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
Pakistan’s misguided obsession with infrastructure
The Economist online - 1/19/2017 3:37:53 PM
The likelihood is that the new airport (which has been plagued with problems, including runways that have been built too close together) will be as underused as most of the country’s other ... pays income tax. As the World Bank puts it, Pakistan ...
Runway rehabilitation: A hybrid solution to keep airports profitable
stantec.com - 1/10/2017 6:18:53 PM
But what do you do when one of the country’s longest runways needs a major ... and constraints to the airport’s normal activities. Here’s how it works. The right solution for an optimal design As one of the world’s top three aerospace hubs ...
Kano Airport runway in perfect shape – Minister
guardian.ng - 1/8/2017 1:42:05 PM
Hadi Sirika, says the runway ... closure of Abuja Airport for repair of its runway. At Zaria, the minister tasked the management of the college to utilise the world-class equipment and facilities at the college for the progress of the country’s aviation ...
Abuja Airport Runway Repairs To Gulp N5.8bn – FG
Leadership - 1/13/2017 2:23:17 AM
He assured that unlike the Port Harcourt Airport which was shutdown for two and half years because the runway got bad, the repair of the Abuja runway would take only six weeks. He said: “Closure of runway is not new. It is done all over the world.
10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world
The Business Insider - 1/19/2017 4:53:39 AM
LONDON — Even for someone trying to break a record for visiting every country in the world, travel is about more than just ... the people — it's an incredible little country." "The runway has one flight a week, but it takes up about half the country.
Gatwick becomes first UK airport to join global renewable electricity alliance and will be carbon neutral by the spring
mediacentre.gatwickairport.com - 1/18/2017 11:07:04 AM
Gatwick Airport is the UK’s second largest airport and the most efficient single-runway airport in the world. It serves more than 220 destinations in 80 countries for 43 million passengers a year on short and long-haul point-to-point services.
Why Closure of Abuja Airport is Imperative
This Day Live - 1/19/2017 11:16:01 PM
As the airport ... world. The airport has two runways and it has secured approval for a third runway. So it is not facing the kind of problem the Abuja airport is facing. Many industry observers said that the House of Representatives did not serve the ...
Birmingham Airport Becomes The World's Most Punctual Airport
routesonline.com - 1/19/2017 5:03:47 PM
The UK airport beat contenders from countries such ... communities to the world, and provide valuable economic growth.” The multi-million pound developments seen over the last decade at Birmingham Airport have included a runway extension to allow for ...
Infographic | The World's Largest Megaprojects
Mining - 1/10/2017 3:55:43 PM
7. Beijing Daxing International Airport – $13 billion Opening in 2025, this airport megaproject will have seven runways and the largest terminal in the world. It will help ease the load on nearby Beijing Capital International Airport. 8. Jubail II – $ ...
Florida Airport Assailant May Have Heard Voices Urging Violence, Officials Say
New York Times - 1/7/2017 9:25:34 AM
Federal law enforcement officials said they were investigating whether the gunman who opened fire on Friday at the airport here ... elsewhere in the world, and as Mr. Trump, who has promised to bar Muslims from entering the country, prepares to ascend ...
Concessioning of Nigeria Airports is inevitable — Sirika
Vanguard - 1/19/2017 7:34:07 PM
Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has said the need to concession the maintenance of airport infrastructure ... s growth in a globalized world. He further disclosed that with 39 offices in over 20 countries, in addition to being based ...
15 Things That Need to be Changed at The Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport
blogbaladi.com - 1/12/2017 9:33:58 AM
I think Lebanon is the only country in the world that always ... 14- Add some greenery to the runways: There’s no harm in adding some greenery to the runways to make them look a bit appealing. 15- Enhance Security: The airport doesn’t feel safe at ...
To Help Airports, Cut Federal Spending, Bureaucracy, and Rules
Townhall.com - 1/10/2017 10:26:26 AM
America’s airports are in bad shape. None rank in the top 25 in the world. Many of the busiest ... about a quarter of the airports in the 28 European Union countries were mostly or fully privately owned and run. Today, 47 percent are, and those airports ...
Colombo Airport Will Be A Mess For The Next 3 Months
onemileatatime.boardingarea.com - 1/8/2017 4:05:15 PM
Not only is Sri Lanka a beautiful country, but some of the world’s best premium cabin fares are ... which I appreciate. Well, the airport only has a single runway, and some major repairs are needed to it, as cracks are starting to appear.
Beyond Abuja airport closure
Punch - 1/12/2017 12:22:46 AM
Today, the debate across the country is ... Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, should go on or not. The government plans to reroute all Abuja flights to the Kaduna Airport from March 6 to allow the repair of the Abuja Airport runway to go on for a ...