Definition: This entry gives the total number of airports or airfields recognizable from the air. The runway(s) may be paved (concrete or asphalt surfaces) or unpaved (grass, earth, sand, or gravel surfaces) but may include closed or abandoned installations. Airports or airfields that are no longer recognizable (overgrown, no facilities, etc.) are not included. Note that not all airports have accommodations for refueling, maintenance, or air traffic control.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Airports map
Coming Soon To PDX International Airport: The Country Cat
Eater Portland - 3/27/2015 8:57:05 AM
The new outlet features 120 seats, a grab and go market and all the fried chicken you can swallow before you catch your flight. Jackie Sappington says the new spot will seat 120—more than doubling the comfort food joint's Montavilla flagship—and will ...
Fast facts about the world’s busiest airports
Euronews - 3/28/2015 1:46:24 AM
The airport serves 150 US destinations and more than 75 international destinations in 50 countries. -Hartsfield-Jackson boasts the tallest air traffic tower in North America (398 feet, 121 meters) and the fourth tallest in the world. -Atlanta is within a ...
Bhutan's Paro airport's fate in limbo: IAF may relocate
Economic Times - 3/27/2015 8:09:58 PM
Paro International Airport in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan ... Indian tourism hubs like Guwahati and Siliguri and we have an open border between the two countries," said tourism consultant R Basu. Paro airport offers convenient passage for both inbound ...
TSA support grows as airport considers firing agency
Orlando Sentinel - 3/28/2015 2:50:50 AM
With a key committee about to meet, opposition is growing to the notion of replacing the Transportation Security Administration force at Orlando International Airport with privately ... He was out of the country and could not be reached by phone.
World Watch: News Digest
Wall Street Journal - 3/27/2015 8:52:55 PM
The move comes as city halls and townships across the country struggle to repay trillions of dollars of debts racked up in the past few years to finance highways, airports and other ... an annual gathering of world political and business leaders in the ...
Thai airlines face ban on new flights amid international safety concerns
Mashable - 3/27/2015 2:47:51 PM
Audits assess a country's overall ability to ensure aviation safety ... NokScoot was planning to start flights to Seoul's Incheon International Airport in May. He said flights currently operating between Thailand and South Korea will not be affected.
Australia Bars 230 Suspected Terrorist Fighters From Leaving Country
International Business Times - 3/26/2015 8:22:29 AM
Australia had immediately enacted measures to further prevent the menace from getting into the country. It also implemented a ... were intercepted by law enforcers at the Sydney International Airport on March 8. They were bound for Turkey.
UAE switches off for Earth Hour tonight: Moonlit yoga to world record attempt
Emirates247 - 3/28/2015 4:45:22 AM
The campaign, organised by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), spans 7,000 cities and 152 countries, becoming the world’s largest ... Conservation takes flight Dubai Airports’ 24-day switch-off in the run-up to the Earth Hour on March 28th is expected ...
Cyclone-hit Vanuatu's International Airport To Reopen Tuesday
Realtime Business News - 3/17/2015 4:08:18 AM
Four days after the country was hit by Cyclone Pam, Vanuatu's international airport - Bauerfield International airport - will reopen for commercial flights on Tuesday. Also, several ships carrying relief items departed for Vanuatu from Fiji, UNICEF ...
The World This Week: Yes, It’s Complicated
Fair Observer - 3/28/2015 4:52:31 AM
Shiite Houthi rebels seized Aden airport and tightened their grip on the ... which is projected to become the world’s 13th largest by 2050. Unfortunately, the country faces strong centrifugal forces as it is roughly divided along ethno religious lines ...
Separate structure for cargo at airport
Times of India - 3/27/2015 10:47:27 PM
TRICHY: To protect and stock the goods meant for export, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has began construction of a huge canopy in front of the cargo complex at the Trichy International ... With most countries going in for strict quality checks ...
As Houthis rebels advance on Aden, Yemeni president flees by boat
Catholic Online - 3/27/2015 8:17:08 PM
The militant factions swept into the country's south and drove Yemeni President Abed ... A journalist at the scene in the Sanaa neighborhood near the international airport saw people searching for loved ones in the debris of flattened homes.
Athens International Airport to Participate in Earth Hour
Greek Reporter Greece - 3/27/2015 4:06:35 PM
In addition, AIA encourages all airport personnel to participate in Earth Hour by reducing or turning off the lights in the house. Other major Greek and international enterprises operating in the country such as Leroy Merlin, Factory Outlet, Kotsovolos ...
Airport Bathrooms Will Drain Your Soul
The Huffington Post - 3/27/2015 4:03:36 AM
Airport bathrooms were designed by evil people ... Many locations and homes in our own country still use outhouses. I recognize my comic rants as First World problems, and I'm grateful for indoor plumbing. Now, onto the next adventure.
Chinese Woman Tourist Arrested from Kathmandu Airport
The New Indian Express - 3/27/2015 7:02:34 AM
KATHMANDU: A Chinese female tourist, a frequent visitor to Nepal, has been nabbed from the Tribhuvan International ... the security chief at the airport. The illegal currencies, which Ying was apparently smuggling to her country, were found hidden inside ...