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
Plane skids off taxiway at icy Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport as winter storm knocks out more than 1,000 flights
New York Daily News - 2/23/2015 11:32:34 PM
The front of an American Airlines plane slid off the taxiway at icy Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on ... according to FlightStats. The airport, which is the fourth busiest in the country, registered the highest number of cancellations in the ...
Hundreds of Security Badges Have Gone Missing From America’s Busiest Airport
The Blaze - 2/25/2015 5:32:16 PM
Secure Identification Display Area badges are assigned to airport employees around the country and allow access to baggage loading areas, taxiways, runways and boarding gates. Employees must pass a TSA background check and any respective local security ...
Hong Kong Aims to Get Third Runway Ready by 2023 as Demand Soars
Bloomberg - 2/25/2015 7:52:27 AM
(Bloomberg) -- Hong Kong, the world’s largest international air cargo airport, aims to start construction next year on a third runway that will open by 2023 ... and as other countries gear up to tap growing travel demand from China and other parts ...
The airport that launched a thousand conspiracy theories
Daily Telegraph - 2/28/2015 10:12:04 AM
Many airports, particularly those with four or more runways ... the "New World Order". A typical analysis of the seemingly innocent mural above reads: "Children of all colours, dressed in folkloric costumes give weapons wrapped in their country’s ...
After Decades, La Guardia Airport May Allow Long-Haul Flights to Los Angeles, San Francisco
Wall Street Journal - 2/25/2015 11:37:21 PM
La Guardia’s two main 7,000-foot runways ... World country.” The next step in a project to replace La Guardia’s 50-year-old Terminal B has been delayed until at least April pending the outcome of a broader design competition for New York airports.
INIA capacity will increase threefold with new runway and terminal, says economic council
Minivan News - 2/25/2015 6:29:32 PM
The capacity of Ibrahim Nasir International Airport (INIA) will increase threefold to seven million passengers annually with the development of a new new runway alongside the ... in the total arrivals to the country.” However, Saeed insisted that ...
Airport opens second runway, air travel improves
The Tennessean - 2/18/2015 10:19:45 PM
With only a handful of cancellations and occasional delays, air travel improved Wednesday at Nashville International Airport ... at about 95 percent Wednesday, and the airport was able to open a second runway around 2:30 p.m., Sumrall said.
More Than 1,400 TSA Badges Stolen From Atlanta Airport
Opposing Views - 2/26/2015 2:07:40 AM
More than 1,400 security badges have gone missing from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International ... are assigned to airport employees around the country. The badges allow employees to access baggage loading areas, taxiways, runways and boarding gates.
Nigeria: Airport Projects and the Continuity Factor
AllAfrica - 2/27/2015 12:07:47 PM
Before 2011, FAAN was only able to rebuild the domestic terminal at the Aminu Kano International ... hours in some airports. But it is cheering that recently the Minister of Aviation has pledged that 16 airports in the country would have runway lighting ...
JFK Airport Runways Reopen Following Snow Squall
CBS New York - 2/22/2015 9:10:35 PM
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Airport director addresses misconceptions
Mohave Daily News - 2/26/2015 12:27:27 AM
BULLHEAD CITY — As part of the recent transportation panel sponsored by the Bullhead Area Chamber of Commerce and the Bullhead Regional Economic Development Authority, Laughlin/Bullhead International ... charter-only airport in the country,” he said.
About 90 flights canceled at DFW airport amid winter weather
Oklahoma News - 2/25/2015 6:55:11 AM
A wide swath of the country is experiencing record-breaking temperatures while other areas are expecting more winter precipitation Tuesday. (AP Photo/Times Record News, Torin Halsey) DFW airport maintenance crews on Wednesday treated runways, taxiways and ...
Snow and ice affect Tulsa International Airport travel
kjrh.com - 2/17/2015 2:54:08 AM
TULSA - Those traveling around the country had to wait in Tulsa a bit longer because of the weather. Several delays were posted at the Tulsa International ... While airport crews managed to keep the runway clear, the cold temperatures kept planes on ...
Long-Haul Flights May Be Starting At LaGuardia Airport, Reports Wall Street Journal
International Business Times - 2/25/2015 6:36:42 PM
The runways at LaGuardia are long ... the rule would result in improvements to LaGuardia Airport, which Vice President Joe Biden famously described last year as seeming like "it's in some third-world country." Another long-awaited terminal renovation ...
Changes coming to Juneau International Airport
m.juneauempire.com - 2/22/2015 3:34:08 PM
Major changes will take place at the Juneau International ... airport board briefed the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly on Thursday about upcoming improvement projects outlined in the Sustainable Master Plan for the next 20 years. Ventures include a ...