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
The Caribbean’s Newest Airport
Caribbean Journal - 10/6/2014 7:13:16 AM
After extensive renovations, Haiti’s Cap-Haitien International Airport has officially debuted with the inaugural American Airlines flight from Miami. The blue-and-orange-hued airport comes with a new, extended runway ... north of the country had ...
Bihar looks for new airport
Deccan Herald - 10/17/2014 7:39:00 PM
Though the aerodrome was named Jayaprakash Narayan International Airport a decade back, Patna still has one of the shortest runways in the country. Officially, the total length of the runway is 6,409 feet, but only 5,061 feet is in use. The rich shrubbery ...
FG To Prioritise Second Runway At Abuja Airport
Channels Television - 10/14/2014 5:33:43 PM
The Federal Government says the second runway project at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International ... to assist airports with policemen and soldiers to check the activities of touts. According to Iyal, the Jonathan administration has raised the country’s ...
Second Abuja Airport Runway Project, A National Priority – FG
Leadership - 10/13/2014 8:41:01 PM
The Federal Government on Monday said that the second runway project at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International ... airports with policemen and soldiers to check the activities of touts. According to Iyal, the Jonathan administration has raised the country ...
AIRMALL® and Pittsburgh International Airport Celebrate Completion of Newly Renovated Center Core with Special Event, Fashion Show
Yahoo Finance - 10/13/2014 2:50:15 PM
The festivities continued with the airport's first runway ... country with among the highest per-passenger spends in North America. For more information on AIRMALL USA, visit www.airmallusa.com. Like us on Facebook at the AIRMALL at Pittsburgh ...
Islamabad replaces Manila at top of list of world’s worst airports
Indian Defence - 10/20/2014 6:20:52 AM
NAIA was constructed under the Marcos regime in the 1970s and is named after the politician Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr, who was assassinated on the runway ... airport, which the US vice-president, Joe Biden, likened in February to a “third-world ...
Abuja airport second runway, a national priority -FG
Punch - 10/13/2014 6:10:41 PM
The Federal Government on Monday said President Goodluck Jonathan has placed the construction of the second runway for the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja on national ... This is another big plus for the country. “We have the capability ...
M-B Companies keeps the runways cleared for takeoff
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 10/12/2014 12:18:08 AM
Consider that the longest runway at Mitchell International ... moving across the country or a nor'easter is hammering the coast, workers on the production floor are watching the situation carefully. "You know what these folks (airport snow removal crews ...
Nigeria: Jonathan Orders Priority Attention for Second Abuja Airport Runway
AllAfrica - 10/14/2014 5:16:24 AM
President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the proposed second runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja to be given priority ... He said waiver for customs duties to airlines operating in the country had been granted thereby increasing ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 11:16:08 AM
In a speech on American infrastructure Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden said that compared to airports like Hong Kong International, New York's LaGuardia feels like a "third world country ... decided to add a third runway to increase its capacity.
Huntsville International Airport reopens west runway after completing $27.8 million improvement project (updated)
Al.com - 7/9/2013 10:35:15 AM
Some of the capital improvements included expanding paved shoulders on the runway to 35 feet and ... Director Rick Tucker said the Huntsville airport is the 14th largest international cargo airport in the country. “The new west runway and taxiway system ...
Canada's Sixth Busiest Airport Becomes Country's First Major Airport to Groove Runway Pavement
For Construction Pros - 12/16/2013 5:30:58 AM
The Ottawa airport runway project consisted of a standard runway grooving configuration of 0.25-in. groove width by 0.25-in. groove depth, spaced 1.5 in. center to center, for the entire length of the runway. Photo credit: International Grinding & Grooving ...
Infographic: How The World's Airports And Runways Map Global Inequality
Fast Company - 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 ...
The World's Most Delayed Airports
Forbes - 1/22/2010 7:56:34 PM
Airports in those countries top our third annual list ... airport plans a massive expansion by 2015; and Cairo International (fourth worst for departures at 54.7%) was forced to close one of its two runways in 2009 to accommodate construction for a third ...
A Map of the World As Plotted By Airports
Gizmodo - 6/27/2013 2:14:05 AM
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 ...