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  Field Listing - Airports


Country
Airports
Afghanistan 46 (2006)
Albania 11 (2006)
Algeria 142 (2006)
American Samoa 3 (2006)
Angola 244 (2006)
Anguilla 3 (2006)
Antarctica 20
note: there are no developed public access airports or landing facilities; 28 stations or remote field locations, operated by 11 National Antarctic Programs from nations party to the Antarctic Treaty, have restricted aircraft landing facilities comprising a total of 11 runways and 22 skiways for fixed-wing aircraft; some stations have both runways and skiways; commercial enterprises operate two aircraft landing facilities at one station; helicopter pads are available at all 37 year-round and 15 seasonal stations operated by National Antarctic Programs; the 11 runways are suitable for wheeled, fixed-wing aircraft: three are gravel, four blue-ice, two sea-ice and two compacted snow; of these, five are 3 km in length, two are between 2 km and 3 km in length, three are between 1 km and 2 km in length and one is less than 1 km in length; the 22 snow surface skiways are limited to use by ski-equipped, fixed-wing aircraft; of these, three are equal to or greater than 3 km in length, one is between 2 km and 3 km in length, nine are between 1 km and 2 km in length, five are less than 1 km in length, and four are of unknown or variable length; snow surface skiways are generally prepared and maintained during specific periods only and during summer; all aircraft landing facilities subject to severe restrictions and limitations resulting from extreme seasonal and geographic conditions; aircraft landing facilities do not meet ICAO standards; advance approval from the respective governmental or nongovernmental operating organization required for using their facilities; landed aircraft are subject to inspection in accordance with Article 7, Antarctic Treaty; guidelines for the operation of aircraft near concentrations of birds in Antarctica were adopted in 2004; relevant legal instruments and authorization procedures adopted by states party to the Antarctic Treaty regulating access to the Antarctic Treaty area, that is to all areas between 60 and 90 degrees of latitude South, have to be complied with (see information under "Legal System"); an Antarctic Flight Information Manual (AFIM) providing up-to-date details of Antarctic air facilities and procedures is maintained and published by the Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (2006)
Antigua and Barbuda 3 (2006)
Argentina 1,381 (2006)
Armenia 13 (2006)
Aruba 1 (2006)
Australia 455 (2006)
Austria 55 (2006)
Azerbaijan 36 (2006)
Bahamas, The 64 (2006)
Bahrain 3 (2006)
Baker Island one abandoned World War II runway of 1,665 m covered with vegetation and unusable (2006)
Bangladesh 16 (2006)
Barbados 1 (2006)
Belarus 86 (2006)
Belgium 43 (2006)
Belize 43 (2006)
Benin 5 (2006)
Bermuda 1 (2006)
Bhutan 2 (2006)
Bolivia 1,084 (2006)
Bosnia and Herzegovina 28 (2006)
Botswana 85 (2006)
Brazil 4,276 (2006)
British Indian Ocean Territory 1 (2006)
British Virgin Islands 3 (2006)
Brunei 2 (2006)
Bulgaria 217 (2006)
Burkina Faso 34 (2006)
Burma 85 (2006)
Burundi 8 (2006)
Cambodia 20 (2006)
Cameroon 47 (2006)
Canada 1,337 (2006)
Cape Verde 7 (2006)
Cayman Islands 3 (2006)
Central African Republic 50 (2006)
Chad 52 (2006)
Chile 363 (2006)
China 486 (2006)
Christmas Island 1 (2006)
Cocos (Keeling) Islands 1 (2006)
Colombia 984 (2006)
Comoros 4 (2006)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 234 (2006)
Congo, Republic of the 32 (2006)
Cook Islands 9 (2006)
Costa Rica 157 (2006)
Cote d'Ivoire 35 (2006)
Croatia 68 (2006)
Cuba 170 (2006)
Cyprus 16 (2006)
Czech Republic 121 (2006)
Denmark 92 (2006)
Djibouti 13 (2006)
Dominica 2 (2006)
Dominican Republic 33 (2006)
East Timor 8 (2006)
Ecuador 359 (2006)
Egypt 88 (2006)
El Salvador 75 (2006)
Equatorial Guinea 4 (2006)
Eritrea 17 (2006)
Estonia 24 (2006)
Ethiopia 84 (2006)
Europa Island 1 (2006)
European Union 3,115 (2006)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 5 (2006)
Faroe Islands 1 (2006)
Fiji 28 (2006)
Finland 148 (2006)
France 477 (2006)
French Guiana 11 (2006)
French Polynesia 51 (2006)
Gabon 56 (2006)
Gambia, The 1 (2006)
Gaza Strip 2
note: includes Gaza International Airport closed since its runway was destroyed by the Israeli Defense Forces in December 2001 (2006)
Georgia 23 (2006)
Germany 554 (2006)
Ghana 12 (2006)
Gibraltar 1 (2006)
Glorioso Islands 1 (2006)
Greece 82 (2006)
Greenland 14 (2006)
Grenada 3 (2006)
Guadeloupe 9 (2006)
Guam 5 (2006)
Guatemala 450 (2006)
