Country Comparison > Airports - with paved runways

RankCountryAirports - with paved runways
1United States5,054
2Brazil698
3Russia594
4Canada523
5China510
6Australia349
7Germany318
8France294
9United Kingdom271
10India253
11Mexico243
12Indonesia186
13Argentina161
14Sweden149
15Japan142
16Iran140
17South Africa130
18Venezuela127
19Colombia121
20Ukraine108
21Pakistan108
22Ecuador104
23Spain102
24Italy98
25Turkey91
26Chile90
27Philippines89
28Poland87
29Saudi Arabia82
30Finland74
31Egypt72
32Iraq72
33Korea, South71
34Libya68
35Greece68
36Algeria67
37Norway67
38Cuba64
39Kazakhstan63
40Thailand63
41Peru59
42Panama57
43Bulgaria57
44Costa Rica47
45French Polynesia45
46Portugal43
47Czech Republic41
48Nigeria40
49Switzerland40
50New Zealand39
51Korea, North39
52Malaysia39
53Vietnam38
54Burma36
55Taiwan35
56Uzbekistan33
57Belarus33
58Israel33
59Angola32
60Morocco31
61Azerbaijan30
62Afghanistan29
63Syria29
64Denmark28
65Congo, Democratic Republic of the26
66Belgium26
67Madagascar26
68Romania26
69United Arab Emirates25
70Croatia24
71Bahamas, The24
72Austria24
73Netherlands23
74Lithuania22
75Mozambique21
76Bolivia21
77Papua New Guinea21
78Turkmenistan21
79Hungary20
80Slovakia19
81Namibia19
82Kyrgyzstan18
83Latvia18
84Georgia18
85Ethiopia17
86Yemen17
87Zimbabwe17
88Tajikistan17
89Sudan17
90Puerto Rico17
91Dominican Republic16
92Ireland16
93Bangladesh16
94Guatemala16
95Jordan16
96Kenya16
97Mongolia15
98Paraguay15
99Tunisia15
100Gabon14
101Honduras13
102Estonia13
103Oman13
104Nicaragua12
105New Caledonia12
106Jamaica11
107Guyana11
108Sri Lanka11
109Cameroon11
110Nepal11
111Uruguay11
112Niger10
113Serbia10
114Tanzania10
115Botswana10
116Armenia10
117Greenland10
118Mauritania9
119Cape Verde9
120Chad9
121Singapore9
122Senegal9
123Slovenia9
124Somalia8
125Zambia8
126Congo, Republic of the8
127Macedonia8
128Mali8
129Laos8
130Malawi7
131Ghana7
132Iceland7
133Bosnia and Herzegovina7
134Seychelles7
135Maldives7
136Suriname6
137Spratly Islands6
138Turks and Caicos Islands6
139Belize6
140Cambodia6
141Micronesia, Federated States of6
142Equatorial Guinea6
143El Salvador5
144Montenegro5
145Lebanon5
146Uganda5
147Moldova5
148Saint Vincent and the Grenadines5
149South Sudan4
150Marshall Islands4
151Qatar4
152Rwanda4
153Kiribati4
154Kuwait4
155Haiti4
156Guam4
157Guinea4
158Eritrea4
159Fiji4
160Comoros4
161Bahrain4
162American Samoa3
163Albania3
164Northern Mariana Islands3
165Cayman Islands3
166Djibouti3
167Grenada3
168Kosovo3
169Lesotho3
170Vanuatu3
171Western Sahara3
172West Bank2
173Wallis and Futuna2
174Swaziland2
175Virgin Islands2
176British Virgin Islands2
177Saint Pierre and Miquelon2
178Saint Kitts and Nevis2
179Guinea-Bissau2
180Burkina Faso2
181East Timor2
182Togo2
183Sao Tome and Principe2
184Saint Lucia2
185Saint Helena2
186Trinidad and Tobago2
187Liberia2
188Mauritius2
189Guernsey2
190Hong Kong2
191Dominica2
192Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)2
193Antigua and Barbuda2
194Bhutan2
195Solomon Islands1
196Brunei1
197Burundi1
198Benin1
199Aruba1
200Barbados1
201Bermuda1
202Anguilla1
203Akrotiri1
204Faroe Islands1
205Cocos (Keeling) Islands1
206Cook Islands1
207Central African Republic1
208Isle of Man1
209British Indian Ocean Territory1
210Jersey1
211Gibraltar1
212Gambia, The1
213Gaza Strip1
214Malta1
215Niue1
216Norfolk Island1
217Montserrat1
218Macau1
219Luxembourg1
220Christmas Island1
221Saint Barthelemy1
222Svalbard1
223Sierra Leone1
224Tonga1
225Saint Martin1
226Palau1
227Nauru1
228Paracel Islands1
229Wake Island1
230Samoa1

Definition: This entry gives the total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt 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 (over 10,000 ft), (2) 2,438 to 3,047 m (8,000 to 10,000 ft), (3) 1,524 to 2,437 m (5,000 to 8,000 ft), (4) 914 to 1,523 m (3,000 to 5,000 ft), and (5) under 914 m (under 3,000 ft). Only airports with usable runways are included in this listing. Not all airports have facilities for refueling, maintenance, or air traffic control. The type aircraft capable of operating from a runway of a given length is dependent upon a number of factors including elevation of the runway, runway gradient, average maximum daily temperature at the airport, engine types, flap settings, and take-off weight of the aircraft.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2020

See also: Airports - with paved runways map

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