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
Airport 'black list': Pakistan topples Manila as world’s worst
Emirates247 - 10/23/2014 4:29:57 AM
At No. 2 in the embarrassing ranking is Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, which is the busiest airport in the most populous GCC country. “The main terminal is fairly lacklustre. It isn’t overly clean, crowds can be a ...
World's 10 Worst Airports: NYC's LaGuardia Only One in US
News Max - 10/22/2014 7:37:15 AM
It ranked LGA as the tenth worst airport overall. "This year, LGA’s reputation took one of its biggest hits to date with a slam from Vice-President Joe Biden himself who likened the facility to a 'third world country.'" Taking the top spot for worst ...
US Dedicates 5 Airports for Travellers From Ebola-Stricken Nations, Lawmakers Want Travel Ban
International Business Times - 10/23/2014 2:31:14 PM
The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said the five airports were chosen because it is where most travellers from those countries enter ... African nations to the U.S. However, three big international carriers serving Liberia, Guinea and Sierra ...
Dubai airport Ebola suspect tests negative, leaves country
SahilOnline - 10/23/2014 10:35:01 AM
The Health Authority Abu Dhabi also said a Nigerian girl transiting through Abu Dhabi International Airport has tested negative, and left the country.
These 5 US airports are responsible for screening travelers from Ebola-hit African countries
techtimes.com - 10/22/2014 8:27:21 AM
Kennedy International Airport in New York on Oct. 11 ... Liberia and Sierra Leone, the three West African countries affected most by the Ebola virus. Johnson also notes that none of these travelers are flying in on a nonstop, direct flight from the ...
Homeland Security announces new travel restrictions on Ebola countries that, er, aren’t so new
HotAir - 10/22/2014 5:06:55 AM
Will that make you happy? All passengers flying from Sierre Leone, Liberia and Guinea into the U.S. will be required to enter the country through five major airports: Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C.; John F. Kennedy International Airport ...
Screenings at D.C.-area airport send four to hospital
Philadelphia Daily News - 10/22/2014 5:21:14 AM
Kennedy International Airport in New York on Oct. 11 and at four other airports ... The numbers indicated that the number of people arriving from the three Ebola-hit countries has dropped significantly below the 150-per-day estimates of the CDC last ...
AP Photo: Thousands of soldier-builders mobilized to speed completion of Pyongyang airport
FOX News - 10/22/2014 8:48:50 AM
North Korean officials have embarked on an ambitious campaign to significantly boost the country's appeal to international tourists in the years ahead, which has made building a more impressive airport facility a top item on the government's to-do list.
Travel From Ebola-Affected Countries Restricted To Five Airports, Including Dulles
Patch - 10/22/2014 12:16:25 PM
All passengers traveling from Ebola-affected countries will be required to fly into one of the five airports -- including Dulles Washington International — that have the enhanced screening and additional resources in place, the Department of Homeland ...
Ebola Suspect At Dubai Airport Tests Negative, Leaves Country
gulfbusiness.com - 10/23/2014 4:15:38 AM
The UAE’s Ministry of Health (MoH) announced that an airline passenger transiting through Dubai International Airport, suspected to have contracted the Ebola virus, has tested negative. The man, coming from Liberia, has now left the country, official ...
Screening for Ebola begin at JFK; Newark airport to start next week
North Jersey - 10/11/2014 10:20:37 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Customs and health officials began taking the temperatures of passengers arriving at New York's Kennedy International Airport from three West African countries on Saturday in a stepped-up screening effort meant to prevent the spread of ...
U.S. to funnel travelers from Ebola-hit region through 5 airports
Stabroek News - 10/22/2014 8:41:40 AM
Kennedy, New Jersey’s Newark, Washington Dulles, Atlanta, and Chicago’s O’Hare international airports, officials said ... of travelers flying to the United States from the three countries, noting that there are no direct, nonstop commercial ...
African arrivals limited to 5 airports
Portland Press Herald - 10/22/2014 7:30:05 AM
The move responds to pressure from some Congress members and the public to impose a travel ban on the three countries at the heart of the ... entering the U.S. through Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Meanwhile, Dallas County health officials ...
Aquino back in PH from Bali forum
Global Nation - 10/10/2014 5:45:37 PM
MANILA, Philippines – President Benigno Aquino III returned to the country Friday night from Bali ... p.m. aboard Philippine Airlines Flight PR 001 at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and was met by some members of his Cabinet.
Voices of developing countries should be valued: official
People's Daily Online - 10/23/2014 7:50:22 AM
Currently, global governance is being managed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Bank for International Settlements and the Financial Stability Board, in which developing countries lack ... electric network and airport terminals, Wei said.