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
AIRMALL® and Pittsburgh International Airport Celebrate Completion of Newly Renovated Center Core with Special Event, Fashion Show
Yahoo Finance - 10/13/2014 2:50:15 PM
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Annandale’s Caleb Hymans runs 5K world record time (for 9-year-olds)
Washington Post - 10/10/2014 2:39:30 PM
Caleb Hymans of Annandale leans toward the finish line at Dulles Airport on Sept ... national championships in cross-country in their age group. Now Caleb has taken another world-class step in the Dulles Day on the Runway race on Sept.
How Mexico City's New Airport Will Boost Travel to Latin America
International Meetings Review - 10/22/2014 2:18:06 PM
The new airport will be located six miles from the existing airport. On the ground it will fit six runways, with the capacity to support ... will have a significant economic impact across the country, and will also be a great source of employment for ...
Nigeria: President Orders Priority Attention to Abuja Airport Second Runway
AllAfrica - 10/14/2014 8:46:59 PM
Abuja — President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered that the construction of the second runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja ... in tracking all aircraft movements over the country's airspace. The enhanced security and safety that ...
ISIS reaches Baghdad suburbs, US troops block the way to BGW Int'l Airport
Examiner - 10/10/2014 2:03:42 PM
CBS is also reporting that between the furthest advance of the ISIS column and the center of the nation's capital sits Baghdad International Airport (BGW ... Abu Gharib is a mere 8 miles from the runway perimeter, while the distance from BGW to the ...
Frontier flight from DIA to Minneapolis aborted after bird strike
Denver Post - 10/9/2014 2:47:50 PM
Officials believe a barn owl collided with the plane about 6:30 a.m., according to Heath Montgomery, a spokesman for the Denver International Airport. No one was injured, Montgomery said, adding that the flight was still on the runway when the bird strike ...
An American in Shanghai
New York Times Blogs - 10/13/2014 8:59:30 AM
“I have! It’s the weirdest thing.” Later tonight, Kors will be driven to the Hongqiao International Airport for the Jet Set Experience, a runway spectacle with holograms, a fake snowfall and the one-off pieces — from cutaway swimsuits to floor ...
Trade, industry sectors make a case for widening Erode-Karur road
The Hindu - 10/15/2014 8:57:08 AM
While Coimbatore Airport is well connected to domestic destinations across the country, traders and industrialists bound for Gulf and South-Eastern countries prefer Tiruchi Airport due to its proximity. Tiruchi International Airport is less than half the ...
Nepal ministries monitor 'third worst airport'
Daijiworld - 10/22/2014 7:18:45 PM
Kathmandu, Oct 22 (IANS): Five Nepalese ministries Wednesday decided to monitor the country's only international airport after it was ranked as ... In 1975, the total length of the runway was increased from two km to three km and since then no ...
EDITORIAL - No longer the worst, but…
m.philstar.com - 10/16/2014 3:58:17 PM
Boosted by the more spacious Terminal 3, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport has shed ... can eliminate many of the complaints about an airport named after the murdered father of the country’s president. If ever policy makers decide on the development ...
What do LoBiondo, Hughes have to say in Second Congressional District race?
New Jersey Online - 10/12/2014 7:41:57 AM
"We have an international airport with a 10,000 foot runway capable of accommodating every airliner ... We have 300 million people in this country. In China they have 300 million in the middle class. These people have money and they want to be entertained."
Centre assures Odisha to extend Bhubaneswar-Port Blair AI flight to Thailand
Orissa Diary - 10/15/2014 12:03:15 PM
“The extension of AI flight to Phuket would be made in the first phase while steps would be taken for its further extension to other South Asian countries ... of a parallel runway at the Biju Patnaik International Airport and construction of a ...
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 ...
Dubai Airport To See 45 Aircraft Arrivals An Hour By 2016
gulfbusiness.com - 9/9/2014 9:39:49 AM
Aircraft arrivals at Dubai International Airports ... runway lighting and construction of additional taxiways and rapid exits on the southern runway. The UAE airspace currently handles approximately 600,000 movements a year while aircraft movements in the ...
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.