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
For Sale: The World's Emptiest International Airport
Forbes - 7/18/2016 9:08:50 AM
With just two daily flights — the second just being added in May — this international airport can be argued to be the world’s most underused ... getting too heavy, and the country either had to add an additional runway there or build or expand ...
U.K. politicians say further delay on airport expansion costly
Air Cargo World - 7/24/2016 11:56:30 PM
A report by a cross-party Commons body claims that vacillation over a new runway ... by the Airport Commission. Now a decision is needed, to show the new leadership’s mettle.” The report also calls for substantial change across the country, such ...
Walvis Bay Airport terminal a massive boost for country – Geingob
New Era - 7/25/2016 8:46:13 AM
“We as a country can now boast ... are on par with international world-class airports that have attracted international brands and car rental services. She explained that Walvis Bay Airport now has a N$202-million new runway and a N$10-million fire ...
Top 10 Most Dangerous Airports in the World
interestingengineering.com - 7/14/2016 6:39:05 PM
Video of a landing at the Courchevel airport went viral last year as it has the shortest runway of any airport at 525 meters. not only this but the paved runway has a downward ... the most dangerous airports in the world, only 8 pilots are qualified ...
Laos drafts bookish students to protect Asean summit ministers
Today - 7/26/2016 5:38:55 AM
North Korean heavies had a bust-up with a journalist from the South who got too close to Pyongyang’s envoy Ri Yong-Ho on the airport tarmac as he landed ... giving their names in the closely-controlled country, said they were hoping to one day swap ...
All About Airports: Airports Beyond Flights & Tons
Air Cargo News - 7/20/2016 1:21:11 AM
Start by thinking about what your airport provides for your community and where it is located in relation to other modes of transportation, infrastructure, population centers, or even other countries and ... e.g., taxiways and runways, in-house or third ...
Unmanned immigration counters, hour-long queues at Mumbai airport
Hindustan Times - 7/22/2016 12:38:51 PM
Aeroplanes lined up for take off at domestic airport on Tuesday. Plane servies hit by heavy rain and the runway was closed for half an hour ... It entered the big league of busy world airports by catering to 41.7 million passengers in 2015-16.
Etihad should consider a touchdown in Sharjah
Gulf News - 7/22/2016 9:32:44 AM
The UAE is fortunate to host two of the world’s ... International Airport. Etihad wouldn’t need to replicate the services it currently serves from its hub in Abu Dhabi, but it could consider offering a limited service of the country’s most popular ...
Letters: A small number of MPs stand in the way of an agreed airport expansion
Daily Telegraph - 7/25/2016 6:37:22 AM
The commission’s learned members, experts in their respective fields, travelled the world looking at examples of where and how airport ... runway in the South East. In 2008 Parliament passed, almost unanimously, the Climate Change Act, committing the ...
Airports await expansion takeoff
Growth Business - 7/19/2016 10:40:43 AM
Heathrow’s proposed £17 billion third runway bid received the valuable backing of Sir Howard Davies’ Airports ... country first’, with Heathrow’s chief executive John Holland-Kaye suggesting that that the UK needed to branch out “to the world ...
Embracing the Airport as a Catalyst for Future Economic Competitiveness
Busbyway - 7/17/2016 7:29:49 AM
In its long term plan to year 2045, the airport is expected to have cover a land area of 30.7 sq km and constructs an additional two near runways while its ... and corporations in the country and from all over the world with high value face-to-face ...
Sadiq Khan urges Theresa May to back Gatwick Airport expansion with second runway
London Evening Standard - 7/15/2016 9:33:52 AM
this increased investment paves the way for our second runway project. “As we enter a new era for Britain, we must be agile and decisive as a country to show the world that we are open for business.” It comes after Airports Commission chief Sir ...
Got a spare $100 million? Here are the world's most expensive private jets
Asiaone Business - 7/12/2016 12:11:56 AM
And on top of that with such a low price of oil, countries and companies that were oil dependent ... Like the Bombardier Global 6000, the Falcon 7X can land at challenging airports with short runways such as London City. This is because the Falcon 7X ...
IAA trains professionals to deal with aviation-linked challenges
malaysiasun.com - 7/15/2016 8:50:55 AM
India has the fastest growing domestic aviation market in the world ... Training Packages on "Runway Rubber Removal" in May 2016 which was duly approved by the ICAO. Seeing the growth of aviation sector in the country and rising concerns about security ...
We need a new international airport now!
BusinessMirror. - 7/20/2016 1:24:10 PM
The temporary closure of the main runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) due to emergency pavement repairs on Monday underscores the urgent need for the country to have a ... to build a new world-class airport in Clark Freeport, explaining ...