Guernsey 2 (one on Alderney) (2006)
Guinea 16 (2006)
Guinea-Bissau 28 (2006)
Guyana 90 (2006)
Haiti 12 (2006)
Honduras 116 (2006)
Hong Kong 3 (2006)
Howland Island one airstrip constructed in 1937 for scheduled refueling stop on the round-the-world flight of Amelia EARHART and Fred NOONAN - they left Lae, New Guinea, for Howland Island, but were never seen again; the airstrip is no longer serviceable (2006)
Hungary 46 (2006)
Iceland 98 (2006)
Iles Eparses 4 (2006)
India 341 (2006)
Indonesia 662 (2006)
Iran 321 (2006)
Iraq 110 (2006)
Ireland 36 (2006)
Isle of Man 1 (2006)
Israel 53 (2006)
Italy 133 (2006)
Jamaica 35 (2006)
Jan Mayen 1 (2006)
Japan 175 (2006)
Jersey 1 (2006)
Johnston Atoll 1
note: non-operational (2006)
Jordan 17 (2006)
Juan de Nova Island 1 (2006)
Kazakhstan 150 (2006)
Kenya 225 (2006)
Kingman Reef lagoon was used as a halfway station between Hawaii and American Samoa by Pan American Airways for flying boats in 1937 and 1938 (2006)
Kiribati 19 (2006)
Korea, North 77 (2006)
Korea, South 107 (2006)
Kuwait 7 (2006)
Kyrgyzstan 37 (2006)
Laos 44 (2006)
Latvia 46 (2006)
Lebanon 7 (2006)
Lesotho 28 (2006)
Liberia 53 (2006)
Libya 141 (2006)
Lithuania 91 (2006)
Luxembourg 2 (2006)
Macau 1 (2006)
Macedonia 17 (2006)
Madagascar 116 (2006)
Malawi 42 (2006)
Malaysia 117 (2006)
Maldives 5 (2006)
Mali 29 (2006)
Malta 1 (2006)
Marshall Islands 15 (2006)
Martinique 2 (2006)
Mauritania 25 (2006)
Mauritius 6 (2006)
Mayotte 1 (2006)
Mexico 1,839 (2006)
Micronesia, Federated States of 6 (2006)
Midway Islands 3; note - only one operational (2006)
Moldova 12 (2006)
Mongolia 44 (2006)
Montenegro 5 (2006)
Montserrat 2 (2006)
Morocco 60 (2006)
Mozambique 158 (2006)
Namibia 137 (2006)
Nauru 1 (2006)
Nepal 48 (2006)
Netherlands 27 (2006)
Netherlands Antilles 5 (2006)
New Caledonia 25 (2006)
New Zealand 118 (2006)
Nicaragua 176 (2006)
Niger 28 (2006)
Nigeria 69 (2006)
Niue 1 (2006)
Norfolk Island 1 (2006)
Northern Mariana Islands 5 (2006)
Norway 99 (2006)
Oman 137 (2006)
Pakistan 139 (2006)
Palau 3 (2006)
Palmyra Atoll 1 (2006)
Panama 117 (2006)
Papua New Guinea 582 (2006)
Paracel Islands 1 (2006)
Paraguay 881 (2006)
Peru 268 (2006)
Philippines 256 (2006)
Poland 122 (2006)
Portugal 66 (2006)
Puerto Rico 30 (2006)
Qatar 5 (2006)
Reunion 2 (2006)
Romania 61 (2006)
Russia 1,623 (2006)
Rwanda 9 (2006)
Saint Helena 1
note: Wideawake Field on Ascension Island (2006)
Saint Kitts and Nevis 2 (2006)
Saint Lucia 2 (2006)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 2 (2006)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6 (2006)
Samoa 4 (2006)
Sao Tome and Principe 2 (2006)
Saudi Arabia 208 (2006)
Senegal 20 (2006)
Serbia 39 (2006)
Seychelles 15 (2006)
Sierra Leone 10 (2006)
Singapore 9 (2006)
Slovakia 36 (2006)
Slovenia 14 (2006)
Solomon Islands 35 (2006)
Somalia 65 (2006)
South Africa 731 (2006)
Spain 157 (2006)
Spratly Islands 3 (2006)
Sri Lanka 16 (2006)
Sudan 88 (2006)
Suriname 47 (2006)
Svalbard 4 (2006)
Swaziland 18 (2006)
Sweden 255 (2006)
Switzerland 65 (2006)
Syria 92 (2006)
Taiwan 42 (2006)
Tajikistan 40 (2006)
Tanzania 124 (2006)
Thailand 108 (2006)
Togo 9 (2006)
Tonga 6 (2006)
Trinidad and Tobago 6 (2006)
Tromelin Island 1 (2006)
Tunisia 30 (2006)
Turkey 117 (2006)
Turkmenistan 29 (2006)
Turks and Caicos Islands 8 (2006)
Tuvalu 1 (2006)
Uganda 31 (2006)
Ukraine 499 (2006)
United Arab Emirates 37 (2006)
United Kingdom 471 (2006)
United States 14,858 (2006)
United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges Baker Island: one abandoned World War II runway of 1,665 m covered with vegetation and unusable
Howland Island: airstrip constructed in 1937 for scheduled refueling stop on the round-the-world flight of Amelia EARHART and Fred NOONAN; the aviators left Lae, New Guinea, for Howland Island but were never seen again; the airstrip is no longer serviceable
Johnston Atoll: 1 - closed and not maintained
Kingman Reef: lagoon was used as a halfway station between Hawaii and American Samoa by Pan American Airways for flying boats in 1937 and 1938
Midway Islands: 3 - one operational (2,409 m paved); no fuel for sale except emergencies
Palmyra Atoll: 1 - 1,846 m unpaved runway; privately owned (2006)
Uruguay 64 (2006)
Uzbekistan 61 (2006)
Vanuatu 31 (2006)
Venezuela 375 (2006)
Vietnam 32 (2006)
Virgin Islands 2 (2006)
Wake Island 1 (2006)
Wallis and Futuna 2 (2006)
West Bank 3 (2006)
Western Sahara 11 (2006)
World 49,024 (2006)
Yemen 46 (2006)
Zambia 111 (2006)
Zimbabwe 403 (2006)

This page was last updated on 17 October, 2006


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