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
Report: Hizbullah Establishes Runway in the Bekaa to Operate Drones
Naharnet - 4/25/2015 5:52:22 AM
Hizbullah has allegedly constructed a runway that consists of a single unpaved strip with a length of 670 meter ... nearly all the transport aircraft used by the air forces of those countries,” the report said. It estimates that the runway was ...
Frustrated Dr M looks back on days of power
freemalaysiatoday.com - 4/25/2015 10:31:33 AM
Although he did not make reference to it, Kuala Lumpur International ... airport with two runways and a cargo hub. Penang contends that Kulim, 50km away, is too close to warrant another international airport. Dr Mahathir conceded that his time to lead the ...
'Wings for Austism' taking off at Lehigh Valley International Airport
Lehigh Valley Live - 4/25/2015 6:56:48 AM
The event is based on a pilot program developed by the Arc of the United States and completed at large hubs across the country, including Logan International Airport in Boston ... an airplane that will taxi down a runway, offering as complete an experience ...
7 of the world’s eerily abandoned airports
Travel Weekly - 4/24/2015 3:37:33 AM
The airport harks back romantically to the early days of aviation, when road traffic crossing the runway had to be stopped ... From its opening in 1939, Nicosia International Airport was the main airport serving the country of Cyprus.
Following massive earthquake, flights to Kathmandu put on hold
Firstpost - 4/25/2015 10:24:23 AM
Delhi: Domestic airlines on Saturday put on hold their services to the Nepal capital Kathmandu, following the closure of runway due to a powerful earthquake that rocked central part of the Himalyan country, causing extensive damage to buildings.
Privatize Cayman’s airports
Cay Compass - 4/22/2015 12:58:16 PM
This transition has given rise to global airport companies, many of which own or manage airports in a number of countries ... and dining facilities that international travelers have come to expect. On the airside, the main runway is not long enough ...
Sea-Tac Airport sees huge increase in traffic during first quarter
Tacoma News Tribune - 4/24/2015 11:04:21 PM
When the passenger numbers for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport ... putting a sudden strain on the airport’s facilities. The airport last year handled some 37.5 million passengers, ranking it 13th busiest in the country. If the rest of the year ...
It came out of nowhere! Incredible photos show moment a BUS smashed into a passenger plane on runway
Daily Mail - 4/25/2015 1:37:40 PM
Shattering its windscreen, this is the incredible moment a bus ploughed into a passenger plane at Tashkent airport in Uzbekistan. The incident is difficult to comprehend as the collision was much more than just a minor skirmish on the runway at the busy ...
Completion Nears For Long-Delayed St. Vincent and the Grenadines Airport
TravelPulse - 4/15/2015 10:21:56 AM
Runway paving should be complete ... passing through the existing E.T. Joshua Airport. Argyle International Airport is being financed by the SVG government, with “grants, donations and loans” from countries including Cuba, Venezuela, Trinidad and ...
Upgrades for Charlottesville airport underway
cvilletomorrow.org - 4/19/2015 4:15:06 PM
The airport also will be repaving the runway ... the country, based on the number of passengers. “For an airport our size it’s impressive to have the six destinations we have,” she said. “You can get on a plane here and go anywhere in the world ...
World briefs: China builds runway in contested waters
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 4/16/2015 10:59:31 PM
The first section of the runway appears like a piece of gray ribbon on an image taken last month of Fiery Cross Reef, part of the Spratly Islands, an archipelago claimed by at least three other countries. Adjacent to the runway, work is underway on an ...
Airlines wooed to use Clark airport
Inquirer - 4/17/2015 4:24:38 PM
Net profit of PNB rose 5% to P5.5B last year The state-run operator of Clark International Airport in ... “This is one of the many factors why Clark Airport has an advantage to other airports in the country today,” CIAC president and CEO Emigdio ...
Here's Hezbollah's game-changing secret drone base
Times Union - 4/24/2015 6:46:39 PM
IHS Jane's has now used Google Maps to locate their airbase in northern Lebanon, according to an analysis published on April 23rd. Hezbollah is arguably the Arab world's most capable ... includes a 2200-foot unpaved runway, several outbuildings, and ...
Korean Officials Meet with Airlines Following Asiana Accident
AIN Online Language - 4/15/2015 10:50:34 AM
South Korean government officials held a meeting on Wednesday with executives from eight of the country’s airlines at Gimpo International Airport to urge a renewed commitment to safety after an Asiana Airlines Airbus A320 skidded off the runway at Japan ...
CAAZ needs $300m for Buffalo Range airport expansion
chronicle.co.zw - 4/22/2015 10:09:27 PM
“When we finish the development of the Victoria Falls International Airport, we intend to move to Buffalo Range Airport. Buffalo Range is next on our list of priorities. We intend to extend the runway at ... aviation in the country and this is in line ...