying take-off from Moscow's Vnukovo airport just before ...
Total CEO de Margerie killed in Moscow business jet accident
Times of Malta - 10/21/2014 7:31:16 AM
The chief executive of French oil major Total, Christophe de Margerie, was killed when a business jet collided with a snow plough during takeoff at Moscow's Vnukovo International ... off the runway and crashed onto a highway outside Vnukovo Airport upon ...
Energy News Roundup: Total CEO Dies in Plane Crash, Amsterdam Airport Tesla Taxis & MPs Pension Fund Fossil Fuel Divestment
Breaking Energy - 10/21/2014 10:01:36 AM
Christophe de Margerie, CEO of major French oil company Total, was killed Monday night when his corporate jet crashed into a snow removal vehicle on the runway of an airport ... Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport – one of the world’s largest – has ...
New international airports remain underserved, underdeveloped
The Economic Times - 10/1/2014 12:12:41 PM
MUMBAI: The Indian civil aviation minister's push for greater domestic regional air connectivity in India has highlighted another, more complex, issue: that of the underdeveloped and under-served international airports in the country. On October 4 ...
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport’s new runway now open
The Miami Herald - 9/17/2014 7:10:09 PM
After years of debate and millions of dollars of construction, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport opened ... the air space system throughout the country.” The new runway would allow the airport to handle up to 425,000 flights annually.