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
RANKED: The 10 best airports in Asia
Stamford Advocate - 5/2/2016 11:18:56 PM
However, Changi isn't the only world class facility of its kind in Asia — which is why Skytrax has released its list of the 10 best airports in Asia. The Skytrax annual rankings are based on the impressions of over 13 million flyers from 106 countries.
Arab Gulf countries emerge as the world’s aerostates
Ya Libnan - 5/1/2016 3:06:12 PM
No wonder its new mega-airport is named “World Central.” Qatar Airways A380 plane ... The United States has signed nearly identical market-opening agreements with about 120 countries since 1992. Over two decades, open skies had become the lodestar ...
How IGI Airport moved from 101 rank to world's best
Economic Times - 5/2/2016 11:58:54 AM
Also, the IGI handles the highest passenger and cargo volumes in the country. It serves 120 destinations ... In 2007, it figured among the worst airports in terms of Airport Service Quality (ASQ). "Now, it ranks as world's No. 1, a spot that it has held ...
Asia Looks To Airport Cities For 'Competitive Success'
Forbes - 4/30/2016 12:12:36 AM
Although, according to Kasarda, there is an inherent difference between how Asian and Western countries view and engage ... with a busy airport, one of the largest high-speed rail stations in the world, a budding central business district, as well as ...
Healing after terror: Brussels Airport departure lounge reopens
CNN - 5/1/2016 3:41:59 PM
"For many of them it will be a difficult moment, but they can count on the support of our large airport family," he said. Feist noted that in the immediate few months, "It will be very important to rebuild the image of our country abroad." The airport is ...
Vienna International Airport: matching its peers. A vital east-west hub
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 5/2/2016 6:08:09 AM
A constitutional law that same year declared the country's ‘perpetual ... that Vienna is one of the world's top destinations for international congresses and conventions, with 200 events each year. Vienna International Airport competes with German ...
Orthodox Christians across the world celebrate Easter
cruxnow.com - 5/1/2016 4:03:28 PM
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — With “Holy Fire,” fireworks and solemn Masses, Orthodox Christians around the world celebrated ... welcomed at Athens airport with the honors due a visiting foreign head of state, before taken across the country by plane so ...
Kuwait- MoI, global firms eye deal to maintain airport security
MENAFN - 5/2/2016 8:59:56 AM
On the other hand, the British minister praised the level of performance reached by the Kuwait security agencies, especially in regard to airport security, indicating that, his country is ready ... counterparts all over the world, in celebrating Easter.
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 4:04:23 PM
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 ...
Brussels Reopens Airport Departure Hall
Aero-News Network - 5/3/2016 9:13:04 AM
Brussels Airport not only is the second most important center of economic growth with 20,000 jobs, we also connect Belgium with the rest of the world and are often regarded worldwide as a symbol of our country. That we are returning to an almost normal ...
Cyndi Lauper on Her Country Album, Donald Trump, Hanging With Lady Gaga
Rolling Stone - 5/2/2016 4:02:17 PM
Do you think it's gotten any better? Oh, come on! Look at what's happening in the world! Give me this day my daily break! Look at politics. When Hillary was first running, I saw in an airport store a fucking nutcracker with Hillary and her legs as the ...
State, nation & world briefs: 1-year-old fatally struck by mother’s car in Houston
Your Houston News - 5/1/2016 6:52:17 AM
“The hope is we can make some progress, but the UN Security Council Resolution calls for a full country, countrywide, cessation and also for all of the country to be accessible to humanitarian assistance. Obviously that hasn’t happened and isn’t ...
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 ...
Airports, made for all but passengers
Deccan Herald - 5/1/2016 7:16:44 PM
The lighting is brighter than at a World Series night game ... to work within limitations imposed by the Federal Aviation Administration (or a country’s equivalent), an airport’s city, environmental laws, and other agencies involved with the zoning ...
Does Fraport Provide An Interesting Opportunity To Invest In A Major European Airport?
Seeking Alpha - 4/28/2016 12:39:26 PM
A lot of Europeans do have to connect in Frankfurt, as it's one of the larger connection points with the world. From the Frankfurt airport, one can fly to almost 300 destinations in 98 countries with almost 100 different airline companies, so there's ...