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
The Story Behind The World's Emptiest International Airport
Forbes - 5/28/2016 5:47:27 PM
The airport has a 12,000 square meter terminal building, 12 check-in counters, two gates, a runway ... a world-class cricket stadium, housing developments, and a hotel and tourism area all held together by some of the best new highways in the country.
Airports EgyptAir traveled through before crash
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 5/20/2016 3:26:37 PM
The country is facing a growing threat from Islamic State extremists from neighboring Libya and within Tunisia. The EgyptAir plane also made a round-trip flight to the capital of the African nation of Eritrea. The Asmara airport has just two runways ...
London’s Heathrow Airport Considers Mimicking Israeli Model
Breitbart News - 5/25/2016 4:00:39 AM
British counter-terrorism and aviation officials will arrive in Israel next month to work closely with their Israeli counterparts to study the country’s security procedures. Israel’s airport is known for being one of the world’s most secure airports ...
2016 Global 2000: The World's Largest Transportation Companies
Yahoo Finance - 5/27/2016 9:41:53 AM
The world's 25 biggest transportation companies include 9 airlines from 6 countries, 9 railroads from 5 countries ... While UPS is a force on both roads and runways, ever-increasing demand for faster delivery by consumers and businesses has led its ...
Atlanta links international disputes and airport as runway to global services economy
Brookings - 5/25/2016 1:44:39 AM
Not only does Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport continue to move more travelers than any other airport in the world, it ranks first in international ... between foreign companies in a neutral country is an increasingly common remedy when ...
Malaysia Airports expects new aviation hub to increase tourist traffic
marketing-interactive.com - 5/25/2016 4:29:17 AM
This is part of its five-year business plan, Runway to Success 2020, to elevate the country to developed-nation status and transport the national airport into a world-class airport city and tourist destination. According to a release sent by Malaysia ...
Heathrow third runway: British steel promise from airport
You Don't Know Football - 5/23/2016 9:28:08 PM
After considering the case for expansion by both Heathrow and Gatwick, the Airports Commission ... "We all want our children to inherit a country that is stronger and can compete in the world. By constructing a third runway, and providing additional ...
Third runway at Heathrow 'would link Northern Ireland to 40 new destinations'
bilbaoya.com - 5/23/2016 10:46:52 PM
Ben-Gurion is one of the most secure airports in the world. Plans for a new runway at Gatwick Airport would spread economic benefits "more evenly" across the country, its chief executive said. Earlier this month, Heathrow urged the Government to support ...
20 biggest airport myths you shouldn’t believe
Las Vegas Review-Journal - 5/28/2016 2:24:02 AM
Myth 4: You Can Only Bring One or Two Bottles of Wine Through Customs Many people believe that there is a limit on the amount of alcohol that can be brought into the U.S. when arriving from another country ... world. “It’s a shame that American ...
Feds to crack down on guns at Atlanta airport checkpoints
Gadgets and Technology - 5/24/2016 6:20:50 PM
The man who ran the ... is the first airport in the country to test the new "smart lane" system, in a partnership between TSA, the airport and Delta Air Lines. The airport is now undergoing a major construction process to improve runways and update concourses.
Heathrow issues 'manifesto' to boost economy through runway expansion
Comment - 5/24/2016 12:12:46 AM
"We know the level of security at every airport in the world", the Israeli ... They believe another runway would provide cheaper flights to and from the south east and greater economic benefits across the country. Meanwhile, Belfast City Airport's chief ...
London's Heathrow Airport Considers Israeli Security Measures
Senegal Actu - 5/24/2016 6:06:31 PM
Plans for a new runway at Gatwick Airport would spread economic benefits "more evenly" across the country, its chief executive said. "We all want our children to inherit a country that is stronger and can compete in the world". Mr Ambrose said an "expanded ...
Airport Stands Equipment Market worth 1,196.93 Million USD by 2020
MENAFN - 5/16/2016 7:49:03 PM
The next 20 years are expected to bring additional mergers & acquisitions in the aviation industry, along with increased collaboration with alliance partners around the world. The London Airport is also coming up with six new runways and new airports in ...
Not just stations, Mumbai airport too is crowded
Hindustan Times - 5/16/2016 11:59:36 PM
The space crunch at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) — one of the most crowded in the world in terms of terminal space ... Other big airports in the country are spacious compared to Mumbai. The ppa at Hyderabad airport in 2015-16 ...
London Heathrow airport wants to secure economic future of Britain
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 5/23/2016 9:39:28 AM
Underlining the importance of a decision for the British economy, the airport ... must have runway capacity that is fit for the future and build it now. “We all want our children to inherit a country that is stronger and can compete in the world.