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
Rodeo romps at Fitchburg Airport Country Festival
Worcester Telegram & Gazette - 5/29/2015 5:55:00 AM
FITCHBURG - The rodeo came to town over Memorial Day weekend at the Fitchburg Municipal Airport Country Festival. Several hundred guests attended the event, hosted by the World Cup Bull Riders. The family-friendly atmosphere featured helicopter rides ...
Airport workers upset LGA renovation plan moves forward while promised benefits package stays on pause
New York Daily News - 5/28/2015 8:50:58 PM
The airport — which Vice President Biden famously likened to a Third World country — is set to undergo a $3.6 billion renovation. The project to expand and modernize the facility known as Terminal B will be carried out by a group led by the Skanska ...
5 Luxury Hotels near the International Airport in Chennai
travel.india.com - 5/29/2015 10:12:42 AM
1.Radisson Blue Just over 3.4km from the international airport, the Radisson Blu is known for its signature ... this hotel serves one of the best sites of the eastern coast of the country. Luxury at its best is something you’d agree on your visit.
What the world's best airports can teach Chicago
Crain's Chicago Business - 5/29/2015 5:04:54 AM
The statement about the importance of demand echoes what United and rival American Airlines have said for years regarding future developments at O'Hare International Airport ... to 16,000 businesses across the country. Getting the agency reauthorized ...
These are the 8 busiest airports in the world
Stockhouse - 5/29/2015 2:41:44 AM
London Heathrow was the world’s busiest airport in terms of international passenger traffic, a distinction that Dubai International finally claimed last year. Serving 185 destinations in 84 countries on 80 different airlines, the British airport sees a ...
130 turtles seized at Dhaka airport
The Daily Star - 5/29/2015 12:21:33 PM
At least 130 turtles have been seized by the Customs Intelligence Department, at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka today. The Indian pond turtles were to be smuggled to Malaysia, in a Malaysian Airlines flight, at around 10:00am this morning.
Port Authority takes first steps to a build new LaGuardia Airport
New Jersey Online - 5/28/2015 6:13:29 PM
which led Vice President Joseph Biden to compare LaGuardia to an airport "in some third world country" last year. The new terminal is designed to handle 17.5 million passengers and will be will be 1.3 million square feet, close to double the size of the ...
South Africa is shaken by FIFA corruption probe investigation
Los Angeles Times - 5/29/2015 1:58:47 AM
one in which the South African government — apparently unbeknown to Mandela — may have won the right to host the international tournament by paying at least $10 million in bribes. On Thursday, the allegations spread anger and sadness across a country ...
American arrested with grenade at airport
ABC KOTA Territory News - 5/28/2015 12:22:44 PM
Cipriano de Guzman was being held at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport after the weapons were discovered ... "He definitely cannot leave the country. He has to face the charges." Kurt Moyer, an official at the U.S. Embassy in Manila, said he ...
Moody staff, incomprehensible signs and a hub that's like a 'Third World country': Are these the most hated airports in the world?
Daily Mail - 4/22/2015 4:04:23 PM
The airport was once likened to a 'third world country' by U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden. The 2014 Guide to Sleeping at Airports named the Pakistan airport as the very worst after tourists were asked to rate their airport experiences based on comfort ...
Laird Antennas Improve Passenger Experience in Major International Airport
TMCnet - 5/28/2015 7:10:45 PM
As one of the 15 busiest airports in the world, Taiwan's Taoyuan International Airport understands ... employs over 9,000 employees in more than 50 facilities located in 19 countries.
Glo, FAAN launch airport ultra-high speed Wi-Fi
Businessday - 5/29/2015 12:25:43 AM
According to Ike Oraekwuotu, Globacom’s coordinator, business solutions, the facility, which will be available at both the domestic and the international wings of key airports across the country, has been made possible by the great vision and passion ...
Economic Zones World and Shanghai Yaming Lighting sign MoU
Al Bawaba - 5/28/2015 6:46:18 AM
Africa and CIS countries. Not to mention that Jafza is well-located in the region and next to the biggest airport (Al Maktoum International Airport) in the world; this is a big advantage and cost-effective factor that makes Jafza the perfect platform for ...
World In-Flight Catering Services Industry
Financial Content - 5/28/2015 6:13:29 PM
PRODUCT/SERVICE LAUNCHES II-32 Turkish Airlines Launches a New Catering Concept II-32 Heathrow Airport Introduces Onboard Picnic ... Contract II-39 XL Airways France and Newrest Group International Enter into Partnership II-39 Newrest Uganda Inflight ...
Phuket Airport possible base for US military support
The Phuket Gazette Co Ltd - 5/29/2015 4:29:06 AM
PHUKET: Thailand may allow the United States to use either Phuket Airport or U-Tapao in Rayong as a base for ... Irregular Migrants in the Indian Ocean (OCPHAM) to liaise with the international community in extending help to any refugees set adrift ...