First occupied by Gala Amusement Park, the site was turned into a 105-acre private flying field in 1929. Ground was broken on September 9, 1937 for a new airport, which was built jointly by the City of New York and the Federal Works Progress Administration.
New York City Municipal Airport was dedicated on October 15, 1939. On November 2, 1939, the name was changed to New York Municipal ...
Manas, the international airport at Bishkek (named after the mythical national hero), was modernised in 1988 to make it one of the most modern commercial airport in Central Asia. Manas International Airport has about five commercial flights per day.
Manas has a 13,800-foot long runway, built for Soviet bombers. There is room for four C-17 or C-5 cargo planes to park along the taxiway. T...
RAF Manston was an RAF station in the north-east of Kent, at grid reference TR334663 on the Isle of Thanet from 1916 until 1996. The site is now split between a commercial airport Kent International Airport (KIA) and a continuing military use by the Defence Fire Training and Development Centre (DFTDC), following on from a long standing training facility for RAF firefighters at the Manston base....
Juancho E. Yrausquin is the only airport on the Caribbean island of Saba, in the Netherlands Antilles. It is well known among experienced fliers for the way in which airplanes must approach or take off from the airport. The runway at Saba's airport is just 400 meters (1,312 feet) long that leaves no room for any mistake when one lands there, as at each end of the runway there is a sheer drop in...
Sapporo Okadama Airport is located in the northeastern area of Hokkaido's capital city of Sapporo. The Defense Agency is the founder and administrator of Sapporo airport. It has been used by commercial airplanes since its designation as a public airport in 1961.
This airport is also used as a base station for small airplanes that play an active role in the local area.
Eugenio María de Hostos Airport (IATA: MAZ, ICAO: TJMZ, FAA LID: MAZ) is a small public airport located four miles north of the central business district of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. The airport, named after the celebrated Mayagüez native Eugenio Maria de Hostos, covers 172 acres and has one runway. It offers limited commercial service, subsidized by the Essential Air Service program.
Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport (IATA: VQS, ICAO: TJVQ, FAA LID: VQS) is a small commercial air facility on the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico. Because a large amount of Vieques' yearly revenue comes from the tourism industry, this small airport plays an important part in Vieques' economic outlook.
The airport has been for decades the hub of Vieques Air Link, and also a landing ...
The seaplane airport north of Anchorage International Airport is said to be the world´s busiest seaplane port.
There is one seaplane taking off (already posted here) plus dozens of seaplanes parked in the northern and north-eastern part of the lake as well as on solid ground to the south-west
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