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, 2014See also: Airports map
Croatia Becomes First Free Reading Zone Country in the World
croatiaweek.com - 12/7/2016 8:43:36 AM
Now Croatia has become the first country in the world that is an entirely Free Reading Zone ... hospitals, trains, buses, airports or schools into a zone where unlimited reading for free is made possible. The zone offers users completely free access ...
Superbug Could Travel The World Via Contact At Airports
Caribbean360 - 12/6/2016 4:58:42 PM
The article is called Superbug Could Travel The World Via Contact At Airports and is located ... asked 39 travellers to swab 400 bathroom door handles at 136 airports in 59 countries, between December 2012 and November last year. Men’s toilets were ...
Sheremetyevo Airport investing to become “one of the largest passenger and cargo hubs in the world” by 2018
airport-business.com - 12/6/2016 10:03:32 AM
“This will increase the attractiveness of Moscow as an international financial centre and raise the level of competitiveness of our country as a whole ... of the programme is the airport’s preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
LAX's Makeover Inspires Airport Changes Around the Country
Governing - 12/1/2016 11:49:40 AM
LAX is the third-busiest airport for passengers in the country, but that doesn’t tell the whole story ... the CEO of Los Angeles World Airports, the agency that runs LAX. “The only real, effective option is to bring the mass transit connections ...
The Airport of the Future Will Use Your Face as Your Passport
Daily Beast - 11/26/2016 10:58:20 AM
chaos when boarding—are the same around the world. Mostly, they are not. And other countries are leaping way ahead by investing billions of dollars in a new generation of airports of a quality that Americans can only dream of: In Dubai, United Arab ...
Countries With The Most Airports In The World
worldatlas.com - 8/15/2016 11:59:03 PM
The US hosts the largest number of airports in the world, followed by Brazil and Mexico. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in the U.S. state of Georgia is the United States' busiest airport. Without a doubt, air travel is one of the most ...
Tourist detained in Kazakhstan because immigration officials refuse to believe New Zealand is a country
American Thinker - 12/5/2016 1:17:59 PM
Ms Phillips-Harris said New Zealand was missing from a map of the world in the room she was ... to explore the natural wonders of the country – was detained for almost two days upon arrival at Almaty Airport outside the capital city.
Jewel Changi Airport, Greener Place to Live in Singapore
yesicannes.com - 11/30/2016 4:22:52 PM
Jewel Changi Airport is the sixth most frequented international airport in the world and the largest in Asia with 66 million ... Connected to 300 cities and more than 70 countries, it is the nerve center of the regional air traffic and employs 40,000 ...
Malawi, developing countries are net-creditors—Report
mwnation.com - 12/6/2016 11:50:54 AM
A joint report by Global Financial Integrity (GFI) and a team of global experts on unrecorded capital flight says developing countries, including Malawi, are net creditors to the rest of the world ... funds at the airports,” said Banda.
Man’s angry offer to drive anyone offended by Christmas to the airport backfires
The Miami Herald - 12/4/2016 9:44:25 AM
If this country loses its identity the rest is meaningless.” And then, in a follow-up tweet: “And if people are offended by Christmas, then I will personally drive them to the airport myself.” What Patel, who in his Twitter bio describes himself as a ...
Toronto’s Pearson Airport wants to be a mega-hub, but high costs and congestion stand in the way
Financial Post - 12/1/2016 3:50:04 AM
The World Economic Forum’s 2015 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report ranked Canada 124th out of 141 countries on price competitiveness. This is a function of Canada’s “antiquated” national airport model, according to a recent review of the ...
Flight Attendants Star in San Francisco Airport Promotional Video
airtravel.about.com - 12/3/2016 3:26:13 AM
The idea for the view came as the airport looked at the materials it had to market ... “We work with agencies in 11 countries around the world, and we wanted to give them great content they could use for meetings, media or conventions.”
Ahead of the Curve: Countries Keep Criticizing Israel’s Safety Measures—Before Adopting Them
unitedwithisrael.org - 12/1/2016 12:39:47 PM
“What is this crazy security you have at your airports? How dare they look in my bag ... as much as I share their desire to live one day in a John Lennon world with no religion and no countries and all the people living as one, I do get suspicious ...
All-time record passenger numbers drive profits at MAG Airports
Travel News - 12/6/2016 12:55:19 PM
Manchester Airport alone is now serving ... best connections to the rest of the world - something that is fundamental building block for a modern, trading economy. “At no point have the excellent links that this country’s airports provide been more ...
Croatia becomes world’s first Free Reading Zone country
The Calvert Journal - 12/6/2016 3:25:39 PM
In September, the Croatian capital became home to the world's first Free Reading Zone cafe, when Zagreb's Cafe Velvet made a free virtual library available to its customers — now the same goes for the whole country! The online library boasts a wide range ...