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
Delhi International Airport raises $289 million in junk bond sale at 6.12% coupon
Economic Times - 1/28/2015 5:58:19 PM
MUMBAI: Delhi International Airport (DIAL), which operates the nation's largest ... told PTI today that the just-completed bond sale is the first such instrument not only out of the country, but across Asia this year. The DIAL issue is also the first ...
Dubai International airport crowned as world's busiest
MENAFN - 1/28/2015 4:53:54 PM
Jan 28 2015 - Gulf Arab countries may need to rethink policy ... according to Alpen ... Jan 28 2015 - Dubai International airport crowned as world's busiest, Khaleej Times (MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The airport's passenger numbers boosted by 6.1 per cent ...
Issac Bailey | One way Myrtle Beach is better than New York - our revamped airport
Myrtle Beach Online - 1/28/2015 9:04:26 PM
Leaving LaGuardia and walking from the plane into our airport was akin to leaving a third world country and making it back to U.S. soil. LaGuardia, one of the main points of entry into one of the world’s great cities, was awful. Awful. The food choices ...
Bradley International Airport reopens after Blizzard 2015
WTNH - 1/27/2015 1:06:01 PM
(WTNH)– People who planned on flying in or out of Bradley International Airport the last couple ... Many of the passengers had been stranded in airports across the country. One plane from Atlanta turned around Monday in midair and sent back to Georgia.
Dubai takes top slot as world’s busiest international airport
Air Transport World - 1/28/2015 7:09:54 PM
Dubai Airports has confirmed it has taken the title of the world’s busiest international airport from ... s rulers to transform the emirate into a transport hub. Unlike many countries where air travel is seen as a mixed blessing due to environmental ...
Closing an Airport Security Gap: Employee Screening
Wall Street Journal - 1/28/2015 4:15:07 AM
Nevertheless, Miami International Airport, the nation’s 10th-busiest ... that Greater Orlando Aviation Authority spent in 2013. “Not all of the airports in the country have the latitude or the traffic” to do this, Mr. Brown said.
Dubai overtakes Heathrow as busiest international airport
AsiaOne - 1/28/2015 12:57:40 PM
whose location makes them convenient transit points for international travel. Dubai Airport sharply increased passenger numbers for its routes to Europe as well as to India and other Asian countries last year. Its annual passenger capacity is forecast to ...
Flydubai Jet hit by gunfire as it lands in Baghdad airport
diplomat.so - 1/27/2015 1:27:30 PM
Baghdad ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — A commercial jet carrying 154 passengers from Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, was struck by gunfire as it landed at Baghdad International ... especially at Baghdad’s airport, the country’s primary ...
Los Angeles Airport at the heart of a fierce battle between American Airlines and Delta Air Lines
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 1/28/2015 5:19:33 AM
Los Angeles International Airport has emerged as a battle ground for American ... of its partners and expand connecting markets for passengers originating in the home countries of its partner airlines. American has the advantge of more domestic aircraft ...
Airports in San Francisco, San Jose Canceling Flights Today Due To Expected Northeast Blizzard
Patch - 1/26/2015 3:16:03 PM
Thirty-eight departures and 21 arrivals have been cancelled so far for today at San Francisco International Airport, an airport official said this morning. The cancellations are the result of the blizzard expected in the northeast part of the country today ...
Funding for Mactan airport project OKd
Inquirer - 1/28/2015 2:02:06 PM
Cebu is among the fastest growing regions in the Philippines and a major contributor to the country’s economy ... project—which aims to deliver high-quality airport terminal operations in line with international standards—will include the ...
Taoyuan airport flies past peers in passenger growth
The Taipei Times - 1/26/2015 11:34:09 AM
The airport’s growth in passengers exceeded that of airports in other countries, including Incheon International Airport in South Korea (9.3 percent), Hong Kong International Airport (5.6 percent), Narita International Airport in Japan (1 percent ...
Fort Lauderdale Airport Reporting Massive Flight Cancellations Due to Northeast Blizzard (UPDATE)
Broward Palm Beach New Times - 1/28/2015 1:09:00 AM
"Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is experiencing major impacts to our flight ... The blizzard, or at least the forecast of it, has had a ripple effect on flights across the country. Even before the storm hit, airports began canceling ...
Two held for smuggling gold worth about Rs 1 cr at airport
India TV - 1/27/2015 8:29:50 PM
New Delhi: Two persons have been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country gold valued at about Rs one crore, in separate incidents, at international airport. Two passengers—a man and woman—were intercepted by customs officials after ...
Gulf carriers cancel flights as US hit by snow storms
Arabian Business - 1/27/2015 10:28:32 AM
Passengers on Gulf carriers flying in and from the US will face cancellation and delays today and tomorrow as a blizzard continues to cause disruptions to the northwest of the country ... Kennedy International Airport would be "significant."