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
12 reasons why Luxembourg is the best country in the world
Pocono Record - 10/4/2015 11:51:26 AM
And while the plane tickets when flying from Luxembourg's only airport, the Findel ... Luxembourg is the second-richest country in the world when looking at GDP per capita, with an annual average of $79,593,91, and, although not spared by the recession ...
The China World's Factory Slows
aircargonews.com - 10/6/2015 1:11:59 AM
The Association of Asia Pacific reported a further weakening of air freight markets as both world trade and demand for Asian ... reported a -3.2 decrease in cargo volumes at the country’s airports in July, with traffic to and from China contracting ...
World’s First Lesbian Bishop Calls for Church to Remove Crosses, to Install Muslim Prayer Space
Breitbart News - 10/4/2015 11:54:25 PM
Eva Brunne, who was made the world’s first openly lesbian bishop by the church ... The bishop insisted this wasn’t an issue, after all airports and hospitals already had multi-faith prayer rooms, and converting the dockyard church would only bring ...
Journalist released from prison in Egypt leaves country
Tulsa World - 10/6/2015 12:10:32 PM
has posted on social media that he has left the country. Fahmy posted a photo on his Twitter account Tuesday of the Canadian ambassador escorting him to the gate at Cairo airport, calling it "a glorious end to our battle for freedom."
Rising numbers of Syrian refugees return home as conditions in host countries worsen
FOX News - 10/5/2015 5:48:10 PM
The returns, along with the increasing migration to Europe, signal that conditions in regional host countries have become increasingly ... Recent aid cuts by underfunded agencies, particularly the World Food Program, have been devastating.
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 ...
inter airport Europe 2015 opens with exhibitor record
aviationpros.com - 10/6/2015 4:13:55 PM
Until Friday, 9th October 2015, a total of 676 exhibitors from 44 countries will present a unique ... Over the years the event evolved into the world’s leading International Exhibition for Airport Equipment, Technology, Design and Services.
PM: Murders committed to tarnish country’s image
Dhaka Tribune - 10/3/2015 7:52:14 PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that the recent murders of the foreign nationals had been staged by a vested quarter to tarnish the country’s image to the world. She made the remarks at the Sylhet Osmani International Airport during her brief stay ...
Wall Street Journal - 10/4/2015 6:53:47 PM
Scores of flights in and out of Hainan’s main airport in the provincial capital of Haikou have ... Though the government cut subsidies, it has since asked Pertamina, the country’s primary fuel distributor, to keep its popular premium fuel, a low ...
World Bank Latest Report on South Asia: oct 2015
Pakistan Defence - 10/4/2015 9:49:45 AM
should start spending generously in massive infrastructure projects (ports, airports, public transit ... development is uniform across the board in all areas of the country unlike some neighboring countries owing to NGO/Govt. activities as well as a ...
Libya’s politicians bicker even as the country crumbles
The National - 10/6/2015 5:08:12 AM
At the same time, ISIL is fast expanding its footprint in both the east and the west of the country. Less than two weeks ago, the terrorist group launched its most daring offensive when it attacked a compound within the Mitiga airport west of Tripoli.
Morpho Supplies 160 Itemiser 4DX Trace Detectors to Airports in Germany
EIN Newsdesk - 10/6/2015 8:42:57 AM
More than 23,000 Morpho ETD systems have been supplied to airports, air cargo facilities ... solutions for an increasingly digital and connected world. We employ more than 8,600 people in 55 countries and generated revenues of more than EUR1.5 billion ...
Flying worldwide from Cornwall Airport
Business Cornwall - 10/6/2015 9:33:03 AM
In August we saw the headline “Emirates opens NQY to the world” announcing a new codeshare agreement between Flybe and Emirates, but what does this really mean for the Cornwall based traveller? In this blog, Cornwall Airport Newquay answer some common ...
Air France violence threatens country’s image, Hollande says
Updated News - 10/6/2015 5:11:11 PM
Prime Minister Manuel Valls also condemned the violence on Tuesday during a specially arranged visit to Air France’s headquarters near the Charles de Gaulle airport outside of Paris. “It would be a drama for our country if a business so symbolic were ...
Cocaine hidden in coffee at Miami International Airport
Local 10 News - 10/6/2015 12:36:11 AM
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers intercepted two coffee bags with four pounds of cocaine from Peru -- arguably the world's leading cocaine producer-- at Miami International Airport last ... drug corruption in the country's criminal justice ...