Definition: This entry gives the total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt 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 paved runways map
How one road to a deal with Iran was paved with art
The Guardian - 11/26/2015 8:18:15 AM
Photograph: Kaveh Kazemi/Getty In November 1999, on her first visit to Iran, Nancy Matthews arrived at Tehran airport ... partner in the country to help navigate both politics and the art scene. Such challenges are standard in Nancy’s world.
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 ...
World War II era hangar restoration nearing completion
WLOX 13 - 11/30/2015 10:15:12 AM
More than ten years after Hurricane Katrina, the Mississippi Gulf Coast is still seeing signs of recovery, including at the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport. Katrina left one of the few remaining World War ... order to get the runway operational ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Strong growth seen in new cargo link with China
budapesttimes.hu - 11/29/2015 7:31:45 AM
Its 3.2-kilometre runway is suitable ... area of our airport includes no less than 19 countries.” Budapest Airport’s delegation participated in the Air Cargo China Summit, an international conference bringing together the world’s leading air cargo ...
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 ...
New runway safety technology at Sea-Tac Airport
KOMO News - 11/23/2015 10:30:40 AM
The Foreign Object Debris detection system uses cameras and radar to scan the new center runway ... Sea-Tac is only the second airport in the country to have such a high-tech system in place and the first in the world to integrate wildlife detection.
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.
Ground delays on rise at U.S. airports
The Columbus Dispatch - 11/23/2015 9:11:55 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 ...
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 ...