Country Comparison > Airports - with paved runways

RankCountryAirports - with paved runways
1United States5,054
2Brazil698
3Russia594
4Canada523
5China463
6Australia349
7Germany318
8France294
9United Kingdom271
10India253
11Mexico243
12Indonesia186
13Argentina161
14Sweden149
15South Africa144
16Japan142
17Iran140
18Venezuela127
19Colombia121
20Ukraine108
21Pakistan108
22Ecuador104
23Spain99
24Italy98
25Turkey91
26Chile90
27Philippines89
28Poland87
29Saudi Arabia82
30Finland74
31Egypt72
32Iraq72
33Korea, South71
34Libya68
35Greece68
36Norway67
37Cuba64
38Algeria64
39Kazakhstan63
40Thailand63
41Peru59
42Panama57
43Bulgaria57
44Costa Rica47
45French Polynesia45
46Portugal43
47Czech Republic41
48Nigeria40
49Switzerland40
50New Zealand39
51Korea, North39
52Malaysia39
53Vietnam38
54Burma36
55Taiwan35
56Uzbekistan33
57Belarus33
58Angola31
59Morocco31
60Azerbaijan30
61Israel29
62Syria29
63Denmark28
64Congo, Democratic Republic of the26
65Belgium26
66Madagascar26
67Romania26
68United Arab Emirates25
69Croatia24
70Bahamas, The24
71Austria24
72Afghanistan23
73Netherlands23
74Lithuania22
75Slovakia21
76Mozambique21
77Bolivia21
78Papua New Guinea21
79Turkmenistan21
80Hungary20
81Namibia19
82Georgia18
83Kyrgyzstan18
84Latvia18
85Ethiopia17
86Yemen17
87Zimbabwe17
88Tajikistan17
89Puerto Rico17
90Sudan16
91Dominican Republic16
92Ireland16
93Bangladesh16
94Kenya16
95Guatemala16
96Jordan16
97Mongolia15
98Sri Lanka15
99Tunisia15
100Paraguay15
101Gabon14
102Honduras13
103Estonia13
104Oman13
105Nicaragua12
106New Caledonia12
107Jamaica11
108Guyana11
109Cameroon11
110Nepal11
111Uruguay11
112Niger10
113Serbia10
114Tanzania10
115Armenia10
116Botswana10
117Greenland10
118Mauritania9
119Chad9
120Cape Verde9
121Singapore9
122Senegal9
123Zambia8
124Congo, Republic of the8
125Macedonia8
126Mali8
127Laos8
128Malawi7
129Ghana7
130Cote d'Ivoire7
131Iceland7
132Bosnia and Herzegovina7
133Seychelles7
134Slovenia7
135Maldives7
136Suriname6
137Somalia6
138Turks and Caicos Islands6
139Cambodia6
140Belize6
141Equatorial Guinea6
142Micronesia, Federated States of6
143El Salvador5
144Montenegro5
145Lebanon5
146Uganda5
147Moldova5
148Saint Vincent and the Grenadines5
149Marshall Islands4
150Qatar4
151Rwanda4
152Kiribati4
153Kuwait4
154Haiti4
155Guinea4
156Guam4
157Fiji4
158Eritrea4
159Comoros4
160Bahrain4
161Albania4
162American Samoa3
163Cayman Islands3
164Djibouti3
165Northern Mariana Islands3
166Grenada3
167Kosovo3
168Lesotho3
169Spratly Islands3
170South Sudan3
171Vanuatu3
172Western Sahara3
173West Bank2
174Wallis and Futuna2
175Swaziland2
176Virgin Islands2
177British Virgin Islands2
178Guinea-Bissau2
179Saint Pierre and Miquelon2
180Saint Kitts and Nevis2
181Burkina Faso2
182East Timor2
183Togo2
184Sao Tome and Principe2
185Saint Lucia2
186Trinidad and Tobago2
187Liberia2
188Mauritius2
189Midway Islands2
190Guernsey2
191Hong Kong2
192Central African Republic2
193Dominica2
194Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)2
195Antigua and Barbuda2
196Bhutan2
197Brunei1
198Burundi1
199Bermuda1
200Solomon Islands1
201Benin1
202Aruba1
203Barbados1
204Anguilla1
205Faroe Islands1
206Cook Islands1
207Cocos (Keeling) Islands1
208Gaza Strip1
209Gibraltar1
210Gambia, The1
211Isle of Man1
212British Indian Ocean Territory1
213Johnston Atoll1
214Jersey1
215Malta1
216Niue1
217Norfolk Island1
218Montserrat1
219Macau1
220Luxembourg1
221Christmas Island1
222Saint Barthelemy1
223Svalbard1
224Sint Maarten1
225Sierra Leone1
226Saint Helena1
227Tonga1
228Saint Martin1
229Palau1
230Nauru1
231Paracel Islands1
232Wake Island1
233Samoa1

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, 2014

See also: Airports - with paved runways map

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