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
Hero's welcome for SAfrica's first Miss World in 40 years
Hindustan Times - 12/20/2014 12:25:11 PM
Hundreds turned up at OR Tambo International Airport to greet Strauss after the 22-year-old medical student was crowned Miss World 2014 at a glitzy final in London last Sunday. Dressed in the country's national colours, South Africans waved placards ...
Gov’t seeks bidders for P781-M Bicol airport contract
Inquirer - 12/19/2014 9:37:34 PM
MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is inviting bidders for a P781-million construction contract for key facilities at the Bicol International Airport ... destinations across the country. Some of the projects ...
Construction of Airport Cities Driving Growth Prospects in the Airport Construction Market in GCC Countries
Whatech - 12/19/2014 10:41:59 PM
The Airport Construction market in the GCC countries is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.86 percent during 2014-2019. “With a number of significant events of international importance such as the Dubai Expo 2020 and the FIFA World Cup 2022 coming up in the ...
Pakistani Taliban attack airport in Karachi, 27 dead
egyptindependent.com - 12/18/2014 3:40:50 PM
Taliban militants disguised as security forces stormed Pakistan's busiest airport on Sunday and at least 27 people were killed in a night-long battle at one of the country's most high-profile targets. The assault on Jinnah International Airport in Karachi ...
Nigeria: Aviation Stories - 'Kebbi Airport Built for Export of Farm Produce'
AllAfrica - 12/19/2014 7:11:24 AM
These are tourist attraction that brings people from other parts of the country and the world. The airport makes it easy for people to come to the state and this will help galvanise the economy. The easy movement of persons by virtue of the airport is a ...
T.F. Green ranks among most affordable airports in U.S.
Providence Business News - 12/17/2014 4:46:27 PM
Logan International Airport in Boston was No. 76 for an average airfare price of $430; last year it was No. 88. Last month, T.F. Green Airport also was named one of the best airports in the country by Conde Nast Traveler.
SpringHill Suites Gifts Holiday Travelers With Relaxing Security Checkpoint Experience at Oakland International Airport
Yahoo Finance - 12/19/2014 4:51:14 PM
SpringHill Suites by Marriott officially opened its award winning Experience Zone at Oakland International Airport's Terminal ... the transformed security zones in some of the country's busiest airports," said Craig Fowler, senior director, SpringHill ...
New King Abdul Aziz International Airport ‘will revive aviation sector’
Arab News - 12/19/2014 9:44:43 PM
Once completed, the new King Abdul Aziz International Airport would attract passengers ... The strategy involves other development programs at 27 regional and domestic airports in the country, to increase capacity to more than 100 million passengers ...
Child quarantined after Chicago airport Ebola alert
USA Today - 12/19/2014 11:14:47 AM
A child with Ebola-like symptoms was taken to a hospital in Chicago after arriving at O'Hare International Airport early Friday morning ... Several West African countries including Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia are on a watch list by the CDC and ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 11:16:08 AM
In a speech on American infrastructure Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden said that compared to airports like Hong Kong International, New York's LaGuardia feels like a "third world country ... third-busiest airport in the world in 2012, it took home ...
Why hasn’t the U.S. closed its airports to travelers from Ebola-ravaged countries?
Washington Post - 10/2/2014 6:38:03 PM
CDC officials were dispatched to Newark Liberty International airport after a passenger on an incoming flight from Brussels began vomiting, NBC New York reported. Several African nations have restricted or banned air travel from Ebola-stricken countries ...
LA Airport commission OKs $4 bln train project
The Business Journal - 12/19/2014 11:21:57 AM
... in the United States and sixth busiest airport in the world. The airport offers 692 daily nonstop flights to 85 cities in the U.S. and 928 weekly nonstop flights to 67 cities in 34 countries on 62 commercial air carriers. LAX also ranks 14th in the ...
Concessions as Panacea to Poor Airport Infrastructure
This Day Live - 12/18/2014 11:11:48 PM
The International Air Transport Association (IATA ... in it and it is serving its purpose and remains the best facility among all the airport terminals in the country including both built by the federal and state governments. And if government plans ...
Local airlines push for 24 hour service at Kumasi airport
Ghana Web - 12/18/2014 5:46:42 AM
Domestic airlines operating in the country are calling on the Ghana Airport Company ... Kumasi Airport will close to air traffic by 10pm. A number of huge international airports including Melbourne and JFK airports operate 24 hours a day.
Powerhouse: Airports Company SA’s COO Tebogo Mekgoe
Destiny Man - 12/19/2014 7:32:53 AM
With a developing country like India, which ... agreement with GVK for a 10% equity stake in the management of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai. We also set up a technical agreement that sees us help plan and implement systems ...