Ralgha From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 1614 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 20231 times:
If you're averaging only airports with commercial traffic, then the above posts are probably fairly accurate. However, if you are wondering what the true average is, it is much less. At a wild guess, I would say most runways are between 1 and 4 thousand feet long, which is less than a mile.