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
Lehigh Valley International a departure from 'America's Worst Weather-Delayed Airports'
Lehigh Valley Live - 11/21/2014 7:23:08 AM
The Weather Channel has come out with a list of the ... Liberty International Airport, New Jersey Wind problems - more than snow and thunderstorms - contributed to 13,562 weather-related delays at Newark. Apparently two of the airport's three runways ...
Watch the invisible patterns of air travel over some of the busiest skies in the world
Quartz - 11/18/2014 11:58:43 AM
Flights operate in designated lanes even when operating inside the country ... UK airports leads to spiraling holding patterns of planes waiting to land. Heathrow has just two runways, despite being one of the busiest airports in the world.
Runway rehab causes delays at Myrtle Beach airport
SCNow - 11/21/2014 4:24:11 AM
Rodriguez The Sun News firstname.lastname@example.org Morning News Temporary asphalt used to connect the old and new planned runway was to blame for delays and cancellations of flights at Myrtle Beach International Airport ... is being paved between 10:45 ...
Peeled asphalt causes delay, canceled flights at Myrtle Beach International Airport
Myrtle Beach Online - 11/17/2014 11:41:25 PM
The runway at Myrtle Beach International Airport was temporarily closed late Monday morning ... Crews are currently in the paving portion of the project. The runway is being paved between 10:45 p.m. and 6:45 a.m. during the week and 11:45 p.m. and 5:30 ...
Former MP seeks steps to modernise city airport
The Hindu - 11/20/2014 4:25:22 AM
He has felt that increasing the length of the runway would facilitate landing of wide-bodied aircraft easily. He has also sought increase in the number of aerobridges to 12 to handle international ... countries to Visakhapatnam. The control of the airport ...
Runways are for aircraft, not animals
Deccan Herald - 11/13/2014 5:23:47 AM
The collision of a Spicejet aircraft with a buffalo on the runway of Surat airport last ... in the eyes of the world. Aviation websites draw attention to India’s shabby aviation infrastructure. It will have negative impact on the country’s aviation ...
Retiring airport chief plans on-time departure
Florida Keys News - 11/20/2014 5:08:19 AM
The airport ... runway in the country that serves Boeing 727 aircraft. "You can't blame them for their concerns, since Southwest planes have run off the runways at two other airports," Horton said, announcing the next major undertaking for Key West ...
Kumasi Airport to go nocturnal by end of year
Ghana News Agency - 11/12/2014 11:51:31 AM
Domestic airlines, particularly, have been dissatisfied this, especially about the state of runways ... the country. The KIA arrival hall expansion project is expected to be completed by end of 2014. The Tamale Airport is being upgraded to an international ...
Now that will stop traffic! Photos reveal runway that crosses a four-lane main road and is one of the most extreme airports in the world
Daily Mail - 11/21/2014 11:12:12 AM
Fitting an airport ... World War II when Gibraltar was an important naval base for the British and was built over a horse racing track. Originally opened in 1939, it was only an emergency airfield for the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm. However, the runway ...
Power cut forces Vietnam's airport to turn back flights
Channel News Asia - 11/20/2014 1:15:05 PM
Dozens of planes could not take off or land at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport ... a day pass through Tan Son Nhat airport, which is already operating above its capacity. Parliamentarians in the communist country are debating whether to approve ...
ISIL receives planeloads of arms at northern Iraq airport
World Tribune - 11/20/2014 6:58:41 PM
“Some countries are delivering weapons to ISIL by using airplanes ... In mid-November, a Russian aircraft filled with arms and ammunition landed in Baghdad International Airport. Officials said the Russian aircraft contained 40 tons of cargo and arrived ...
MCA rubbishes claim Penang Airport neglected
The Rakyat Post - 11/11/2014 9:51:00 AM
Tan added in June 2010, the airport had gone through several upgrading processes which saw its main terminal, luggage handling system, sky-bridge, runways ... Penang International Airport as no allocation was provided for its upgrade in the country ...
India airport animals wreaking havoc: SpiceJet flight strikes buffalo on runway
Examiner - 11/7/2014 8:22:42 AM
At India's airports, animals are causing a serious problem. This problem was brought to international ... it taxied down the runway at Surat airport in preparation for takeoff. At approximately 7:25 p.m., the plane hit one of the country's many stray ...
New Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport boss from New York state
Times-Leader - 11/20/2014 11:09:13 PM
The commissioner of aviation for Broome County, New York, will change airports on Jan. 2 when he officially starts work as executive director of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International ... from around the country and Nassau in the Bahamas.
World's best airport bike paths
CNN - 10/21/2014 4:46:38 AM
Consider the airport bike path, an increasingly popular feature at airports around the world. Some allow ... tunnels passing under the twin runways. The route also takes in some lovely countryside adjoining the Styal Country Park, and a selection of ...