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
US considers airport preclearance centres in nine countries
Channel News Asia - 5/29/2015 8:56:57 PM
WASHINGTON: The Department of Homeland Security said on Friday it is considering expanding airline preclearance operations to 10 new foreign airports in nine countries, most of them in Europe. The department said it was entering negotiations to add ...
Rodeo romps at Fitchburg Airport Country Festival
Worcester Telegram & Gazette - 5/29/2015 5:55:00 AM
FITCHBURG - The rodeo came to town over Memorial Day weekend at the Fitchburg Municipal Airport Country Festival. Several hundred guests attended the event, hosted by the World Cup Bull Riders. The family-friendly atmosphere featured helicopter rides ...
Airport workers upset LGA renovation plan moves forward while promised benefits package stays on pause
New York Daily News - 5/28/2015 8:50:58 PM
The airport — which Vice President Biden famously likened to a Third World country — is set to undergo a $3.6 billion renovation. The project to expand and modernize the facility known as Terminal B will be carried out by a group led by the Skanska ...
U.S. Seeks Customs Preclearance at London Heathrow and Japan’s Narita Airports
Wall Street Journal - 5/29/2015 10:01:22 PM
London Heathrow Airport and Japan’s Narita International Airport are among the airports ... plans to enter negotiations to expand preclearance to 10 more airports in nine countries. The U.K.’s Manchester Airport is on the list, along with airports ...
Agartala airport to be upgraded to international standards: AAI
Economic Times - 5/29/2015 3:49:08 PM
Tripura Transport Minister Manik Dey today said the state government has also urged the Centre to declare Agartala airport as an international one with flights to Dhaka and Chittagong in Bangladesh for trade and commerce between the two countries.
5 Luxury Hotels near the International Airport in Chennai
travel.india.com - 5/29/2015 10:12:42 AM
1.Radisson Blue Just over 3.4km from the international airport, the Radisson Blu is known for its signature ... this hotel serves one of the best sites of the eastern coast of the country. Luxury at its best is something you’d agree on your visit.
Van Nuys Airport now welcomes international traffic
Los Angeles Daily News - 5/29/2015 2:44:43 PM
LOS ANGELES — Private airplanes arriving from outside the country can now land at Van Nuys Airport, thanks to the re-opening of a customs station after nearly 10 years, a local congressman announced today. International flights had been required to go ...
Radioactive Leak at Delhi Airport Caused By Medical Consignment, Say Officials
NDTV - 5/29/2015 1:11:39 PM
New Delhi: A radioactive leak from a medical consignment that arrived on a Turkish Airlines plane was detected in the cargo area of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi this ... of radioactive material in the country. Environmental group ...
ABM Parking Services Awarded Parking Management Contract with Nashville International Airport (BNA)
GlobeNewswire - 5/29/2015 2:23:14 PM
"We will leverage our extensive experience serving airports across the country to help ensure Nashville International's millions of customers enjoy a smooth experience. We look forward to a long and productive partnership." In addition to the contract with ...
Libya: Islamic State takes over civilian airport
The Indian Express - 5/29/2015 2:01:46 PM
A Libyan militia spokesman and a militant group say the local Islamic State affiliate has taken control of a civilian air base in the central city of Sirte —the group’s stronghold in the North African country. Mohammed al-Shamia, the spokesman for the ...
The world focuses on Nigeria as Buhari takes over
The Sun - 5/29/2015 2:01:46 PM
Expectedly, the world has literally relocated to Nigeria as many leaders from various countries in Africa and beyond converged ... was billed to arrive at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in the afternoon. Recently, Prime Minister David Cameron ...
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 ...
Laird Antennas Improve Passenger Experience in Major International Airport
aviationpros.com - 5/29/2015 2:51:52 PM
As one of the 15 busiest airports in the world, Taiwan's Taoyuan International Airport understands ... employs over 9,000 employees in more than 50 facilities located in 19 countries.
South Africa is shaken by FIFA corruption probe investigation
Los Angeles Times - 5/29/2015 1:58:47 AM
one in which the South African government — apparently unbeknown to Mandela — may have won the right to host the international tournament by paying at least $10 million in bribes. On Thursday, the allegations spread anger and sadness across a country ...
IS seizes control of airport in Libya's Sirte: Tripoli govt
Yahoo News - 5/29/2015 1:54:36 PM
He said the forces had pulled out of the airport, which is also a military base ... opposed to the administration recognised by the international community that has taken refuge in the country's far east near the border with Egypt. IS jihadists has ...