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
Dissecting the state of Nigerian airports
guardian.ng - 9/24/2016 3:01:52 AM
In all of her experience of working with international organisations and traveling across the world, she had never seen anything like it – an airport in darkness in a country that is not at war. With the aid of torchlights in the hands of airport ...
Air show displays North Korea’s flight skills, new airport
The Seattle Times - 9/23/2016 7:30:53 PM
North Korean pilots are believed to get less flying time than military pilots in many other countries because of the scarcity of jet fuel — though the levels of skill at the air show were typical of such displays elsewhere. The airport — officially ...
Nigeria: Sanusi - Nigerian Airlines Have World's Lowest Aircraft Utilisation
AllAfrica - 9/24/2016 11:37:16 AM
Some of these taxes are remitted to ECOWAS countries for the development of the ports ... Concession will also attract more airlines to come to the airport, as observed all over the world. This is because that is the only way they will make money.
Equatorial Guinea is the Weirdest Country in the World
leeabbamonte.com - 9/23/2016 4:39:06 PM
When I say Equatorial Guinea is the weirdest country in the world, what do I mean ... Locals call it Malabo 2. The road from the airport passes through it and the buildings are massive, ultra modern, opulent and empty. There is zero need for these buildings.
UN Calls For Stepped Up Security at Airports
news18.com - 9/24/2016 8:02:31 AM
And it called on all countries to tighten security at airport buildings, share information about possible ... which adds up to 3.5 billion passengers per year plus "one-third of the world's trade by value" carried by planes. She stressed that "the ...
Moody staff, incomprehensible signs and a hub that's like a 'Third World country': Are these the most hated airports in the world?
Daily Mail - 4/22/2015 6:31:43 AM
The airport was once likened to a 'third world country' by U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden. The 2014 Guide to Sleeping at Airports named the Pakistan airport as the very worst after tourists were asked to rate their airport experiences based on comfort ...
The World's Shortest International Flight Is Quicker Than an Airport Security Line
Conde Nast Traveler - 9/23/2016 4:39:06 PM
The 12.5-mile route crosses a scenic lake and a border between countries in under ten minutes. You might ask yourself: Why would anyone fly 12.5 miles? Isn't that like a quick jet trip to the grocery store? But this is the world we live in: When it ...
The world's busiest airport is ....
CNN - 9/9/2016 11:04:56 AM
director general of ACI World. ACI's figures and percentages from the annual report are based on data from more than 2,300 airports in 160 countries worldwide. Dubai handled most international traffic in 2015 The international airport to watch is Dubai.
Arthur D. Little World Airport Report 2016
Air Transport World - 8/25/2016 6:25:04 PM
... D Little World Airport Report mirror the fortunes of the world’s six key economic regions, with poor performance among Brazilian airports reflecting the economic downturn in that country, for example. Brazil’s economic backslide in turn hit the ...
Oldest Airports In The World
worldatlas.com - 8/26/2016 5:19:27 PM
The oldest airports in the world include the College Park Airport in the United ... These airports also serve as historical landmarks in their respective countries, and represent advancements in air travel technology.
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 11:16:08 AM
In a speech on American infrastructure Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden said that compared to airports like Hong Kong International, New York's LaGuardia feels like a "third world country." In January, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called LaGuardia and ...
The World's Most Delayed Airports
Forbes - 1/22/2010 7:56:34 PM
Traveling to India and China? Pack your patience. Airports in those countries top our third annual list of The World’s Most Delayed Airports. Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport takes the prize for the airport with the least timely arrivals ...
What Are the Worst Airports in the World?
priceonomics.com - 8/27/2015 11:56:32 PM
These reviews -- which come from citizens of over 100 different countries -- include ratings ... By Skytrax user reviews, Dalaman Airport (located in Dalaman, Turkey) comes out as the world’s worst major airport. Many users complain about the ...
Trump calls LGA a 'Third World' airport
New York Daily News - 4/17/2011 2:16:10 PM
"You land your plane at LaGuardia Airport, you go to LaGuardia Airport, it's like a Third World airport," Trump scoffed on ... to improve its infrastructure while America lagged. "This country is a laughingstock throughout the world. It's being ripped ...