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
1,400 Security Badges Lost, Stolen at Atlanta Airport
ABC News - 3/4/2015 9:24:22 AM
More than 1,400 security badges used by workers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport that offer ... though the TSA has refused to release statistics on missing airport badges across the country, citing security concerns.
Cancellations at Will Rogers' World Airport
KOKH FOX 25 - 3/4/2015 8:44:24 PM
There were a number of flight cancellations at Will Rogers' World Airport. "For travelers coming into and out ... when you throw in some snow in Oklahoma City and across the country you see the word 'canceled' on flight boards. "I'm actually on my third ...
Chinese fugitive nabbed at Airport
Fiji Live - 3/2/2015 10:09:41 AM
A Chinese fugitive wanted by authorities in China was stopped from leaving the country by Fiji Revenue Customs Authority (FRCA) at the Nadi International Airport in the weekend. The Chinese national, a known impostor in his country, had arrived into the ...
Brazen Corruption in Morocco’s Mohammed V International Airport
moroccoworldnews.com - 3/4/2015 7:39:59 PM
I was a victim of a corruption in Mohammed V International airport in Casablanca ... to stop the tears from dripping because of the corruption I witnessed in my home country.
DIA breaks record for international traffic in January
9News - 3/3/2015 9:21:23 PM
DENVER - Denver International Airport recorded its busiest January for international ... Denver currently offers nonstop service to 20 international destinations in nine countries – Germany, Iceland, the United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, the Dominican ...
Garuda Jets to Make World Top Ten Airport Busier: Southeast Asia
Bloomberg - 3/5/2015 10:56:14 AM
(Bloomberg) -- Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta airport, among the world’s 10 busiest by passenger traffic ... The president has called for reviews of the country’s aviation industry after AirAsia’s Flight 8501 from Surabaya to Singapore plunged into ...
Chandigarh airport ranks 41 in global survey
Times of India - 3/4/2015 1:31:55 AM
CHANDIGARH: Even though Chandigarh civil airport is yet to get international wings, it has been placed at number 41 in world ranking and at number 8 in the country for meeting world standards. According to the Airport Authority of India (AAI), Airport ...
Atlanta airport steps up worker security
KSPR abc33 - 2/27/2015 2:20:48 AM
The country's busiest airport has started screening employee ... Until recently, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport had about 70 access points for what's called "back of the airport" employees, including baggage handlers and ramp workers.
TSA seizes record number of guns at Orlando International Airport
click orlando - 3/3/2015 12:10:12 PM
ORLANDO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS AMONG THE TOP 10 WITH 47 GUNS SEIZED ... Mike Zarlenga does his homework online. He travels the country to hunt and says airline policies differ and so do state laws for gun travel. "You have to make sure you are going ...
Air strikes carried out on Tripoli airport - military
Reuters - 3/4/2015 5:59:46 PM
The strike came after warplanes from the rival government controlling Tripoli attacked an airport in the western town of Zintan. Libya is caught in a conflict between two rival governments who are battling for control of the North African country and its ...
Airport spas are taking off
Financial Express - 3/4/2015 9:17:13 AM
For instance, a traveller has very less time at hand while on the go, hence they look for quick relaxation to refresh themselves,” opines Mohan Limbu, country head ... in more than 120 locations in 31 international airports. The Indian wellness industry ...
Libya forces carry out second day of rival air strikes on airports
Firstpost - 3/4/2015 9:05:53 PM
BENGHAZI, Tripoli (Reuters) - Forces from Libya´s internationally recognised government carried out air strikes on a Tripoli airport after unidentified ... chaos will spill over its borders and make the country a safe haven for militants.
London Heathrow and Star Alliance win the World's Airport of the Year award
MercoPress - 3/3/2015 5:43:39 AM
London Heathrow and Star Alliance have won the World’s Airport of the Year at Air Transport ... the full Alliance network of more than 18,500 daily flights to 1,321 airports in 193 countries.
Mobile Passport App Now Accepted Miami International Airport
NBC Universal Media - 3/5/2015 12:26:19 AM
But now there's a tool that can make the process a bit less chaotic. MIA is the second busiest international airport in the country, serving 10.6 million international passengers yearly. But a brand new app, authorized by the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol ...
Jim Graves to build Minneapolis airport hotel
SC Times - 3/4/2015 11:18:54 AM
The hotel company owned by entrepreneur and one-time congressional candidate Jim Graves has been chosen to build a new hotel at Minneapolis-St. Paul International ... Airports Commission Chairman Dan Boivin said. "A lot of the other airports around the ...