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, 2014See also: Airports map
TSA woes could lead to more line delays at OKC airport
Oklahoma News - 5/25/2016 2:41:55 AM
Memorial Day weekend is still days away, but the summer travel crunch, aggravated by Transportation Security Administration budget cuts and ever tightening security, already is bubbling up at Will Rogers World ... At airports across the country, the ...
World Humanitarian Summit Kicks off in Turkey & Somalia President Delivers Speech
Quadrangle - 5/24/2016 6:20:50 PM
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan noted Monday at the first World Humanitarian Summit that his country had spent "over 10 billion ... Lawmakers to address security delays at Newark airport They depend on efficiency and a job well done in order to ...
U.S. airports still understaffed for peak travel: TSA head
Win 98.5 - 5/25/2016 12:00:15 PM
TSA wants to encourage airports to automate the movement of bins for carry-on bags at checkpoints. A test of the technology - already in use in Europe - started this week in Atlanta, the world's busiest airport. It also is working with software companies ...
Malaysia Airports expects new aviation hub to increase tourist traffic
marketing-interactive.com - 5/25/2016 4:29:17 AM
This is part of its five-year business plan, Runway to Success 2020, to elevate the country to developed-nation status and transport the national airport into a world-class airport city and tourist destination. According to a release sent by Malaysia ...
TSA Airport Wait Times: The One Big Reason Why Lines Are Getting Longer At Security Checkpoints
International Business Times - 5/25/2016 1:33:19 PM
As airport security lines around the country have grown unmanageable ... and the agency plans to install automated bin systems like those in place in airports around the world so that TSA employees don’t have to spend their time wrangling containers.
World leaders line up in Japan on G7 Summit eve
The Tribune India - 5/25/2016 8:07:01 PM
Britain’s David Cameron, whose country’s referendum next month on continued membership of the European Union was likely to figure prominently on the summit agenda, arrived late afternoon at the main international airport ... of the world’s first ...
Zika risk: Airport, hospitals, port focus on preventing mosquito breeding
The Indian Express - 5/25/2016 8:35:39 PM
As Zika virus pandemic spreads in 60 countries and World Health Organization (WHO) calls on other countries to remain prepared, with no known treatment mechanism in place, hospitals, airport and port in Mumbai are focusing on just one control — removal ...
Biggest Airport Myths You Shouldn’t Believe
GoBankingRates - 5/25/2016 8:54:08 AM
Myth 4: You Can Only Bring One or Two Bottles of Wine Through Customs Many people believe that there is a limit on the amount of alcohol that can be brought into the U.S. when arriving from another country ... world. “It’s a shame that American ...
Global community impressed by Expo plans
Emirates247 - 5/25/2016 5:55:11 AM
The Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Preparatory Committee, led by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Preparatory Committee and Chairman of Dubai Airports ... 180 countries. For the first time in the history of World Expos ...
Vegas or Bust: World Series of Poker Tips
The Huffington Post - 5/24/2016 4:30:28 AM
as pros and amateurs alike converge on Las Vegas for what is by far the world's biggest poker tournament series. I also leave a week from today, though I won't arrive in Vegas until next weekend. We're loading up the van and driving cross-country ...
Global Smart Airports Market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 5.74% over 2015-2019
Empowered News - 5/25/2016 12:57:31 PM
ResearchMoz added Latest Research Report titled " Global Smart Airports Market 2015-2019 ... What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors? ResearchMoz is the world’s fastest growing collection of market research reports worldwide.
Lawmakers address security delays at Newark Liberty airport
The Morning Call - 5/24/2016 1:45:50 AM
"No person traveling in this country should be subjected to the wait times and the things they've been going through in order to travel," Payne said, adding that even though he lives a few miles from the airport he has considered flying out of a different ...
US Airport Security Chief Removed Amid Furore
gosporttimes.com - 5/25/2016 11:05:58 PM
But much harder to explain was the $90,000 bonus given to Hoggan following a scathing report by Department of Homeland Security Inspector General John Roth that detailed numerous security failures at airports around the country. Neffenger an incident in ...
TSA head pays the price for long lines at airport security
You Don't Know Football - 5/25/2016 12:21:44 PM
Look no further than Canada and nearly every single European country, which all use private airport screeners. We also have revisited our security protocols. And in the real world, the results with actual air travelers were similar. The worst part is that ...
State Employees: Stone Your Feudal Governors And Say No To $3.2 Billion World Bank Money By Bayo Oluwasanmi
Sahara Reporters - 5/23/2016 1:50:00 PM
What back up do they have in a country without social safety nets like unemployment ... For example, some governors in their warped judgment and misplaced priority believe building airports are more important than paying workers' salaries.