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
Feds approve long-awaited runway extension at Ogdensburg airport
Watertown Daily Times - 11/23/2014 12:25:35 AM
OGDENSBURG - The Federal Aviation Administration has approved Ogdensburg International Airport’s runway expansion project ... a major regional air travel hub for residents of the north country and Canada, which should be a major benefit to the local ...
Watch the invisible patterns of air travel over some of the busiest skies in the world
Quartz - 11/18/2014 11:58:43 AM
Flights operate in designated lanes even when operating inside the country ... UK airports leads to spiraling holding patterns of planes waiting to land. Heathrow has just two runways, despite being one of the busiest airports in the world.
Lehigh Valley International a departure from 'America's Worst Weather-Delayed Airports'
Lehigh Valley Live - 11/21/2014 7:23:08 AM
The Weather Channel has come out with a list of the ... Liberty International Airport, New Jersey Wind problems - more than snow and thunderstorms - contributed to 13,562 weather-related delays at Newark. Apparently two of the airport's three runways ...
Peeled asphalt causes delay, canceled flights at Myrtle Beach International Airport
Myrtle Beach Online - 11/17/2014 11:41:25 PM
The runway at Myrtle Beach International Airport was temporarily closed late Monday morning ... Crews are currently in the paving portion of the project. The runway is being paved between 10:45 p.m. and 6:45 a.m. during the week and 11:45 p.m. and 5:30 ...
DFW International: Lessons Indian aviation can draw from one of the biggest and busiest airports
Economic Times - 11/23/2014 1:58:39 AM
US citizens, passengers from 38 visa waiver countries ... 165 gates and seven runways (none of these intersect and six operate at any given time) — giving it an edge in capacity over other airports. These features make DFW the world's third busiest ...
Runway rehab causes delays at Myrtle Beach airport
SCNow - 11/21/2014 4:24:11 AM
Rodriguez The Sun News firstname.lastname@example.org Morning News Temporary asphalt used to connect the old and new planned runway was to blame for delays and cancellations of flights at Myrtle Beach International Airport ... is being paved between 10:45 ...
Runways are for aircraft, not animals
Deccan Herald - 11/13/2014 5:23:47 AM
The collision of a Spicejet aircraft with a buffalo on the runway of Surat airport last ... in the eyes of the world. Aviation websites draw attention to India’s shabby aviation infrastructure. It will have negative impact on the country’s aviation ...
Feds investigating drones spotted flying near JFK runways
Win 98.5 - 11/20/2014 2:05:11 PM
Kennedy International Airport and federal ... 2,000-3,000 feet on their final approach to the airport just after 8 p.m. on Sunday, the FAA statement said. The unmanned craft was seen about 10 miles from the runway, according to information given to ...
ANS/ATM agreements for proposed Kannur airport inked
madhyamam.com - 11/21/2014 3:34:04 AM
Mumbai's L&T, which is constructing the airport on over 2,000 acres of land, has completed 25 percent work on the airside (runway and taxiway ... be the state's fourth international airport, a unique record for any state in the country.
Airports: Is the UK being left behind?
Buying Business Travel - 11/12/2014 11:54:30 PM
Martin Cowen reports Analysing airport infrastructure from a global perspective covers many disciplines – economic growth, public-private sector, and the built and natural environments for starters. Many countries ... a single runway, the world’s ...
Retiring airport chief plans on-time departure
Florida Keys News - 11/20/2014 5:08:19 AM
The airport ... runway in the country that serves Boeing 727 aircraft. "You can't blame them for their concerns, since Southwest planes have run off the runways at two other airports," Horton said, announcing the next major undertaking for Key West ...
MCA rubbishes claim Penang Airport neglected
The Rakyat Post - 11/11/2014 9:51:00 AM
Tan added in June 2010, the airport had gone through several upgrading processes which saw its main terminal, luggage handling system, sky-bridge, runways ... Penang International Airport as no allocation was provided for its upgrade in the country ...
World's best airport bike paths
CNN - 10/21/2014 4:46:38 AM
Consider the airport bike path, an increasingly popular feature at airports around the world. Some allow ... tunnels passing under the twin runways. The route also takes in some lovely countryside adjoining the Styal Country Park, and a selection of ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 11:16:08 AM
... Kong's airport is one of the busiest in the world. It didn't win any awards, but it landed in the top five for dining, shopping, cleanliness, and leisure amenities. In March 2012, the airport 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 ...