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
Now taking off: new runways
BUSINESSJOURNALISM - 10/22/2014 5:17:04 PM
Runway construction is big business for the country’s airports, as both a driver of jobs and an economic impact. Two cities recently opened new runways that both claim will be a benefit to travelers and the local community. Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood ...
AIRMALL® and Pittsburgh International Airport Celebrate Completion of Newly Renovated Center Core with Special Event, Fashion Show
Yahoo Finance - 10/13/2014 2:50:15 PM
The festivities continued with the airport's first runway ... country with among the highest per-passenger spends in North America. For more information on AIRMALL USA, visit www.airmallusa.com. Like us on Facebook at the AIRMALL at Pittsburgh ...
French CEO dies in Moscow in plane crash with snowplow operated by drunk driver
CNN Money - 10/21/2014 4:18:00 AM
French oil company Total's CEO died after his plane collided with a snowplow on the runway at Moscow international airport. Russian officials said ... original character and dedication to his country." Manuel Valls, the French prime minister, said the ...
Ahead of Open Sky Policy Indonesia Has to Improve Airport Infrastructure
indonesia-investments.com - 10/23/2014 4:44:16 AM
Indonesia in particular is an interesting market as the country has a large population (about 250 ... This includes the lack of appropriate sized airports (including runways) and (toll) roads/railway tracks to and from the airports. As an illustration ...
Nepal ministries monitor 'third worst airport'
New Kerala - 10/22/2014 3:58:19 PM
Five Nepalese ministries Wednesday decided to monitor the country's only international airport after it was ranked as the ... In 1975, the total length of the runway was increased from two km to three km and since then no comprehensive study has been ...
Myrtle Beach Airport outage blamed on various ‘items’
SCNow - 10/23/2014 8:54:48 AM
Myrtle Beach Airport outage blamed on various ‘items’ By Jason M. Rodriguez firstname.lastname@example.org The Sun News Morning News Various items caused the electric current of the runway lights at Myrtle Beach International Airport to go out Tuesday night ...
Russia Detains Airport Staff Over Crash That Killed Total CEO
Wall Street Journal - 10/23/2014 9:30:35 AM
Industry officials have said the crash highlights the sometimes-poor quality of Russian airport services. Such “runway incursions,” as they ... recent years but remain a problem in less-advanced countries, industry analysts say. Vnukovo is one of ...
Columbia Metropolitan Airport changes image
Columbia Star - 10/23/2014 3:28:30 PM
Other moves Mann and Harmon have made were to reduce the airport’s debt and align the costs to be competitive with other airports across the country. Over the last ... Airport will also be updating runways and loop roads, along with a big signage project ...
Nigeria: President Orders Priority Attention to Abuja Airport Second Runway
AllAfrica - 10/14/2014 8:46:59 PM
Abuja — President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered that the construction of the second runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja ... in tracking all aircraft movements over the country's airspace. The enhanced security and safety that ...
Annandale’s Caleb Hymans runs 5K world record time (for 9-year-olds)
Washington Post - 10/10/2014 2:39:30 PM
Caleb Hymans of Annandale leans toward the finish line at Dulles Airport on Sept ... national championships in cross-country in their age group. Now Caleb has taken another world-class step in the Dulles Day on the Runway race on Sept.
Russian plane crash: snowplow driver was drunk
Lompoc Record - 10/21/2014 2:09:09 AM
MOSCOW (AP) — The head of French oil giant Total SA was killed at a Moscow airport when ... traded integrated international oil and gas company in the world, with exploration and production operations in more than 50 countries, according to a profile ...
How Mexico City's New Airport Will Boost Travel to Latin America
International Meetings Review - 10/22/2014 2:18:06 PM
The new airport will be located six miles from the existing airport. On the ground it will fit six runways, with the capacity to support ... will have a significant economic impact across the country, and will also be a great source of employment for ...
An American in Shanghai
New York Times Blogs - 10/13/2014 8:59:30 AM
“I have! It’s the weirdest thing.” Later tonight, Kors will be driven to the Hongqiao International Airport for the Jet Set Experience, a runway spectacle with holograms, a fake snowfall and the one-off pieces — from cutaway swimsuits to floor ...
Trade, industry sectors make a case for widening Erode-Karur road
The Hindu - 10/15/2014 12:14:34 AM
While Coimbatore Airport is well connected to domestic destinations across the country, traders and industrialists bound for Gulf and South-Eastern countries prefer Tiruchi Airport due to its proximity. Tiruchi International Airport is less than half the ...