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
Asia’s Busiest International Airport Has to Wait 10 Years for a New Runway
Skift - 10/8/2015 12:15:20 PM
Jason Clampet Hong Kong has a plan to counter growing competition from airports in North Asia ... Shanghai and Guangzhou before the third runway is ready. “The rise in direct flights between China and the world poses risks to Hong Kong as a transit ...
How is the world's first solar powered airport faring?
BBC - 10/9/2015 12:25:28 AM
As an airplane hovers over Cochin International Airport, one is struck by the dazzling array of reflective panels near the runway. Standing out in a field ... Cochin is now the first airport in the world to run completely on solar power.
World’s biggest tourism group investing in Iran
Tour Experience - 10/8/2015 4:40:11 PM
Germany’s TUI Group, the largest leisure, travel and tourism company in the world, is interested in investment in Iran ... specifically and in detail our projects and plans and paved the way for further visits by traders and officials to Iran” Lies ...
Cathay Pacific hurt by 10-year runway delay as HK’s rivals expand
Today - 10/8/2015 8:50:43 PM
HONG KONG — Hong Kong has a plan to counter growing competition from airports in North Asia ... Shanghai and Guangzhou before the third runway is ready. “The rise in direct flights between China and the world poses risks to Hong Kong as a transit ...
Talk of the County: Geese at Waukegan airport could cause an accident
Chicago Tribune - 10/8/2015 8:36:24 PM
Canadian geese at the Waukegan National Airport is a tragedy waiting to happen. Many times there are 50 or more geese seen at the southwest and northeast runways eating grass ... for food like in some third world country. Social Security is also an ...
Chanel hosts airport show amid Paris aviation protest
Beloit Daily News - 10/6/2015 11:52:03 PM
PARIS (AP) — The sky was the limit for Karl Lagerfeld, who re-created an entire airport under Paris' Grand Palais in ... But the collection had a little bit for every woman from every country in the world. SHARAPOVA TALKS SPORTWEAR Tennis skirts and ...
Italy sends Eritreans to Sweden to seek asylum under EU plan
Reuters - 10/9/2015 9:00:52 AM
The 19 men and women who made a perilous journey across the desert and the sea to seek shelter in Europe lined up on the runway of Rome's Ciampino airport wearing light ... other asylum seekers will be sent to countries including Germany and Holland ...
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 ...
Chanel hosts airport fashion show after violent protests by real aviation workers hit Paris
brandonsun.com - 10/6/2015 5:46:59 PM
PARIS - The sky was the limit for Karl Lagerfeld, who re-created an entire airport under Paris' Grand Palais in ... But the collection had a little bit for every woman from every country in the world. SHARAPOVA TALKS SPORTWEAR Tennis skirts and sportswear ...
Launching Lives At Denver's Centennial Airport
Aero-News Network - 10/7/2015 4:24:04 AM
The first aircraft to arrive and dedicate the center’s new Flight Ramp will be a rare, World War II B-17 “Flying Fortress ... education and technology center on 15 acres along Centennial Airport’s Runway 10-28. Future phases of construction ...
The World's Most Delayed Airports
Forbes - 1/22/2010 7:56:34 PM
Airports in those countries top our third annual list of The World’s Most Delayed Airports. Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International ... was forced to close one of its two runways in 2009 to accommodate construction for a third runway.
The world’s most incredible abandoned airports
News.com.au - 3/21/2014 3:16:50 AM
Here are the amazing stories behind 15 of the biggest, weirdest and most expensive abandoned airports in the world ... upstate New York was built during World War Two for use as a military academy. It had two paved runways and for some years operated ...
The Ten Craziest Airports In The World
Jalopnik - 1/23/2015 11:01:55 AM
You haven't really lived until you've landed at one of these airports ... What they lack is a paved runway; instead, you intentionally land on the beach. Still though, it's supposedly one of the most beautiful approaches in the world.
The World’s Biggest Airport Construction Projects 2015; total value over USD500 billion. Part 1
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 1/19/2015 11:59:45 PM
There are currently over 2300 airport construction projects ... construct a third runway and another passenger terminal. The private sector could be involved here; there is no government budget for more works. Vietnam is another country seeking domestic ...
Philippines to Modernize Aging Manila Airport, Boost Capacity
Bloomberg - 10/8/2015 11:42:31 PM
The Philippine government is considering bringing in investors to modernize Manila’s 33-year-old airport as President Benigno Aquinotries to upgrade the country’s infrastructure ... are upgrading by building new runways and terminals as Asia’s ...