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
Computer outage creates major delays at U.S. airports
New York Daily News - 1/3/2017 1:02:05 AM
Computer outages snarled U.S. Customs procedures at airports in New York and across the country Monday night — creating havoc ... Airport in Atlanta — one of the busiest in the world — said the computer outage was nationwide. Social media was filled ...
Alaska Airport Is a Big Link for the Global Supply Chain
Yale Global Online - 1/5/2017 6:46:18 PM
Air trade: The Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Alaska, top, ranks fourth in the world for cargo, and is an ideal stop ... Federal funds paid for runway upgrades, and the Anchorage area economy gets a major boost from the investment, even ...
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 ...
Despite Opposition from Senate, Stakeholders Insist on Abuja Airport Closure
This Day Live - 1/12/2017 11:17:10 PM
One of such persons is the former General Manager, Corporate Communication of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mr. Yakubu Dati said that all over the world airports ... is done on the runway, it would still serve the country until a ...
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 ...
SHOCKING: Lifespan of Abuja airport runway expired 21 years ago. – Minister
omojuwa.com - 1/13/2017 9:47:06 AM
He assured the public 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. “Closure of runway is not new. It is done all over the world.
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 ...
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 – $ ...
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.
Airport Policy and Security News #115
reason.org - 1/5/2017 5:49:02 PM
He does not want to dismantle the entire agency and put screening responsibility back in the hands of individual airports and airlines. Having different standards at 440 airports around the country, he admits, is a non-starter in a post-9/11 world.
Cargo plane crash WIPES OUT VILLAGE killing 37 as looters swoop
The Daily Express - 1/16/2017 3:24:09 AM
Kyrgyz news agency 24.kg is reporting that the airport is now closed while emergency services deal with the incident. Over 40 firefighters and nine fire trucks are operating at the site. More than 1,000 rescue workers are in attendance. While the country's ...
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 ...
All Top 10 Lists
Jagran Josh - 2/11/2015 8:23:22 AM
Following is the list of Top 10 Countries Having Maximum Airports with Unpaved Runways as per CIA World Factbook (Central Intelligence Agency), 2015. Following is the list of Top 10 Countries Having Maximum Airports with Paved Runways as per CIA World ...
Alaska Airport Big Link For Global Supply Chain – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 1/6/2017 3:00:13 AM
The subarctic airport in Anchorage airport is a natural place for refueling and ranks fourth in world for air cargo ... Federal funds paid for runway upgrades, and the Anchorage area economy gets a major boost from the investment, even beyond the 400 ...