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
Indian airports low in world rankings; Hyderabad best in country
in.com - 4/19/2013 3:43:05 AM
New Delhi: Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGI) has been rated as the best airport in India, the fifth best regional airport in Asia and the eighth best airport in the 5-10 million passengers per annum capacity category. The ratings were ...
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phuketwan.com - 12/3/2013 10:28:33 PM
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Which country has the worst airport delays in the world?
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/12/2013 12:47:42 PM
Chinese airline passengers, who have a reputation for losing it in dramatic fashion, can now ... landing or taking off, in protest at the way they had been treated while their flights were delayed. The stormy weather at this time of year does ...
A Map of the World As Plotted By Airports
Gizmodo - 6/27/2013 2:14:05 AM
James Davenport created a world map using just airports, runways and helicopter pads. That way you can see which countries are dotted and outlined with airports (hint: it's the rich ones) and which countries just disappear into the vapor (hint: it's the ...
Runaway spy Edward Snowden breaks cover at Russian airport and reveals to the world’s media that he intends apply for asylum in the country
Daily Mail - 7/12/2013 8:04:22 PM
In interview with Russian media ofter the meeting, Ms Lokshina said he feels safe in the airport, where he said conditions for him are 'fine', but he knows he cannot stay there for ever ... said it will consider any asylum request.
Kenya breaks ground on big new airport
Yahoo! News - 12/3/2013 12:55:53 PM
Kenyatta on Tuesday thanked the African Development Bank, the World Bank, the European Investment Bank and China, the only nation he singled out individually. Construction projects in Kenya are prone to costly delays and corruption. Kenyatta urged project ...
World's most beautiful airports
USA Today - 4/6/2013 11:53:56 PM
Here are ten of the best from around the world. John F. Kennedy Airport ... the structure is meant to resemble a dragon adorned in the traditional Chinese red-and-yellow color scheme. Huge skylights let in plenty of natural light, and the ...
World's 10 best airports
Rediff - 3/26/2010 12:36:47 PM
Rank 1 Recognised as one of the best airports in the world, it has 80 airlines serving 200 cities in 60 countries. The airport now has an annual handling capacity of more than 70 million passengers. Changi Airport handles more than 4,500 arrivals and ...
World's 10 best airports!
Rediff - 8/4/2011 6:16:08 AM
After a nine month customer survey with more than 11.38 million participants, 10 airports have been selected as world's best airports. World Airport Awards Skytrax 2011 held in Copenhagen has honoured the airports based on participants' review. Let us have ...
Indonesia’s World-Class Malls Should Set The Standard for Country’s Airports
The Jakarta Globe - 2/12/2012 11:56:55 PM
I.B. Made Bimantara Air travel is no longer considered a luxury or a novelty. Gone are the days when flying was called a “godlike act” — a term used by Charles Lindbergh, the first human to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. If you have ever been to ...
Nigeria: Remodeling the Country's Airports to World Standards
AllAfrica - 5/17/2012 10:58:32 AM
Lagos — By the end of this month, works on the eleven airports undergoing remodeling across the country under the phase one airports remodeling efforts would have been completed. The rehabilitation programme commenced last year with the cost of N19 billion.
Syrian rebels attack military airports across country, opposition says
CNN - 4/29/2013 12:53:44 AM
(CNN)-- In an attempt to weaken the Syrian government's air power, rebel fighters attacked several military airports across the country Sunday -- including a sprawling base in Idlib province, dissidents said. "Fighter planes have caused many ...
World Duty Free SpA : World Duty Free Group make inroads in the nordic countries by winning Helsinki Airport tender
4-traders - 11/14/2013 9:22:12 AM
World Duty Free Group signs long-term agreement with Finavia to operate duty-free and duty-paid shops in Helsinki Airport, Finland Madrid, 14 November 2013 - With a focus on Europe as a key market, World Duty Free Group has won the tender to operate 11 ...