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, 2014See also: Airports - with paved runways map
The Latest: UK govt puts off London airport runway decision
US News and World Report - 6/30/2016 3:20:56 PM
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's vote to leave the European Union (all times local): 7:15 p.m. The British government says a decision on whether to build a third runway on a London-area airport will ... and have seen the country modernize largely ...
$1 million in repairs sought for Wadsworth Municipal Airport
The Medina-Gazette - 7/1/2016 10:04:47 AM
Patrick said that the current state of the runway could be preventing people from using the airport in addition to people housing their planes at the airport. Right now, there are about 80 planes, ranging from a vintage World War II aircraft to newer ...
Gatwick all ready for new runway take-off after profits soar
The Daily Express - 7/1/2016 10:11:57 AM
Gatwick has been vying with Heathrow over building an extra runway, but a decision over expansion in the Southeast is to be delayed until October. It pressed its claims with figures showing it is the world’s busiest single runway airport. Nearly 41 ...
Tourism to soar higher with regional airports development
BusinessMirror. - 6/30/2016 2:38:00 PM
He said regional airports could bring more foreign visitors to the country, and drive developments ... which ranked seventh last year among the world’s top beaches in web site TripAdvisor, has called for more runways to link it with the rest of Aklan ...
UK delays airport expansion over Brexit fallout
Trade Arabia - 6/30/2016 12:14:50 PM
Britain will not decide where to build a new runway at a London airport until at least October ... London Corporation said competing on a world stage meant being able to build new trade links. A quarter of the country's exports move through Heathrow ...
America by Air: The Least Scenic Way Into Chicago
The Atlantic - 6/30/2016 3:06:37 PM
There is none of the bucolic open space of a traditional airport ... the world where goods can be made with cheaper labor. And unless politicians want to ask Americans to work for a few dollars a day, which is the going rate in many developing countries ...
Heathrow third runway decision on hold
Construction Enquirer - 7/1/2016 5:18:28 AM
competitive country at a time when those credentials are in doubt internationally.” A contractor close to the project said: “This beggars belief, at a time when we are all looking for strong leadership.” Heathrow Airport’s plan for a third runway ...
A Map of the World As Plotted By Airports
Gizmodo - 6/26/2013 9:56:23 PM
James Davenport created a world map using just airports, runways and helicopter pads. That way you can see which countries are dotted and outlined with airports (hint: it's the rich ones) and which countries just disappear into the vapor (hint: it's the ...
The World's Most Delayed Airports
Forbes - 1/22/2010 7:56:34 PM
Airports in those countries top our third annual list of The World’s Most Delayed Airports. Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International ... was forced to close one of its two runways in 2009 to accommodate construction for a third runway.
World's busiest airports announced
CNN - 4/4/2016 8:35:53 AM
"After years of congestion, the airport is reaping the benefits of runway expansions and other capacity developments," says ACI. (For the complete top 10 list of the world's busiest passenger ... 1,853 airports in 173 countries. All figures and percentages ...
This Is the World's Most Dangerous Airport
Conde Nast Traveler - 4/12/2016 8:00:45 PM
That seems like a simple trip, until you consider it's 40 minutes of mountain-dodging, white-knuckling, flying in a small plane to arrive at what's consistently named the world's most dangerous airport. Lukla's only runway, paved in 2001 despite having ...
The world’s largest airports' growth slowed in 2014 but Istanbul booms, Dubai takes #1 international
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 9/12/2015 11:30:24 PM
Airports Council International (ACI) has released the latest edition of the World Airport Traffic Report covering over 2,200 airports in more than 160 countries ... even despite the closure of one of its two runways for some weeks. The airports rounding ...
Top 10 Countries By Maximum Number Of Airports
Jagran Josh - 9/22/2011 11:54:43 PM
This entry gives the total number of airports or airfields recognizable from the air. The runway(s) may be paved (concrete or asphalt surfaces) or unpaved (grass, earth, sand, or gravel surfaces) but may include closed or abandoned installations.
The world’s most incredible abandoned airports
News.com.au - 3/21/2014 3:16:50 AM
The small military airfield in upstate New York 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. It’s now part of the Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge.
The airport of the future: Istanbul's gigantic new hub will have six runways, the world's biggest duty free shop and a capacity of 200 MILLION passengers
Daily Mail - 2/19/2016 2:29:54 PM
It will be one of the biggest international airports in the world once the fourth ... serve as a gateway to the country with rail, metro and bus links. Renderings show a main terminal and two smaller terminals bordered by six runways, along a tulip-shaped ...