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
FAA warns NYC-area airport congestion to significantly worsen by 2030
Newsday - 2/28/2015 3:55:40 PM
But airports across the country lately have seen record passenger numbers ... and Newark had a record 11.7 million international passengers among its 35.6 million total fliers. "Airlines are . . . using fewer small planes and more large planes, which ...
Shanghai China: The City by the Sea
Examiner - 2/28/2015 3:24:02 AM
Situated on the eastern coastline of the country, Shanghai China is a fresh ... train is the world’s fastest train and serves the city from Pudong International Airport. It floats a half-inch above the track using electromagnetic technology and is ...
Visa on arrival now for 150 countries
Zee News - 2/28/2015 11:16:29 AM
As tourism in the country has increased, I propose to increase the countries ... The tourists are allowed to enter and depart from nine international airports - Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram.
World Cup, India vs UAE Live: India thump UAE by nine wickets
Firstpost - 2/28/2015 11:45:07 AM
But one day at the Dubai airport, he was returning from India’s A tour to South Africa, it was like old times again." Reigning champions India's much-vaunted batting line-up has impressed so far at the World Cup, but captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said his ...
Report: Raiders' Los Angeles stadium near airport would pose terror risk
San Jose Mercury News - 2/28/2015 6:30:09 AM
Ridge concluded that in a world when terrorism is a recognized threat that "the peril of placing a National Football League stadium in the direct flight path of (the airport ... market for stadiums in the country, though the NFL must approve any ...
Dominican Republic to build its 13th airport
Domican Today - 2/28/2015 2:01:08 PM
Aerodromes The Northeast Aerodrome, together with similar terminals in Constanza, Montecristi, Samaná and Pedernales, adds to the country’s regional leadership in such facilities, in addition to its eight international airports.
Why 700 flights canceled at Dallas-Fort Worth airport
The Christian Science Monitor - 2/28/2015 3:27:02 PM
Dallas — An overnight storm that dumped snow followed by freezing rain on parts of Texas and Oklahoma has made roads treacherously slick and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Transportation ...
Nigeria: Airport Projects and the Continuity Factor
AllAfrica - 2/27/2015 12:07:47 PM
At the Murtala Muhammed International Airport ... It is the fourth busiest airport in the country but its arrival (domestic) operates from tarpaulin contraption that is torn all over and at the mercy of the winds. The failure to complete airport ...
Implementation Of Visa On Arrival Lifts India’s Tourist Count Up By 1,215%
The Link - 2/28/2015 1:32:30 PM
Government extended the VoA enabled ETA facility for 43 countries in November 2014 ... The facility is operational at nine international airports including all four metropolis and Kochi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Trivandrum and Goa.
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 ...
UAE vs India World Cup: India oust UAE by nine wickets
Emirates247 - 2/28/2015 10:55:01 AM
"Australia is a beautiful country ... airport, he was returning from India's A tour to South Africa, it was like old times again." UAE have made a mark at the tournament, with Pakistan-born Shaiman Anwar scoring the first hundred by a UAE batsman at a ...
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 ...
LED lights, chemical recycling help make Chicago Rockford International Airport green
Rockford Register-Star - 2/28/2015 10:07:53 PM
Places such as Chicago Rockford International Airport are switching out incandescent ... And LEDs lower the cost significantly." Airports around the country are trying to lessen their environmental footprint. The Federal Aviation Administration has funded ...
Increase in passengers at Kerala airports
Daijiworld - 2/28/2015 10:47:51 AM
It comes at a time when the national growth of air passengers in the country grew 11.05 percent in the same period. Out of the three airports in Kerala, the Cochin International Airport saw passenger traffic rise from 40,45,554 in 2013 to 47,80,634 in 2014 ...
Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport opens new farm-to-table restaurant
The Business Journal - 2/27/2015 2:49:26 AM
Saxon joined the Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport in December after spending three years as executive chef and executive sous chef at the Marriott Pittsburgh. He also worked at SocialHouse American Bistro and the Treesdale Golf & Country Club ...