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
Airlines fly the flag for the UAE
Gulf News - 12/1/2015 2:17:24 PM
The country ... UAE airports handled more than 101 million passengers in 2014, of which more than 71 million went through Dubai International alone. Al Maktoum International will be developed into the world’s biggest airport, with five runways and ...
Airports: One Gateway to the Listed Infrastructure Opportunity
National Real Estate Investor - 11/30/2015 5:03:14 PM
Travelers with deep pockets are coming from all over the world and have money to spend in the country ... airports have found growth. Additional terminals increase retail space and allow for new airlines to come through, increasing utilization of runways ...
When Bristol had an airport
Burlington Free Press A Gannett Company - 11/27/2015 5:53:54 AM
After considerable work was done on the land that would eventually become the North-South runway pilots began taking advantage ... This was part of a projected program to build airports all over the country by the federal government through the Public ...
Kannur airport to see first aircraft's arrival on January 15
Daijiworld - 12/1/2015 4:01:47 AM
The runway of the airport is now fixed at 3050 metres and land has also been acquired for a second runway. When opened, Kerala will be the only state of the country having four international airports. The funds for the airport project have come by way of ...
TRJet Positioned to Become the Next OEM at the Epicenter of Aviation Industry Growth
aviationpros.com - 12/1/2015 2:24:33 PM
Both the 328 and 628 series are versatile aircraft and can land on unpaved runways, increasing accessibility to smaller airports. The 328 series has ... aviation industry and will help to introduce the country to the global aviation market establishing ...
Ground delays at U.S. airports now average over 23 minutes
Denver Post - 11/23/2015 7:53:11 AM
Kennedy International Airport. Passengers ... It's a scene playing out across the country. According to an Associated Press analysis, airplanes spent 23 minutes and 32 seconds, on average, taxiing between gates and runways during the first nine months ...
New Islamabad Int’l Airport: First airport to support landing of biggest aircraft, Airbus A-380
Business Recorder - 11/18/2015 11:19:33 AM
ISLAMABAD: The first-ever green-field airport, the under construction `New Islamabad International Airport' (NIIA) having a capacity to support landing and parking of Airbus A-380, the biggest passenger aircraft of the world, is being equipped with cutting ...
LIVE! Chennai floods: Met warns of heavy rain over next 48 hours, airport shut
Rediff - 12/2/2015 6:02:18 AM
... Rain-ravaged Tamil Nadu was cut off from the rest of the world today even as the Met department warns for heavy rains in the next 48 hours. The airport has been closed with flooded runways forcing authorities to cancel all flights. A Bloomberg report ...
French panic over Islamists with runway clearance
The Sunday Times - 11/29/2015 12:29:25 AM
FRANCE has ordered a review of the security passes of tens of thousands of employees at the country’s main airport after the discovery that 57 workers with access to runways and aircraft were on an intelligence watchlist as potential Islamist extremists.
CAK: A small business that breeds big business
Suburbanite - 12/1/2015 1:34:27 PM
The airport started as a marshaling field for military aircraft during World War II. It was dedicated as the Akron ... Buying land allowed the airport to extend two runways. Airport managers decided in the 1990s to use some of the property for development ...
First airport to support landing of Airbus A-380
Pakistan Today - 11/23/2015 8:36:08 AM
The first-ever green-field airport, the under-construction ‘New Islamabad International Airport (NIIA)’ having a capacity to support landing and parking of Airbus A-380, the biggest passenger aircraft of the world, is being equipped with cutting-edge ...
Pope Francis starts Africa trip with visit to Nairobi
Washington Post - 11/25/2015 9:45:21 AM
NAIROBI — Pope Francis arrived in Kenya’s capital Wednesday evening, beginning his first trip to Africa by greeting throngs of people, waving and shaking hands on the airport runway ... speak directly to one of the world’s fastest growing Catholic ...
Pune airport beefs up security post Paris
Punemirror - 11/24/2015 9:13:43 PM
The airport is one of the most sensitive places in the city as it is situated on Air Force land and shares the runway with ... carnage shocked the world and also posed greater challenges for the security agencies in various countries.
World's scariest airport runways revealed!
Rediff India Abroad - 10/25/2013 9:48:54 PM
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 ...
Kind World #18: Off The List
WBUR - 11/24/2015 4:13:05 PM
The Congolese president said that all Tutsis in the country were the enemy and need to be hunted ... That day of the evacuation, people boarded the bus, and an hour later, we pulled into the airport. Our plane was right there, like 50 yards away, and ...