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
Dufry Agrees to Buy World Duty Free Stake From Benettons
Bloomberg - 3/30/2015 5:54:35 AM
World Duty Free operates 495 stores in 19 countries and 98 airports across the world, according to its website. The Benetton family has held a controlling 50.1 percent stake since the company was spun off from Autogrill SpA and began trading independently ...
The Arab world's poorest country is now the battleground of a Mideast-wide war
The Business Insider - 3/28/2015 6:42:53 PM
Airport officials said up to 250 other foreigners working for international oil companies and NGOs also ... some of which had been pointing towards Aden or neighboring countries. In the northern city of Saada, a Houthi stronghold near the Saudi border ...
Save Serious Cash by Flying Into These 5 Alternate Airports
The Huffington Post - 3/30/2015 12:28:17 PM
Although it's increasingly becoming as congested as the SFO, Metropolitan Oakland International is still the 12th cheapest airport in the country. Plus, you can take the BART train to its AirBART shuttle for only $4 one way. Or just take the BART to one of ...
Angola: Italy/Expo2015 - Angola On Display At Leonardo DA Vinci Airport
AllAfrica - 3/27/2015 11:59:02 PM
was inaugurated Friday at Rome?s Leonardo da Vinci International Airport?s terminal 3, by the country?s general commissioner for Expo/2015, Albina Assis Africano. Speaking on the occasion, Albina Assis said the exhibition depicts what Angola will take to ...
Jordan sees drop in tourism as country pays the price for its role in Islamic State fight
FOX News - 3/30/2015 6:44:41 AM
By 2013, that number had dropped to 5.4 million, according to the World Bank ... at work assured him the country is safe, he said. Jordan's government has been trying harder to bring back tourists. Fees and travel taxes at the airport in Aqaba have ...
PIA probes alleged violation of UK laws by its cabin crew
Dawn - 3/29/2015 10:20:37 AM
“The behaviour of the cabin crew tarnished the image of the national flag carrier and the country,” said a statement issued by the management of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). The UK Border Force at the Heathrow Airport alleged that some ...
Spain’s Record Tourist Arrivals Equal Big Profits for Its Biggest Airports
Skift - 3/28/2015 12:59:17 PM
Aena, the world’s biggest airport operator by passenger volume ... Madrid’s Barajas airport is showing “a clear comeback” in business after the country’s economy returned to growth in 2014 after three years of recession, Chief Executive Officer ...
PPP Youth Leader seized by NACOB officials at KIA
Ghana Web - 3/30/2015 9:15:00 AM
They, together with their Deputy General Secretary, Paa Kow participated in the event. Upon arrival at the country’s only International Airport at 9:15 PM Saturday night, Divine Nkrumah was approached by some officials of NACOB who immediately snatched ...
Rickenbacker International Airport offers new option for shipping animals internationally
ohio's Country Journal - 3/27/2015 11:20:15 AM
When they arrive at the airport, the animals are unloaded onto a semi trailer ... “Now it looks like the far east is trying to increase their dairy and swine production. Every country in the world is trying to be self sufficient in their food production ...
Bhutan's Paro airport's fate in limbo: IAF may relocate
Economic Times - 3/27/2015 8:09:58 PM
Paro International Airport in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan ... Indian tourism hubs like Guwahati and Siliguri and we have an open border between the two countries," said tourism consultant R Basu. Paro airport offers convenient passage for both inbound ...
Dufry to Undertake Bid for All of Its Rival, World Duty Free
New York Times - 3/30/2015 10:33:45 AM
World Duty Free, which is based in Milan, operates more than 500 stores at 102 airports in 20 countries. In 2014, it posted sales of €2.44 billion and employed more than 9,500 people. Dufry, founded in 1865, operates more than 1,650 shops at airports and ...
Arab leaders agree on unified military force – Strikes on rebels hit Yemen’s main airport
Kuwait Times - 3/29/2015 9:33:30 PM
The summit final communique called for “coordination, efforts and steps to establish a unified Arab force” to intervene in countries such as Yemen. Meanwhile, Saudi-led warplanes bombed Yemen’s main international airport and struck a renegade troop ...
Ben-Gurion Airport sees rise in passenger traffic in February
YNET News - 3/29/2015 9:54:58 PM
Arkia recorded a 24% drop on its international routes. The most popular destination for direct flights from and to Israel was the United States with 11.7% of all passengers who passed through Ben-Gurion Airport last month, followed by Germany with 9% of ...
87kg gold haul in Bengal is country’s biggest
Times of India - 3/29/2015 4:29:52 AM
The country's porous borders with countries such as Myanmar ... Last month, revenue intelligence officials seized 55kg gold from Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.
Arab strikes on rebels hit Yemen's main airport hours after UN workers evacuated
The Straits Times - 3/29/2015 4:40:00 PM
SANAA (AFP) - Saudi-led warplanes bombed Yemen's main international airport and struck a renegade troop base in the capital, as Arab leaders vowed Sunday to pummel Iranian-backed rebels until they surrender. The raids on the country's main air gateway came ...