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
7 of the world’s eerily abandoned airports
Travel Weekly - 4/24/2015 3:37:33 AM
The airport harks back romantically to the early days of aviation, when road traffic crossing the runway had to be stopped ... From its opening in 1939, Nicosia International Airport was the main airport serving the country of Cyprus.
New photo shows China’s first airfield in the world’s most contested archipelago
Washington Post - 4/16/2015 1:19:42 PM
The image above, provided by IHS Jane's Defense Weekly, shows that China has begun building a runway on an island in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. According to Jane's, satellite photos dated from March 23 show "a paved section of ...
Airport in Costa Rica Reopens as Volcanic Activity Continues
Costa Rica Star - 4/24/2015 3:40:32 PM
Despite incandescent volcanic matter being ejected from the crater of the Turrialba volcano in Costa Rica, the Juan Santamaria International Airport ... to disrupt flight operations in our country’s busiest airport. Prevailing winds traveling north ...
Privatize Cayman’s airports
Cay Compass - 4/22/2015 12:58:16 PM
This transition has given rise to global airport companies, many of which own or manage airports in a number of countries ... and dining facilities that international travelers have come to expect. On the airside, the main runway is not long enough ...
London Heathrow is officially the world’s most mobile-friendly airport – by charging capability
Information Age - 4/24/2015 9:49:47 AM
See also: Innovation will help us defeat Heathrow: Gatwick CIO enters runway ... Airport in Moscow provides open access to 1,500 charging stations, which is rare because most airports in the country only include this service in the VIP areas. Other ...
Completion Nears For Long-Delayed St. Vincent and the Grenadines Airport
TravelPulse - 4/15/2015 10:21:56 AM
Runway paving should be complete ... passing through the existing E.T. Joshua Airport. Argyle International Airport is being financed by the SVG government, with “grants, donations and loans” from countries including Cuba, Venezuela, Trinidad and ...
Upgrades for Charlottesville airport underway
cvilletomorrow.org - 4/19/2015 4:15:06 PM
The airport also will be repaving the runway ... the country, based on the number of passengers. “For an airport our size it’s impressive to have the six destinations we have,” she said. “You can get on a plane here and go anywhere in the world ...
CAAZ needs $300m for Buffalo Range airport expansion
chronicle.co.zw - 4/22/2015 10:09:27 PM
“When we finish the development of the Victoria Falls International Airport, we intend to move to Buffalo Range Airport. Buffalo Range is next on our list of priorities. We intend to extend the runway at ... aviation in the country and this is in line ...
New Zealand’s Wellington Airport Runway Expansion Plan Not Exciting Airline Industry Despite Lure of Long Haul Flights
International Business Times - 4/13/2015 11:17:24 PM
Wade-Brown, one of the directors of the airport board said the runway extension may not suit Air New Zealand's short-term interests. But, Wellington International Airport Limited and its shareholders have made it clear that existing users will not have to ...
Trial run of new taxiway, MRO at Nagpur airport successful
Zee News - 4/23/2015 9:08:01 AM
Nagpur: The trial run of a newly constructed 3.4 kms long taxiway and Maintenance Repair Overhaul (MRO) unit of Multi-modal International Cargo Hub and Airport (MIHAN ... in India as well as in foreign countries within reach of five hours air distance ...
Airlines wooed to use Clark airport
Inquirer - 4/17/2015 4:24:38 PM
Net profit of PNB rose 5% to P5.5B last year The state-run operator of Clark International Airport in ... “This is one of the many factors why Clark Airport has an advantage to other airports in the country today,” CIAC president and CEO Emigdio ...
Hate flight delays, cancellations? Take Clark International Airport
Rappler - 4/17/2015 11:59:47 AM
MANILA, Philippines – Airline passengers, particularly from Northern Luzon are urged to use the Clark International Airport ... one of the many factors why Clark Airport has an advantage to other airports in the country today,” Tanjuatco said.
10 Cheapest Airports to Fly to in Europe
The Huffington Post - 4/17/2015 11:59:47 AM
Crossing the Atlantic can be pretty steep, though, so to help you figure out the best gateways to the Old World, Hopper's done the math ... to grow with proposed plans to add a second runway to the airport. Gatwick's dominant airlines are British Airways ...
Korean Officials Meet with Airlines Following Asiana Accident
AIN Online Language - 4/15/2015 10:50:34 AM
South Korean government officials held a meeting on Wednesday with executives from eight of the country’s airlines at Gimpo International Airport to urge a renewed commitment to safety after an Asiana Airlines Airbus A320 skidded off the runway at Japan ...
Questions surround uncontrolled airports
abc27 - 4/16/2015 6:13:12 PM
In short, the answer to both of those questions is no. Gettysburg Airport is known as an uncontrolled airport. “It’s a small 3,000 foot runway, it’s not towered,” said Harrisburg International ... throughout the country especially when they are ...