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
International airports to get thermal scanners to check for Ebola
Firstpost - 11/21/2014 3:26:55 AM
New Delhi: The health ministry plans to set up 24 new thermal scanner equipment at international airports in the country to check the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), a official said on Thursday. "Presently, there are 18 scanners at the international ...
PHL International Airport one of worst weather-delayed airports, says report
The Business Journal - 11/21/2014 8:56:12 AM
The Philadelphia International Airport is one of the worst weather-delayed airports in the country, according to a new report. Weather.com says that during a 12-month period that ended July 2014, about 46 percent of the airport's delays were weather-related.
New Striker Airport Fire Vehicles for Bolivia
Airports International - 11/21/2014 10:00:37 AM
Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, has announced that Servicios Aeroportuarios Bolivianos SA (SABSA), the airport administrator and operations company for the country of Bolivia ... vehicles will serve at Viru Viru International Airport in Santa Cruz; J ...
Mangalore International Airport to get scanner to detect Ebola
Times of India - 11/21/2014 1:39:33 AM
It could be one of the six more thermal scanners that the Union health ministry plans to set up at international airports in the country. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) sent a requisition in this regard to the ministry around three days ago ...
Ebola in India: 24 new thermal scanners to be arranged at international airports
THE Health Site - 11/20/2014 8:00:07 AM
New Delhi, Nov 20: A day after announcing that international airports across the country will soon have arrangements similar to Delhi airport, where a 26-year old Indian was tested positive for Ebola, the health ministry proposed a plan to set up 24 new ...
Fresh Ebola Alert At Seven Indian Airports, Days After Man Is Quarantined In New Delhi
International Business Times - 11/21/2014 7:23:08 AM
Seven Indian airports have been placed on an Ebola virus alert on Friday, just days after a passenger from Liberia was quarantined at New Delhi International airport ... in place at 18 other airports in the country. Airports at Varanasi in northern ...
International airport status plan for Labuan
The Rakyat Post - 11/21/2014 5:42:55 AM
The Ministry of Transport will accord international status to Labuan Airport if there are international aviation ... to improve the air connectivity between Malaysia and neighbouring countries. Yussof said it is imperative to focus on tourism to boost ...
24 thermal scanners for all International airports for Ebola contagion
Orissa Diary - 11/21/2014 3:12:36 AM
New Delhi: The Health Ministry plans to set up 24 thermal scanners equipment at all the international airports in country from the current 18 scanners to check the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), said Dr. Panda, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Health ...
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 ... third-busiest airport in the world in 2012, it took home ...
Why hasn’t the U.S. closed its airports to travelers from Ebola-ravaged countries?
Washington Post - 10/2/2014 6:38:03 PM
CDC officials were dispatched to Newark Liberty International airport after a passenger on an incoming flight from Brussels began vomiting, NBC New York reported. Several African nations have restricted or banned air travel from Ebola-stricken countries ...
Male Airport: GMR Claims $803 Mn For Scrapping Deal
freepressjournal.in - 11/22/2014 12:48:15 AM
from the Maldivian government for ‘wrongfully’ terminating the international airport contract in that country’s capital. According to filing with bourses, the Indian infra major said, in addition to that, a plea for award of further damages for loss ...
Passengers from Ebola-stricken countries to use five U.S. airports
Los Angeles Times - 10/22/2014 5:21:14 AM
... Airport or Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Johnson said. Those airports already receive about 94% of travelers coming to the U.S. from the three West African countries. There are currently no direct flights from those countries into ...
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 ...
Malta International Airport hits 4 million passenger milestone
Times of Malta - 11/21/2014 2:39:48 PM
"Our country is developing into an even more important hub ... For the period ending September, European airports reported a growth of 6.4 per cent while the Malta International Airport registered an increase of 7.2 per cent. These accomplishments were ...
World's most beautiful airports
USA Today - 4/7/2013 4:28:56 PM
As the gateway to a city or country, airports are often striking works of architecture. Here are ten of the best from around the world. John F. Kennedy Airport, New York ... it's also beautiful. Terminal 4's architectural highlights include colorful ...