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
Operations at Mumbai airport to be hit from Tuesday
24indianews.com - 10/16/2016 6:46:19 AM
Last time the airport ... country, Mumbai International Airport has only one runway (as one-third of the airport land is occupied by slum squatters), yet it manages around 50 flights during peak hours, making it one of the most efficient airports in the ...
Surviving one of the “world’s most dangerous airports”
airfactsjournal.com - 10/11/2016 11:55:52 PM
A playground for the world’s rich and famous ... But it is also home to Gustaf III/St. Jean Airport, widely regarded as one of the most dangerous and challenging airports on the planet. Its short 2,100-ft runway has a 150-foot hill on one end and ...
Why Singapore Changi is consistently the best airport in the world
exclusive.multibriefs.com - 10/11/2016 8:06:49 PM
Look at the Skytrax rankings for the world's best ... special is that the two-runway facility acts like a destination in its own right, offering the kind of amenities found in luxury resorts and shopping malls and not in an airport that sees a plane ...
Thailand Looks to Likely Future King With Apprehension
New York Times - 10/14/2016 8:53:22 PM
King Bhumibol had been a unifying figure in a country that is torn by deep divisions of class ... Bild, the German tabloid, published a photograph in July of the crown prince on an airport runway in low-slung jeans, with what appeared to be tattoos ...
Expand Heathrow Airport for global trade says Osborne
BBC - 10/15/2016 12:13:48 AM
A decision on which London airport should build a new runway is thought to be imminent ... "It connects up the rest of the country including the north and the Midlands, and it also opens Britain up to the world." Mr Osborne rejected suggestions he had ...
World's best airports according to pilots: The 16 airports that all pilots love flying to
traveller.com.au - 10/17/2016 10:51:30 PM
The airport is on the stunning volcanic island of Madeira, rising out of the Atlantic in an archipelago of a few small islands. The runway is carved ... see anywhere in the world." – Captain Geoff Leask, British Airways "My home country Kittilä, in ...
Gatwick Airport to plan new runway even if Heathrow wins
Sky News HD - 10/9/2016 12:52:32 PM
Gatwick Airport will continue ... capacity it so vitally needs if the country is to maintain and enhance its position as one of the world's leading and best-connected economies." Some 67% of MPs support a third runway, according to a poll published ...
South Africa Has 3 Solar-Powered Airports, 3 More On The way
AFKinside - 10/10/2016 9:45:14 AM
South Africa's George Airport is the first ... in larger cities as the country moves to expand renewable energy use. The solar-run airport at George, launched in September 2015, was Africa’s first and the second in the world after Cochin Airport in ...
South Africa basks in continent's first solar-powered airport
Phys - 10/9/2016 9:03:28 AM
The control tower, escalators, check-in desks, baggage carousels, restaurants and ATMs—every service here depends on a small solar power station, located a few hundred metres away in a field of dandelions next to a runway ... run airport in the world ...
Airport expansion: the experts' view
The Guardian - 10/14/2016 11:45:10 PM
Guardian writers examine the pros and cons of extra runways at Heathrow and Gatwick from three different perspectives Heathrow airport ... emerging world such as India and China will be thwarted unless it follows the lead of other European countries ...
New prime minister to decide on old runway problem in October
Reuters - 10/10/2016 12:37:01 PM
May will either support plans for a new runway west of London at Heathrow, the busiest airport in both ... clown sightings across the country, mimicking a prank that began in the United States and has spread across the world. LONDON Double Olympic silver ...
U.S. airports desperately need upgrades
Japan Times - 10/15/2016 9:10:40 AM
SHANGHAI – It’s the one opinion that Donald Trump and his opponents seem to share: America’s airports are so bad, it’s like “they’re from a third world country,” as Trump ... aging terminals, adding runways and streamlining security ...
Assemblywoman Russell: Ogdensburg Airport is a 'Great Marketing Tool'
TIME WARNER CABLE NEWS - 10/20/2016 5:54:27 PM
Details from Assemblywoman Addie Russell: Assemblywoman Addie Jenne Russell said improvements and the expansion of the Ogdensburg Airport demonstrate the positive strides the North Country can take ... sure the rest of the world gets here.