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
Sea Level Rise Poses Increasing Threat To U.S. Airports, Studies Show
The Huffington Post - 6/19/2013 5:54:09 PM
The New York area's high-capacity airports may have been the first to get hit ... Commission and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Coastal Services Center, general aviation facilities and runways at Oakland International ...
Birmingham Airport unveils second runway plan
Westmidlands.com - 6/10/2013 2:34:15 AM
It would make the airport one of the world’s busiest aviation hubs and rival Heathrow – potentially bringing 250,000 jobs to the region. A new terminal and runway would be built ... widely acknowledged that all the country’s long-haul traffic cannot ...
Passengers and crew escape with only injuries as plane slams into runway at Indonesian airport
National Post - 6/10/2013 5:36:12 PM
KUPANG, Indonesia — A Merpati plane carrying 50 people landed hard, slamming both engines onto the runway at an airport in eastern Indonesia on ... growing air travel markets in Asia, but the country has a troubled past when it comes to air safety.
Pilots say aging Arctic airports are reducing service to northerners
Yahoo! News - 6/2/2013 6:50:06 PM
Pilots say Canada's Arctic airports are getting so old they are forcing air carriers to downgrade what are often the only links northern communities have to the outside world ... territories are paved compared with 61 paved runways in ...
U.S. Airports Face Increasing Threat From Rising Seas
climatecentral.org - 6/18/2013 11:28:48 AM
Oakland International and San Francisco International Airport — the 7th-largest U.S. airport by passenger volume ... Multiple phone calls and emails to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which operates New York’s airports, went unreturned.
Airport mishaps also happen in 1st World countries: Palace
SunStar - 6/8/2013 8:56:01 AM
In an interview over dzRB Radyo ng Bayan, Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said that similar accident also takes place in First World countries ... flight 5J-971 skidded off the runway of the Davao International Airport last Sunday night.
Heathrow unveils runway report
Croydon Guardian - 6/19/2013 9:47:23 AM
The document, titled Best Placed for Britain, estimated expansion could be completed by 2025 – nine years quicker than a hub airport in the Thames Estuary. But the report said the airport may need a subsidy from the taxpayer to expand, but it would cost ...
Birmingham Airport unveils plans for second runway
airport-world.com - 6/10/2013 7:27:44 AM
The UK’s Birmingham Airport has unveiled ambitious plans to become a two runway airport with the same capacity as ... air travel will double and it is widely acknowledged that all the country’s long-haul traffic cannot be routed through one airport ...
Plane crash lands on airport runway; passengers injured
Toronto Star - 6/10/2013 1:54:17 PM
KUPANG, INDONESIA—A Merpati plane carrying 50 people landed hard, slamming both engines onto the runway at an airport in eastern Indonesia on ... fastest growing air travel markets in Asia, but the country has a troubled past when it comes to air safety.
KidZania Unveils 13th Nation - KidZania Kuwait - With Locations Now In 10 Countries Catering To Over 25 Million Children Worldwide
The Business Journal - 6/17/2013 12:12:56 PM
KidZania Kuwait welcomes kids into its interactive kid sized city teeming with more than 80 real-world career choices and destinations. This indoor replica of a real-life, city, paved with streets ... including the airport, bank, city hall ...
Cebu Pacific plane skids off NAIA runway
rappler.com - 6/14/2013 6:11:25 AM
"Five runway edge runway lights were damaged," Manila International ... On June 2, another Cebu Pacific Airbus aircraft landed on its nose at the grassy part of the Davao International Airport, the country's 3rd busiest airport.
Arctic airports can't handle new planes
brandonsun.com - 6/2/2013 11:57:55 PM
Pilots say Canada's Arctic airports are getting so old they are forcing air carriers to downgrade what are often the only links northern communities have to the outside world ... territories are paved compared with 61 paved runways in neighbouring Alaska.
Damascus airport under fire, UN condemns Syria carnage
Hindu Business Line - 6/14/2013 12:02:10 PM
Faced with recent government victories, Free Syrian Army rebel military chief Selim Idriss is to meet tomorrow in Turkey with representatives of countries allied ... mortar round hit at the airport’s edges, near the runway, causing two flights coming ...
Why the World Cup cannot save Brazil's tourism industry
Reuters - 6/15/2013 2:59:56 PM
The hassle starts before setting foot in Brazil, with a visa process that gives a taste of the country's notorious bureaucracy. Neighboring countries from Argentina to Bolivia also have "reciprocity fees" paid at the airport in the name of ...
Letter: Importance of Wellington Airport
Stuff - 6/18/2013 10:13:02 PM
OPINION: It's excellent to see The Dominion Post explore the critical role of Wellington airport in the economy and the importance of the proposed runway extension for future growth. This applies to New Zealand's other international gateways, and the ...