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
North Country airports expand to attract Canadian customers
North Country Public Radio - 11/25/2014 11:57:34 AM
Last week the F.A.A. approved a runway expansion at the Ogdensburg International Airport. As Sarah Harris reports, Ogdensburg and other North Country airports hope to tap into the Canadian market and serve travelers from across the border. The runway in ...
Runway 15R-33L Reopened at BWI Marshall Airport
Airports International - 11/25/2014 4:43:54 PM
Runway 15R-33L, one of the primary commercial runways at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport ... improvements mandated by the US Congress. Airports across the country must meet updated federal RSA standards by the end of 2015.
Runway reopens at BWI Marshall after reconstruction project
Airport World - 11/25/2014 3:25:10 PM
A primary commercial runway at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport ... changes mandated by US Congress. Airports across the country must meet updated federal RSA standards by the end of 2015, and the airport’s commercial runways ...
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 ...
New satellite technology promises smoother, quieter descents into BWI airport
The Baltimore Sun - 11/26/2014 2:38:02 AM
Thanks to new state-of-the-art satellite technology installed at the Anne Arundel County airport this month, arriving planes from the northwest now are able to drop from cruising altitude to the runway in ... airports across the country, to the tune ...
San Antonio International is safe -- for a big airport
KENS 5 - 11/24/2014 11:40:16 PM
Travelers out of San Antonio International Airport may be safer than others who fly from other airports around Texas. A nationwide look at runway incursions at airports around the country shows it's less frequent in San Antonio than at other major airports.
Close calls on the runway are up, but not in Spokane
KREM - 11/25/2014 5:12:32 PM
Federal data shows that near collisions involving commercial airplanes across the country ... that crossed the runway was 8,500 feet from a plane that had just been cleared for takeoff. By comparison, Seattle Tacoma International Airport had 105 reported ...
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 ...
Feds approve long-awaited runway extension at Ogdensburg airport
Watertown Daily Times - 11/22/2014 12:26:46 AM
OGDENSBURG — The Federal Aviation Administration has approved Ogdensburg International Airport’s runway expansion project ... a major regional air travel hub for residents of the north country and Canada, which should benefit the local economy for ...
Russian company to operate Sukhum international airport
en.itar-tass.com - 11/25/2014 1:30:38 PM
The Sukhum international airport in Abkhazia will be operated by a Russian company, Abkhazian Prime Minister Beslan Butba told journalists on Tuesday. “The runway and air traffic ... to turn Abkhazia into a transit country that will develop railway ...
Every Important American Airport Ranked By Its Food and Drink
The Huffington Post - 11/14/2014 12:53:34 PM
This past year, my 10:30am plane out of Jackson backed into the grass beside the runway ... World, but once you get past Tudor's, you've got Gino's Pizzeria, Kanawha Cafe, and, um, yeah, that's pretty much it. Since Portland, OR already got the name ...
FAA data: Close calls at Arizona airports tripled from 2003 to '13
azcentral.com - 11/24/2014 7:58:22 PM
There have been 10 such A-rated runway incursions in Arizona and 131 across the country since mid ... The figures cover 14 airports, from tiny Grand Canyon National Park Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Sky Harbor, the nation's 10th ...
Warplanes strike airport in Libya capital again
BND - 11/25/2014 6:31:16 PM
“Now, we face an enemy that has plenty of weapons and support from abroad, and we are facing more than one country ... airstrip’s runway. The base had been used for civilian purposes since last summer when Tripoli International Airport was destroyed.
Awards for Australia's best airports of 2014
Aviation Business - 11/26/2014 2:59:31 AM
Regional Airport of the Year (50,000-499,999 passengers): Broome International Airport for its runway upgrades; heliport facility and terminal upgrades; Regional Airport of the Year (up to 50,000 passengers): Tennant Creek Airport for its runway ...
ANS/ATM agreements for proposed Kannur airport inked
madhyamam.com - 11/21/2014 3:34:04 AM
Mumbai's L&T, which is constructing the airport on over 2,000 acres of land, has completed 25 percent work on the airside (runway and taxiway ... be the state's fourth international airport, a unique record for any state in the country.