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
World class airports to rise in Cebu and Palawan
Gulf News - 7/5/2015 1:25:03 PM
Manila: Two world-class airports that will mainly cater to tourists will soon ... When completed by 2018, the terminal facility will be the in country’s second-biggest gateway after the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila. Abaya said the MCIA ...
North Korea’s new ‘world-class’ airport terminal is swanky... and probably empty
Market Watch - 7/3/2015 3:26:07 AM
The new luxe terminal comes at a time that North Korea is attempting to lure more tourists to the country and reshape its image for ... just like any other world-class airport. Also: a chocolate fountain. Laborers working on the terminal (dubbed “solider ...
North Korea: Airport terminal is 'new face' of country
United Press International - 7/2/2015 8:23:47 PM
South Korean television network SBS reported it is likely the images may have been removed to avoid alienating curious tourists to the country, who are becoming a major source of foreign currency for North Korea. New conveniences at the airport include ...
Indian aviation experts to inspect Nepal's 2nd international airport
Times of India - 7/5/2015 3:19:34 PM
According to a senior government official, the team is arriving here to assess possible damage caused by the two major earthquakes and the subsequent aftershocks at the country's only international airport and provide necessary support to ensure its ...
Man spends 50 years visiting every country in the world
Punch - 7/4/2015 10:55:54 AM
“Aged six, I started to collect postage stamps, and where the other kids specialised in certain countries, I wanted a stamp from every country in the world,” he told Daily ... glaciers, airport floors, and in hostels, tents, trailers, trees, teepees ...
The Prime Minister must get his act together on airport expansion
New Statesman - 7/3/2015 11:57:21 PM
The Commission was asked to identify and recommend options to maintain the UK’s position as Europe’s most important aviation hub - where airlines direct more of their flights, linking up to other airports around the world. Its conclusions are ...
SMTOWN And Song Joong Ki Are At The Airport
Yahoo Singapore Entertainment - 7/5/2015 11:26:20 PM
BoA and SHINee were spotted at Gimpo International Airport along with actor Song Joong Ki on July 4. SMTOWN was headed to Tokyo, Japan to attend the \'SMTOWN LIVE WORLD TOUR IV in JAPAN Special Edition.\' Song Joong Ki was leaving the country due to his ...
North Korea opens new airport terminal to showcase Kim’s “unremitting efforts”
The Indian Express - 7/2/2015 8:27:57 AM
North Korea has opened its new airport terminal in the capital, hailing it as a showcase of leader Kim Jong-Un’s “unremitting efforts” to put the country’s air transport on a world level. Terminal 2 of Pyongyang International Airport, which is ...
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 ...
North Korea showcases sleek new airport terminal
Zee News - 7/2/2015 8:49:26 AM
Terminal 2 of Pyongyang International Airport, which is reserved for international ... s "ardent patriotic will and unremitting efforts" for putting the country`s aviation sector on "a world level", according to KCNA.Kim took power in 2011 after the ...
Abu Dhabi International Airport renews commitment to help fight climate change
MENAFN - 7/5/2015 2:29:28 PM
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) Abu Dhabi International Airport ... largest painting mural in the world with more than 50,000 coins, in support of his talent initiated since ... Jul 5 2015 - PM: Jordan is a stable country with well-defended borders ...
Protecting our airports from insurgents
NATIONAL MIRROR - 7/2/2015 11:08:25 PM
It has succeeded in turning some parts of the country into a no go area ... The extraordinary good safety record against Boko Haram in the nation’s airports has helped to make air travel a phenomenally successful mode of transport to date.
Nigeria: Security Red Tape and Corruption At Airports
AllAfrica - 7/3/2015 12:44:28 PM
Security operatives at the international airports in Nigeria indulge in unwholesome practices ... Nigeria is one of the very few countries in the world where physical search of passengers' luggage is still conducted. Although the security operatives ...
Saudi King to inaugurate Madinah airport
Al Arabiya News - 7/2/2015 11:41:14 AM
The project was funded by the National Commercial Bank, Saudi British Bank and Arab National Bank under the supervision of the International Finance Authority, a member of the World Bank ... of the first airport in the country constructed and operated ...
China Has World’s Fastest Trains, U.S. Lags
24/7 Wall ST - 7/5/2015 8:17:14 AM
According to Railway Gazette’s World ... the top five countries by fastest point-to-point timing. A notable entry this year is Ouigo 6284, the third-fastest train in Europe which achieves 253·2 km/h on its run between Lyon St Exupéry airport and ...