Definition: This entry gives the total number of airports with unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel 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 unpaved runways map
Dubai International airport crowned as world's busiest
MENAFN - 1/28/2015 4:53:54 PM
With the runway works completed, this allows for even more flight frequencies and better airport utilisation. Incumbents like Emirates and flydubai, both of whom are arguably the world's fastest ... Jan 28 2015 - Gulf Arab countries may need to rethink ...
What other airports can learn from Dubai
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 1/28/2015 3:39:20 AM
Dubai International ... stay East Africa’s top airport, but to accomplish that, a lot more must be done. When I compare what the Gulf countries have done, we should by now look beyond Greenfield. We need to plan for a third runway even, and secure ...
Bradley International Airport reopens after Blizzard 2015
WTNH - 1/27/2015 1:06:01 PM
(WTNH)– People who planned on flying in or out of Bradley International Airport the last couple ... Many of the passengers had been stranded in airports across the country. One plane from Atlanta turned around Monday in midair and sent back to Georgia.
Last ditch airport
Inquirer - 1/28/2015 5:44:00 PM
As a background, the lone airport in Manila actually has two runways ... in this country has been growing fast in the face of the poor infrastructure, which was evident in the “travel and tourism competitiveness index” done by the World Economic ...
International Flights From Mohali Airport By August 2015
The Link - 1/24/2015 10:17:47 AM
CHANDIGARH – International ... to the Gulf countries in the first phase, connecting flights to European and North America countries would be started in the second phase. While the airport infrastructure is with the AAI, the runway and flight operations ...
Two Djibouti airports planned, with Chinese funding
Air Cargo World - 1/23/2015 11:47:51 PM
The proposed airport, to be called Hassan Gouled Aptidon International Airport, after Djibouti’s first president, is expected to open in 2018. It will be capable of catering for 1.5 million passengers and will have runways long enough for the Airbus 380.
The World’s Biggest Airport Construction Projects 2015; total value over USD500 billion. Part 1
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 1/20/2015 1:32:49 AM
The development of an international ... airport by mid 2015 and it seeks USD1.7 billion to 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 ...
Storm cancels most flights at Philadelphia International Airport
6abc action news - 1/27/2015 12:44:33 PM
Philadelphia International Airport remained open Tuesday but most flights were cancelled. Crews worked all morning to clear the runways as the airlines work ... flights over the past three days across the country. Saracen was flying Delta, which was ...
Somalia: Progress made on construction of Bosaso airport runway
Horseed Media - 1/26/2015 8:02:23 PM
The construction of the airport’s runway is being ... to other airports in the country. However, upon completion of the works, the airport is expected to attract back many Airline companies and resume their daily local and international flights.
No place like home: with the Central American migrants who’ve been forced to leave the United States
The National - 1/29/2015 10:40:29 AM
A small crowd has gathered on the grass outside Guatemala City’s airport ... as the most violent region in the world. Last year the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime ranked Honduras as the most violent country in the world, with a rate of 90.4 ...
Ukraine Loses Donetsk Airport
Examiner - 1/23/2015 6:11:25 PM
The once modern and glamorous Donetsk airport ... able to make the runway operable by the spring or summer. Russian President Putin has denied any involvement in the crisis but the world knows different. Putin has done little for his country to stop ...
Snow creates problems with slick roads, flight delays, water main breaks, school closures
Washington Post - 1/27/2015 8:05:22 AM
At Baltimore-Washington International Airport ... Officials at Dulles Airport said crews there were out overnight treating runways and roads. At Reagan Airport, the main runway was open Tuesday morning with normal flight operations underway, officials ...
Nation & World briefing
The Bulletin - 1/25/2015 8:07:45 AM
Spanish terror raid — Spanish National Police arrested four suspected jihadis Saturday in the country ... one of the airport’s five runways was shut down. Vatican on divorce — Facing millions of divorced Catholics around the world, many of whom ...
DoubleTree by Hilton Expands Presence in Jacksonville
Yahoo Finance - 1/28/2015 2:59:22 PM
Unique views of the nearby airport's runways ... of twelve world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,250 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 700,000 rooms in 93 countries and territories ...
We’re not happy with President – Igbo youths
Punch - 1/27/2015 11:14:28 PM
... airport, Enugu, the only significant project the President executed in the South-East after over five years is only international in name, not in practice since it is yet to get to international standards in terms of runway length and other critical ...