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
Business leaders call for urgent action on UK’s runway capacity crisis
Air Transport World - 1/30/2015 1:35:16 AM
China will have built 17 new runways to serve its major cities by 2036; Dubai’s new Al Maktoum International ... country’s runway capacity.” The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA), meanwhile, is calling on the government-appointed Airports ...
What other airports can learn from Dubai
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 1/28/2015 3:39:20 AM
Dubai International ... stay East Africa’s top airport, but to accomplish that, a lot more must be done. When I compare what the Gulf countries have done, we should by now look beyond Greenfield. We need to plan for a third runway even, and secure ...
Bradley International Airport reopens after Blizzard 2015
WTNH - 1/27/2015 1:06:01 PM
(WTNH)– People who planned on flying in or out of Bradley International Airport the last couple ... Many of the passengers had been stranded in airports across the country. One plane from Atlanta turned around Monday in midair and sent back to Georgia.
Dubai International airport crowned as world's busiest
MENAFN - 1/28/2015 4:53:54 PM
With the runway works completed, this allows for even more flight frequencies and better airport utilisation. Incumbents like Emirates and flydubai, both of whom are arguably the world's fastest ... Jan 28 2015 - Gulf Arab countries may need to rethink ...
UAE students design drone to dissipate fog at airports
The National - 1/29/2015 10:14:50 PM
SHARJAH // A team of academics and students from Khalifa University have developed a drone for dissipating fog from an airport runway or a busy road within minutes. The design has reached the last 19 out of more than 400 entries in the international Drones ...
Last ditch airport
Inquirer - 1/28/2015 5:44:00 PM
As a background, the lone airport in Manila actually has two runways ... in this country has been growing fast in the face of the poor infrastructure, which was evident in the “travel and tourism competitiveness index” done by the World Economic ...
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.
Storm cancels most flights at Philadelphia International Airport
6abc action news - 1/27/2015 12:44:33 PM
Philadelphia International Airport remained open Tuesday but most flights were cancelled. Crews worked all morning to clear the runways as the airlines work ... flights over the past three days across the country. Saracen was flying Delta, which was ...
Taking Wing: The World's Fastest Cub
Flying Magazine - 1/30/2015 7:57:38 PM
The crowd cheered as Mitchell Municipal Airport reverberated ... 103 to be "The World's Fastest Cub," slyly adding "at least until someone challenges you for it next year!" Yes, Weasel, I'll be back for the 2015 AirVenture Cup Cross-Country Air Race.
Somalia: Progress made on construction of Bosaso airport runway
Horseed Media - 1/26/2015 8:02:23 PM
The construction of the airport’s runway is being ... to other airports in the country. However, upon completion of the works, the airport is expected to attract back many Airline companies and resume their daily local and international flights.
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 ...
Snow creates problems with slick roads, flight delays, water main breaks, school closures
Washington Post - 1/27/2015 8:05:22 AM
At Baltimore-Washington International Airport ... Officials at Dulles Airport said crews there were out overnight treating runways and roads. At Reagan Airport, the main runway was open Tuesday morning with normal flight operations underway, officials ...
CAA unveils master plan to create four new international airports
Daily Monitor - 1/31/2015 6:49:03 AM
Kampala-Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has unveiled a 20-year plan that will create four more international ... airport such as the construction of a new cargo centre, new fuel farm, United Nations base (Munsco) terminal relocation, other runways and ...
Sieren's China: The world needs more massive projects
Deutsche Welle - 1/30/2015 8:04:48 PM
And in four years, at a cost of about 10 billion euros, the Daxing Airport in Beijing will start to welcome flights on its seven runways - the third ... They are the country's best showcase for international orders. Large infrastructure projects have ...