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
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 email@example.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 ...