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
Examiner - 10/31/2014 6:53:46 PM
is the leading global awards for the World's Best Airports, voted by travelers from over 160 countries in the largest airport customer satisfaction survey.According to a March 27, report by CNN,... $10 for an airport lounge! Nassau, Bahamas' Graycliff ...
Kim orders changes to new airport to avoid ’copying’
Business Recorder - 11/1/2014 1:51:56 PM
SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has ordered changes to the design of Pyongyang's new international airport to reflect the country's socialist ideology after saying the layout looked like "a copy" of a foreign facility, state media reported Saturday.
The 10 Biggest Airports in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 11/1/2014 6:42:26 AM
Interestingly enough, the title of the world’s oldest airport is generally awarded to the College ... If you don’t believe me just take a look at our list on The 10 Most Expensive Countries to Fly To and see for yourself. In compiling our current ...
Shahjalal airport Asia’s ninth worst
en.prothom-alo.com - 10/31/2014 8:33:59 PM
Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, the country’s main global gateway, is the ninth worst airport in Asia, according to a recent survey. An organisation, Sleeping in Airports, conducted the survey titled ‘Worst Airports of 2014’ which also ...
Biden, who compared LaGuardia to 'Third World country,' touts improvement plans at NY airports
Fox Business - 10/20/2014 8:25:33 PM
Vice President Joe Biden, left, joined by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, speaks in a hangar of the Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, in New York, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, to discuss the need to improve New York's airports. Biden joined Cuomo as the ...
U.S. to Require Passengers From Ebola-Stricken Countries to Fly Into 5 Airports
Wall Street Journal - 10/21/2014 1:22:02 PM
“The advanced screening process currently in place at five major international airports provides an added layer of protection against Ebola entering our country,” Sen. Charles Schumer (D., N.Y.) said in a written statement. “The Department of ...
Cuomo confronts and pokes fun at Biden's LaGuardia Airport "third world" joke
CNN - 10/20/2014 6:45:20 PM
(CNN)-- Remember that time Vice President Joe Biden compared New York City's LaGuardia Airport to a "third world country"? Well, karma came back to Biden during an event with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Sitting side-by -side, the two men vowed to improve ...
Suspected Ebola patient causes panic at Lagos airport
Punch - 10/29/2014 11:21:00 PM
Passengers and other users of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos were on Wednesday thrown into panic as a suspected Ebola patient was flown into the country by Royal Air Maroc in the early hours of the day. The Moroccan airline arrived Lagos ...
Airport to get a roof in 3 months
Times of India - 11/1/2014 7:03:55 AM
Expressing his displeasure, he said, "Is this the way an international airport is built and run? We don't need to go outside the country to see good airports, you can now see them even in Hyderabad or Bangalore. How can those cities have such good airports ...
Airports, airlines disagree about raising ticket fees
USA Today - 10/28/2014 11:57:58 PM
Rundown airports gained unwanted attention this year. Vice President Joseph Biden compared New York's LaGuardia to a "third-world country." While airlines rely on airports, the dispute remains about how and where to pay for improvements. The contentious ...
Ebola Outbreak 2014 News: The Only 5 Airports that Allow People From Ebola-Hit Countries to Enter. Is your air terminal one of them?
crossmap.com - 10/22/2014 6:21:29 PM
especially on international airports. On Wednesday, October 22, The Department of Homeland Security will begin to limit the flights, which carry passengers from the aforementioned countries in West Africa. Only five airports will be designated to welcome ...
Joe Biden compares LaGuardia Airport to 'Third World country'
Metro International - 2/8/2014 6:21:28 AM
Vice President Joe Biden has some strong opinions about LaGuardia Airport in Queens, and he isn't afraid to share them. "If I blindfolded someone and took them at 2 in the morning into the airport in Hong Kong and said, 'Where do you think you are?
Automated Passport Control is Landing at Nassau's Lynden Pindling International Airport
Thebahamasweekly.com - 10/26/2014 1:13:07 AM
About Lynden Pindling International Airport Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) is The Bahamas' premier international gateway. The country's busiest airport served more than 3.2 million visitors in 2013 and safely handled more than 80,000 aircraft ...
Nigeria: Why FG Must Address Infrastructure Deficit in Nigerian Airports
AllAfrica - 10/31/2014 7:12:15 AM
The World Health Organisation (WHO ... no one should read any ulterior or political meaning to that initiative aimed at repositioning all the airports in the country. Let me also point that the remodelling of airports is a continuous process.