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
Airports Council International Supports United Nations' Global Sustainable Development Goals
aviationpros.com - 9/30/2015 10:33:16 PM
30 September 2015 – Airports Council International (ACI) today announced its strong support of the United Nations' (UN) Sustainable Development Goals, conceived as part of the UN's larger "Transforming our world: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable ...
Fate Of Biggest Little Country In Africa May Be Decided In English Courtroom – OpEd
Eurasia Review - 10/1/2015 6:14:23 PM
Source: CIA World Factbook ... felt displayed disrespect to circle the airport until almost out of gas). The situation is exponentially worse due to the fact that the base shares both its runways with the country’s one international airport and ...
AAI grants Rs.438 crore for Agartala airport upgrade
Times of India - 9/27/2015 7:13:24 AM
438 crore project to upgrade the Agartala airport to international standards by providing world ... of the country. Dey said that the state government had already provided 72 acres of land to AAI for construction of the new terminal building, runway ...
Convert unused airports into commercial areas—Drilon
BusinessMirror. - 10/1/2015 4:12:42 PM
Drilon cited as an example the present Ayala Avenue, which used to be Nielson Airport during World War II ... with the addition of an international runway, 06-24. Meanwhile, Drilon said many of the country’s airports now look like the Epifanio de ...
Ghost airport? $313 million Illinois airfield struggles to keep flights
USA Today - 9/28/2015 11:22:46 AM
Mid America Airport ... World Airlines (TWA). The Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks and the recession later that decade completed the unforeseen trifecta at Mid America, which in 2014 tallied about 16,000 passenger boardings, ranking it near the bottom of the ...
Growth of India, China can realise Asian country dream: Modi
Ecommerce Journal - 10/2/2015 1:23:53 AM
The plane came in from the south, landed, then accelerated as it prepared to take off, but crashed in the grass off the runway. The crash was visible from the tower, however, and controllers called 911 and the ... Obama stunned the world last December ...
Small Illinois Airport Betting Future on Vegas Flights When All Else Has Failed
Skift - 9/27/2015 9:36:34 AM
Running an airport ... World Airlines. The Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks and the recession later that decade completed the unforeseen trifecta at Mid America, which in 2014 tallied about 16,000 passenger boardings, ranking it near the bottom of the country ...
Ghana: President Cuts SOD for Ho Airport Project
AllAfrica - 9/29/2015 9:27:03 AM
The project which is being fully funded by the Ghana Airport Company Limited is expected to be completed in two years. It is being constructed on a 150 acre land and is expected among others to have a runway with ... benefit to the country as a whole ...
CIFAL's participation in Minsk airport's second runway project discussed
eng.belta.by - 10/2/2015 4:25:49 PM
MINSK, 2 October (BelTA) – Ways of cooperation with the French company CIFAL Group for the sake of building the second runway in the National Airport Minsk have been ... including Airbus A380, the world's heaviest passenger aircraft.
Struggling southern Illinois airport gambles on Vegas route
The Southern - 9/25/2015 5:52:52 PM
Mid America Airport ... World Airlines. The Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks and the recession later that decade completed the unforeseen trifecta at Mid America, which in 2014 tallied about 16,000 passenger boardings, ranking it near the bottom of the ...
Livermore Airport fest promises rare birds' aerobatic thrills
Inside Bay Area - 9/29/2015 1:41:45 AM
LIVERMORE -- In the male-dominated world of commercial aviation there are not many women ... Warda has survived one major crash and has landed "off-field" (pilot-speak for not landing on an airport runway) a few times. And she's not bashful about using ...
Quickly: 'Why can't Middle Eastern countries stand up to ISIS?'
Chicago Tribune - 9/27/2015 11:55:34 PM
The Chicago Cubs have not won the World Series in 107 years ... So now we have the new runway finished at Gary/Chicago International Airport, but people still won't come to the Gary airport. The roads are terrible. Clark Road from 5th Avenue over to ...
Our 7 Favorite Examples of Innovative Airport Tech
Green Building Elements - 10/3/2015 1:01:13 AM
Though the bomb-detecting laser is currently just a prototype, its creators are eager to implement it in airports around the country as soon as possible ... more available and cost-effective around the world, but already about 2,000 commercial flights ...
Diminishing number of pilots takes toll on small airports in Western Pa.
PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 10/3/2015 8:56:39 PM
Riemer is among the dwindling ranks of private pilots flying around the country these ... region. The airport has no paid employees. An interest in general aviation, at first fueled by military pilots returning home from World War II, peaked in 1980 ...
Air Travel With Cats: The Good, the Bad, and the Fuzzy
Catster - 10/2/2015 8:54:51 AM
We had to make an emergency stop on a runway ... the airport raised hell as soon as I joined the queue to check in. As folks who live with Siamese cats know, their cries can sound an awful lot like human babies’ cries, so I looked for all the world ...