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
Airport to upgrade runway
Belgrade News - 10/28/2014 5:57:04 AM
Bozeman Yellowstone International ... use is growing at the airport along with a new Gallatin College aviation program, Sprenger said. One shorter turf runway will remain, but the longer runway to the north will be paved and should help boost safety ...
McCarran starts $67 million runway paving project
8 News Now - 10/30/2014 1:29:51 AM
LAS VEGAS -- For the next six months McCarran International Airport, one of the busiest airports in the country will juggle thousands of flights with one less runway. Crews started a multimillion-dollar runway paving project Wednesday. McCarran ...
Sweden to get world’s first remote-controlled airport
Times of India - 10/29/2014 5:34:25 AM
Ornskoldsvik is about to become the world's first remotely controlled airport ... But over the last several years, officials from dozens of countries have made their way down the airport's rutted gravel road and past the yellow moose-crossing signs ...
Gary airport expansion all clear with major obstacle out of the way
Post-Tribune - 10/27/2014 6:29:53 PM
GARY —Construction crews started to remove a huge obstacle to the future of the Gary/Chicago International ... runway extension that has already been paved. CN’s old tracks sat atop a berm which blocked the two sections from being connected, so the ...
Top 5 worst airports in the world, according to sleepinginairports.net
The Straits Times - 10/29/2014 12:33:46 AM
Reviewers on Skytrax, an air travel review site, also urged travellers to get a visa in their home countries. The airport was criticised for having rude staff, and non-existent lines at immigration counters. The airport handles at least 40 international ...
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 ...
French CEO dies in Moscow in plane crash with snowplow operated by drunk driver
CNN Money - 10/21/2014 3:02:15 PM
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 ...
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 ...
Ukraine fighters, surrounded at wrecked airport, refuse to give up
Los Angeles Times - 10/28/2014 9:53:18 AM
"Today for us the future of our country depends on ... militia that's helping to defend the airport. "That is why I am here." The name once shone in white above the gleaming new terminal: Donetsk Sergey Prokofiev International Airport, named after the ...
Bihar looks for new airport
Deccan Herald - 10/17/2014 11:49:32 PM
Though the aerodrome was named Jayaprakash Narayan International Airport a decade back, Patna still has one of the shortest runways in the country. Officially, the total length of the runway is 6,409 feet, but only 5,061 feet is in use. The rich shrubbery ...
World's best airport bike paths
Ketk NBC News - 10/20/2014 11:00:03 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 ...
Nepal ministries monitor 'third worst airport'
Daijiworld - 10/22/2014 2:03:47 PM
Kathmandu, Oct 22 (IANS): Five Nepalese ministries Wednesday decided to monitor the country's only international airport after it was ranked as ... In 1975, the total length of the runway was increased from two km to three km and since then no ...
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 ...
Total CEO killed in Moscow runway crash
Associated Press - 10/21/2014 4:56:47 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.