Country Comparison > Airports - with paved runways

RankCountryAirports - with paved runways
1United States5,194
2Brazil713
3Russia593
4Canada522
5China452
6Australia333
7Germany322
8France297
9United Kingdom272
10India251
11Mexico249
12Indonesia185
13Ukraine179
14Argentina159
15Sweden149
16South Africa145
17Japan143
18Iran136
19Venezuela128
20Bulgaria124
21Colombia121
22Pakistan107
23Ecuador101
24Italy99
25Spain98
26Turkey89
27Chile88
28Poland86
29Philippines83
30Saudi Arabia80
31Finland75
32Iraq75
33Egypt72
34Korea, South71
35Greece67
36Norway67
37Cuba65
38Kazakhstan64
39Libya64
40Thailand63
41Algeria60
42Peru58
43Panama55
44French Polynesia46
45Portugal43
46Switzerland41
47Czech Republic41
48Costa Rica41
49Nigeria40
50New Zealand39
51Korea, North39
52Malaysia39
53Taiwan37
54Vietnam37
55Burma36
56Belarus34
57Uzbekistan33
58Morocco31
59Azerbaijan30
60Angola30
61Israel29
62Syria29
63Denmark28
64Belgium27
65Congo, Democratic Republic of the26
66Madagascar26
67Lithuania26
68Romania26
69United Arab Emirates25
70Croatia24
71Austria24
72Afghanistan23
73Bahamas, The22
74Bolivia21
75Mozambique21
76Turkmenistan21
77Papua New Guinea20
78Netherlands20
79Hungary20
80Latvia19
81Slovakia19
82Namibia19
83Kyrgyzstan18
84Georgia18
85Ethiopia17
86Yemen17
87Zimbabwe17
88Puerto Rico17
89Tajikistan17
90Dominican Republic16
91Ireland16
92Bangladesh16
93Jordan16
94Kenya15
95Guatemala15
96Mongolia15
97Sudan15
98Tunisia15
99Paraguay15
100Gabon14
101Sri Lanka14
102Estonia13
103Honduras13
104New Caledonia12
105Jamaica12
106Oman12
107Nepal11
108Nicaragua11
109Serbia11
110Uruguay11
111Tanzania11
112Guyana11
113Cameroon11
114Armenia10
115Botswana10
116Greenland10
117Mauritania10
118Macedonia10
119Niger10
120Senegal9
121Singapore9
122Laos9
123Chad9
124Cape Verde9
125Mali8
126Zambia8
127Somalia7
128Slovenia7
129Seychelles7
130Malawi7
131Ghana7
132Cote d'Ivoire7
133Congo, Republic of the7
134Bosnia and Herzegovina7
135Cambodia6
136Belize6
137Equatorial Guinea6
138Micronesia, Federated States of6
139Iceland6
140Turks and Caicos Islands6
141Uganda5
142Suriname5
143Saint Vincent and the Grenadines5
144Montenegro5
145Moldova5
146Lebanon5
147El Salvador5
148Fiji4
149Eritrea4
150Comoros4
151Bahrain4
152Albania4
153Kiribati4
154Kuwait4
155Kosovo4
156Haiti4
157Guinea4
158Guam4
159Maldives4
160Rwanda4
161Marshall Islands4
162Qatar4
163Spratly Islands3
164Vanuatu3
165Western Sahara3
166Grenada3
167Lesotho3
168American Samoa3
169Djibouti3
170Northern Mariana Islands3
171Central African Republic2
172Dominica2
173Cayman Islands2
174Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)2
175Antigua and Barbuda2
176Liberia2
177Mauritius2
178Guernsey2
179Hong Kong2
180Swaziland2
181British Virgin Islands2
182West Bank2
183Wallis and Futuna2
184Virgin Islands2
185Guinea-Bissau2
186Saint Pierre and Miquelon2
187Saint Kitts and Nevis2
188Trinidad and Tobago2
189Togo2
190Sao Tome and Principe2
191Burkina Faso2
192East Timor2
193Saint Lucia2
194Svalbard1
195Sint Maarten1
196Sierra Leone1
197Tonga1
198Saint Barthelemy1
199Saint Helena1
200Paracel Islands1
201Saint Martin1
202Nauru1
203Palau1
204Wake Island1
205Samoa1
206Gaza Strip1
207Gibraltar1
208Gambia, The1
209Isle of Man1
210British Indian Ocean Territory1
211Jersey1
212Malta1
213Niue1
214Norfolk Island1
215Montserrat1
216Luxembourg1
217Macau1
218Christmas Island1
219Aruba1
220Barbados1
221Anguilla1
222Curacao1
223Brunei1
224Burundi1
225Bhutan1
226Bermuda1
227Solomon Islands1
228Benin1
229Faroe Islands1
230Cocos (Keeling) Islands1
231Cook Islands1

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, 2012

See also: Airports - with paved runways map

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