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
Airports Council International Supports United Nations' Global Sustainable Development Goals
aviationpros.com - 9/30/2015 10:33:16 PM
30 September 2015 – Airports Council International (ACI) today announced its strong support of the United Nations' (UN) Sustainable Development Goals, conceived as part of the UN's larger "Transforming our world: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable ...
Fate Of Biggest Little Country In Africa May Be Decided In English Courtroom – OpEd
Eurasia Review - 10/1/2015 6:14:23 PM
Source: CIA World Factbook ... felt displayed disrespect to circle the airport until almost out of gas). The situation is exponentially worse due to the fact that the base shares both its runways with the country’s one international airport and ...
Nation & world briefs: ’Fire hose’ of moisture slams South Carolina; 12 killed
Your Houston News - 10/5/2015 9:22:55 PM
Together, the countries account for 40 percent of world economic output ... Captain is incapacitated,” the first officer calmly told the Syracuse airport tower, requesting a runway to land.In a recording of his exchange with the tower, he expresses ...
AAI grants Rs.438 crore for Agartala airport upgrade
Times of India - 9/27/2015 7:13:24 AM
438 crore project to upgrade the Agartala airport to international standards by providing world ... of the country. Dey said that the state government had already provided 72 acres of land to AAI for construction of the new terminal building, runway ...
Diminishing number of pilots takes toll on small airports in Western Pa.
PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 10/3/2015 8:56:39 PM
Riemer is among the dwindling ranks of private pilots flying around the country these ... region. The airport has no paid employees. An interest in general aviation, at first fueled by military pilots returning home from World War II, peaked in 1980 ...
This Is the Caribbean’s Best Small Airport
Caribbean Journal - 10/5/2015 8:11:20 PM
Or the airport staff are unnecessarily rude. These are some of the things we feel when traveling in certain Caribbean airports, big or small. And while some countries have looked ... but just about anywhere in the world. Cayman Brac’s Charles Kirkconnell ...
Convert unused airports into commercial areas—Drilon
BusinessMirror. - 10/1/2015 4:12:42 PM
Drilon cited as an example the present Ayala Avenue, which used to be Nielson Airport during World War II ... with the addition of an international runway, 06-24. Meanwhile, Drilon said many of the country’s airports now look like the Epifanio de ...
Ghost airport? $313 million Illinois airfield struggles to keep flights
USA Today - 9/28/2015 11:22:46 AM
Mid America Airport ... World Airlines (TWA). The Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks and the recession later that decade completed the unforeseen trifecta at Mid America, which in 2014 tallied about 16,000 passenger boardings, ranking it near the bottom of the ...
Missing links: New airport needs jetways
Cay Compass - 10/5/2015 5:09:23 AM
Our country deserves nothing less than a world ... a new airport appears to be an obviously unfinished and incomplete project. (In a future editorial, we will address another critical transportation issue: the lengthening of the runway.)
World's scariest airport runways revealed!
Rediff India Abroad - 10/25/2013 9:48:54 PM
a travel deal website has revealed world's top ten scariest runways. According to Airfarewatchdog.com, Antartica's Sea Ice Runway leads the scary list with the runway being unpaved and prone to cracks. A few years ago, this runway melted leading to flight ...
Growth of India, China can realise Asian country dream: Modi
Ecommerce Journal - 10/2/2015 1:23:53 AM
The plane came in from the south, landed, then accelerated as it prepared to take off, but crashed in the grass off the runway. The crash was visible from the tower, however, and controllers called 911 and the ... Obama stunned the world last December ...
Scottish jobs boost from Heathrow Airport
NYSE Post - 10/6/2015 8:53:06 PM
This week, Heathrow bosses revealed what a third runway at the west London airport ... aviation connectivity right across the country, ensuring the United Kingdom has both vibrant point to point airports and world class hub capacity, with a sustainable ...
Speech by SDEV at networking luncheon with the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry
7th Space - 10/5/2015 2:13:25 PM
And speaking of "the best of both worlds", perhaps Hong Kong has one further advantage.Since the return of sovereignty to China in 1997, Hong Kong has held an advantage that is unique in the world - the "one country, two systems" policy. While enjoying ...
Chanel hosts airport show amid Paris aviation protest
Newsbug Information - 10/6/2015 11:09:06 PM
PARIS (AP) — The sky was the limit for Karl Lagerfeld, who re-created an entire airport under Paris' Grand Palais in ... But the collection had a little bit for every woman from every country in the world. SHARAPOVA TALKS SPORTWEAR Tennis skirts and ...
Struggling southern Illinois airport gambles on Vegas route
The Southern - 9/25/2015 5:52:52 PM
Mid America Airport ... World Airlines. The Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks and the recession later that decade completed the unforeseen trifecta at Mid America, which in 2014 tallied about 16,000 passenger boardings, ranking it near the bottom of the ...