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
Dubai Int'l becomes world's busiest airport
MENAFN - 1/27/2015 9:31:16 AM
(MENAFN) Dubai International Airport has Airport has become the world's top airport ... which was attributed to the temporary reduction of flights during the 80-day runway refurbishment project in May 2014 and the shift of freighter operators and general ...
Across America, giving airports an upgrade
BUSINESSJOURNALISM - 1/26/2015 5:10:35 PM
They’ve added new and upgraded terminals, runway improvements and ... we must make significant investments in our airport infrastructure. Without world-class airports, America will be less connected as a country, less productive as a society and ...
Thai airports growth in 2014 supported by domestic routes
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 1/26/2015 12:57:04 AM
THAILAND (eTN) - BANGKOK, Thailand - It has been a mixed picture for Thai airports in 2014, which reflected the uncertainty faced by the country’s major air gateways ... only 2.53% to 90.53 million. However, international passenger flows decreased ...
Report finds airports plan for one billion more journeys a year
Airport World - 1/27/2015 9:59:54 AM
Emerging economies dominate the list of countries with plans ... which will have built 17 new runways to serve its major cities by 2036, with the capacity for 400 million passenger journeys; - Dubai, where the World Central Airport project will provide ...
International Flights From Mohali Airport By August 2015
The Link - 1/24/2015 10:17:47 AM
CHANDIGARH – International ... to the Gulf countries in the first phase, connecting flights to European and North America countries would be started in the second phase. While the airport infrastructure is with the AAI, the runway and flight operations ...
Two Djibouti airports planned, with Chinese funding
Air Cargo World - 1/23/2015 11:47:51 PM
The proposed airport, to be called Hassan Gouled Aptidon International Airport, after Djibouti’s first president, is expected to open in 2018. It will be capable of catering for 1.5 million passengers and will have runways long enough for the Airbus 380.
The World’s Biggest Airport Construction Projects 2015; total value over USD500 billion. Part 1
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 1/20/2015 1:32:49 AM
The development of an international ... airport by mid 2015 and it seeks USD1.7 billion to construct a third runway and another passenger terminal. The private sector could be involved here; there is no government budget for more works. Vietnam is another ...
Tamale Airport ready by September
Ghana Web - 1/14/2015 6:26:15 AM
The Tamale Airport ... extending the runway from the current 2,480 metres to about 3,940 metres, and the installation of a complete lighting system to accommodate bigger aircraft so as to serve as the second international airport in the country.
Ukraine Loses Donetsk Airport
Examiner - 1/23/2015 6:11:25 PM
The once modern and glamorous Donetsk airport ... able to make the runway operable by the spring or summer. Russian President Putin has denied any involvement in the crisis but the world knows different. Putin has done little for his country to stop ...
Can Miss Universe Pageant save the world?
CNN - 1/22/2015 11:56:12 PM
The "runway" we shared last fall was one mile of pavement along the Hudson River in Hoboken, New Jersey. We were fellow participants in the "Runaway Bridesmaids" charity race for Airline Ambassadors International, an organization that trains airport ...
Nation & World briefing
The Bulletin - 1/25/2015 8:07:45 AM
Spanish terror raid — Spanish National Police arrested four suspected jihadis Saturday in the country ... one of the airport’s five runways was shut down. Vatican on divorce — Facing millions of divorced Catholics around the world, many of whom ...
Denver airport parking rates reduced as Greenbee Parking (@greenbeeparking) ties up with Econo Lodge
StreetInsider - 1/26/2015 3:05:55 AM
Denver Airport Parking Information Denver International Airport ranks as the largest US airport in terms of the total area with the longest public use runway in the country. With non-stop service to all the continents and major global destinations ...
Excerpt: ‘Guantanamo Diary’ by Mohamedou Ould Slahi
ABC News - 1/25/2015 2:41:27 PM
Somebody else was deciding everything for me; I had all the worries in the world ... runway. I realized the U.S. is a little bit farther than that. Where are we? In Ramstein, Germany? Yes! Ramstein it is: in Ramstein there’s a U.S. military airport ...
Wellington aims to double int’l students by 2023
thepienews.com - 1/22/2015 12:14:41 PM
A planned extension of Wellington International Airport’s runway will be “crucial” to the strategy, said Campbell, and will “reduce a current barrier” to student access and perception of the region. The NZ$350m extension will bring an extra 16 ...