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Transport > Airports > With paved runways > Over 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 189 2013
2 China 71 2013
3 Russia 54 2013
4 Iran 42 2013
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 37.14 2013
5 Saudi Arabia 33 2013
6 Libya 23 2013
7 India 22 2013
8 Canada 21 2013
9 Iraq 20 2013
10 Spain 18 2013
11 Turkey 16 2013
OPEC countries average (profile) 15.36 2013
=12 Egypt 15 2013
=12 Pakistan 15 2013
=14 Germany 14 2013
=14 France 14 2013
16 Ukraine 13 2013
Non-religious countries average (profile) 12.62 2013
=17 Burma 12 2013
=17 Algeria 12 2013
=17 United Arab Emirates 12 2013
=17 Mexico 12 2013
High income OECD countries average (profile) 11.63 2013
Emerging markets average (profile) 11.48 2013
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 11.44 2013
=21 South Africa 11 2013
=21 Morocco 11 2013
=21 Australia 11 2013
South Asia average (profile) 10.75 2013
=24 Kazakhstan 10 2013
=24 Vietnam 10 2013
=24 Nigeria 10 2013
Former British colonies average (profile) 9.34 2013
27 Italy 9 2013
=28 Jordan 8 2013
=28 Taiwan 8 2013
=28 Thailand 8 2013
=28 Malaysia 8 2013
Muslim countries average (profile) 7.31 2013
Religious countries average (profile) 7.27 2013
=32 Brazil 7 2013
=32 Angola 7 2013
=32 Cuba 7 2013
=32 Oman 7 2013
=32 United Kingdom 7 2013
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 6.87 2013
=37 Belgium 6 2013
=37 Japan 6 2013
=37 Greece 6 2013
=37 Venezuela 6 2013
=37 Uzbekistan 6 2013
NATO countries average (profile) 5.96 2013
South and Central Asia average (profile) 5.58 2013
failed states average (profile) 5.38 2013
Eurozone average (profile) 5.18 2013
=42 Poland 5 2013
=42 Chile 5 2013
=42 Peru 5 2013
=42 Kenya 5 2013
=42 Azerbaijan 5 2013
=42 Bolivia 5 2013
=42 Syria 5 2013
=42 Portugal 5 2013
=42 Indonesia 5 2013
European Union average (profile) 4.44 2013
=51 Namibia 4 2013
=51 Tunisia 4 2013
=51 Romania 4 2013
=51 Somalia 4 2013
=51 Yemen 4 2013
=51 Argentina 4 2013
=51 Philippines 4 2013
=51 Ecuador 4 2013
=51 Afghanistan 4 2013
=51 South Korea 4 2013
=61 North Korea 3 2013
=61 Democratic Republic of the Congo 3 2013
=61 Switzerland 3 2013
=61 Uganda 3 2013
=61 Sweden 3 2013
=61 Lithuania 3 2013
=61 Paraguay 3 2013
=61 Zimbabwe 3 2013
=61 Qatar 3 2013
=61 Finland 3 2013
=61 Bahrain 3 2013
=61 Dominican Republic 3 2013
=61 Netherlands 3 2013
=61 Ethiopia 3 2013
=75 French Polynesia 2 2013
=75 Croatia 2 2013
=75 Puerto Rico 2 2013
=75 Chad 2 2013
=75 Sri Lanka 2 2013
=75 Singapore 2 2013
=75 Bulgaria 2 2013
=75 Armenia 2 2013
=75 Mongolia 2 2013
=75 Eritrea 2 2013
=75 Czech Republic 2 2013
=75 Guam 2 2013
=75 New Zealand 2 2013
=75 The Bahamas 2 2013
=75 Botswana 2 2013
=75 Serbia 2 2013
=75 Hungary 2 2013
=75 Senegal 2 2013
=75 Israel 2 2013
=75 Sudan 2 2013
=75 Colombia 2 2013
=75 Estonia 2 2013
=75 Denmark 2 2013
=75 Bangladesh 2 2013
=75 Slovakia 2 2013
=75 Tajikistan 2 2013
=75 Congo, Republic of the 2 2013
=75 Tanzania 2 2013
=75 Cameroon 2 2013
=104 New Caledonia 1 2013
=104 Kyrgyzstan 1 2013
=104 Zambia 1 2013
=104 Iceland 1 2013
=104 Kuwait 1 2013
=104 Malta 1 2013
=104 Burundi 1 2013
=104 Djibouti 1 2013
=104 Uruguay 1 2013
=104 Guinea-Bissau 1 2013
=104 Belarus 1 2013
=104 Brunei 1 2013
=104 Mozambique 1 2013
=104 Latvia 1 2013
=104 Austria 1 2013
=104 Mali 1 2013
=104 Cote d'Ivoire 1 2013
=104 Lesotho 1 2013
=104 Equatorial Guinea 1 2013
=104 British Indian Ocean Territory 1 2013
=104 Macau 1 2013
=104 Gabon 1 2013
=104 Slovenia 1 2013
=104 Cape Verde 1 2013
=104 Ghana 1 2013
=104 The Gambia 1 2013
=104 Trinidad and Tobago 1 2013
=104 Papua New Guinea 1 2013
=104 Suriname 1 2013
=104 Maldives 1 2013
=104 Nepal 1 2013
=104 Fiji 1 2013
=104 Lebanon 1 2013
=104 Moldova 1 2013
=104 Georgia 1 2013
=104 Sierra Leone 1 2013
=104 Hong Kong 1 2013
=104 Rwanda 1 2013
=104 El Salvador 1 2013
=104 Ireland 1 2013
=104 American Samoa 1 2013
=104 Luxembourg 1 2013
=104 Panama 1 2013
=104 Guinea 1 2013
=104 Barbados 1 2013
=104 Mauritius 1 2013
=104 Virgin Islands 1 2013
=104 Malawi 1 2013
=104 Gaza Strip 1 2013
=104 Madagascar 1 2013
=104 Liberia 1 2013
=104 Burkina Faso 1 2013
=104 Swaziland 1 2013
=104 Turkmenistan 1 2013
=104 Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 1 2013
=104 Norway 1 2012
=104 Saint Helena 1 2010

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