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
New York LaGuardia airport – rehabilitate or close down? Is privatisation a more useful option?
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 5/22/2015 7:14:53 AM
Biden Jr. has likened travelling through LaGuardia to an experience “in a third world country.” LaGuardia is representative ... executives have expressed concern about the state of US airports in general and how, like with the airlines (as they have ...
Here are the 10 best airports in Europe
The Business Insider - 5/21/2015 5:17:22 PM
Leading aviation reviewer Skytrax recently released the results of its annual World Airport Awards, which includes a list of the best in Europe. The Skytrax annual rankings are based on the impressions of over 13 million flyers from 112 countries.
New Orlando International Airport Terminal Building – Call for Statements of Qualifications
archdaily.com - 5/21/2015 2:11:15 PM
The Orlando International Airport (“OIA”), operated by the ... This is a unique opportunity to engage with one of the busiest airports in the country and have your work viewed by millions of people daily. Pre-Submittal Conferences for architects ...
Hundreds More Airport SIDA Badges Missing
NBC Dallas-Fort Worth 5 - 5/19/2015 11:53:27 PM
like Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, and others, The Transportation Security Administration declined to provide numbers from other airports across the country saying the information is presents a security concern. It is unclear if San Diego ...
‘This Country Is a Hellhole’: Megyn Kelly Grills Donald Trump
The Blaze - 5/21/2015 8:44:57 PM
the airports look like hell,” specifically describing ... state,” but the businessman shot back that he makes money all over the world and builds “great things.” “This country is a hellhole. We are going down fast,” he said, adding that he ...
Two arrested with 2.7kg cocaine at Kano airport
P.M. News Nigeria - 5/20/2015 8:21:41 AM
Two Nigerians from the eastern part of the country have been nabbed by National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport, MAKIA, Kano, northwest Nigeria, for ferrying into the country 2.7 kg of substances suspected to ...
Uber drivers ticketed by GSP airport police
WYFF 4 - 5/20/2015 9:57:44 PM
On Tuesday, Schlapp was ticketed by GSP International Airport police for operating ... We welcome the opportunity to work with GSP officials -- like we've done with airports across the country -- on a permitting process that makes sense for ridesharing ...
New Communication System, Tested at Newark Airport, Could Ease Takeoff Delays
New York Times - 5/22/2015 1:38:27 AM
Only two major airports in the country performed worse ... (The cap at Newark and Kennedy International is 81; at La Guardia, it is 71.) “We have the best air traffic-controllers in the world,” Mr. Bosco said. “We know they’re up to the task ...
Prime minister: Nepal overwhelmed by second quake
USA Today - 5/14/2015 7:24:22 AM
Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, center, walks on the runway after taking a helicopter tour to areas of the north of the country devastated by an earthquake at the international airport in Kathmandu on May 6, 2015. (Photo: Roberto Schmidt ...
Airports Grapple With Rideshare Pickups
Business Travel News - 5/21/2015 5:28:42 AM
Across the country, some airports are working with Uber while others ... Dallas: The Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Board is considering a plan to allow permitted rideshare drivers. Dallas Love Field agreed this month to allow UberX pickups.
Snow job wins recognition for Massport, Worcester airport
Worcester Mag - 5/21/2015 7:40:32 PM
Charlie Baker to Massport. “Having our airports open during an historic winter shows not only the resilient spirit of our residents, but tells the country and the world we are always open for business.’’ Massport CEO Tom Glynn, meanwhile, called the ...
Asaba Airport Foundation Challenged But Commussioner Allays Fears
Spy Ghana - 5/21/2015 2:32:44 PM
The runway will be done but don’t forget that there are so many runways in the country that have difficulties and which have been shut down at different stages as a result. I was working at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport when the runway was ...
Man strips down to nothing at Charlotte's Airport
My Fox Detroit - 5/20/2015 6:08:40 PM
A man waiting to board his flight to Jamaica from Charlotte Douglas International airport stripped down to nothing after ... Two guys take Quail Hollow Country Club golf cart to pub Two guys take Quail Hollow Country Club golf cart to pub Two guys decided ...
The breathtaking, inspiring views from One World Observatory
PIX11 - 5/21/2015 9:39:14 AM
MANHATTAN (PIX11) — A trip up to One World Observatory is meant to be an experience. From the moment visitors walk in, they will be awestruck. “I think they’ll feel pride for our country ... to what you find at airports. Background checks ...
World Economic Forum Lauds Barbados’ Tourism Infrastructure
nearshoreamericas.com - 5/20/2015 5:04:14 PM
In Latin America, the most-visited countries are Brazil and Mexico. The report regards the new Quito International Airport as the most important piece of infrastructure for bolstering tourism sector in Ecuador. Sign up for our Nearshore Americas newsletter ...