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
The ACI-NA/World Annual General Assembly, pre-conference programme launches new 4.0 version of ACERT
Press Release Point - 9/26/2016 2:48:10 PM
“As of August 2016, 162 airports have been accredited in over 50 countries, representing 2.2 billion passenger a year, some one-third of global air passenger traffic,” said Angela Gittens, Director General, ACI World. “ACERT 4.0 reflects ACI’s ...
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 6:31:43 AM
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 ...
Istanbul New Airport ATC tower wins design award in Athens
Arabian Aerospace - 9/26/2016 1:43:44 PM
“This special building, a top-notch design by the world-renowned designer Pininfarina, of Ferrari fame, is poised to become an icon for Istanbul. The airport will expedite the growth of our region and country, and this building serves as a testament to ...
The looming crisis in airport capacity
The Hindu - 9/25/2016 10:34:38 PM
As India is set to become the third-largest aviation market in the world in the next five to seven years ... partnership model have helped AAI develop and modernise airports across the country, said Satyan Nayar, secretary general at Association of ...
Myanmar boosted by sanctions lift
worldbulletin.net - 9/26/2016 6:41:24 AM
“It is believed to be a silver lining for the country as well as for us,” the Zaykabar Company chairman told Anadolu Agency from his office compound near Yangon International Airport Shwe is ... the door to the outside world, but to the international ...
International Civil Aviation Organization Shuts out Taiwan
The Diplomat - 9/26/2016 9:29:01 PM
At the end of the day, China or any other country, should not dictate world affairs on the basis of threats ... then consider that Taiwan is a major aviation player. Taoyuan Airport, one of two airports serving the capital of Taiwan, was ranked the ...
Detroit Metropolitan Airport reconstruction project receives ISI Envision Silver award
cenews.com - 9/26/2016 4:21:13 PM
This is the 19th project across the country to receive an Envision rating since ... Their work will guarantee that Detroit Metro Airport can continue providing world-class service to our customers and remain an important contributor to our region’s ...
The world's busiest airport is ....
CNN - 9/9/2016 11:04:56 AM
director general of ACI World. ACI's figures and percentages from the annual report are based on data from more than 2,300 airports in 160 countries worldwide. Dubai handled most international traffic in 2015 The international airport to watch is Dubai.
Oldest Airports In The World
worldatlas.com - 8/26/2016 5:19:27 PM
The oldest airports in the world include the College Park Airport in the United ... These airports also serve as historical landmarks in their respective countries, and represent advancements in air travel technology.
Opening of ACI World Conference and Montreal Civil Aviation Week 2016
Yahoo Finance - 9/26/2016 2:33:51 PM
ACI World is based in Montréal, Canada, and includes five geographical regions including North America, under the abbreviation ACI-NA. As of January 2016, ACI serves 592 members operating 1,853 airports in 173 countries. A specialized agency of the United ...
International airport: Dispute over name uncalled for
The Tribune India - 9/25/2016 9:23:03 PM
No one should have any objection to it. Naming the airport may seems to be a petty issue but it is important. All important establishments in the country or all over the world carry some identification. In this case, to satisfy all stakeholders ...
Arthur D. Little World Airport Report 2016
Air Transport World - 8/25/2016 6:25:04 PM
... D Little World Airport Report mirror the fortunes of the world’s six key economic regions, with poor performance among Brazilian airports reflecting the economic downturn in that country, for example. Brazil’s economic backslide in turn hit the ...
The World's Most Delayed Airports
Forbes - 1/22/2010 7:56:34 PM
Traveling to India and China? Pack your patience. Airports in those countries top our third annual list of The World’s Most Delayed Airports. Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport takes the prize for the airport with the least timely arrivals ...
33 giant Chinese infrastructure projects that are reshaping the world
The Business Insider - 9/21/2016 2:18:18 PM
the country has invested billions of dollars in massive infrastructure projects. Some are already complete, while others are still in the works. From highways that span the continent and the largest wind-power base in the world to enormous airports and new ...
At UN, Syrian Minister says 'well-known' countries to blame for spread of terrorism in region and beyond
UN News Centre - 9/23/2016 11:55:45 PM
Mr. Al-Moualem went on to say that the terrorist campaign against my country is taking place in full view of a polarized world, with those who have chosen ... Army site in the vicinity of the Deir ez Zor Airport on 17 September, which allowed the [Islamic ...