Definition: This entry gives the total number of airports with unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel 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 unpaved runways map
Holland-Kaye: Heathrow needs to expand to compete with global hubs
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 6/28/2016 4:20:35 PM
For 350 years, Britain benefitted from being home to the world's Holland-Kaye largest port or airport ... for 740,000 aircraft movements per year. DXB 770,000 A new airport with 5 runways will open in the coming years IST 760,000 A new airport with ...
CH2M to Provide Civil Design and Design Management Services for World's Third Busiest Airport
Yahoo Finance - 6/21/2016 4:28:53 PM
DALLAS, June 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)—the ... its airfield—consists of seven runways and a network of taxiways connecting aircraft and travelers to the world. To maintain efficiency and allow for future ...
'Zombie govt?' British politics consumed by Brexit concerns
Killeen Daily Herald - 6/28/2016 4:34:54 PM
It's a fair question as the country tries to sort out its future following ... The government had a slate of challenges to tackle, such as whether or not to add a new runway to Heathrow Airport outside London. But now critics are wonder whether the ...
Sea-Tac Airport Achieve Salmon-Safe Certification
AviationPros - 6/26/2016 11:53:55 PM
“We are proud that Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is a national leader when it comes to environmental sustainability and it truly is an honor to be the first airport in the country to receive ... as well as Nike World Headquarters, the University ...
NAS JAX completes $52 million renovated runway
First Coast News - 6/27/2016 9:36:44 PM
Naval Air Station Jacksonville, with help from the City of Jacksonville, the Florida Department of Transportation, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office and the Jacksonville Airport Authority, completed a $52 million dollar runway ... in the world, is no ...
Around the world in 20 days: Follow two reporters on a 34,799-kilometre journey
National Post - 6/23/2016 8:19:45 AM
Unfortunately, we don’t have Verne’s generous vacation allotment, but we do have nearly three weeks — more than enough time to take a short lap around the world. For our circumnavigation, we will touch down in five countries, one island city-state ...
DeWinton airport a wartime legacy
westernwheel.com - 6/22/2016 5:46:26 PM
The World ... airport earned a high distinction during its time, earning the Cock of the Walk trophy as the most efficient school in commonwealth training program. The school closed Aug. 6, 1944. Little remains of the airport today. Gravel marks where the ...
Airport Planned For Israel-Jordan Border Clouds Neighbourly Ties
NDTV - 6/23/2016 12:20:09 AM
Jerusalem: A new airport planned by Israel near its border with Jordan ... The ICAO later said Israel and Jordan were addressing the matter directly "as one would expect from two countries with a peace treaty and a wide scope of cooperation in many fields".
New Chengdu airport on course for 2020
ECNS - 6/17/2016 2:28:57 AM
The long-term plan is six runways ... of 15 countries, the largest number of consulates in western China. The existing airport's current 87 international routes made it possible for iPads manufactured in Chengdu, two-thirds of world supply, to be ...
Bulgaria puts Sofia airport tender on hold
Business Recorder - 6/19/2016 10:07:42 PM
SOFIA: Bulgaria has put a tender to operate Sofia airport on hold after a consortium that built a runway at one of the terminals filed a complaint against the procedure with the country's competition watchdog. "The process has been put on hold as we must ...
NCAA Moves to Certify Lagos Airport
This Day Live - 6/17/2016 7:36:45 AM
This is in line with the recommendation of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), which audited the four major airports in the country in Abuja ... would be rated among the best in the world in terms of safety and security.
Governor Cuomo, Joined by Vice President Joe Biden, Announces Groundbreaking on New LaGuardia Airport
newsli.com - 6/16/2016 2:54:36 PM
“Today, we are not just breaking ground – we are building an entirely new LaGuardia and transforming it into a world ... airport ground delays. In addition to the new terminal and central hall, LaGuardia Gateway Partners will also construct new ...
New Islamabad airport: Rs3 billion allocated for road network
The Express Tribune - 6/20/2016 5:02:52 AM
runway lightening system, 150KMT cargo handling facility, and 42 immigration counters. The new airport will also feature the highest baggage security system in the country that is five levels of security screening process for luggage. More than 10,000 ...
Turkey’s TAV breaks ground on new Tbilisi Airport terminal
Turkish Weekly - 6/27/2016 3:31:39 PM
Kvirikashvili presented to TAV Airports President & CEO Sani Şener the State Medal of Distinguished Service for his contributions to the country, according to the ... The project also includes the rehabilitation of runway and taxiways and the construction ...
Brexit reaction: 'Third runway at Heathrow now much less likely'
GetWestLondon - 6/24/2016 9:37:18 AM
A third runway ... for the airport said: "With today’s result, the case for expansion at Heathrow is stronger than ever before. Only Heathrow can help Britain be the great trading nation connecting all regions of the UK to the world.