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
The world’s best airports
Construction Global - 8/22/2016 11:57:54 PM
The winners of the Skytrax 2016 World Airport ... s eye view of the country. Heathrow Airport in London has become the busiest airport in Europe, with 74,985,748 passengers in 2015, with proposed plans to install a third runway in order to support growth ...
From a Geiger counter to brunch: How Cuba has already changed
CNN - 8/31/2016 4:20:26 AM
As we disembarked onto the runway ... airports in the provinces, according to the US Department of Transportation. And, for the first time, Americans will be able to book directly with the airline. No longer will US travelers have to fly via third ...
World War II planes make history present at Northeast Philadelphia Airport
Bucks County Courier Times - 8/29/2016 11:42:27 PM
Three 70-year-old World War II-era bombers touched down at Northeast Philadelphia Airport early Monday ... B-25 Mitchell and B-17G Flying Fortress tour the country on the Wings of Freedom Tour. "Think of it as an interactive flying memorial for World ...
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How Blue Grass Airport has changed since Flight 5191 crash
WKYT 27 - 8/26/2016 10:41:35 PM
... leading to the main runway and a separate taxiway leading to the shorter runway. "This airport is not unlike several airports around the country that were built in World War II. A lot of them have that same crossing two or three runways at midfield ...
World Bank Sanctions Rs 980 Crore for Brahmaputra Dredging
northeasttoday.in - 8/28/2016 6:32:50 AM
The World Bank ... International Airport here is an international airport just in name with no flights to any country. During last month’s meeting on Regional Connectivity Policy in Delhi, I urged the Centre to add two more runways to the airport and ...
Auckland Airport profits from investment
exclusive.multibriefs.com - 8/30/2016 6:40:37 PM
Sir Henry van der Heyden, the Chairman of Auckland Airport, commented, "The company has had an excellent 12 months and delivered strong results for its community and city, its country and investors ... longest flights in the world. As a result of this ...
Liberalising air travel delivered huge gains to consumers: Don’t let Brexit jeopardise this
CITY A.M. - 8/30/2016 5:11:44 AM
More than 251m passengers passed through a UK airport in 2015 – a record number – and our airlines, which operate from more than 40 airports across the country, carried 144m ... Read more: Brexit makes new runways at both Heathrow and Gatwick more ...
Lebanon’s waste crisis threatens to flare again
The National - 8/30/2016 8:17:51 AM
One year ago, the forced closure of the largest landfill in the country left Beirut’s streets flooded ... and sits across the street from one of the runways at Rafik Hariri International Airport. Activists worry that rubbish will leak into the sea ...
Getting it right with airport privatisation
Punch - 8/22/2016 11:07:48 PM
runways, aprons, hospitality and navigational aids. There is no hangar of world class standard in the country yet that can handle anything beyond the simplest maintenance needs of civilian aircraft. Rafael Echevarne, a director of Airports Council ...
Nauru, a country with one nightclub
PanARMENIAN Network - 8/27/2016 8:42:53 AM
From richest to poorest Nauru is the world's smallest republic with less than 10,000 inhabitants on 21 square kilometers. It’s also the least visited country in the world ... to drive right around it. The airport runway cuts across three of the twenty ...
SWISS showcases its latest aircraft at Budapest Airport
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 8/30/2016 3:27:20 PM
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Barely a month after it entered service, SWISS presented its latest acquisition, the world’s newest ... arrived at Budapest Airport with typical Swiss precision, when flight LX2254 from Zurich touched down on Runway I at 13:46 ...
Press Release: Rockwell cleared to provide satellite IFC in Brazil
www.runwaygirlnetwork.com - 8/30/2016 5:57:40 PM
“Brazil has been investing heavily in a growing network of airport and Air Traffic Control (ATC) facilities and major events like the World Cup and 2016 Rio Games ... network that crosses more than 150 countries. To find out more, please visit ...
Lachlan Smart: World Record Brings Fame To Teenager
spreadit.org - 8/28/2016 7:51:35 AM
Lachlan Smart‘s world record at 18 is being celebrated in Australia. Saturday, when Mr. Smart landed his single-engine aircraft, a Cirrus SR22, at Sunshine Coast Airport at Marcoola ... stopped in 24 locations in 15 countries including Fiji, American ...
Efforts on to improve northeast air connectivity: Minister
The Morung Express - 8/30/2016 1:47:07 PM
Agartala, August 30 (IANS) Government is trying to improve air connectivity among northeastern states and between northeast India and adjacent countries ... to upgrade Agartala airport to international standards by providing world-class facilities.