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
I'm Still Trying To Understand This One...Kumasi Airport Rehabilitation Cost $29 Million?
Peacefmonline - 12/18/2014 11:54:45 PM
President of IMANI Ghana, Franklin Cudjoe is wondering how government of Ghana will use an amount of $29 million to rehabilitate the runway of the Kumasi Airport which has been given an “International ... northeastern Africa country, Ethiopia is ...
China, Sudan sign $700m loan for new Khartoum airport
Sudan Tribune - 12/17/2014 7:42:25 AM
The Sudanese authorities plan to offer regional and international services, as the new airport will have two 4,000 metre runways capable of handling ... the exportation of Sudanese goods to the Gulf countries and Africa. China is the biggest investor ...
Kumasi Airport Now An International Airport
Spy Ghana - 12/16/2014 9:38:08 AM
... of the Airport runway had also been done with plans for expansion, to cope with international flights and also meet the current challenges. Built in 1943, the Airport, the second largest facility in the country, until recently had not seen any major ...
World's scariest airport runways revealed!
Rediff India Abroad - 10/25/2013 11:40:27 AM
According to Airfarewatchdog.com, Antartica's Sea Ice Runway leads the scary list with the runway being unpaved and prone ... to mountains make Ketchikan International Airport in Alaska, US, a wild ride as the fourth scariest runway. The fifth scariest ...
World's best airport bike paths
CNN - 10/22/2014 12:13:26 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.
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 ...
North Country airports expand to attract Canadian customers
North Country Public Radio - 11/25/2014 11:24:46 PM
Last week the F.A.A. approved a runway expansion at the Ogdensburg International Airport. As Sarah Harris reports, Ogdensburg and other North Country airports hope to tap into the Canadian market and serve travelers from across the border. The runway in ...
Civil Aviation Authority Prefers New NAIA Runways Over New Airport
philippineflightnetwork.com - 5/25/2014 6:24:36 AM
... the construction of a parallel runway at Ninoy Aquino International Airport would take only 2 years at a cost of P2 billion. Andrews added that the construction of parallel runways at NAIA could improve the airport efficiency by as much as 80 percent ...
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 ...
A Map of the World As Plotted By Airports
Gizmodo - 6/26/2013 9:56:23 PM
James Davenport created a world map using just airports, runways and helicopter pads. That way you can see which countries are dotted and outlined with airports (hint: it's the rich ones) and which countries just disappear into the vapor (hint: it's the ...
The World's Most Delayed Airports
Forbes - 1/22/2010 7:56:34 PM
Airports in those countries top our third annual list of The World’s Most Delayed ... 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 ...
Huntsville International Airport reopens west runway after completing $27.8 million improvement project (updated)
Al.com - 7/9/2013 10:35:15 AM
HMCAA Executive Director Rick Tucker said the Huntsville airport is the 14th largest international cargo airport in the country. “The new west runway and taxiway system gives Huntsville the infrastructure it needs to continue growth in global ...
Sangley airport as 3rd NAIA runway?
Rappler - 7/13/2014 12:14:30 PM
The Japan International Cooperation ... while also using a Sangley airport with just two or 3 runways – a dual-airport system. With no finalized plans yet, the DOTC and JICA continue to explore more options for the country's airport roadmap.
New ports to boost connectivity, equality
The Jakarta Post - 12/22/2014 8:26:35 AM
The 10 airport facilities launched by Jonan include new terminals at Ngurah Rai International Airport ... as well as lengthen the runway of eight existing non-commercial airports to allow larger jets to access the country’s remote areas.