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
What other airports can learn from Dubai
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 1/28/2015 3:39:20 AM
Dubai International ... stay East Africa’s top airport, but to accomplish that, a lot more must be done. When I compare what the Gulf countries have done, we should by now look beyond Greenfield. We need to plan for a third runway even, and secure ...
Dubai International airport crowned as world's busiest
MENAFN - 1/28/2015 4:53:54 PM
With the runway works completed, this allows for even more flight frequencies and better airport utilisation. Incumbents like Emirates and flydubai, both of whom are arguably the world's fastest ... Jan 28 2015 - Gulf Arab countries may need to rethink ...
Dubai takes top slot as world’s busiest international airport
Air Transport World - 1/28/2015 7:09:54 PM
Dubai Airports has confirmed it ... to a reduction in services during an 80-day runway refurbishment project over the summer, and the shift of cargo and general aviation operators to the new Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central.
Dubai overtakes Heathrow as busiest international airport
AsiaOne - 1/28/2015 12:57:40 PM
whose location makes them convenient transit points for international travel. Dubai Airport sharply increased passenger numbers for its routes to Europe as well as to India and other Asian countries last year. Its annual passenger capacity is forecast to ...
Bradley International Airport reopens after Blizzard 2015
WTNH - 1/27/2015 1:06:01 PM
(WTNH)– People who planned on flying in or out of Bradley International Airport the last couple ... Many of the passengers had been stranded in airports across the country. One plane from Atlanta turned around Monday in midair and sent back to Georgia.
The Ten Craziest Airports In The World
Jalopnik - 1/23/2015 11:01:55 AM
You haven't really lived until you've landed at one of these airports ... What they lack is a paved runway; instead, you intentionally land on the beach. Still though, it's supposedly one of the most beautiful approaches in the world.
Last ditch airport
Inquirer - 1/28/2015 5:44:00 PM
As a background, the lone airport in Manila actually has two runways ... in this country has been growing fast in the face of the poor infrastructure, which was evident in the “travel and tourism competitiveness index” done by the World Economic ...
Most flights cancelled at Philadelphia International Airport
6abc action news - 1/27/2015 12:30:14 PM
Philadelphia International Airport remained open Tuesday but most flights were cancelled. Crews worked all morning to clear the runways as the airlines work ... flights over the past three days across the country. Saracen was flying Delta, which was ...
Two Djibouti airports planned, with Chinese funding
Air Cargo World - 1/23/2015 11:47:51 PM
The proposed airport, to be called Hassan Gouled Aptidon International Airport, after Djibouti’s first president, is expected to open in 2018. It will be capable of catering for 1.5 million passengers and will have runways long enough for the Airbus 380.
International Flights From Mohali Airport By August 2015
The Link - 1/24/2015 10:17:47 AM
CHANDIGARH – International ... to the Gulf countries in the first phase, connecting flights to European and North America countries would be started in the second phase. While the airport infrastructure is with the AAI, the runway and flight operations ...
The World’s Biggest Airport Construction Projects 2015; total value over USD500 billion. Part 1
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 1/20/2015 1:32:49 AM
The development of an international ... airport by mid 2015 and it seeks USD1.7 billion to construct a third runway and another passenger terminal. The private sector could be involved here; there is no government budget for more works. Vietnam is another ...
Ukraine troops retreat after losing Donetsk airport to separatists
Los Angeles Times - 1/23/2015 6:22:44 AM
contended Ukrainian forces still held positions near the ruins of the Donetsk international airport, the loss could herald a turning point in the war for government forces trying to prevent the permanent division of the country. Ukrainian leaders for ...
Ukraine Loses Donetsk Airport
Examiner - 1/23/2015 6:11:25 PM
The once modern and glamorous Donetsk airport ... able to make the runway operable by the spring or summer. Russian President Putin has denied any involvement in the crisis but the world knows different. Putin has done little for his country to stop ...
Snow creates problems with slick roads, flight delays, water main breaks, school closures
Washington Post - 1/27/2015 8:05:22 AM
At Baltimore-Washington International Airport ... Officials at Dulles Airport said crews there were out overnight treating runways and roads. At Reagan Airport, the main runway was open Tuesday morning with normal flight operations underway, officials ...
Can Miss Universe Pageant save the world?
CNN - 1/24/2015 12:16:29 AM
The "runway" we shared last fall was one mile of pavement along the Hudson River in Hoboken, New Jersey. We were fellow participants in the "Runaway Bridesmaids" charity race for Airline Ambassadors International, an organization that trains airport ...