Country Comparison > Airports - with paved runways

RankCountryAirports - with paved runways
1United States5,194
2Brazil713
3Russia593
4Canada522
5China452
6Australia333
7Germany322
8France297
9United Kingdom272
10India251
11Mexico249
12Indonesia185
13Ukraine179
14Argentina159
15Sweden149
16South Africa145
17Japan143
18Iran136
19Venezuela128
20Bulgaria124
21Colombia121
22Pakistan107
23Ecuador101
24Italy99
25Spain98
26Turkey89
27Chile88
28Poland86
29Philippines83
30Saudi Arabia80
31Finland75
32Iraq75
33Egypt72
34Korea, South71
35Greece67
36Norway67
37Cuba65
38Kazakhstan64
39Libya64
40Thailand63
41Algeria60
42Peru58
43Panama55
44French Polynesia46
45Portugal43
46Switzerland41
47Czech Republic41
48Costa Rica41
49Nigeria40
50New Zealand39
51Korea, North39
52Malaysia39
53Taiwan37
54Vietnam37
55Burma36
56Belarus34
57Uzbekistan33
58Morocco31
59Azerbaijan30
60Angola30
61Israel29
62Syria29
63Denmark28
64Belgium27
65Congo, Democratic Republic of the26
66Madagascar26
67Lithuania26
68Romania26
69United Arab Emirates25
70Croatia24
71Austria24
72Afghanistan23
73Bahamas, The22
74Bolivia21
75Mozambique21
76Turkmenistan21
77Papua New Guinea20
78Netherlands20
79Hungary20
80Latvia19
81Slovakia19
82Namibia19
83Kyrgyzstan18
84Georgia18
85Ethiopia17
86Yemen17
87Zimbabwe17
88Puerto Rico17
89Tajikistan17
90Dominican Republic16
91Ireland16
92Bangladesh16
93Jordan16
94Kenya15
95Guatemala15
96Mongolia15
97Sudan15
98Tunisia15
99Paraguay15
100Gabon14
101Sri Lanka14
102Estonia13
103Honduras13
104New Caledonia12
105Jamaica12
106Oman12
107Nepal11
108Nicaragua11
109Serbia11
110Uruguay11
111Tanzania11
112Guyana11
113Cameroon11
114Armenia10
115Botswana10
116Greenland10
117Mauritania10
118Macedonia10
119Niger10
120Senegal9
121Singapore9
122Laos9
123Chad9
124Cape Verde9
125Mali8
126Zambia8
127Somalia7
128Slovenia7
129Seychelles7
130Malawi7
131Ghana7
132Cote d'Ivoire7
133Congo, Republic of the7
134Bosnia and Herzegovina7
135Cambodia6
136Belize6
137Equatorial Guinea6
138Micronesia, Federated States of6
139Iceland6
140Turks and Caicos Islands6
141Uganda5
142Suriname5
143Saint Vincent and the Grenadines5
144Montenegro5
145Moldova5
146Lebanon5
147El Salvador5
148Fiji4
149Eritrea4
150Comoros4
151Bahrain4
152Albania4
153Kiribati4
154Kuwait4
155Kosovo4
156Haiti4
157Guinea4
158Guam4
159Maldives4
160Rwanda4
161Marshall Islands4
162Qatar4
163Spratly Islands3
164Vanuatu3
165Western Sahara3
166Grenada3
167Lesotho3
168American Samoa3
169Djibouti3
170Northern Mariana Islands3
171Central African Republic2
172Dominica2
173Cayman Islands2
174Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)2
175Antigua and Barbuda2
176Liberia2
177Mauritius2
178Guernsey2
179Hong Kong2
180Swaziland2
181British Virgin Islands2
182West Bank2
183Wallis and Futuna2
184Virgin Islands2
185Guinea-Bissau2
186Saint Pierre and Miquelon2
187Saint Kitts and Nevis2
188Trinidad and Tobago2
189Togo2
190Sao Tome and Principe2
191Burkina Faso2
192East Timor2
193Saint Lucia2
194Svalbard1
195Sint Maarten1
196Sierra Leone1
197Tonga1
198Saint Barthelemy1
199Saint Helena1
200Paracel Islands1
201Saint Martin1
202Nauru1
203Palau1
204Wake Island1
205Samoa1
206Gaza Strip1
207Gibraltar1
208Gambia, The1
209Isle of Man1
210British Indian Ocean Territory1
211Jersey1
212Malta1
213Niue1
214Norfolk Island1
215Montserrat1
216Luxembourg1
217Macau1
218Christmas Island1
219Aruba1
220Barbados1
221Anguilla1
222Curacao1
223Brunei1
224Burundi1
225Bhutan1
226Bermuda1
227Solomon Islands1
228Benin1
229Faroe Islands1
230Cocos (Keeling) Islands1
231Cook Islands1

