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
Why the world's eighth most populous country never has won an Olympic medal
YAHOO Sports - 8/17/2016 3:57:04 PM
By marching in the Opening Ceremony and running in two races, Dawn hoped he made reaching the Olympics an attainable goal for Bangladeshi children and paved the way ... s Olympic debut, the world’s eighth most populous country still has not won a single ...
Infographic: How The World's Airports And Runways Map Global Inequality
Co.Design - 6/25/2013 11:59:16 PM
"The World, Traced by Airport Runways ... is dominated by countries with the most privilege. "The most dramatic and surprising transition is between the U.S. and Mexico," Davenport tells Co.Design. "America is a beehive of runways and helipads that ...
Volgograd's gateway transforming ahead of World Cup
FIFA - 8/12/2016 3:52:52 AM
On 10 August, a new international terminal was opened at Volgograd Airport that will welcome visitors ... in Moscow and St Petersburg elsewhere in the country. “I don't doubt that by the time World Cup matches are being hosted here in 2018, we will ...
Mayor Emanuel Breaks Ground on New Runway at O’Hare International Airport
eNews Park Forest - 8/11/2016 10:16:25 PM
The runway ... world, O’Hare International Airport is an important economic engine for Chicago and the region,” U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) said. “This new runway, along with other airport projects, will improve travel times here and across the ...
Getting it right with airport privatisation
Punch - 8/22/2016 11:07:48 PM
runways, aprons, hospitality and navigational aids. There is no hangar of world class standard in the country yet that can handle anything beyond the simplest maintenance needs of civilian aircraft. Rafael Echevarne, a director of Airports Council ...
What is the longest runway in the world?
www.quora.com - 3/18/2015 11:55:23 PM
However China has a number of "unknown" airports carrying 10 mppa plus and with HUGE infrastructure. Nice to see my home airport DEL on the list with 11/29 at 4430 m ☺ The longest fully paved ... the capable runway? Airports: Which two countries are ...
What can self-driving pods do for air travel?
Directions Magazine - 8/24/2016 7:06:13 AM
Speedy and efficient airports attract tourism and corporate investment; congested airports leave entire regions of the country underdeveloped and underserved ... "In a digital world of immediate gratification – speed matters – and airport cities ...
The world's 10 most overcrowded islands
Daily Telegraph - 8/23/2016 1:02:20 AM
The capital of the Maldives, but rarely visited by tourists, who land at a nearby island airport and then head straight to their resort, Malé is where around a quarter of the country’s residents ... This Unesco World Heritage site is dominated by ...
Hundreds of flights cancelled as typhoon hits Tokyo
BBC - 8/22/2016 8:20:10 AM
The storm caused airlines across the country to cancel about 400 domestic flights, local media said, with the majority going to and from Tokyo's Haneda airport. In the afternoon, Narita International airport briefly closed its runways. Japan Airlines said ...
VIDEO: Conveying Islam in every country in the world
5pillarsuk.com - 8/10/2016 10:53:24 PM
The Islamic Education and Research Academy (iERA) have launched an international dawah campaign in conjunction with the Rio Olympics that will involve every country ... runway in Dubai yesterday, killing one firefighter in an intense fire and bringing the ...
World’s most dangerous and breathtaking airports
slideshare.net - 1/2/2011 11:58:49 PM
World’s Most Dangerous and Breath taking Airports ... Runway
Country: Ross Island, Antarctica
The Ice Runway is one of three major airstrips used to transport supplies to the researchers at Antarctica. There are no paved ...
A Map of the World As Plotted By Airports
Gizmodo - 6/26/2013 9:56:23 PM
James Davenport created a world map using just airports, runways and helicopter pads. That way you can see which countries are dotted and outlined with airports (hint: it's the rich ones) and which countries just disappear into the vapor (hint: it's the ...
Airports await expansion takeoff
Growth Business - 8/16/2016 3:36:47 PM
Heathrow’s proposed £17bn third runway bid received the valuable backing of Sir Howard Davies’ Airports ... the country first’, with Heathrow’s chief executive John Holland-Kaye suggesting that that the UK needed to branch out “to the world ...
Philstar - 8/23/2016 4:47:13 PM
in using the airport runway. If this is true, the government should do something to remedy the situation. This is our alternate flag carrier, and it can’t have a reputation for being always late. Singapore Airlines, one of the world’s best, got to the ...
GAO: Airports, FAA out billions in funding from jet fuel tax diversion
The Wichita Eagle Kansas - 8/11/2016 4:58:28 AM
“This policy serves no practical purpose in the real world and has ... What’s more, the airport trust fund is losing tens of millions of dollars annually for things like new runways and equipment at airports across the country.