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
Hamad International Airport opens its doors to world
ameinfo.com - 5/22/2013 5:48:35 AM
In the 1950s, we created history by building runways — a milestone that forever transformed the way people traveled across the Gulf region and provided a window to the world ... design firms, contractors, architects and our amazing workforce of over ...
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.
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 ...
Rohm and Haas's Fastrack(TM) Technology on Space Shuttle Runway
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 ...
The Starbucks tumbler limited to one place in the world: Haneda Airport
en.rocketnews24.com - 5/22/2013 12:58:05 PM
In big cities like Tokyo, Kyoto ... heading to a store at Haneda airport, the one place in the world that sells this very exclusive tumbler. Called the Starbucks Haneda Airport tumbler, you can buy one for 1,400 yen (US$13.60).
Airports in need of major upgrade
financialgazette.co.zw - 5/18/2013 1:45:46 PM
Worse still, the collision dented efforts aimed at growing the tourism sector by sending wrong signals around the world. Experts fear that such incidents could have worsened Zimbabwe’s safety ratings. Currently, the country is ranked under Category 2 ...
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 ...
How America Became a Third World Country
The Huffington Post - 5/21/2013 4:41:10 PM
If you remember ... scientists had long been warning that the level should be kept below 350 for human security.) Unfortunately, as with the groundbreaking research that led to the Internet, it takes money to do big things, and the long-term effects ...
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 ...
World’s largest plane pays flying visit to Shannon
Irish Examiner - 5/22/2013 1:52:22 AM
The six-engined monster is now operated by Antonov Airlines, the transport arm of the Antonov Company, and holds over 300 world records for transporting oversized loads. Because of its size, the An-225 requires a runway of between 3,000m and 3 ...
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.
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 ...
Birmingham and Manchester airports call for tax breaks
airport-world.com - 5/20/2013 1:29:05 PM
Charlie Cornish, CEO of MAG, said: “The Airports Commission’s interim report provides an opportunity for the UK to make a firm statement about the future of economic growth in the country. “With new runway capacity unlikely to be available for at ...
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 ...
Porter seeks to land jets at island airport, extend runway
CP24& Canada - 4/10/2013 8:43:04 PM
whose Trinity-Spadina ward is opposite the airport, worries about the impact on quality of life, including noise and pollution. “I think the issue now in front of Torontonians is how much of the lake do you want to fill in and pave with a runway and how ...