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
Arthur D. Little World Airport Report 2016
Air Transport World - 8/24/2016 11:55:32 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 ...
The world’s best airports
Construction Global - 8/22/2016 11:57:54 PM
The winners of the Skytrax 2016 World Airport Awards have been announced ... alongside flights which offer tourists a bird’s eye view of the country. Heathrow Airport in London has become the busiest airport in Europe, with 74,985,748 passengers in ...
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.
East Africa: Airports Transforming Tourism Sector
AllAfrica - 8/26/2016 12:33:08 PM
The Ethiopian Airports Enterprise (EAE ... In addition, there is a daily_"Historic Route Service"_for tourists to the country's world famous ancient historic sites of Axum, Bahir Dar, Gondar and Lalibela which showcase obelisks and rock-hewn churches ...
Scotland: Anti-Muslim discrimination at airports harms security
Muslim Village - 8/28/2016 7:22:57 AM
Recently, newspapers across the world — including ... would emerge in other countries — including in the United States, where Muslims are also fairly well-integrated but still experience negative interactions with airport authorities.
Home Ministry Orders Security Audit Of All Airports In The Country
newsworldindia.in - 8/16/2016 7:30:01 AM
Home Ministry on Tuesday, ordered security audit of all airports in the country. According to reports, the alarm has been sounded following the recent terror attacks at airports like Brussels and Istanbul. The Home Ministry also said that it wants specific ...
Kurdish Militants Fire Rocket at Civilian Airport in Turkey
New York Times - 8/28/2016 2:07:59 AM
ISTANBUL — Turkey's state-run news agency says Kurdish militants have launched a rocket-propelled grenade at a civilian airport in the southeast of the country, causing minor damage and no injuries. The Anadolu Agency said Sunday the target of the rebels ...
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 ...
A True World Connection
AviationPros - 8/26/2016 4:50:49 PM
We have custom pieces that are produced by airport network, which include guides to gorgeous destinations all around the world and who doesn’t want ... highlights to the latest trends at airports around the country so when they’re traveling they ...
Which airports have the happiest passengers?
CNN - 3/3/2016 4:01:51 PM
(CNN ... Best Airports by Size: Over 40 Million Passengers per Year. Crowd-pleasing innovations It's yet another award these two can add to the shelf, having secured first and second place in travel website Sleeping in Airports' survey of the world's ...
Australian teen completes record round world solo flight
gdnonline.com - 8/27/2016 10:58:53 AM
Lachlan Smart, from Queensland, touched down at Maroochydore Airport on the Sunshine ... having flown around the world, for over 24,000 nautical miles is just a great relief." The teenager stopped in 24 locations and 15 countries during his seven-week ...
Lachlan Smart: World Record Brings Fame To Teenager
spreadit.org - 8/28/2016 7:51:35 AM
Lachlan Smart‘s world record at 18 is being celebrated in Australia. Saturday, when Mr. Smart landed his single-engine aircraft, a Cirrus SR22, at Sunshine Coast Airport at Marcoola ... stopped in 24 locations in 15 countries including Fiji, American ...
Save Thousands As A Medical Tourist In These 5 Countries
The Huffington Post - 8/26/2016 7:25:19 AM
People around the world are realizing the benefits of the country's high-quality ... recently built a second site only two miles from the Río Negro International Airport. Being only a stone's-throw away from the arrival terminal means that patients ...
When Invasive Species Strike the Third World, People Can Starve
www.nrdc.org - 8/23/2016 11:56:43 PM
Between 1984 and 2000, 73 percent of recorded pest interceptions in the United States occurred at airports ... of the land in low-income countries faces an elevated threat. The real problem isn’t so much the third world’s vulnerability but its ability ...
World Bank Sanctions Rs 980 Crore for Brahmaputra Dredging
northeasttoday.in - 8/28/2016 6:32:50 AM
The World Bank has sanctioned Rs 980 crore to dredge ... “The Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport here is an international airport just in name with no flights to any country. During last month’s meeting on Regional Connectivity Policy in Delhi ...