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
NY, NJ airports to screen all from W. Africa countries hit by Ebola
Market Watch - 10/24/2014 6:04:48 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- All travelers from West African countries affected by Ebola arriving at New York City's JFK International Airport and Newark's Liberty International Airport will be screened for the deadly virus and quarantined if necessary ...
Islamabad international airport: CAA shrugs off ‘world’s worst’ epithet
The Express Tribune - 10/24/2014 8:49:26 PM
which is minimal compared to large airports in other countries. “There are automatic vote spamming checks involved to prevent users from voting for one airport over and over again,” she said, in an emailed response. About the possibility of people from ...
This Is The Worst Airport In The World
The Business Insider - 10/24/2014 1:25:38 PM
Although many facilities fared quite well, others failed miserably. Benazir Bhutto International Airport, serving the country's capital of Islamabad, is one of the busiest in Pakistan and is home to the country national airline — PIA. That it was named ...
Biden, who compared LaGuardia to 'Third World country,' touts improvement plans at NY airports
Fox Business - 10/20/2014 8:25:33 PM
Vice President Joe Biden, left, joined by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, speaks in a hangar of the Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, in New York, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, to discuss the need to improve New York's airports. Biden joined Cuomo as the ...
US Dedicates 5 Airports for Travellers From Ebola-Stricken Nations, Lawmakers Want Travel Ban
International Business Times - 10/23/2014 3:32:41 AM
The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said the five airports were chosen because it is where most travellers from those countries enter, accounting 94 per cent of arrivals. The U.S. receives roughly 150 people daily or 1,000 per week from those ...
TSA Pre™ begins at Fort Wayne International Airport
The Journal Gazette - 10/24/2014 11:45:25 AM
Fort Wayne International Airport becomes the 121st airport in the country where passengers can experience expedited screening. The airlines serving FWA that participate in the program are: American Airlines, Delta Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways.
Calabar, Ilorin, Maiduguri airports record zero passengers in Q1, says NBS
The Sun - 10/24/2014 12:25:22 AM
Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos, was rated the busiest airport in the country with 1,683,375 passengers or 49.27 per cent followed by Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, with 907,989 passengers, or 26.57 per cent. According to the NBS ...
Ebola Outbreak Travel Map: Which Airports Are Screening For Ebola
International Business Times - 10/24/2014 4:14:26 AM
In response to growing concerns, travelers flying from affected countries are being routed through five U.S. airports that have been specially prepared to deal with the virus: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport; Chicago O'Hare International ...