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
Donald Trump called LaGuardia Airport ‘third world’ — here’s the design that will transform it
The Business Insider - 9/27/2016 2:11:11 PM
During Monday’s presidential debate, Donald Trump compared the “incredible airports” in Dubai, Qatar and China to less impressive ones in the US. “Our airports are like from a third world country ... taxi time on the runway, lower carbon ...
Donald Trump Just Called LAX a "Third World" Airport
LA Weekly - 9/27/2016 10:39:25 PM
"LAX offers 742 daily nonstop flights to 101 cities in the U.S. and 1,273 weekly nonstop flights to 76 cities in 41 countries on ... to making the runways safer (without moving them!) we are making LAX the world-class airport and first-class neighbor ...
As airport decision looms, Heathrow says it can add more flights
Reuters - 9/29/2016 9:43:57 AM
After a decade of reviews, U-turns and environmental protests, the government is expected to rule in mid-October on whether to build a third runway at Heathrow, Europe's busiest airport which ... handles a third of the country's non-EU exports, says ...
5000 Acres Allotted For The Development Of A World Class Airport At Mangalagiri
southreport.com - 9/23/2016 7:35:04 AM
In the same meeting, chaired by chief minister Chandrababu Naidu, the cabinet cleared a proposal to develop the Viskahaptnam airport by extending its runway and ensure better connectivity to other cities in the country and abroad. An MoU will be signed ...
Third-World Infrastructure Threatens Long-Term Growth
Trefis - 9/29/2016 10:26:54 AM
Finally, it’s likely you spent some time sitting on the tarmac waiting for takeoff from an overtaxed runway. “Our airports are like from a third-world country. You land at LaGuardia, you land at Kennedy, you land at LAX, you land at Newark and you come ...
GoPro Karma Unveiled... and the Wider World of Drones
The Motley Fool - 9/24/2016 11:37:16 AM
Right now, it's a much different world for GoPro and shareholders ... So, there is a lot of opportunity, I think -- a runway for growth for GoPro to establish itself in what is ultimately still a very much developing niche market. If anything, the company ...
Gatwick Airport submits summary of new evidence supporting its second runway case to Airports sub-Committee
travelprnews.com - 9/28/2016 1:19:53 PM
Gatwick Airport is the UK’s second largest airport and the most efficient single-runway airport in the world. It serves more than 220 destinations in 80 countries for 42 million passengers a year on short and long-haul point-to-point services.
The looming crisis in airport capacity
The Hindu - 9/25/2016 10:34:38 PM
For the last one-and-a-half years, India has been the fastest growing air traffic market in the world. In July ... increasing congestions at the Indian airports and a capacity shortage looms large, in terms of runway slots, parking bays or terminals ...
What is the longest runway in the world?
www.quora.com - 3/18/2015 11:55:23 PM
However China has a number of "unknown" airports carrying 10 mppa plus and with HUGE infrastructure. Nice to see my home airport DEL on the list with 11/29 at 4430 m ☺ The longest fully paved ... the capable runway? Airports: Which two countries are ...
World’s most dangerous and breathtaking airports
slideshare.net - 1/2/2011 11:58:49 PM
World’s Most Dangerous and Breath taking Airports ... Runway
Country: Ross Island, Antarctica
The Ice Runway is one of three major airstrips used to transport supplies to the researchers at Antarctica. There are no paved ...
A Map of the World As Plotted By Airports
Gizmodo - 6/26/2013 9:56:23 PM
James Davenport created a world map using just airports, runways and helicopter pads. That way you can see which countries are dotted and outlined with airports (hint: it's the rich ones) and which countries just disappear into the vapor (hint: it's the ...
Commission chairman being challenged
Coastal Courier - 9/27/2016 11:58:10 PM
While much of the country’s collective focus is on the race between Hillary ... Continue to pay down the debt on the justice center and airport. After this SPLOST I would hope that the county commissioners and municipalities would set aside the ...
Are these Africa’s 10 Most Developed Countries?
howafrica.com - 9/25/2016 5:48:18 PM
The experts of the world estimated that the growth in GDP in ... The infrastructure facilities in this country are very advance and have total 6 airports and runways. It is also ranked as the richest country in whole Africa. The GDP of the country is ...
Tanzania: Q400 Manufacturer Upbeat On Its Planes Versatility
AllAfrica - 9/28/2016 5:34:36 AM
The first of two bombardier planes landed at the Dar es Salaam's Julius Nyerere International Airport ... land not only on paved runways, but also on gravel, grass and dirt runways, thus being the right choice for many developing countries.