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
M-B Companies keeps the runways cleared for takeoff
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 10/11/2014 6:20:13 PM
Consider that the longest runway at Mitchell International ... moving across the country or a nor'easter is hammering the coast, workers on the production floor are watching the situation carefully. "You know what these folks (airport snow removal crews ...
The Caribbean’s Newest Airport
Caribbean Journal - 10/6/2014 7:13:16 AM
After extensive renovations, Haiti’s Cap-Haitien International Airport has officially debuted with the inaugural American Airlines flight from Miami. The blue-and-orange-hued airport comes with a new, extended runway ... north of the country had ...
FG To Prioritise Second Runway At Abuja Airport
Channels Television - 10/14/2014 5:33:43 PM
The Federal Government says the second runway project at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International ... to assist airports with policemen and soldiers to check the activities of touts. According to Iyal, the Jonathan administration has raised the country’s ...
Second Abuja Airport Runway Project, A National Priority – FG
Leadership - 10/13/2014 8:41:01 PM
The Federal Government on Monday said that the second runway project at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International ... airports with policemen and soldiers to check the activities of touts. According to Iyal, the Jonathan administration has raised the country ...
AIRMALL® and Pittsburgh International Airport Celebrate Completion of Newly Renovated Center Core with Special Event, Fashion Show
Yahoo Finance - 10/13/2014 2:50:15 PM
The festivities continued with the airport's first runway ... country with among the highest per-passenger spends in North America. For more information on AIRMALL USA, visit www.airmallusa.com. Like us on Facebook at the AIRMALL at Pittsburgh ...
World's scariest airport runways revealed!
Rediff India Abroad - 10/25/2013 4:19:37 PM
According to Airfarewatchdog.com, Antartica's Sea Ice Runway leads the scary list with the runway being unpaved ... Regional Airport Vail in Colorado, US, a challenging runway ride. This airport ranks at number 9 as the world's scariest airport runway.
North East Chamber of Commerce believe Lib Dem vote to ban new airport runways is 'senseless'
The Chronicle - 10/8/2014 4:29:15 PM
A Liberal Democrat decision to ban airports building runways was “senseless” and would damage ... particularly Heathrow, the country’s main hub airport. “This vote demonstrates how short-termist some politicians are prepared to be.
Abuja airport second runway, a national priority -FG
Punch - 10/13/2014 6:10:41 PM
The Federal Government on Monday said President Goodluck Jonathan has placed the construction of the second runway for the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja on national ... This is another big plus for the country. “We have the capability ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 11:16:08 AM
In a speech on American infrastructure Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden said that compared to airports like Hong Kong International, New York's LaGuardia feels like a "third world country ... 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 ...
The hidden beauty of airport runways, and how to decipher them
CNN - 6/18/2014 11:57:02 PM
(Wired)-- Airports are known for rules and regulations, a reputation that applies to the runways as well. Almost all airport designs are governed by regulations established by the International ... like spokes around unpaved patches are common in many ...
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 ...
Civil Aviation Authority Prefers New NAIA Runways Over New Airport
philippineflightnetwork.com - 5/25/2014 6:24:36 AM
The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines has declared publicly that it prefers constructing new runways at the highly congested Ninoy Aquino International Airport over the proposal ... The government blamed the country's procurement laws for the ...
Huntsville International Airport reopens west runway after completing $27.8 million improvement project (updated)
Al.com - 7/9/2013 10:35:15 AM
HMCAA Executive Director Rick Tucker said the Huntsville airport is the 14th largest international cargo airport in the country. “The new west runway and taxiway system gives Huntsville the infrastructure it needs to continue growth in global ...
The World's Most Delayed Airports
Forbes - 1/22/2010 7:56:34 PM
Airports in those countries top our third annual list ... airport plans a massive expansion by 2015; and Cairo International (fourth worst for departures at 54.7%) was forced to close one of its two runways in 2009 to accommodate construction for a third ...