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
World leaders, charities offer condolences and help after Nepal quake kills more than 1,000
FOX News - 4/25/2015 5:19:34 PM
Some charities are assembling disaster teams — based on the assumption that sanitation, shelter and medical help are urgently required — but the most convenient pathway into Nepal is not available because the international airport in Kathmandu has been ...
Sun Country pilots picket MSP airport
KARE 11 - 4/24/2015 11:25:50 PM
MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - Sun Country Airlines pilots are demanding higher wages. They picketed outside the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport Friday. The union claims they are the lowest paid Boeing 737 pilots - compared to ...
Lohegaon airport is 10th busiest in country, international traffic upc
Times of India - 4/14/2015 3:06:28 AM
PUNE: International passenger traffic at the Lohegaon airport here grew by more than 22% in the last fiscal from April 2014 to February 2015. The airport stood fifth in the country in terms of percentage growth of international passengers during the period.
'Wings for Austism' taking off at Lehigh Valley International Airport
Lehigh Valley Live - 4/25/2015 6:56:48 AM
The event is based on a pilot program developed by the Arc of the United States and completed at large hubs across the country, including Logan International Airport in Boston, according to Bruce Seidel, development director for Arc of Lehigh and ...
Nearly 1,400 dead in 4 countries after quake hits Nepal
Japan Today - 4/25/2015 11:17:29 PM
Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, who was attending a summit in Jakarta, tried to rush back home but made it as far as Bangkok where his connecting flight to Kathmandu was canceled because the capital’s international airport was shut down for commercial ...
Devastating Nepal quake shakes four countries, killing more than 700
The Christian Science Monitor - 4/25/2015 12:18:55 PM
Following the quake, Kathmandu's international airport was shut down. While the extent of the damage and the scale of the disaster are yet to be ascertained, the quake will likely put a huge strain on the resources of this poor country best known for ...
Bahamas International Airport Adds Global Entry Kiosks
TravelPulse - 4/22/2015 11:06:43 PM
Travelers departing the Bahamas through Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport will experience an additional ... as can citizens of countries with which CBP has reciprocal agreements, including Mexico, the Netherlands, Germany, Panama, and ...
Material witness in ‘maternity tourism’ case arrested at L.A. airport
Stabroek News - 4/25/2015 9:12:48 AM
Ying Wu, 31, was taken into custody by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents at Los Angeles International Airport last week while attempting ... who are not subject to a court order to remain in the country, were not taken into custody.
SOMALIA: President Mohamud returns to the country
RBC Radio - 4/25/2015 10:38:42 AM
RBC — The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia Hassan Shiekh Mohamud has returned to the country after official visits ... his delegation has landed Mogadishu’s Adden Adde international airport, receiving warm welcome from senior Federal ...
Israeli parents, newborns stranded by Nepal earthquake
The Times of Israel - 4/25/2015 11:03:10 PM
Commercial flights to and from Kathmandu were terminated earlier Saturday after the international airport shut due to the earthquake ... formalities until after their arrival in the country. Nepalese officials said at least 1,170 people are known to ...
Sun Country Pilots Hold ‘Informational’ Picket
CBS Minnesota - 4/24/2015 5:20:45 PM
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Pilots from other major airlines showed their support as pilots from Sun Country held informational picketing at Terminal 2 of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. After five years of back and forth bargaining, Sun Country ...
Southwest Pilots Support Sun Country Pilots' Efforts Toward an Improved Contract
Market Watch - 4/24/2015 3:33:23 PM
DALLAS, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the pilots of Sun Country (SCA) picket today outside of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) announces support of the SCA pilots' efforts to ...
Nepal earthquake: World leaders, charities offer emergency aid
Cleveland Plain Dealer - 4/25/2015 4:07:59 PM
... urgently required but the most convenient pathway into Nepal — one of the world's poorest countries — was not available because the international airport in Kathmandu was shut down. Doctors Without Borders said four teams would leave Sunday ...
Proposed international-airport terminal mobilizes LB advocacy groups in opposition
Signal Tribune Newspaper - 4/24/2015 7:15:17 PM
JetBlue Airways’s proposal to offer international flights out of the Long Beach Airport still needs to be addressed by ... There is no city in the country that has the protections that Long Beach currently has,” Haubert said, explaining how City ...
Earthquake in Nepal: Air India, IndiGo, SpiceJet, others put flights to Kathmandu airport on hold
Financial Express - 4/25/2015 5:12:25 PM
SpiceJet, which operate two flights from the national capital to the land-locked country, said it has cancelled both ... following the re-opening of the runway of the Tribhuvan International Airport which was closed for few hours today due to the ...