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
International Flights From Mohali Airport By August 2015
The Link - 1/24/2015 10:17:47 AM
CHANDIGARH – International ... to the Gulf countries in the first phase, connecting flights to European and North America countries would be started in the second phase. While the airport infrastructure is with the AAI, the runway and flight operations ...
Two Djibouti airports planned, with Chinese funding
Air Cargo World - 1/23/2015 11:47:51 PM
The proposed airport, to be called Hassan Gouled Aptidon International Airport, after Djibouti’s first president, is expected to open in 2018. It will be capable of catering for 1.5 million passengers and will have runways long enough for the Airbus 380.
The World’s Biggest Airport Construction Projects 2015; total value over USD500 billion. Part 1
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 1/20/2015 1:32:49 AM
The development of an international ... airport by mid 2015 and it seeks USD1.7 billion to construct a third runway and another passenger terminal. The private sector could be involved here; there is no government budget for more works. Vietnam is another ...
Thailand's International Airport gets new terminal and runway
MENAFN - 1/22/2015 1:40:35 PM
(MENAFN) Thailand's main international airport is set to have a new runway and terminal pending approval by the ... next five years on oil projects to modernise the vital sector the country's oil ... Jan 22 2015 - UAE- Gujarat government to conduct lion ...
Ukraine Loses Donetsk Airport
Examiner - 1/23/2015 6:11:25 PM
The once modern and glamorous Donetsk airport ... able to make the runway operable by the spring or summer. Russian President Putin has denied any involvement in the crisis but the world knows different. Putin has done little for his country to stop ...
Tamale Airport ready by September
Ghana Web - 1/14/2015 6:26:15 AM
The Tamale Airport ... extending the runway from the current 2,480 metres to about 3,940 metres, and the installation of a complete lighting system to accommodate bigger aircraft so as to serve as the second international airport in the country.
Nation & World briefing
The Bulletin - 1/25/2015 8:07:45 AM
Spanish terror raid — Spanish National Police arrested four suspected jihadis Saturday in the country ... one of the airport’s five runways was shut down. Vatican on divorce — Facing millions of divorced Catholics around the world, many of whom ...
Wellington aims to double int’l students by 2023
thepienews.com - 1/22/2015 12:14:41 PM
A planned extension of Wellington International Airport’s runway will be “crucial” to the strategy, said Campbell, and will “reduce a current barrier” to student access and perception of the region. The NZ$350m extension will bring an extra 16 ...
Opinion: Can Miss Universe save the world?
4029 TV - 1/23/2015 2:08:02 PM
The "runway" we shared last fall was one mile of pavement along the Hudson River in Hoboken, New Jersey. We were fellow participants in the "Runaway Bridesmaids" charity race for Airline Ambassadors International, an organization that trains airport ...
China's Chengdu plans new $11 billion airport to ease congestion
Economic Times - 1/15/2015 8:12:27 AM
The new Chengdu facility will have three runways ... airport capable of handling 72 million passengers and 2 million tons of cargo annually. Chengdu's existing Shuangliu International Airport, first built in 1938, is the fifth busiest airport in the ...
Chinese regulators clear construction of $11bn airport in Chengdu
airport-technology.com - 1/19/2015 9:19:17 AM
Chinese regulators have approved the construction of a new $11.2bn airport in Chengdu to cater to escalating passenger traffic, marking the second massive airport investment within a year. The new Chengdu airport will boast three runways and will be ...
Fighting Escalates in Ukraine With Attacks on Bus, Donetsk Airport
News Week - 1/13/2015 6:37:35 PM
KIEV (Reuters) - A passenger bus came under heavy fire in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, killing at least 11 people, Ukrainian authorities said, and fighting intensified around the international ... with its runways cratered by shell holes, the airport ...
When will the Nagpur Airport be ready for take off?
Nagpur Today - 1/20/2015 12:24:13 PM
Yes, I am talking about the Nagpur Airport, now called The Babasaheb Ambedkar International airport ... At exactly 12 midnight four huge planes from the four corners of the country would land in Nagpur and line up majestically next to each other.
Caan to pick consultant for TIA runway project
Ekantipur - 1/23/2015 3:23:47 AM
KATHMANDU, JAN 23 - The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (Caan) is preparing to select a consulting firm to help it implement its project to rehabilitate the tattered runway of Tribhuvan International Airport ... the runway at the country’s sole ...