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
US Reaper drone crashes at Niger airport
RT - 10/21/2014 2:16:18 AM
An American drone crashed into the runway at Niger’s main international ... The two countries have been cooperating out of Niamey – the country’s capital, and the location of the Diori Hamani airport – as they try to combat concerning spikes ...
Now taking off: new runways
BUSINESSJOURNALISM - 10/22/2014 5:17:04 PM
Runway ... for the country’s airports, as both a driver of jobs and an economic impact. Two cities recently opened new runways that both claim will be a benefit to travelers and the local community. Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport ...
AIRMALL® and Pittsburgh International Airport Celebrate Completion of Newly Renovated Center Core with Special Event, Fashion Show
Yahoo Finance - 10/13/2014 2:50:15 PM
The festivities continued with the airport's first runway ... country with among the highest per-passenger spends in North America. For more information on AIRMALL USA, visit www.airmallusa.com. Like us on Facebook at the AIRMALL at Pittsburgh ...
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 ...
French CEO dies in Moscow in plane crash with snowplow operated by drunk driver
CNN Money - 10/21/2014 4:18:00 AM
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 ...
Christophe de Margerie, CEO of oil giant Total, dies in runway crash
Times of India - 10/21/2014 3:52:21 PM
MOSCOW: Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who dedicated his career to the multinational oil company, was killed at a Moscow airport ... in the world, with exploration and production operations in more than 50 countries.
Nepal ministries monitor 'third worst airport'
New Kerala - 10/22/2014 3:58:19 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 ...
Russia Detains Airport Staff Over Crash That Killed Total CEO
Wall Street Journal - 10/23/2014 9:30:35 AM
Two top executives at the airport ... Such “runway incursions,” as they are known in the industry, have been an intense focus for safety regulators in the developed world in recent years but remain a problem in less-advanced countries, industry ...
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.
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 ...
Nigeria: President Orders Priority Attention to Abuja Airport Second Runway
AllAfrica - 10/14/2014 8:46:59 PM
Abuja — President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered that the construction of the second runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja ... in tracking all aircraft movements over the country's airspace. The enhanced security and safety that ...
Myrtle Beach Airport outage blamed on various ‘items’
SCNow - 10/23/2014 8:54:48 AM
Myrtle Beach Airport outage blamed on various ‘items’ By Jason M. Rodriguez email@example.com The Sun News Morning News Various items caused the electric current of the runway lights at Myrtle Beach International Airport to go out Tuesday night ...
Columbia Metropolitan Airport changes image
Columbia Star - 10/23/2014 3:28:30 PM
While many residents will choose to fly out of Charlotte Douglas International Airport ... Harmon have made were to reduce the airport’s debt and align the costs to be competitive with other airports across the country. Over the last three years ...
Russian plane crash: snowplow driver was drunk
Lompoc Record - 10/21/2014 2:09:09 AM
MOSCOW (AP) — The head of French oil giant Total SA was killed at a Moscow airport when ... traded integrated international oil and gas company in the world, with exploration and production operations in more than 50 countries, according to a profile ...
How Mexico City's New Airport Will Boost Travel to Latin America
International Meetings Review - 10/22/2014 2:18:06 PM
The new airport will be located six miles from the existing airport. On the ground it will fit six runways, with the capacity to support ... will have a significant economic impact across the country, and will also be a great source of employment for ...