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Transport > Airports > With paved runways > 2,438 to 3,047 m: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: This entry is derived from Transport > Airports > With paved runways, which 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United States 235 2012
2 Russia 198 2012
3 China 147 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 62.29 2012
4 India 59 2012
5 Ukraine 49 2012
6 Germany 48 2012
7 Japan 45 2012
=8 Egypt 36 2012
=8 Iraq 36 2012
10 Turkey 35 2012
=11 United Kingdom 31 2012
=11 Italy 31 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 30.76 2012
13 Mexico 30 2012
=14 Poland 29 2012
=14 Iran 29 2012
=16 Algeria 28 2012
=16 Brazil 28 2012
=16 Argentina 28 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 27.75 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 26.51 2012
=19 Finland 26 2012
=19 France 26 2012
21 Kazakhstan 25 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 23.27 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 22.38 2012
=22 North Korea 22 2012
=22 Indonesia 22 2012
South Asia average (profile) 21.25 2012
24 Peru 21 2012
=25 Belarus 20 2012
=25 Pakistan 20 2012
=25 South Korea 20 2012
=25 Canada 20 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 18.8 2012
29 Bulgaria 17 2012
Europe average (profile) 16.31 2012
30 Syria 16 2012
=31 Saudi Arabia 15 2012
=31 Greece 15 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 14.9 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 14.32 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 13.19 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 13.12 2012
=33 Uzbekistan 13 2012
=33 Australia 13 2012
European Union average (profile) 13 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 12.78 2012
=35 Sweden 12 2012
=35 Spain 12 2012
=35 Thailand 12 2012
=35 Nigeria 12 2012
=35 Norway 12 2012
=40 Burma 11 2012
=40 Mongolia 11 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 10.12 2012
=42 Romania 10 2012
=42 Netherlands 10 2012
=44 Belgium 9 2012
=44 Cuba 9 2012
=44 Czech Republic 9 2012
=44 Yemen 9 2012
=44 Venezuela 9 2012
=44 Sudan 9 2012
=44 Malaysia 9 2012
=44 Turkmenistan 9 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 8.33 2012
=52 Angola 8 2012
=52 Estonia 8 2012
=52 Philippines 8 2012
=52 Ethiopia 8 2012
failed states average (profile) 7.5 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 7.14 2012
=56 Chile 7 2012
=56 Taiwan 7 2012
=56 Colombia 7 2012
=56 Morocco 7 2012
=56 Denmark 7 2012
=56 Georgia 7 2012
=56 Portugal 7 2012
=56 Libya 7 2012
=64 Tunisia 6 2012
=64 Croatia 6 2012
=64 South Africa 6 2012
=64 Vietnam 6 2012
=64 Cyprus 6 2012
=64 Hungary 6 2012
=70 Austria 5 2012
=70 Mali 5 2012
=70 Azerbaijan 5 2012
=70 Oman 5 2012
=70 Bolivia 5 2012
=70 Mauritania 5 2012
=70 Jordan 5 2012
=70 Israel 5 2012
=70 Ecuador 5 2012
=70 Cameroon 5 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 4.91 2012
=80 Chad 4 2012
=80 Dominican Republic 4 2012
=80 Afghanistan 4 2012
=80 Tajikistan 4 2012
=80 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4 2012
=85 Honduras 3 2012
=85 Kyrgyzstan 3 2012
=85 Zambia 3 2012
=85 Nicaragua 3 2012
=85 Niger 3 2012
=85 Mozambique 3 2012
=85 Latvia 3 2012
=85 Western Sahara 3 2012
=85 Laos 3 2012
=85 United Arab Emirates 3 2012
=85 Albania 3 2012
=85 Guatemala 3 2012
=85 Cambodia 3 2012
=85 Serbia 3 2012
=99 Namibia 2 2012
=99 Singapore 2 2012
=99 Kuwait 2 2012
=99 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2 2012
=99 Switzerland 2 2012
=99 Northern Mariana Islands 2 2012
=99 Armenia 2 2012
=99 Togo 2 2012
=99 Cote d'Ivoire 2 2012
=99 Somalia 2 2012
=99 Eritrea 2 2012
=99 Kenya 2 2012
=99 Equatorial Guinea 2 2012
=99 Jamaica 2 2012
=99 Gabon 2 2012
=99 Greenland 2 2012
=99 The Bahamas 2 2012
=99 Republic of Macedonia 2 2012
=99 Zimbabwe 2 2012
=99 Papua New Guinea 2 2012
=99 Lebanon 2 2012
=99 Moldova 2 2012
=99 Costa Rica 2 2012
=99 Bangladesh 2 2012
=99 Montenegro 2 2012
=99 Slovakia 2 2012
=99 Madagascar 2 2012
=99 Tanzania 2 2012
=127 Comoros 1 2012
=127 South Sudan 1 2012
=127 Antigua and Barbuda 1 2012
=127 Djibouti 1 2012
=127 Seychelles 1 2012
=127 Grenada 1 2012
=127 Haiti 1 2012
=127 Tonga 1 2012
=127 Bermuda 1 2012
=127 Saint Lucia 1 2012
=127 Guam 1 2012
=127 New Zealand 1 2012
=127 Samoa 1 2012
=127 Johnston Atoll 1 2012
=127 Slovenia 1 2012
=127 Ghana 1 2012
=127 Aruba 1 2012
=127 Lithuania 1 2012
=127 Botswana 1 2012
=127 Trinidad and Tobago 1 2012
=127 Maldives 1 2012
=127 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 1 2012
=127 Kosovo 1 2012
=127 Belize 1 2012
=127 Ireland 1 2012
=127 Panama 1 2012
=127 Turks and Caicos Islands 1 2012
=127 Wake Island 1 2012
=127 Central African Republic 1 2012
=127 Vanuatu 1 2012
=127 Svalbard 1 2012
=127 Congo, Republic of the 1 2012
=127 Cocos (Keeling) Islands 1 2012
=127 Burkina Faso 1 2012
=127 Swaziland 1 2012
=127 East Timor 1 2012
=127 Bahrain 1 2010

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