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
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport’s new runway now open
The Miami Herald - 9/16/2014 11:57:40 PM
After years of debate and millions of dollars of construction, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport opened ... the air space system throughout the country.” The new runway would allow the airport to handle up to 425,000 flights annually.
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport’s New Runway 10R-28L To Open Today
aviationpros.com - 9/18/2014 1:39:41 PM
17, 2014) — AECOM Technology Corporation announced today that it has completed its tasks as program manager associated with Florida’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport’s (FLL) new Runway 10R ... airports in the country,” said AECOM ...
Cheers greet opening of new FLL runway
Sun Sentinel - 9/18/2014 7:51:55 PM
Twenty six years of turbulence over expansion of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport ended with a screech Thursday when JetBlue flight 1028 left the first skid marks on a brand new, $826 million runway ... done in this country," U.S. Secretary ...
New runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood set to open today
Airport World - 9/18/2014 2:22:38 PM
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport’s (FLL) new Runway 10R-28L is set to open today ... one of the fastest growing airports in the country. “AECOM is pleased to partner with the Broward County Aviation Department to help them meet the ...
Dubai Airport To See 45 Aircraft Arrivals An Hour By 2016
gulfbusiness.com - 9/9/2014 8:35:24 AM
Aircraft arrivals at Dubai International Airports ... runway lighting and construction of additional taxiways and rapid exits on the southern runway. The UAE airspace currently handles approximately 600,000 movements a year while aircraft movements in the ...
Fort Lauderdale airport once home to golfers, hunters
SunSentinel - 9/11/2014 8:21:42 PM
But the airport was little used until World War II. In 1942, the Navy converted Merle Fogg Field into the Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale — to train pilots to fly torpedo bombers. Three main runways were paved, and barracks, administrative buildings ...
Two North Country Airports Getting Upgrades
mychamplainvalley.com - 9/12/2014 5:21:33 PM
Two North Country ... airports are getting upgrades. It's all part of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Airport Improvement Program. Schroon Lake will receive just over $650,000 to upgrade its runways and structure maintenance. The Massena ...
Dubai Ruler Approves $32B Plan To Make Al Maktoum International Into World's Largest Airport
International Business Times - 9/8/2014 11:57:01 AM
In the first phase of expansion, Al Maktoum International plans to extend the runways and ... Central being the airport for the future has been reaffirmed." The Al Maktoum airport project took off before the 2009 recession hit the country and stalled ...
Airport gets grant for runway extension
The Times Tribune - 9/16/2014 6:46:53 AM
“Extending this runway will help keep Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International an attractive location for flights from across the country.” Mr. Cartwright said the grant will enable the airport to extend Taxiway B, a path connecting the runway with the ...
World's Most Difficult Runways For Takeoffs And Landings
Silicon India - 9/5/2014 11:24:47 AM
BANGALORE: Travelling to a new country ... arrival at your destination. Some airports in the world are tailored for those who love adventure and a surprise in their travels. When you think about a plane landing on a runway, it doesn’t scream out ...
China plans a S$5.4 billion airport on artificial island near Dalian
AsiaOne - 9/16/2014 5:42:27 AM
The airport, with four runways, will become one of the world's biggest airports created through landfill ... take to China's skies every other day for the next two decades. The country is in the midst of a major airport expansion drive, aiming to bring ...
Talladega Airport Board hears update on rehabilitation of WWII-era runway
The Anniston Star - 9/16/2014 9:48:49 PM
The Talladega Airport Board got an update Tuesday afternoon from engineer Ken Gilbert regarding the rehabilitation of a World War II-era taxiway. Gilbert said the taxiway -- originally a runway -- was paved with some of the toughest concrete he had ever ...
Haiti - Politic : D-27, the Cap Haitien International Airport will be ready
Haiti Libre - 9/6/2014 11:55:13 PM
The construction of the runway ... prime-minister-to-cap-haitien-international-airport.html "With the arrival of American Airlines in Cap Haitien, this is another step that is taken in the decentralization process in the country", welcomed the Prime ...
Facts about John F. Kennedy Airport
Examiner - 9/12/2014 2:12:27 AM
Kennedy International Airport ... runway as the plane was about to take off and was only avoided because an official noticed that the planes were on a collision course and promptly cancelled the take-off! • JFK accommodates flights to over 100 foreign ...
Bauchi Airport, Key to State’s Economic Growth
This Day Live - 9/18/2014 11:33:50 PM
Three decades after construction started, the newly completed Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International ... wide runway was designed to take large body aircraft, including Airbus A380. He said the airport can be listed as one of the best in the country.