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, 2014See also: Airports - with unpaved runways map
LAX's Makeover Inspires Airport Changes Around the Country
AviationPros - 12/5/2016 4:16:57 PM
It is an incredibly ambitious goal, considering LAX ranks near the bottom of the ... Airport in North Carolina, which is also benefiting from surging traffic, is building nine new gates along with an expanded pre-security lobby, a new runway and a new ...
Sheremetyevo Airport investing to become “one of the largest passenger and cargo hubs in the world” by 2018
airport-business.com - 12/6/2016 10:03:32 AM
“This will increase the attractiveness of Moscow as an international financial centre and raise the level of competitiveness of our country ... in any airport around the world, passengers and baggage will be transported under the existing runways.
Tens of thousands in two countries pack stadiums to pay tribute to wiped out Brazil soccer club
Chicago Tribune - 11/29/2016 11:55:02 PM
A female controller explained another plane that had been diverted with mechanical problems of its own was already approaching the runway and had priority ... of tributes that poured in from all over the world. They then cheered the names of each of ...
Dec. 7, 1941: Sunday morning in Bellingham shattered by news of impending war
Bellingham Herald - 12/7/2016 4:54:32 AM
The big news in Bellingham was a public open house at the city’s new airport. An aerial photo of the grand new three-runway transportation hub graced ... that placid Whatcom County was embedded in a world in chaos. Nearly all of Europe had been at ...
First commercial U.S.-Havana flight lands as country mourns Fidel Castro
FOX News - 11/28/2016 5:22:31 PM
Cubans saluted the packed American Airlines flight by spraying water from firetrucks above the plane as it taxied along the runway at Jose Marti International Airport in honor of ... but remained optimistic for the country's future. "What is coming ahead ...
Future Security Technology at Airports Will Scan Your Face as Your Passport
blackchristiannews.com - 11/27/2016 4:40:45 PM
And other countries ... airports of a quality that Americans can only dream of: In Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to be completed in 2020, a new airport with five runways and four terminals, capable of handling 160 million passengers a year. (Right now the ...
Global Airport Development Conference 2016 report: Trump, Brexit, pipelines and PPPs. Part 1
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 12/5/2016 10:19:02 AM
The Global Airport Development (GAD World) conference was held in Lisbon ... In response to another one, which reminded her that LAGs regulations have been eased in some countries, she stated she was against the profiling of terrorist suspects as an ...
Caticlan Airport terminal expected to open soon
Philstar - 11/26/2016 4:06:08 PM
Apart from an interim terminal, construction of a permanent world-class international passenger terminal with 12 air bridges is also being undertaken. Last Nov.18, an Airbus A320 landed at the Caticlan Airport’s expanded runway, marking the start of ...
Heathrow reveals design team for airport expansion
Trade Arabia - 12/4/2016 6:16:50 AM
Seven leading companies have been signed up to design plans for the sustainable expansion of Heathrow, the second busiest airport ... s new runway, providing the additional capacity our country needs to maintain its place in the world as a prosperous ...
Gatwick Airport’s hidden disability lanyard recognised for its support for passengers with Dementia
travelprnews.com - 12/6/2016 9:02:05 PM
Gatwick Airport is the UK’s second largest airport and the most efficient single-runway airport in the world. It serves more than 220 destinations in 80 countries for 42 million passengers a year on short and long-haul point-to-point services.
Toronto’s Pearson Airport wants to be a mega-hub, but high costs and congestion stand in the way
Financial Post - 12/1/2016 3:50:04 AM
Pesky taxes and fees make Pearson “the most expensive airport in the world at which to land a plane,” according to a 2012 Senate report. There’s also the problem of congestion — in the airport, on its runways ... from a second country to a third ...
Airports: To concession or not?
www.thecable.ng - 11/30/2016 8:30:26 AM
It is not a sight that a country desirous of the respect of the rest of the world should have at its ... and convenience of operations at our airports. As busy as the Lagos airport is, there are just two runways, none of which is at an impeccable state ...
Militants strike north Mali airports with suicide truck, rockets
Metro International - 11/30/2016 3:47:05 PM
GAO, Mali (Reuters) - Militants have struck two airports in northern Mali with an explosives-laden ... and fragments of the attacker's flesh and bones strewn out next to the runway. Al Mourabitoun, a group closely linked to al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb ...
How to Salvage Syria
Daily Beast - 12/7/2016 10:02:20 AM
Nowhere in the country has Ahrar al-Sham ... by our calculation—the Assad regime still holds strategic districts in the city of Deir Ezzor and a key airport. The U.S. and its Western allies have the ability, by dint of their current presence, to dictate ...
Gatwick Airport Relies on Splunk Cloud to Enhance Performance and Collaboration
Yahoo Finance - 11/28/2016 1:11:58 PM
Gatwick Airport is the UK’s second largest airport and the most efficient single-runway airport in the world. It serves more than 220 destinations in 80 countries for more than 41 million passengers a year on short and long-haul point-to-point services.