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, 2014See also: Airports - with paved runways map
How one road to a deal with Iran was paved with art
The Guardian - 11/26/2015 8:18:15 AM
Photograph: Kaveh Kazemi/Getty In November 1999, on her first visit to Iran, Nancy Matthews arrived at Tehran airport ... partner in the country to help navigate both politics and the art scene. Such challenges are standard in Nancy’s world.
When Bristol had an airport
Burlington Free Press A Gannett Company - 11/27/2015 5:53:54 AM
After considerable work was done on the land that would eventually become the North-South runway pilots began taking advantage ... This was part of a projected program to build airports all over the country by the federal government through the Public ...
French panic over Islamists with runway clearance
The Sunday Times - 11/29/2015 12:29:25 AM
FRANCE has ordered a review of the security passes of tens of thousands of employees at the country’s main airport after the discovery that 57 workers with access to runways and aircraft were on an intelligence watchlist as potential Islamist extremists.
Colombia airport investment and construction opportunities improving as internal security improves
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 11/28/2015 11:17:50 PM
This report examines the credentials of Colombia, a country that has had more bad ... This concession excluded the runway, on which the separate deal was already in existence. The two other airports that were to be included with Barranquilla were left ...
Ground delays at U.S. airports now average over 23 minutes
Denver Post - 11/23/2015 7:53:11 AM
Kennedy International Airport. Passengers ... It's a scene playing out across the country. According to an Associated Press analysis, airplanes spent 23 minutes and 32 seconds, on average, taxiing between gates and runways during the first nine months ...
Non-viable Airports And Case For Privatisation
Leadership - 11/17/2015 5:08:30 AM
been rated as the best in the world. These airports are managed by private sector and not governments of those countries. “Take London airport for instance, private investors are those running some of the facilities there. Government provide those ...
New runway safety technology at Sea-Tac Airport
KOMO News - 11/23/2015 10:30:40 AM
The Foreign Object Debris detection system uses cameras and radar to scan the new center runway ... Sea-Tac is only the second airport in the country to have such a high-tech system in place and the first in the world to integrate wildlife detection.
First airport to support landing of Airbus A-380
Pakistan Today - 11/23/2015 8:36:08 AM
The first-ever green-field airport, the under-construction ‘New Islamabad International Airport (NIIA)’ having a capacity to support landing and parking of Airbus A-380, the biggest passenger aircraft of the world, is being equipped with cutting-edge ...
New Islamabad Int’l Airport: First airport to support landing of biggest aircraft, Airbus A-380
Business Recorder - 11/18/2015 11:19:33 AM
ISLAMABAD: The first-ever green-field airport, the under construction `New Islamabad International Airport' (NIIA) having a capacity to support landing and parking of Airbus A-380, the biggest passenger aircraft of the world, is being equipped with cutting ...
Ground delays on rise at U.S. airports
The Columbus Dispatch - 11/23/2015 9:11:55 AM
Kennedy International Airport. Passengers ... It’s a scene playing out across the country. According to an Associated Press analysis, airplanes spent 23 minutes and 32 seconds, on average, taxiing between gates and runways during the first nine months ...
Kind World #18: Off The List
WBUR - 11/24/2015 4:13:05 PM
The Congolese president said that all Tutsis in the country were the enemy and need to be hunted ... That day of the evacuation, people boarded the bus, and an hour later, we pulled into the airport. Our plane was right there, like 50 yards away, and ...
Pune airport beefs up security post Paris
Punemirror - 11/24/2015 9:13:43 PM
The airport is one of the most sensitive places in the city as it is situated on Air Force land and shares the runway with ... carnage shocked the world and also posed greater challenges for the security agencies in various countries.
Manhattan Project fallout: Nuclear waste health catastrophe in St. Louis, Missouri
World Socialist Web Site - 11/27/2015 4:52:28 PM
The Manhattan Project, founded in 1939 by the US government, initiated the research and development for the world’s first nuclear ... south of Lambert-St. Louis International Airport and courses beneath the runways to the north and northeast near the ...
Plute: Pendleton’s airport may soon be profitable
East Oregonian - 11/27/2015 1:00:25 AM
Recently one of our pundits who doesn’t live here anymore wrote about the airport. The airport is a huge infrastructure project that has been worked on since World War II ... consists of over 100 paved acres of runways, taxiways and aprons, lighting ...
Mumbai Airport Biggest And Most Strategic In Asia: CAPA
businessworld.in - 11/24/2015 4:20:14 PM
Over the last five years Mumbai Airport has managed to increase runway capacity from ... busiest airport in the country in terms of passenger traffic and international traffic after Delhi and was ranked 47 amongst the world's busiest airports in 2014 ...