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
In Australia, China’s Appetite Shifts From Rocks to Real Estate
New York Times - 9/24/2016 10:21:30 PM
PORT HEDLAND, Australia — A lanky, dark-haired surfer, Lee Meadowcroft modeled on the runways of London ... and crane operators and deliver them to the nearest airport for their flights to mining country, here on Australia’s remote northwestern ...
GoPro Karma Unveiled... and the Wider World of Drones
The Motley Fool - 9/24/2016 11:37:16 AM
Right now, it's a much different world for GoPro and shareholders ... So, there is a lot of opportunity, I think -- a runway for growth for GoPro to establish itself in what is ultimately still a very much developing niche market. If anything, the company ...
5000 Acres Allotted For The Development Of A World Class Airport At Mangalagiri
southreport.com - 9/23/2016 7:35:04 AM
In the same meeting, chaired by chief minister Chandrababu Naidu, the cabinet cleared a proposal to develop the Viskahaptnam airport by extending its runway and ensure better connectivity to other cities in the country and abroad. An MoU will be signed ...
REMEMBERING WHEN: Tweed, the beginning of commercial aviation in our backyard
Shoreline Times - 9/24/2016 12:41:41 PM
At the time, it was the most economically built airport in the country at $475,000 ... but as wartime concerns arose in the late 1930s, the runways were paved in affiliation with FDR’s WPA program. During World War II, the airport was under the control ...
Amsterdam celebrates Schiphol’s century of success with World Routes flying display
routesonline.com - 9/24/2016 7:58:20 PM
“Passengers, business people, cargo and ideas reach our country through Schiphol, or head out into the world from here ... 100-year history of the airport. From the first jet aircraft to the opening of the Polder runway (Runway 18R-36L).
What is the longest runway in the world?
www.quora.com - 3/18/2015 11:55:23 PM
However China has a number of "unknown" airports carrying 10 mppa plus and with HUGE infrastructure. Nice to see my home airport DEL on the list with 11/29 at 4430 m ☺ The longest fully paved ... the capable runway? Airports: Which two countries are ...
World’s most dangerous and breathtaking airports
slideshare.net - 1/2/2011 11:58:49 PM
World’s Most Dangerous and Breath taking Airports ... Runway
Country: Ross Island, Antarctica
The Ice Runway is one of three major airstrips used to transport supplies to the researchers at Antarctica. There are no paved ...
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 ...
Princess Charlotte arrives in Canada in mum's arms as excited Prince George gives royal wave
Mirror - 9/25/2016 12:08:53 AM
The 16-month-old tot was in her mother's arms as the royals emerged from their Royal Canadian Air Force jet Airbus 310 at the military base of Victoria airport for their week ... As the Airbus taxied along the runway, William's Canadian Standard flag ...
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 War II paved the way for Atlantic City's new airport
Press of Atlantic City - 8/13/2012 6:58:10 AM
Atlantic City had already ... bases to prepare for the country’s possible involvement in World War II. Two years later, in August 1941, Roosevelt approved nearly $1.5 million for the construction of an expansive airport on the site.
‘How Lagos, Abuja airports can become subregional hubs’
The Nation - 9/12/2016 11:11:32 PM
The airline operator said since Nigeria has the natural position and population, which would provide manpower, the country will need to get the airport amenities right; adding that there is an urgent need to upgrade airport runways, lights and terminals.
VIDEO: Plane hauling fuel skids down runway
WPTV - 9/13/2016 1:09:03 PM
(NBC) - An Indonesian plane skidded after landing at an airport Tuesday in the country's West Papua province. The Trigana Air Boeing 737 cargo plane, chartered by Indonesia's state oil company Pertamina, skidded on the runway at Wamena Airport. The plane ...
DTW: Runway 4L/22R and Taxiway Project Receives ISI Envision Silver Award
AviationPros - 9/22/2016 10:52:31 PM
The airport is operated by the Wayne County Airport Authority (WCAA). This is the 19th project across the country ... Runway and Taxiways Reconstruction project scored highest in the Leadership, Quality of Life, Resource Allocation and Natural World ...
The desi aviator
Ahmedabad Mirror - 9/25/2016 1:56:15 AM
In India, this is usually confined to a corner of an airport. At one such boneyard ... Shinde invokes a crucial epoch in human history: the Second World War. "This fabric-covered wooden frame aircraft was used extensively for surveillance and also as ...