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
Airports all over the World are turning into Giant Bee Hives
zmescience.com - 3/3/2015 1:21:47 PM
Low cost fairs and and an ever wealthier middle class coming out of developing countries mean there are more flights today than ever. Since 1990, CO2 emissions from international ... airport, became the first in the U.S. to install LEDs on its runways ...
Denver International Airport celebrates 20 years
Denver Post - 2/28/2015 7:41:44 AM
Big land, big ideas Denver International Airport sits on 53 square miles. To put that into perspective, the cities of Boston or San Francisco could easily fit on DIA's property. The airport's main Jeppesen Terminal, the Airport Westin Hotel, six runways ...
Karipur Airport Touching New Horizons in Aviation
The New Indian Express - 3/2/2015 12:51:21 AM
The airport has achieved a rapid growth since the inception of its international flight operations in 2006. Today, Calicut airport is the 13th busiest airport in the country in terms ... on for a long time. The runway strengthening work is expected ...
FAA warns NYC-area airport congestion to significantly worsen by 2030
Newsday - 2/28/2015 9:32:06 PM
Congestion at New York City-area airports will likely become even worse in the next five to 15 years as demand for air travel grows, according to a new federal report. Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty International airports already regularly are among ...
Hong Kong aims to get third runway ready by 2023 as demand soars
Today - 2/25/2015 10:15:37 AM
HONG KONG — Hong Kong, the world’s largest international air cargo airport, aims to start construction next year on a third runway that will open by 2023 ... and as other countries gear up to tap growing travel demand from China and other parts of ...
Plane skids off taxiway at icy Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport as winter storm knocks out more than 1,000 flights
New York Daily News - 2/23/2015 11:32:34 PM
The front of an American Airlines plane slid off the taxiway at icy Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on ... according to FlightStats. The airport, which is the fourth busiest in the country, registered the highest number of cancellations in the ...
Haftar orders attack on only operating airport in Tripoli
La Prensa - 3/3/2015 6:43:54 PM
expanded on Tuesday the scope of his offensive with the order to bomb Mitiga International Airport, the only airport servicing Tripoli, as well as positions of Islamist militias loyal to the rebel government operating out of the country's capital.
Forecasters say there will be snow across the country tonight
Sunday World - 3/2/2015 4:36:14 PM
Forecasters are expecting snow across the country tonight with a light dusting ... Met Éireann has said. Knock Airport was forced to close earl today to facilitate clearing snow on the runway, with a Ryanair flight from London-Stanstead forced to divert ...
Turkish Airlines Jet Veers Off Runway in Nepal
Wall Street Journal - 3/4/2015 8:19:57 AM
... flights were canceled Wednesday morning and the country’s only international airport remained effectively closed down, Mr. Chudal said. “We are working to remove the plane from the runway as soon as possible and bring things back to normal,” he said.
Hundreds of Security Badges Have Gone Missing From America’s Busiest Airport
The Blaze - 2/25/2015 5:32:16 PM
Secure Identification Display Area badges are assigned to airport employees around the country and allow access to baggage loading areas, taxiways, runways and boarding gates. Employees must pass a TSA background check and any respective local security ...
Airport opens second runway, air travel improves
The Tennessean - 2/18/2015 10:19:45 PM
With only a handful of cancellations and occasional delays, air travel improved Wednesday at Nashville International Airport ... at about 95 percent Wednesday, and the airport was able to open a second runway around 2:30 p.m., Sumrall said.
Jeddah wants to become world-class hub though progress opaque
runwaygirlnetwork.com - 3/2/2015 2:27:23 PM
National airline Saudia and the powers behind Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International ... appealing airport retail, wide-ranging food & beverage, upmarket hotels, activities during transit (and visas to enter the country rather than remaining airside ...
HNTB Corporation guest lecturers address students in airport planning course at California State University, Los Angeles
Benzinga - 3/2/2015 10:09:41 AM
engineering and design services at Los Angeles World Airports; design and construction management of runway status lights implementation at airports across the country; and design of the runway expansion at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
LED lights, chemical recycling help make Chicago Rockford International Airport green
Rockford Register-Star - 2/27/2015 11:56:27 PM
Places such as Chicago Rockford International Airport are switching out incandescent bulbs in favor of LED lights. About a quarter of the more than 3,000 bulbs that guide pilots to two runways and ... Airports around the country are trying to lessen ...
The airport that launched a thousand conspiracy theories
Daily Telegraph - 2/28/2015 10:12:04 AM
Many airports, particularly those with four or more runways ... the "New World Order". A typical analysis of the seemingly innocent mural above reads: "Children of all colours, dressed in folkloric costumes give weapons wrapped in their country’s ...