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
UAE second most targeted country by hackers after the US
Gulf News - 8/22/2016 4:26:56 PM
The country is now the second most targeted country after ... is behind the implementation of IT systems at Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai World Central (DWC), Terminal One and Terminal 2 at Dubai International Airport. According to statistics ...
Istanbul New Airport placed on short list for prestigious architectural award
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 8/23/2016 10:52:18 PM
ISTANBUL, Turkey - In the category “Future Projects – Infrastructure,” Istanbul New Airport has made it through to the finals of this year’s World Architectural Festival (WAF) in Berlin. Over 300 projects from more than 60 countries will be ...
Plan to make flying affordable for all: 50 non-frills airports to be operational in 3 years
Financial Express - 8/23/2016 11:20:56 PM
These will be no-frills airports. Of these ... With a steep fall in aviation turbine fuel prices since mid-2014, the country has become the fastest-growing aviation market in the world, clipping at an average of 20 per cent growth in domestic traffic ...
World War II Planes on Display
WNEP-TV 16 - 8/23/2016 3:54:08 AM
The event runs through Wednesday at the airport in Hazle Township. The event is organized by the Collings Foundation. The non-profit organization tours World War II aircraft all across the country. "For kids they don't have a direct link to the war anymore.
Moscow airport shop sells model Kalashnikov guns
BBC - 8/20/2016 3:03:24 PM
A Kalashnikov boutique has opened at Sheremetyevo to promote the world-famous Russian ... The Soviet bloc countries, and many guerrillas, relied on the gun for decades. An airport official quoted by Reuters news agency said the model guns were clearly ...
Istanbul New Airport Placed on short list for architectural award
50skyshades.com - 8/23/2016 12:15:13 PM
In the category “Future Projects – Infrastructure,” Istanbul New Airport has made it through to the finals of this year's World Architectural Festival (WAF) in Berlin. Over 300 projects from more than 60 countries will be represented at the meeting ...
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 ...
Istanbul airport ad warns of Sweden's high rape cases
worldbulletin.net - 8/20/2016 1:56:00 AM
An advertisement in Istanbul's main Ataturk International Airport on Friday warned travelers ... "Rape country Sweden", describing the European country as having the highest rate of rapes in the world. The headline got a quick reaction from the Swedish ...
To improve connectivity, Govt to set up 50 regional airports in 3 years
The Hindu Business Line - 8/23/2016 5:23:01 PM
Shirdi airport by Nov Many of these airports will utilise the existing 400 airstrips across the country, many of which date back to the Second World War era and have been lying idle since, the minister said. In Maharashtra, Shirdi airport is expected to ...
Are You a Country Counter? The Pros and Cons of Counting the Number of Countries You’ve Visited.
frugaltravelguy.com - 8/22/2016 7:04:25 PM
For instance, if I spend the night in an airport hotel on a layover ... He has been to nearly every country in the world and has a great story to tell about almost every one. He’s a country counter for sure but sacrifices nothing when it comes to ...
Yemen Offers Russia Use Of Its Airports And Ports In "Fight Against Terrorism"
freerepublic.com - 8/21/2016 12:31:54 PM
Our airports, our ports... We are ready to provide this to ... rebels has killed over 6,500 people and raised the prospect of famine in the Arab World's poorest country. Russia abstained from a United Nations Security Council resolution in 2015 that ...
German minister wants facial recognition systems at airports, train stations
AsiaOne - 8/21/2016 11:27:28 AM
BERLIN - Germany's Interior Minister wants to introduce facial recognition software at train stations and airports to help identify terror suspects following two Islamist attacks in the country last ... organisers of the world's biggest beer festival ...
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 ...
More Guns Make It To TSA At American Airports. But Why?
guncarrier.com - 8/23/2016 11:20:56 PM
Never in history has there ever been so many firearms seized by the TSA at American airports across the country. They are either doing their ... is “I forgot it was there.” In the world of guns, though, forgetting that it is there is a big “no ...
Around-The-World Flight Makes Manassas Pit Stop
Patch - 8/23/2016 5:37:20 PM
MANASSAS, VA — Manassas Regional Airport received quite the special aviator late Saturday morning — a pilot who's trying to take the first around-the-world flight beginning ... 25,000 miles by way of 11 countries on a route that includes the first ...