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
For Sale: The World's Emptiest International Airport
Forbes - 7/18/2016 9:08:50 AM
With just two daily flights — the second just being added in May — this international airport can be argued to be the world’s most underused ... getting too heavy, and the country either had to add an additional runway there or build or expand ...
New Islamabad Airport to be fully operational by June 2017
Associated Press of Pakistan - 7/28/2016 9:39:56 AM
runway lightening system CATE-III, 150KMT cargo handling facility, and 42 immigration counters. The new airport had also introduced the highest baggage security system in the country • five levels of security screening process for luggage. More than ...
Waste landfill impeding construction of Moscow airport runway for 2018 FIFA World Cup
tass.ru - 7/22/2016 11:58:53 PM
TASS/. Domestic waste landfills are hindering the construction of a third runway at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo international airport for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, the country’s aviation watchdog, Rosaviatsia, said on Thursday. "Today, one of the ...
Leaving the EU only strengthens the case for expanding both Gatwick and Heathrow
CITY A.M. - 7/28/2016 7:23:55 AM
Some of the missed connections identified are even their country ... the Airports Commission’s preferred option for a new runway – but be more strategic and give the go-ahead to a new runway at Gatwick too? In an ideal world, we probably need two ...
Tokyo's Haneda to bulk up for Olympics
asia.nikkei.com - 7/28/2016 9:57:14 PM
The plan is to amend how planes fly in and out so that runways ... parts of the country. The Japanese government is working to raise the profile of the two main airports serving Tokyo. In terms of pure capacity, they are among the world's biggest hubs.
U.K. politicians say further delay on airport expansion costly
Air Cargo World - 7/24/2016 11:56:30 PM
A report by a cross-party Commons body claims that vacillation over a new runway ... by the Airport Commission. Now a decision is needed, to show the new leadership’s mettle.” The report also calls for substantial change across the country, such ...
Keeping commuter air service at rural airports
Kearney Hub - 7/27/2016 12:04:17 PM
Nebraska airports connect our families, businesses and communities to our country and the world. Year-round ... including safety and security, maintaining runways and building new facilities. Nebraska’s rural and small community airports connect our ...
TAV Airports announces first half results
routesonline.com - 7/27/2016 4:50:37 PM
We have been operating Ataturk Airport, the third largest hub of Europe since year 2000 and we consider it our home. While it is one of the best protected places in our country as we see time and again all over the world ... and the runway and taxiway ...
Walvis Bay Airport terminal a massive boost for country – Geingob
New Era - 7/25/2016 8:46:13 AM
“We as a country can now boast ... are on par with international world-class airports that have attracted international brands and car rental services. She explained that Walvis Bay Airport now has a N$202-million new runway and a N$10-million fire ...
World War Two plane to be pulled down runway at Blackbushe Air Day
Get Hanpshire - 7/28/2016 4:35:07 PM
where teams will race against the clock to pull a Second World War Harvard Warbird. The event originally took place in 2012 at Goodwood racing circuit to raise money for Blackbushe Airport-based Aerobility, a charity that grants the disabled, terminally ...
Guests from 70-80 countries visit EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh: “The best place in the world for aircraft!”
FOX 6 Now - 7/26/2016 11:11:11 PM
The event makes Wittman Regional Airport the busiest airport in the world! 70,000 people per day are expected to attend the event, and about 2,000 of them are headed into Oshkosh, Wisconsin from foreign countries. From Argentina to Zimbabwe, people from ...
Fischer pledges support to state's community airports
Fremont Tribune - 7/26/2016 11:01:02 AM
Nebraska airports connect our families, businesses, and communities to our country and the world. Year round ... including safety and security, maintaining runways, and building new facilities. Nebraska’s rural and small community airports connect ...
All About Airports: Airports Beyond Flights & Tons
Air Cargo News - 7/20/2016 1:21:11 AM
Start by thinking about what your airport provides for your community and where it is located in relation to other modes of transportation, infrastructure, population centers, or even other countries and ... e.g., taxiways and runways, in-house or third ...
Mapping the New World Order: Connectography To Redefine Geography and Shape a Global Civilization
freedomfightertimes.com - 7/28/2016 10:44:21 AM
Technology and infrastructure have paved the way for connecting the world. Companies like Facebook ... which physically link our countries like, for example, the San Diego-Tijuana airport terminal, or the fact that Mexico has liberalized its energy sector ...
London City airport expansion gets green light from ministers
Loving fútbol - 7/27/2016 7:32:16 AM
London City Airport ... of a new runway for the South East of England. "We call on Theresa May to show that her government is of a different stripe, and commit to a solution to show Britain will be open for business in a post-Brexit world".