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
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 ...
ICCI team visits new Islamabad Int’l Airport – 90% work completed; to be operational by 2016
The Frontier Post - 10/31/2014 5:17:43 AM
He said the runways, roads ... He said a recent survey has declared Benazir International Airport Islamabad as the worst airport in the world, which was quite shameful for the country and stressed that Civil Aviation Authority should ensure availability ...
FIA rolls sleeves over new airport delay, IIAP says almost done
Pakistan Today - 10/30/2014 5:14:44 PM
FIA prepares 70-page enquiry report, asks Interior Ministry to launch FIR against seven CAA accused IIAP official says over 90 percent work completed on new Islamabad International Airport (IIAP ... Khan said that the runways, roads, terminals etc ...
Oil company CEO dies in Moscow jet collision with snowplow driven by drunk driver
FOX News - 10/21/2014 6:22:40 PM
The plane crashed onto the runway and burst into flames, investigators said. The driver, who airport ... traded integrated international oil and gas company in the world, with exploration and production operations in more than 50 countries, according ...
McCarran starts $67 million runway paving project
8 News Now - 10/30/2014 1:29:51 AM
LAS VEGAS -- For the next six months McCarran International Airport, one of the busiest airports in the country will juggle thousands of flights with one less runway. Crews started a multimillion-dollar runway paving project Wednesday. McCarran ...
French CEO dies in Moscow in plane crash with snowplow operated by drunk driver
CNN Money - 10/21/2014 3:02:15 PM
French oil company Total's CEO died after his plane collided with a snowplow on the runway at Moscow international airport. Russian officials said ... original character and dedication to his country." Manuel Valls, the French prime minister, said the ...
3 injured as trainer plane crashes at Pakistan's airport
Xinhua News Agency - 11/1/2014 5:45:10 AM
ISLAMABAD, Nov. 1 (Xinhua) -- Three people including a pilot were injured when a trainer plane of a private flying club crashed at the runway of Pakistan's Benazir Bhutto International ... off from the airport, the twin city of the country's capital ...
Nepal ministries monitor 'third worst airport'
New Kerala - 10/22/2014 11:00:40 PM
Five Nepalese ministries Wednesday decided to monitor the country's only international airport after it was ranked as the ... In 1975, the total length of the runway was increased from two km to three km and since then no comprehensive study has been ...
Southampton Airport Creates World's Biggest Mo
Heart - 10/30/2014 11:23:59 AM
The world's biggest Mo has been unveiled at Southampton Airport, in support of Movember. The painted moustache measures a massive 250m by 60m and is located on airport land, running parallel to the runway ... Sarah Coghlan, UK Country Director for Movember ...
Total CEO killed in Moscow runway crash with snowplow
Longview News-Journal - 10/21/2014 10:54:41 PM
MOSCOW (AP) — Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who helped establish the multinational oil company as one of the world’s biggest, was killed at a Moscow airport when his ... lost a true friend of our country,” Putin said.
Abuja airport second runway national priority –FG
The Sun - 10/22/2014 2:15:07 AM
“The President has approved and directed the second runway project be immediately revisited ... especially the screening at airports, has attracted the attention of countries like the United Kingdom and United States, who are now ready to adopt Nigeria ...
Total CEO killed in Moscow runway crash
Associated Press - 10/21/2014 1:00:33 PM
MOSCOW (AP) — Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who helped establish the multinational oil company as one of the world's biggest, was killed at a Moscow airport when his ... lost a true friend of our country," Putin said.