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
EXCLUSIVE: New York's three major airports are worst in country for leaving fliers grounded, report says
New York Daily News - 5/28/2015 2:28:36 AM
The New York area’s three major airports are the worst in the country for leaving ... include getting stuck on the runway for hours on end,” said Joe Sitt, Global Gateway Alliance’s founder. Chicago O’Hare International Airport had the most flights ...
Electrical failure causes chaos at Belgian airports
Yahoo News - 5/27/2015 5:53:12 PM
View gallery The control tower is seen in the background with airplanes grounded on the runway ... in neighbouring countries. Ninety minutes after air traffic was allowed to resume, a first flight took off from Brussels international airport, heading ...
Qatar Airway's $200-billion dollar threat to European airports
The Business Insider - 5/27/2015 10:22:14 AM
Officials from the small Persian Gulf country ... the award of the World Cup to Qatar and Russia. Often outspoken, Mr al-Baker - who also sits on the board of Heathrow Airport - has been a fierce supporter of plans to build a third runway west of London.
Sinkhole closes runway at DFW airport
Win 98.5 - 5/26/2015 10:30:34 AM
(Reuters) - A sinkhole has closed a runway at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, which may delay flights at one of the largest transit hubs in the United States. The sinkhole was found in a safety area adjacent to one of the airport's main runways ...
Cairo Airport’s Terminal 2 soft opening expected in November
Daily News Egypt - 5/27/2015 12:45:24 PM
Cairo International Airport’s Terminal 2 will witness its soft opening in ... A new terminal will be built, with a capacity of 10 million passengers annually, as well as a new runway and control tower. Funding for the project will be provided by the ...
M.Davaajav: Airports develop regardless of nation’s population
Ubpost Banner - 5/26/2015 12:32:16 PM
To commemorate this special occasion, President of Chinggis Khaan International Airport (CHKHIA ... between Ulaan-Uud and Ulaanbaatar from Mongolia and an aerodrome runway and airport was set up in Morin Valley. This airport was named Dobr and became ...
Tokyo hit by 5.6-magnitude earthquake
United Press International - 5/25/2015 7:54:17 AM
Narita International Airport's two runways were temporarily closed until safety checks ... the first step in reopening the facility. All 48 of the country's nuclear reactors were closed for inspection and improvement after a 2011 earthquake and tsunami ...
Main runway at St. John's airport closing next week for upgrades
CBC - 5/27/2015 9:13:38 PM
Major work on the main runway at St. John's International Airport starts next week ... That will put us on par with the other major airports in the country." According to Collins, the airfield in St. John's currently has an annual accessibility of 93.8 ...
See the world with tot in tow
Columbus Telegram - 5/26/2015 10:59:12 AM
Veteran traveler Adrian Jarosz has stamps in his passport, can sleep on a plane and has six international trips under his belt. He is 3 years old. “If we drive past an airport ... the travel bug and has been to 58 countries and territories and 33 ...
Heathrow Airport Expansion Must Go Through Historic Village
Skift - 5/25/2015 8:58:42 AM
In a globalized world, airports offer the opportunity for investment ... to be leveled but who would find themselves living next to a runway. “We believe we are being fair,” he said. Countries like Britain have struggled with the notion of balancing ...
More Airport Security Badges Missing as Pols Demand Answers
NBC News - 5/24/2015 11:54:40 PM
Washington lawmakers are demanding an accounting of how many airport security badges have been lost or stolen around the country ... secure areas like runways and boarding gates — went missing at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport over ...
Grand Jury looks at safety, operations of local airports
Times-Standard - 5/26/2015 1:43:51 PM
The FAA categorizes it as a primary commercial service airport. CRCHCA has two asphalt runways ... country are trying to expand air service. Even with these constraints, in 2012, American Airlines offered the county airline service to Los Angeles ...
Ahmedabad airport to go on solar power mode
Times of India - 5/26/2015 5:51:24 AM
In a bid to bring down operational expenses and save on power costs, Airports Authority of India (AAI) is planning to install solar panels on the roof of both domestic and international ... at few airports in the country including Ahmedabad.
UK airport expansion threatens to take out entire villages
TheSacramento Bee - 5/25/2015 8:58:42 AM
In a globalized world, airports offer the opportunity for investment ... to be leveled but who would find themselves living next to a runway. "We believe we are being fair," he said. Countries like Britain have struggled with the notion of balancing ...
Several airports up for facelift next year - govt
IPP Media - 5/26/2015 5:58:34 AM
The government expects to renovate several airports in the country in the 2015/2016 financial year, minister for Works, Samuel Sitta told the National Assembly yesterday. This includes modernisation of the Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA ...