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, 2012See also: Airports - with unpaved runways map
Haneda soon to be third-busiest airport
Japan Times - 12/1/2014 8:30:01 AM
Tokyo’s Haneda airport ... chartered international flights between Japan and certain countries, such as China and South Korea, continued to use Haneda. Regular international flights resumed at Haneda in October 2010 after a fourth runway and a new ...
Kumasi Airport Now An International Airport
Spy Ghana - 12/16/2014 9:38:08 AM
... of the Airport runway had also been done with plans for expansion, to cope with international flights and also meet the current challenges. Built in 1943, the Airport, the second largest facility in the country, until recently had not seen any major ...
Australia’s Greenest Public Airport Built in Just 19 Months
sourceable.net - 11/30/2014 8:19:53 PM
the first public airport to be built in the country in nearly half a century, and one of the world’s greenest airports. The development covers 300 hectares and features a 2.87-kilometre runway capable of handling aircraft up to the size of a 747 ...
New Delhi plans for fourth runway
Travel Weekly - 12/17/2014 12:11:26 AM
The Indira Gandhi International Airport has undergone significant developments in order to accommodate bigger aircrafts such as the Airbus 380, and a bigger capacity of travellers. The airport is home to three runways ... upgrading the country’s airports ...
Entebbe airport set for $200m terminal
busiweek.com - 11/30/2014 10:28:44 PM
African countries have ambitious airport expansion programs totaling $2.2 billion. Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport tops the list with an expansion and upgrade project worth $800 million. While Entebbe nvolves a $400 million investment that of ...
Ethiopia: Airports Enterprise to Construct Three New Airports
AllAfrica - 12/12/2014 11:54:43 PM
Now it is set to soon embark on the construction of a new airport in Hawassa town, which is nowadays becoming a major tourist destination in the country. The enterprise is also contemplating to build a giant international ... the asphalt runway for the ...
World's scariest airport runways revealed!
Rediff India Abroad - 10/25/2013 11:40:27 AM
According to Airfarewatchdog.com, Antartica's Sea Ice Runway leads the scary list with the runway being unpaved and prone ... to mountains make Ketchikan International Airport in Alaska, US, a wild ride as the fourth scariest runway. The fifth scariest ...
World's best airport bike paths
CNN - 10/22/2014 12:13:26 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 ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 11:16:08 AM
... Kong's airport is one of the busiest in the world. It didn't win any awards, but it landed in the top five for dining, shopping, cleanliness, and leisure amenities. In March 2012, the airport decided to add a third runway to increase its capacity.
Canada's Sixth Busiest Airport Becomes Country's First Major Airport to Groove Runway Pavement
For Construction Pros - 12/16/2013 5:30:58 AM
The Ottawa airport runway project consisted of a standard runway grooving configuration of 0.25-in. groove width by 0.25-in. groove depth, spaced 1.5 in. center to center, for the entire length of the runway. Photo credit: International Grinding & Grooving ...
Somalia: Puntland President launches the long awaited Construction of Bosaso airport Runway
Horseed Media - 12/4/2014 9:55:21 PM
The upgrade, which will cost up to $10-million USD will include extending the airport’s runway ... country. However, upon completion of the works, the airport is expected to attract back many Airline companies and resume their daily local and ...
Dubai to invest $32 bn to build world's largest airport
Economic Times - 11/30/2014 12:05:57 PM
The proposed new airport will become the world's largest aviation facility on completion and will have five runways which all will be simultaneously ... that connects Dubai with 18 cities in the country. In 2013, the airport saw a 14.3 percent increase ...
Infographic: How The World's Airports And Runways Map Global Inequality
Fast Company - 6/25/2013 11:59:16 PM
"The World, Traced by Airport Runways ... is dominated by countries with the most privilege. "The most dramatic and surprising transition is between the U.S. and Mexico," Davenport tells Co.Design. "America is a beehive of runways and helipads that ...
Civil Aviation Authority Prefers New NAIA Runways Over New Airport
philippineflightnetwork.com - 5/25/2014 6:24:36 AM
... the construction of a parallel runway at Ninoy Aquino International Airport would take only 2 years at a cost of P2 billion. Andrews added that the construction of parallel runways at NAIA could improve the airport efficiency by as much as 80 percent ...
AVIATION STORIES: ‘Kebbi Airport Built for Export of Farm Produce’
This Day Live - 12/19/2014 12:16:14 AM
The Director –General of Sir Ahmadu Bello International ... other airports in the country like the Doppler Very High Frequency Omnidirectional Radio Range (DVOR), the only of such equipment in any of the nation’s airports. “The initial runway was ...