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
London's airport expansion plan threatens neighboring villages to meet demands of travelers
FOX News - 5/25/2015 7:25:39 AM
In a globalized world, airports offer the opportunity for investment ... to be leveled but who would find themselves living next to a runway. "We believe we are being fair," he said. Countries like Britain have struggled with the notion of balancing ...
M.Davaajav: Airports develop regardless of nation’s population
Ubpost Banner - 5/26/2015 12:32:16 PM
To commemorate this special occasion, President of Chinggis Khaan International Airport (CHKHIA ... between Ulaan-Uud and Ulaanbaatar from Mongolia and an aerodrome runway and airport was set up in Morin Valley. This airport was named Dobr and became ...
Ahmedabad airport to go on solar power mode
Times of India - 5/25/2015 9:13:01 AM
In a bid to bring down operational expenses and save on power costs, Airports Authority of India (AAI) is planning to install solar panels on the roof of both domestic and international ... at few airports in the country including Ahmedabad.
See the world with tot in tow
Columbus Telegram - 5/26/2015 10:59:12 AM
Veteran traveler Adrian Jarosz has stamps in his passport, can sleep on a plane and has six international trips under his belt. He is 3 years old. “If we drive past an airport ... the travel bug and has been to 58 countries and territories and 33 ...
More Airport Security Badges Missing as Pols Demand Answers
NBC News - 5/25/2015 1:09:15 PM
Washington lawmakers are demanding an accounting of how many airport security badges have been lost or stolen around the country ... secure areas like runways and boarding gates — went missing at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport over ...
Tanzania: KIA to Be Revamped for Large International Planes
AllAfrica - 5/26/2015 8:14:34 AM
Dodoma — The Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) will be revamped to enable large international planes to land and reduce the hassle for tourists and other visitors visiting the country through ... He added that another runway would also be ...
World's scariest airport runways revealed!
Rediff India Abroad - 10/25/2013 11:40:27 AM
a travel deal website has revealed world's top ten scariest runways. According to Airfarewatchdog.com, Antartica's Sea Ice Runway leads the scary list with the runway being unpaved and prone to cracks. A few years ago, this runway melted leading to flight ...
Storms kill 16 in Texas, Oklahoma; Houston flooded
AsiaOne - 5/27/2015 2:51:15 AM
There was no damage estimate available for the state, which has a $1.4 trillion-a-year economy and is the country's main domestic ... A sinkhole also closed a runway at the Dallas/Fort Worth International airport. Roughly 100,000 customers lost power ...
HK Express to grow to 15-20 aircraft in 2016, pursuing LCC hybridity with A321s and interlines
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 5/26/2015 8:43:12 AM
HK Express average sector length: 25-May-2015 to 31-May-2015 Source: CAPA Fleet Database Few LCCs in Asia operate multiple fleet types LCCs in multiple parts of the world have weighed ... process for the airport's third runway, but this was approved ...
Open Skies Perspective: One on One with William J. McGee
TravelPulse - 5/26/2015 3:59:51 PM
We have the world’s largest domestic ... which operated into three of the most congested airports in the country, and I can tell you landing slots are a finite resource. It’s not infinite. There are X amount of runways and taxi ways and gates and ...
New Florida Panhandle airport now 5 years old, plans to grow
USA Today - 5/24/2015 3:40:45 PM
Built amid an economic recession, the arrival of the $318 million project marked the first new international airport opening in the country in more than a decade ... features a 10,000-foot runway and welcomed 815,000 passengers last year.
Storms kill eight in Texas, Oklahoma as rain soaks South
Toronto Sun - 5/26/2015 4:35:39 PM
There was no damage estimate available for the state, which has a $1.4 trillion-a-year economy and is the country's main domestic ... A sinkhole also closed a runway at the Dallas/Fort Worth International airport, according to media reports.
The World's Most Delayed Airports
Forbes - 1/22/2010 7:56:34 PM
Airports in those countries ... s airport expects to open a new terminal later in 2010; Mumbai’s airport plans a massive expansion by 2015; and Cairo International (fourth worst for departures at 54.7%) was forced to close one of its two runways in ...
Infographic: How The World's Airports And Runways Map Global Inequality
Fast Company - 6/25/2013 11:59:16 PM
"The World, Traced by Airport Runways ... is dominated by countries with the most privilege. "The most dramatic and surprising transition is between the U.S. and Mexico," Davenport tells Co.Design. "America is a beehive of runways and helipads that ...
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 ...