Definition: This entry gives the total number of airports with unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel 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 unpaved 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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Abuja airport second runway, a national priority -FG
Punch - 10/14/2014 12:15:46 AM
The Federal Government on Monday said President Goodluck Jonathan has placed the construction of the second runway for the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja on national ... This is another big plus for the country. “We have the capability ...
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.
Abuja airport second runway national priority –FG
The Sun - 10/22/2014 2:15:07 AM
“The President has approved and directed the second runway project be immediately revisited ... especially the screening at airports, has attracted the attention of countries like the United Kingdom and United States, who are now ready to adopt Nigeria ...
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 ...
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 ...
Exporters pitch for dedicated overseas cargo flight from Tiruchi
The Hindu - 10/9/2014 4:53:42 AM
With air cargo exports from the Tiruchi International Airport on the upswing ... Cargo freighters best suited for the existing runway length at the airport could be operated. If not daily, cargo freighters could be operated at least thrice a week, says ...
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."
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 ...
French CEO dies in Moscow in plane crash with snowplow operated by drunk driver
CNN Money - 10/21/2014 4:03:41 AM
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 ...
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.
Cheers greet opening of new FLL runway
SunSentinel - 9/17/2014 11:56:29 PM
Twenty six years of turbulence over expansion of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport ended with a screech Thursday when JetBlue flight 1028 left the first skid marks on a brand new, $826 million runway ... done in this country," U.S. Secretary ...
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 ...