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
T.F. Green Ranked 3rd Best Airport in Country
Go Local Prov - 11/25/2015 8:12:17 AM
proximity to world-class colleges and universities, and our convenient, easy-to-access airport. It is great to see T.F. Green airport recognized nationally as one of the top three airports in the country and the top rated airport in New England.
T.F. Green among best airports in country
Providence Business News - 11/25/2015 2:00:03 AM
Indianapolis was ranked as the top airport in the country, while Portland ... airlines and tourist destinations around the world. Kelly Fredericks, R.I. Airport Corporation president and CEO, said, “We could not be more pleased and proud that Green ...
Ground delays at U.S. airports now average over 23 minutes
Denver Post - 11/23/2015 7:53:11 AM
And waited. Still within sight of the gate, their jet sat motionless due to airport congestion. It wasn't until 30 minutes after passengers buckled in that they were finally in the sky. It's a scene playing out across the country. According to an ...
Pope arrives in Kenya in pilgrimage to 3 African countries
San Francisco Gate - 11/25/2015 3:00:18 PM
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Brushing aside concerns for his security, Pope Francis arrived in Kenya on Wednesday for his first-ever visit to Africa, including to a country torn by sectarian violence. Francis was received upon arrival at Nairobi's airport by ...
Brussels lockdown: Look at other cities shut by emergencies
The Miami Herald - 11/23/2015 6:15:57 PM
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone Authorities declared a state of emergency in 2014 and once locked down the entire country, banning activities that ... The Federal Aviation Administration shut down airports nationwide. In New York City, elections were called off ...
Indonesia increases airport security after threat
The Express Tribune - 11/25/2015 12:51:27 PM
Barata also said that a Jakarta airport had received a threat in recent days ... but no explosives were found on the flights. Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country, suffered several major bomb attacks conducted by terrorists ...
Where In The World Is Taylor Swift? Apparently, In New Zealand Filming Her Next Music Video
The Inquisitr - 11/24/2015 9:56:40 PM
Taylor Swift previously hinted to NME Magazine in early October that she’s taking a break after her 1989 World ... the country, shooting a music video.” Is Taylor Swift in New Zealand?: Taylor Swift has reportedly been spotted at Auckland Airport ...
Nigeria: Country Rejects Port Harcourt International Airport 'World's Worst Airport' Tag
AllAfrica - 11/12/2015 7:59:04 AM
Unhelpful staff, demands for bribes, lack of seating, broken air-conditioning and a tent for an arrivals hall. Nigeria's Port Harcourt International Airport was recently voted the worst in the world. The damning verdict came from a travel website ...
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
When it comes to modern-day travel, the long waits at airports and cramped flights are considered a necessary evil. But some airports, it seems, are very much worse than others. While Islamabad Benazir Bhutto International Airport, in Pakistan, is often ...
Groping’ at airports to detect explosives, says Aziz Kaprawi
freemalaysiatoday.com - 11/24/2015 10:29:29 AM
then Malaysians should be employed to detect bombs around the world. Aziz however stuck to the topic at hand and said he would raise the matter of physical searches with Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB). The same subject had been brought up in the ...
Matthew Fisher: Shooting of Russian jet by Turkey puts world in uncharted territory
The Vancouver Sun - 11/24/2015 5:57:28 AM
like the rest of the world. “President Putin had to get there before Assad fell so that Russia could retain its foothold in the Middle East with its airport and naval base,” Lt.-Gen. Ben Hodges, commander of the U.S. Army in Europe, said this month.
Ground delays on rise at U.S. airports
The Columbus Dispatch - 11/23/2015 9:11:55 AM
And waited. Still within sight of the gate, their jet sat motionless due to airport congestion. It wasn’t until 30 minutes after passengers buckled in that they were finally in the sky. It’s a scene playing out across the country. According to an ...
UN panel to review airport security after Egypt plane crash
Channel News Asia - 11/23/2015 11:23:46 PM
Its security audits evaluate countries' ability to oversee their airports, including how well they conform to those standards. These audit results are confidential. "Most of our members are living up to those standards," Aliu said. Aliu declined to comment ...
New runway safety technology at Sea-Tac Airport
KOMO News - 11/23/2015 10:30:40 AM
"A big step for all of us I think forward for all of us in aviation safety." Sea-Tac is only the second airport in the country to have such a high-tech system in place and the first in the world to integrate wildlife detection.
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 11:16:08 AM
In a speech on American infrastructure Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden said that compared to airports like Hong Kong International, New York's LaGuardia feels like a "third world country." In January, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called LaGuardia and ...