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, 2012

See also: Airports - with paved runways map

Related News

Watch the invisible patterns of air travel over some of the busiest skies in the world
Quartz - 11/19/2014 5:52:27 AM
Flights operate in designated lanes even when operating inside the country ... UK airports leads to spiraling holding patterns of planes waiting to land. Heathrow has just two runways, despite being one of the busiest airports in the world.

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 ...

Peeled asphalt causes delay, canceled flights at Myrtle Beach International Airport
Myrtle Beach Online - 11/17/2014 11:41:25 PM
The runway at Myrtle Beach International Airport was temporarily closed late Monday morning ... Crews are currently in the paving portion of the project. The runway is being paved between 10:45 p.m. and 6:45 a.m. during the week and 11:45 p.m. and 5:30 ...

Feds approve long-awaited runway extension at Ogdensburg airport
Watertown Daily Times - 11/21/2014 11:55:09 AM
The Federal Aviation Administration has approved Ogdensburg International Airport’s runway expansion project ... into a major regional air travel hub for residents of the North Country and Canada, which should be a major benefit to the local economy ...

Runway rehab causes delays at Myrtle Beach airport
SCNow - 11/21/2014 4:24:11 AM
Rodriguez The Sun News jrodriguez@thesunnews.com Morning News Temporary asphalt used to connect the old and new planned runway was to blame for delays and cancellations of flights at Myrtle Beach International Airport ... is being paved between 10:45 ...

Runways are for aircraft, not animals
Deccan Herald - 11/13/2014 5:23:47 AM
The collision of a Spicejet aircraft with a buffalo on the runway of Surat airport last ... in the eyes of the world. Aviation websites draw attention to India’s shabby aviation infrastructure. It will have negative impact on the country’s aviation ...

ANS/ATM agreements for proposed Kannur airport inked
madhyamam.com - 11/21/2014 3:34:04 AM
Mumbai's L&T, which is constructing the airport on over 2,000 acres of land, has completed 25 percent work on the airside (runway and taxiway ... be the state's fourth international airport, a unique record for any state in the country.

Feds investigating drones spotted flying near JFK runways
Win 98.5 - 11/20/2014 2:05:11 PM
Kennedy International Airport and federal ... 2,000-3,000 feet on their final approach to the airport just after 8 p.m. on Sunday, the FAA statement said. The unmanned craft was seen about 10 miles from the runway, according to information given to ...

Retiring airport chief plans on-time departure
Florida Keys News - 11/20/2014 5:08:19 AM
The airport ... runway in the country that serves Boeing 727 aircraft. "You can't blame them for their concerns, since Southwest planes have run off the runways at two other airports," Horton said, announcing the next major undertaking for Key West ...

India airport animals wreaking havoc: SpiceJet flight strikes buffalo on runway
Examiner - 11/7/2014 8:22:42 AM
At India's airports, animals are causing a serious problem. This problem was brought to international ... it taxied down the runway at Surat airport in preparation for takeoff. At approximately 7:25 p.m., the plane hit one of the country's many stray ...

Power cut forces Vietnam's airport to turn back flights
Channel News Asia - 11/20/2014 1:15:05 PM
Dozens of planes could not take off or land at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport ... a day pass through Tan Son Nhat airport, which is already operating above its capacity. Parliamentarians in the communist country are debating whether to approve ...

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.

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 ...


Embed this graph in your blog:

Only the top 10 countries will show.
Preview