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
Ghana: Kumasi Airport Gets a Facelift
AllAfrica - 12/18/2014 3:33:40 PM
Otumfuor Osei Tutu II was full of praise for the rehabilitation of the Kumasi Airport to an international one and hoped it would go a long way to open up the region to more foreign trade investment links between Kumasi and other neighboring countries in ...
Local airlines push for 24 hour service at Kumasi airport
Ghana Web - 12/18/2014 5:53:51 AM
Domestic airlines operating in the country are calling on the Ghana Airport Company ... Kumasi Airport will close to air traffic by 10pm. A number of huge international airports including Melbourne and JFK airports operate 24 hours a day.
T.F. Green ranks among most affordable airports in U.S.
Providence Business News - 12/17/2014 4:46:27 PM
Logan International Airport in Boston was No. 76 for an average airfare price of $430; last year it was No. 88. Last month, T.F. Green Airport also was named one of the best airports in the country by Conde Nast Traveler.
Pakistani Taliban attack airport in Karachi, 27 dead
egyptindependent.com - 12/18/2014 3:40:50 PM
Taliban militants disguised as security forces stormed Pakistan's busiest airport on Sunday and at least 27 people were killed in a night-long battle at one of the country's most high-profile targets. The assault on Jinnah International Airport in Karachi ...
Tourism in Kerala bolstered by ETA-enabled visa on arrival facility
New Kerala - 12/17/2014 2:16:07 PM
Kerala has become the gateway to India for holidaymakers from 43 countries who can now get Tourist Visa on Arrival (TVoA) enabled with ETA (Electronic Travel Authorisation) at the Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi international airports. Effective from November ...
Why Beijing is Spending $13 Billion on a New Airport
The Wall Street Journal - 12/16/2014 12:15:37 PM
Beijing International Airport’s Terminal 3, a sprawling 10.6-million-square ... some analysts say the bigger problem lies in the fact that China’s military controls 80% of the country’s airspace, forcing civilian aircraft to operate in narrow corridors.
Minority firms welcome Tampa International Airport’s $120 million commitment
The Tampa Tribune - 12/15/2014 9:20:50 PM
TAMPA — As work gears up at Tampa International Airport on a massive expansion project expected ... leading to even bigger projects around the country, they say. While some contracts have already been finalized, more opportunities for minority firms ...
Nigerian airports can’t be the worst in Africa
The Sun - 12/17/2014 1:01:33 AM
For one thing, it bears restating that technically and aesthetically, all our international airports (which were named in the report) and many others around the country have improved dramatically in the past four years, under the country’s most ambitious ...
Why Kebbi built N17b airport, by DG
The Nation - 12/18/2014 1:14:41 AM
The Director–General of Sir Ahmadu Bello International Airport, Birnin Kebbi ... a hub for passengers and cargo from Abuja and Kebbi into neighbouring West African countries of Benin and Niger Republics. Dakingari said Kebbi State exported farm produce ...
Baggage handlers protest outside Nashville International Airport
WSMV - 12/16/2014 2:53:06 PM
Passengers at Nashville International Airport may have noticed a group ... Similar protests were planned at 16 other airports around the country. The union said it has been in negotiations with Southwest for a new contract since July of 2011 with little ...
Philadelphia International Airport Ranked Among Healthiest Airports in the Country
Philadelphia Magazine - 12/5/2014 11:38:33 AM
I have never thought of the Philadelphia International Airport as a healthy-food destination. I always eat before heading to the airport, but if my flight gets delayed and my stomach starts to growl, I usually see it as an excuse to eat my one Cinnabon of ...
Why Delhi does not need another airport
Rediff India Abroad - 12/18/2014 6:29:39 AM
Image: Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi. Photograph ... a particular corporate group than the benefit it could bring to ordinary citizens of the country. So instead of debating what has already been debated, I have a suggestion: Why ...
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 ...
Best new airport amenities in 2014
Asheville Homepages Citizen Times Social Media - 12/18/2014 6:43:58 AM
In July, Philadelphia International Airport partnered with a local fitness ... in September, more than 20 airports around the country teamed up to create the North American Airports Collectors Series of trading cards. Each card has an iconic image of ...
Holiday Travel Volumes Soar at Winnipeg’s Airport
ChrisD - 12/18/2014 11:30:18 AM
WINNIPEG — ‘Tis the season for the holiday bustle in airports across the country as jet-setters fly off to visit friends and loved ones for Christmas. At Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport, traffic volumes are increasing leading up to ...