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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Vic Falls Airport to be complete by August
nehandaradio.com - 11/26/2014 8:00:10 AM
VICTORIA FALLS – Expansion works at Victoria Falls International Airport initially scheduled ... and a new fire station to meet the demands of the new runway. Currently, Victoria Falls Airport has 2 200 by 30 metres runway set to be converted to a ...
Does your airport have a 50-page bike plan?
Bike Portland - 11/26/2014 11:49:13 AM
Portland International ... the entire airport plus three bike lanes that’ll greatly improve airport access from the city. The publicly owned airport has been on a tear recently. Travel + Leisure reader surveys named it the best in the country in 2013 ...
FAA data: Close calls at Arizona airports tripled from 2003 to '13
azcentral.com - 11/25/2014 6:56:55 AM
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 ...
New Satellite Technology Promises Smoother Descents into BWI Airport
Government Technology - 11/26/2014 4:49:52 PM
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Runway rehab causes delays at Myrtle Beach airport
SCNow - 11/21/2014 4:24:11 AM
Rodriguez The Sun News firstname.lastname@example.org Morning News Temporary asphalt used to connect the old and new planned runway was to blame for delays and cancellations of flights at Myrtle Beach International Airport ... is being paved between 10:45 ...
Mitsubishi : JALUX and Mitsubishi Corporation to Operate Mandalay International Airport in Myanmar
4 Traders - 11/26/2014 3:09:39 PM
MJAS will undertake the operation, rehabilitation and maintenance of airport facilities, including terminal buildings and runway (excluding air traffic ... JALUX's experience also includes the operation of international airport terminals abroad through ...
Federal Data Shows Runway Incidents Piling Up Nationwide
WATE - 11/25/2014 6:31:16 PM
USA Today has released a study about near collisions and incursions on runways at airports across the country. After looking at federal ... GSP and Charlotte International airport in North Carolina. In the last five years we found 18 times where an ...
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 ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 11:16:08 AM
... Kong's airport is one of the busiest in the world. It didn't win any awards, but it landed in the top five for dining, shopping, cleanliness, and leisure amenities. In March 2012, the airport decided to add a third runway to increase its capacity.
The world’s most incredible abandoned airports
News.com.au - 3/21/2014 3:19:49 PM
Here are the amazing stories behind 15 of the biggest, weirdest and most expensive abandoned ... was built during World War Two for use as a military academy. It had two paved runways and for some years operated as a civilian airport.