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
MacArthur Airport, like other small airfields, losing flights, carriers, says study
Newsday - 7/21/2014 6:31:34 PM
Small airports across the country, including Long Island MacArthur Airport, are losing flights, destinations and carriers, according to a new study by MIT's International Center for Air Transportation. From 2012 to 2013 alone, smaller airports — those ...
Ogdensburg International Airport to receive $474,000 in federal funds, North Country Rep. Owens says
North Country Now - 7/23/2014 10:00:57 AM
OGDENSBURG -- $475,000 in grant funding has been awarded to Ogdensburg International Airport, according to an announcement from the office of Rep. Bill Owens (D-Plattsburgh). "This project will support the northern New York air traveler by implementing ...
Munich one of the best transfer airports worldwide
MENAFN - 7/23/2014 9:46:38 AM
... six in the world in the category World's Best Airport for Transit Passengers. The terminal's special architectural concept means that passengers are able to transfer to one of 130 destinations in 45 countries in a very short time. And Lufthansa's ...
Airlines Suspend Flights to Israel After Hamas Rocket Falls Near Main Airport
New York Times - 7/23/2014 2:22:50 AM
Ben-Gurion airport, the country’s main international gateway, handled 14 million visitors last year and is critical to Israel’s economy. It is about 40 miles from the Gaza border, closer than either of Israel’s other international airports ...
U.S. flights to Israel barred after rockets land near airport
The Telegraph - 7/23/2014 4:17:22 AM
JERUSALEM — American and European air carriers suspended flights to Israel on Tuesday after a rocket landed near the country’s international airport as fighting between Israeli forces and Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip entered its third week.
Charleston Int'l. Airport Ranked Most Affordable in Nation
WTMA - 7/23/2014 7:30:38 AM
Charleston International secured the top ranking out of the 101 most popular airports in the country, the website said. The ranking of airports was done based on user searches on the site during the month of June 2014. The average airfare from Charleston ...
The importance of Ben Gurion airport to Israel (+video)
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/23/2014 2:58:37 AM
and the airport is seen as crucial link to the rest of the world. Last year, about 14 million passengers passed through the airport in a country with a population that's about 8 million. Moreover, foreign tourists and businessmen rely on the airport as ...
China warns of major airport delays
theguardian.com - 7/23/2014 2:29:59 AM
Photograph: Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images Flights to and from Shanghai international airport and 11 ... relations executive declined to comment. Airports in east China are among the busiest in the country. In 2013 Shanghai's two mega-airports Pudong and ...
JCDecaux unveils its first digital screen network at Muscat International Airport and Salalah Airport
MENAFN - 7/23/2014 9:32:19 AM
The system can for instance target specific flights from specific countries, change the creative from day ... going live in Muscat International Airport and Salalah Airport. Our partnership with JCDecaux means that this impressive network of screens ...
Israel Opens Alternative Airport to More International Flights
NASDAQ - 7/23/2014 2:11:30 PM
BEN GURION AIRPORT, Israel--Israel said it has opened up an existing airport in the south of the country to more international flights, as it scrambles to restore global air connections after U.S. and European regulators advised carriers to avoid Tel Aviv ...
Controversial New Islamabad Airport
The Nation - 7/24/2014 1:45:51 AM
The power of the corruption mafia and their influence within the establishment and the ruling political elite can be gauged from the awarding of the contract for the construction of the new international airport ... their new adopted countries whose ...
Why Tel Aviv airport is safest in the world
Deccan Herald - 7/23/2014 8:13:35 AM
Because of such effective use of technology and manpower, Ben Gurion airport is spoken of as the ultimate in security. No doubt Russian President Medvedev suggested Israeli type security in his country adding that a better check of passengers and baggage ...
Airlines cut hundreds of flights at a dozen Chinese airports
The Straits Times - 7/22/2014 1:44:03 PM
Shanghai's Pudong and Hongqiao international airports were among 12 airports largely along the country's east coast affected by the order, which began July 20 and would last until August 15, state broadcaster China Central Television reported on the ...
Israel airport safe, says minister Yisrael Katz
IBN Live - 7/23/2014 6:04:44 AM
Israel's Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz said that the country's airport is safe for landings and ... suspend all flights for at least 24 hours to and from Ben Gurion International Airport "due to the potentially hazardous situation created by the ...
In international flight, volatile conflicts abound
Yahoo News - 7/23/2014 7:23:28 AM
including a main air force base in the east and the Maiduguri International Airport in December. Nigeria is not on any of the FAA's lists for prohibited or potentially hazardous countries. However, there are concerns that Boko Haram militants may have ...