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
Yemenis Are Stuck In World Airports
NationalYemen - 3/29/2015 2:24:00 PM
An official source at the Yemeni Civil Aviation Authority said that hundreds of Yemenis are stuck in world airports as a result of the air and sea ban on the country after the beginning of operation Decisive Storm. Hundreds of Yemenis are now being held at ...
The Arab world's poorest country is now the battleground of a Mideast-wide war
The Business Insider - 3/28/2015 6:42:53 PM
Airport officials said up to 250 other foreigners working for international oil companies and NGOs also ... some of which had been pointing towards Aden or neighboring countries. In the northern city of Saada, a Houthi stronghold near the Saudi border ...
Spain’s Record Tourist Arrivals Equal Big Profits for Its Biggest Airports
Skift - 3/28/2015 12:59:17 PM
Aena, the world’s biggest airport operator by passenger volume ... Madrid’s Barajas airport is showing “a clear comeback” in business after the country’s economy returned to growth in 2014 after three years of recession, Chief Executive Officer ...
87kg gold haul in Bengal is country’s biggest
Times of India - 3/28/2015 11:07:44 PM
The country's porous borders with countries such as Myanmar ... Last month, revenue intelligence officials seized 55kg gold from Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.
Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma walk hand-in-hand after landing in Mumbai following ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 exit
Cricket Country - 3/28/2015 11:57:51 PM
India marks out of 10 Kohli and Anushka walked hand in hand amid a sea of media at the Mumbai International Airport. The batsman made just one run in the lost semifinal against Australia and Anushka, who was in the stands during the game, was blamed for ...
Coming Soon To PDX International Airport: The Country Cat
Eater Portland - 3/27/2015 8:57:05 AM
The new outlet features 120 seats, a grab and go market and all the fried chicken you can swallow before you catch your flight. Jackie Sappington says the new spot will seat 120—more than doubling the comfort food joint's Montavilla flagship—and will ...
Bhutan's Paro airport's fate in limbo: IAF may relocate
Economic Times - 3/27/2015 8:09:58 PM
Paro International Airport in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan ... Indian tourism hubs like Guwahati and Siliguri and we have an open border between the two countries," said tourism consultant R Basu. Paro airport offers convenient passage for both inbound ...
Arab air strikes cripple Yemen's main airport
Yahoo News - 3/29/2015 9:51:59 AM
Sanaa (AFP) - Arab coalition warplanes bombed the runway at Yemen's main international airport and struck a renegade troop base in the capital in a fourth night of Saudi-led raids against Iranian-backed rebels. The strikes on the country's main air gateway ...
TSA support grows as airport considers firing agency
Orlando Sentinel - 3/28/2015 4:12:34 PM
With a key committee about to meet, opposition is growing to the notion of replacing the Transportation Security Administration force at Orlando International Airport with privately ... He was out of the country and could not be reached by phone.
Fast facts about the world’s busiest airports
Euronews - 3/28/2015 1:46:24 AM
The airport serves 150 US destinations and more than 75 international destinations in 50 countries. -Hartsfield-Jackson boasts the tallest air traffic tower in North America (398 feet, 121 meters) and the fourth tallest in the world. -Atlanta is within a ...
World Watch: News Digest
Wall Street Journal - 3/27/2015 8:52:55 PM
The move comes as city halls and townships across the country struggle to repay trillions of dollars of debts racked up in the past few years to finance highways, airports and other ... an annual gathering of world political and business leaders in the ...
Thai airlines face ban on new flights amid international safety concerns
Mashable - 3/27/2015 2:47:51 PM
Audits assess a country's overall ability to ensure aviation safety ... NokScoot was planning to start flights to Seoul's Incheon International Airport in May. He said flights currently operating between Thailand and South Korea will not be affected.
Aviation policy: Govt to outsource airports to foreign companies
The Express Tribune - 3/27/2015 9:28:43 PM
ISLAMABAD: In a major decision, the government has agreed to outsource all major airports, land and terminal buildings ... Initially, the Lahore Terminal will be outsourced for which the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group ...
Pics: Virat Kohli & Anushka Sharma Snapped At The International Airport
filmibeat.com - 3/28/2015 10:43:17 AM
The coupled were spotted at the international airport in Mumbai, when they returned back to the country. They were seen in a rather serious mood and did not share a single smile for the camera.
The World This Week: Yes, It’s Complicated
Fair Observer - 3/26/2015 11:53:04 PM
Shiite Houthi rebels seized Aden airport and tightened their grip on the ... which is projected to become the world’s 13th largest by 2050. Unfortunately, the country faces strong centrifugal forces as it is roughly divided along ethno religious lines ...