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, 2012See also: Airports - with paved runways map
Defence cargo aircraft Hercules C130J lands at Juhu airport
Economic Times - 3/24/2015 3:48:40 PM
but the Hercules can land on much shorter lengths of unpaved or paved runways, they said. The runway at the Juhu aerodrome is about 3,750 feet long, very short compared to the 12,008 feet long runway at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport ...
Hong Kong Government Approves Plan to Add Third Runway at International Airport
TravelPulse - 3/21/2015 9:57:18 PM
Hong Kong International Airport has seen massive growth in terms of passengers and cargo, and the facility has received approval from the government for the addition of a third runway ... Hong Kong government and the country’s residents.
Woman Charged After Running on San Francisco International Airport Runway
NBC Bay Area - 3/14/2015 7:32:18 AM
SAN FRANCISCO - A woman pleaded not guilty to trespassing charges after she got onto a runway at San Francisco International Airport with plans to stow ... in the cargo hold of a jet headed to her home country of Guatemala, San Mateo County District ...
Costa Rican Airport Reopens After Volcano Eruption
ABC News - 3/13/2015 2:47:09 AM
Costa Rican officials have reopened the country's principle airport in the capital of San Jose after the eruption of the Turrialba volcano filled the sky with ash. The Juan Santamaria international ... says the ash on the runways could pose a risk, as ...
It Takes Crazy Effort to Clear Snow From Airport Runways
Wired News - 3/14/2015 12:44:16 AM
A United Airlines jet blows snow on a taxiway at O'Hare International ... Airports cannot have potholes on the runway for obvious reasons, so they use polyurethane blades that are gentler on the surface. Like all things associated with aviation in this ...
DRC: $ 52 million from the World Bank to renovate Goma airport
Medafrica Times - 3/19/2015 6:53:33 PM
main gateway to the east of the country for international traffic and vital link to the rest of the country. The single runway and taxiway to the Goma airport was damaged by the eruption of the Nyiragongo volcano in 2002, which limited the delivery of ...
Woman breaches San Francisco airport security, gets on runway with plans to stow away on jet
FOX News - 3/14/2015 4:04:42 AM
SAN FRANCISCO – A woman pleaded not guilty to trespassing charges after she got onto a runway at San Francisco International Airport with plans to stow ... in the cargo hold of a jet headed to her home country of Guatemala, San Mateo County District ...
Cam Ranh to expand airport
TTR Wekly - 3/24/2015 6:51:48 AM
It is one of four airports in the country experiencing ... Once open it will handle international traffic while the present terminal will be used for domestic flights. Earlier, the province agreed to build a second runway that will be ready by 2018.
Will Costa Rica’s New International Airport in Orotina Bring Another Real Estate Boom?
The Costarican Times - 3/14/2015 11:52:59 PM
To keep up with the surge of tourism in the country, the Costa Rican ... of Latin American with other parts of the world like the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. The new airport is designed to have three runways, one passenger terminal with 40 ...
Tanzania: Over 72 B/ - to Convert Kia Into East Africa's Top Airport
AllAfrica - 3/20/2015 11:53:01 PM
BAM International of Netherlands is the firm which will be executing the project involving rehabilitation and extension of the airport's taxiways, runways and aprons as ... KIA situated between Moshi and Arusha, the country's second busiest terminal ...
Airports in the rural West are getting squeezed
High County News - 3/24/2015 10:19:23 AM
Both of these are venerable aircraft that have served small towns in the mountains for decades, but now are destined to either rust in the Arizona desert or continue their service in Third World countries. Rural Westerners may be among the last to fly in ...
Woman charged after running on San Francisco airport runway
Yahoo News - 3/14/2015 2:53:07 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A woman has pleaded not guilty to trespassing charges after she got onto a runway at San Francisco International Airport with plans to stow ... cargo hold of a jet headed to her home country of Guatemala. She told officials she ...
Why World Bank can't compete with Chinese AIIB
RenewAmerica - 3/19/2015 4:27:24 AM
In fact, in enforcing this ideology, the World Bank is encroaching on the moral teachings, including religious teachings, prevailing in the countries to which ... distance railway traffic and of airports with a basic runway length of 2,100 meters or ...