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American Transportation statistics - How United States ranks Definitions Airports > With paved runways > 1,524 to 2,437 m: 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. Citation "United States Transport Stats", NationMaster. "United States Transport Stats, NationMaster." 1960-2013. 'United States Transport Stats, NationMaster', < [assessed 1960-2013] "United States Transport Stats", NationMaster [Internet]. 1960-2013. "United States Transport Stats", NationMaster.

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