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
Indian airports low in world rankings; Hyderabad best in country
in.com - 4/19/2013 3:43:05 AM
New Delhi: Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGI) has been rated as the best airport in India, the fifth best regional airport in Asia and the eighth best airport in the 5-10 million passengers per annum capacity category. The ratings were ...
World Cup Travel Rush Prompts Spat Between Brazilian Agencies
Bloomberg - 12/4/2013 10:56:00 PM
The Civil Aviation Secretariat, known as SAC, wants to rely on domestic operators for flights ... airports still fully controlled by the state-owned company are 70 percent operationally ready for the tournament. A third terminal at Sao Paulo ...
Which country has the worst airport delays in the world?
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/12/2013 12:47:42 PM
And Shanghai is close behind. Only 18 percent of flights took off from Beijing’s Capital Airport on time in June, according to a just-released survey of the world’s 35 busiest airports. And 42 percent of them left more than three quarters of ...
A Map of the World As Plotted By Airports
Gizmodo - 6/27/2013 2:14:05 AM
ARCHITECTURE - DESIGN - SCIENCE - SPACE - ART - APPLE - GOOGLE - MICROSOFT - MOBILE - PALEOFUTURE - TIPS S Instead of using your typical cartography methods of mapping the world, James Davenport created a world map using just airports, runways and ...
Free Phuket Airport Wifi; Thaksin Must Go; Most Corrupt Countries; World Cup Latest
phuketwan.com - 12/3/2013 10:28:33 PM
Thai AirAsia chief executive Tassapol Bijleveld: ''Tourists might decide to go directly to local tourism destinations, such as Phuket, Krabi or Chiang Mai [and avoid Bangkok], or change to other countries instead.'' businessweek.com Sisdivachr ...
World's most beautiful airports
USA Today - 4/6/2013 11:53:56 PM
Here are ten of the best from around the world. John F. Kennedy Airport, New York JFK's Terminal 5, which includes the building formerly ... of the easiest airports to navigate, it's also beautiful. Terminal 4's architectural highlights include ...
Runaway spy Edward Snowden breaks cover at Russian airport and reveals to the world’s media that he intends apply for asylum in the country
Daily Mail - 7/12/2013 8:04:22 PM
He has urged international ... cancelled Mr Snowden's passport and it is unclear if he has travel documents he would need to leave Moscow. But Deputy Secretary of State William Burns used the opportunity to say the US was very disappointed ...
Brazil Raises $9.1 Billion in Privatizing 2 Airports
Dealbook - 11/21/2013 11:54:22 PM
SÃO PAULO, Brazil — Brazil’s government privatized two major airports, raising a total of 20.8 billion reais, or $9.1 billion, on Friday, as the country makes infrastructure upgrades ahead of next year’s World Cup. A consortium led by the ...
World's 10 best airports!
Rediff - 8/4/2011 6:16:08 AM
World Airport Awards Skytrax 2011 held in Copenhagen has honoured ... Changi Airport serves more than 100 airlines flying off to some 200 cities in about 60 countries and territories worldwide. An important contributor to the Economy of Singapore, more ...
Pilgrims' progress – how Knock airport plans to take on the world and win
Irish Independent - 12/5/2013 5:58:20 AM
"Every year between 10,000 and 20,000 outbound pilgrims travel to places like Fatima and Medjugorie ... It serves 28 destinations around Europe. It made a loss last year of €627,000 before government subvention, on turnover of €14m.
World's 10 best airports
Rediff - 3/26/2010 12:36:47 PM
Since October 2006, people can also get married at Schiphol ... In 2009, it won the Cond Nast Traveler magazine's World's Best Airport Award for factors such as cleanness, speed of security/immigration clearance and luggage handling.
Indonesia’s World-Class Malls Should Set The Standard for Country’s Airports
The Jakarta Globe - 2/12/2012 11:56:55 PM
I.B. Made Bimantara Air travel is no longer considered a luxury or a novelty. Gone are the days when flying was called a “godlike act” — a term used by Charles Lindbergh, the first human to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. If you have ever been to ...
Nigeria: Remodeling the Country's Airports to World Standards
AllAfrica - 5/17/2012 10:58:32 AM
Lagos — By the end of this month, works on the eleven airports undergoing remodeling across the country under the phase one airports remodeling efforts would have been completed. The rehabilitation programme commenced last year with the cost of N19 billion.