November 06, 2020

In the Top 10 Longest Airport Runways

Hamad International Airport has one of the longest runways in the world.

At 4,850m (15,910ft) long, the runway at Hamad International Airport is ranked 8th longest (paved) runway in the world. The longest paved runway is located at China's Qamdo Bamda Airport. The Chinese runway is measured at a whopping 5,500 m (18,045 ft) long.

Qatar has two parallel runways to enable simultaneous take-offs and landing. The second runway measures 4,250m (13,940ft) long.

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Published: February 19, 2020
Last updated: November 06, 2020