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
Can you spot your holiday? The incredible images that reveal exactly where we fly EVERY day
Daily Mail - 5/23/2013 11:02:22 AM
There are now 150 global airports identified as being at risk of sea level rise. 34 of which are European coastal airports. Temperatures are also predicted to rise by up to 4.4 °C by 2099 if climate change continues to take hold. Higher temperatures ...
Hamad International Airport opens its doors to world
ameinfo.com - 5/22/2013 5:48:35 AM
The State of Qatar writes a new chapter in the history of aviation with the Hamad International Airport ... runways — a milestone that forever transformed the way people traveled across the Gulf region and provided a window to the world for our country.
Heathrow Airport in renewed call for third runway
airport-world.com - 5/20/2013 7:59:48 AM
Heathrow Airport has told the UK government there is no “quick or easy solution” to ease the country’s lack of hub airport ... “Heathrow is the world’s busiest two-runway airport with a flight taking off or landing every 45 seconds.
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ThomasNet Industrial News Room - 5/18/2013 11:54:14 PM
The Rohm and Haas family of Fastrack resins are up to the demanding tasks on this special runway, as well as on commercial runways around the world. A study of airport runway paints ... Fast Facts from the site: o The paved runway there is 15,000 feet ...
Dubai Airports to upgrade runways
MENAFN - 5/11/2013 8:31:57 AM
To safeguard service levels while the work is taking place, scheduled passenger flights at its hub airport will be reduced and all freighter, charter and general aviation flights will be diverted to Dubai World Central (DWC). The northern runway is nearing ...
The Starbucks tumbler limited to one place in the world: Haneda Airport
en.rocketnews24.com - 5/22/2013 12:58:05 PM
People in Japan love Starbucks coffee and their cute, branded drinking tumblers. In big cities like Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka you can even buy limited edition tumblers with different local designs. The regional travelling cups are sold at a number ...
Waiving airport charges: AAI wants freebies
Economic Times - 5/22/2013 5:08:37 PM
which owns most airports in the country, wants free land, tax exemption and other freebies to help it waive these charges for airlines. While free land should be provided by state governments for developing or extending runways, the Airports ...
Gannett Fleming, Design Engineer for PHX Sky Train™: First Transit Bridge in the World to Cross an Active Taxiway
San Francisco Gate - 5/19/2013 3:14:39 AM
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport opened Stage 1 of the PHX ... and it links the Phoenix region’s 44th Street METRO light rail station with the airport’s economy parking area and the 88-gate Terminal 4. The system is designed to be intuitive ...
Fun before you fly
Brisbane Times - 5/18/2013 5:06:12 PM
23 Play games Children have plenty of options to unwind while waiting at Paris ... hop-on hop-off shuttle bus that takes you to a shopping mall, one of the country's largest temples and an open-air museum. narita-airport.jp. 40 Meet a local A tailored tour ...
World War II paved the way for Atlantic City's new airport
Atlantic City Press - 8/13/2012 6:58:10 AM
The same limitations that forced Bader Field’s closing in 2006 — narrow runways ... country’s possible involvement in World War II. Two years later, in August 1941, Roosevelt approved nearly $1.5 million for the construction of an expansive airport ...
Airports in need of major upgrade
financialgazette.co.zw - 5/18/2013 1:45:46 PM
Experts fear that such incidents could have worsened Zimbabwe’s safety ratings. Currently, the country is ranked under Category 2 which means that the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) is not providing sufficient safety oversight of its air ...
Aircraft with 55 passengers overshoots runway in Myanmar, 2 injured
Times of India - 5/17/2013 7:27:34 AM
YANGON: A passenger plane carrying 55 people overran the end of the runway at an airport in eastern Myanmar due to suspected ... fast-growing demand as foreign visitors flock to the country, which is emerging from decades of junta rule.
How America Became a Third World Country
The Huffington Post - 5/21/2013 4:41:10 PM
The streets are so much darker now, since money for streetlights is rarely available ... Traveling back in time to 2013 -- at the moment the sequester cuts began -- no one knew what their impact would be, although nearly everyone across the political ...
City council backs spending nearly $6M on crosswind runway, taxiways at Peterborough Airport to handle demands of Seneca College flight school 0
Peterborough Examiner - 5/13/2013 3:53:24 PM
“This is an investment that’s being made because the airport has been successful.” To handle the additional traffic, staff are recommending the city build a new secondary paved runway to replace the existing turf strip, a parallel taxiway for the new ...
Resort airports in PHL and other Southeast Asian countries leave safety to chance
GMA Network - 5/1/2013 11:38:36 PM
But even as revenues rise and building work on glitzy new terminals charges ahead, officials say the airports ... country's top beach resort Phuket has both, and nearby Krabi recently installed a wind shear alarm. Strong winds on approach to the Phuket ...