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
Government U-turn on unaccompanied refugee children welcomed by MPs
The Guardian - 5/4/2016 5:25:48 PM
They were at a UNHCR shelter for women and children in an abandoned Olympic hockey stadium, behind the runway of the disused Ellinikon airport, when David Cameron ... migration challenge since the second world war”, and had been vocal in his opposition ...
Enugu Airport Runway Death Trap
This Day Live - 4/23/2016 11:26:37 AM
On cost comparison, Nigeria pays more than 200% the value of runway construction cost when compared with other ICAO countries of the world. Presently, in Enugu, airport personnel use putty to fill up the macadamised portions of the runway before each ...
Airport Expansion: Govt Must 'Make Up Its Mind'
Sky News HD - 5/4/2016 11:13:35 AM
Play video "July 2015: Heathrow Growth Backed" Labour MP Ms Ellman said that, with dozens of new runways being planned at airports around the world, the UK's standing in global aviation was under threat if the Government continued to procrastinate.
It's a 'super growth year' for Mumbai airport
Times of India - 5/5/2016 8:34:55 AM
"It's a super growth year,'' said Amber Dubey of KPMG, referring to the country's domestic ... traffic at the city airport will touch 49 million in a few years. It definitely is one of the most constrained airports in the world.'' Till 2012-13, passenger ...
Spotlight on Airport Civil Engineering
AviationPros - 5/4/2016 9:11:53 AM
When it comes to airport infrastructure ... to execute some of this country’s most complex infrastructure programs. The $20.5 million, seven-month Van Nuys Airport runway rehabilitation project for Los Angeles World Airports posed a major operational ...
Arab Gulf countries emerge as the world’s aerostates
Ya Libnan - 5/1/2016 3:06:12 PM
Camels still roamed Dubai’s packed-sand runway ... is the world’s largest operator of the world’s largest passenger airplane (the Airbus A380) and flies from the world’s largest air terminal at the world’s busiest international airport.
Earth Day: Ten eco-friendly airports
travel.iafrica.com - 4/22/2016 9:54:45 AM
In its 50th year this year, this day in particular is celebrated year after year by more than a billion people in 192 countries ... and building a runway paved with environmentally friendly asphalt. Chicago O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois ...
How IGI Airport moved from 101 rank to world's best
Economic Times - 5/2/2016 11:58:54 AM
NEW DELHI: In four years, the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport is expected to contribute 22.2% to Delhi's GDP. Also on cards by 2020 are an expanded Terminal 1D and a brand-new swanky Terminal 4 as it looks to cement its place among the world's best.
World War Three? North Korea planning war with West which could leave ONE MILLION dead
The Daily Express - 5/2/2016 11:04:37 PM
Then South Korea would be pounded with half a million artillery shells an hour, with 600 chemical weapons destroying airports, preventing the ... deeper underground than anyone else in the world, making the country like a block of Swiss cheese, with ...
'Vichai serves monks himself and insists on chilling his £200 bottle of St Emilion': Inside bizarre world of Leicester City's billionaire Buddhist owner, the Duty Free king ...
Daily Mail - 5/4/2016 2:55:29 PM
At that time, Thai Airways, the country’s flagship carrier ... his road became literally paved with gold. When Bangkok’s new steel-and-glass airport Suvarnabhumi - translated as the Golden Land – opened its doors, Srivaddhanaprabha landed the ...
Asia-Pacific Region Emerges as a Frontrunner in Airport Construction Projects-ken Research
ibcworldnews.com - 5/4/2016 7:24:31 AM
It tracks airport construction activities and trends in 121 countries from the aforementioned regions ... are being made for the up-gradation of airport infrastructure, such as runways and terminals, as the existing airports become inadequate in the ...
Airport Infrastructure Tour Takes Off
enr.com - 5/4/2016 9:00:33 PM
This year, she will be flying in modern planes to explore the needs of the country’s airport infrastructure ... in 2017 FAA Airport Improvement Program grant funding to help pay for runways, taxiways and other infrastructure. This week’s story ...
10 Top Eco-Innovating Airports
The Huffington Post - 4/22/2016 4:11:09 AM
Airports ... a runway paved with environmentally friendly asphalt. In the summer of 2011, an aeroponic garden was installed on the mezzanine level of O'Hare Airport's Rotunda Building. It was the first aeroponic garden at any airport in the world and ...
World Routes heads for China
TTR Wekly - 4/26/2016 6:51:03 AM
The largest international trade event in China, each fair attracts 200,000 visitors from over 200 countries ... airport to have five runways and three terminals to handle 62,000 flights, 100 million passengers and three million tons of cargo a year. World ...
World running out of air traffic controllers
Independent Online - 4/28/2016 5:04:17 PM
New York - The world's airlines ... hundreds of unused runways to spur growth. There is a potential solution, and it resembles a video gamer's dream -- a wall of big-screen TVs and a few tablet computers controlled by a stylus. Some airports are now ...