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
Why is the World Bank backing coal power in Europe's youngest country?
The Guardian - 7/20/2016 9:56:34 AM
World Bank-sponsored coal power station. Speaking alongside the prime minister, Isa Mustafa, Kerry told reporters at Pristina airport that the Kosovo e re (New Kosovo) plant would help the tiny, impoverished country do “its part to contribute to this ...
Donald Trump Is Going to Troll Joe Biden About ‘Third World’ LaGuardia Airport
Observer - 7/21/2016 8:25:19 PM
“If I took you and blindfolded you and took you to LaGuardia Airport in New York, you’d think, ‘I must be in some Third World country.” “I’m not joking,” he added at the time. Ironically, Biden was citing LaGuardia as a example of why ...
These countries are losing millions of tourists because of attacks
ABC 17 News - 7/18/2016 4:54:08 PM
and several countries are becoming just too frightening for many ... They cited data from Global Blue, which provides sales tax refunds in airports around the world. The prospects for Egypt's tourism industry look dire following years of political upheaval ...
Southwest Airlines glitch strands travelers at Will Rogers World Airport
KOCO Oklahoma City - 7/21/2016 6:23:38 PM
Karla Goldman is among thousands of passengers stuck in airports across the country. She is at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City, and after two canceled flights, she has been working all day to get her son to a national gymnastics competition.
Wipro bags airport digital transformation contract
EXPRESS COMPUTER - 7/21/2016 11:49:55 AM
Wipro provides technology services to some of the world’s largest airports including some ... that it needs as one of North America’s fastest growing airports.” Xavier Diniz, Country Head – Canada, Wipro Limited said, “Wipro will leverage its ...
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 ...
Los Angeles airport approves Delta terminal plan
Win 98.5 - 7/20/2016 8:02:03 AM
... plan to upgrade its terminals at Los Angeles International Airport were approved by the airport on Wednesday. Under a lease approved by Los Angeles World Airports' Board of Airport Commissioners, the carrier will connect terminals 2 and 3 over the ...
10 of the best places in the world to retire
Market Watch - 7/23/2016 5:56:48 AM
Since the country’s second official language is ... The sport fishing haven is convenient, too: there’s an airport nearby with direct flights back to the U.S. Cayo is a “leave-the-world-behind, embrace-the-simple-life, off-grid paradise,” says ...
Bristol Airport opens new terminal extension to passengers
Travel News - 7/20/2016 11:54:06 PM
‘We want to make Bristol Airport the first choice for passengers across the South West of the UK by combining world class facilities with West Country hospitality. This terminal extension raises the bar for regional airports by combining a spacious feel ...
LaGuardia Airport reconstruction project underway
TImes Ledger - 7/22/2016 8:59:55 PM
“Vice President Biden, God bless him, has a way of speaking frankly and he made that point when he said if you were blindfolded and you landed at LaGuardia Airport, you would think that you landed in a third-world country,” Cuomo said. “Not the most ...
North Korea says it has been practicing to blow up South Korean airports
Washington Post - 7/20/2016 1:35:30 AM
TOKYO — North Korea said Wednesday that it had been practicing to blow up South Korean ports and airports with nuclear warheads during ... potential to hit even the southern-most parts of the country. The launches were part of a drill overseen by Kim ...
Unmanned immigration counters, hour-long queues at Mumbai airport
Hindustan Times - 7/22/2016 12:38:51 PM
It entered the big league of busy world airports by catering to 41.7 million passengers ... the report added. Even Delhi, the country’s busiest airport has utilised only 41% of its capacity.
It's a scary world...except for defense companies
CNN Money - 7/19/2016 2:58:24 PM
Defense contractors are cashing in on today's scary world. Lockheed Martin (LMT), the global leader ... director of equity research at the Buckingham Research Group. Related: These countries are losing millions of tourists Just look at Lockheed's latest ...
Protest at Syracuse's airport as taxi drivers call for new service contract
LocalSYR - 7/23/2016 7:54:19 PM
She said the Airport Authority is working on issuing an RFP. Callahan expressed concern that protestors "elevated it to a security issue", due to recent violence seen in other parts of the country and across the world. "Now we're having to divert our ...
The ‘Malport’ that was meant to be a low-cost airport
Malaysiakini - 7/20/2016 9:06:28 AM
The problem in our country is that we are just plainly not earning enough. Mosquitobrain: This is Umno’s culture. Build first world facilities but with third world mentality. Anonymous 1034721438846003: Changi Airport in my view is the best and most ...