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
Airport security scrutinizied after stowaway incident
Opelousas Daily World - 4/23/2014 3:45:06 PM
The 15-year-old boy who stowed away in the wheel well of a plane flying from California to Hawaii is prompting an airport security review in San Jose and across the rest of the country. The boy climbed a fence at San Jose International Airport about 1 a.m ...
World's busiest airport tries incentives to draw flghts
USA Today - 4/23/2014 1:57:44 PM
In the airport's words, "the purpose of the program is to stimulate air service, particularly along routes that link Atlanta to cities located in countries that have some of the world's fastest-growing economies and air cargo traffic." "As the world's ...
Haneda International Airport: A destination on its own
Inquirer Lifestyle - 4/23/2014 6:41:04 AM
I was excited to once again visit Haneda International Airport, this time for a quick tour of the facilities ... upon your plane’s touchdown and is a direct reflection of the country you’re visiting. And I am not even going to expound on that.
Huntsville International Airport is the most expensive in the U.S. for 6th straight quarter
Al.com - 4/22/2014 2:34:42 PM
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Huntsville International Airport is once again the most ... the sixth consecutive quarter Huntsville has been named the most expensive airport in the country. Airport spokeswoman Chantel Minish said there are options, including ...
All airlines to operate from new Doha airport from May 27
Arabian Business - 4/22/2014 6:42:16 AM
Qatar’s new Hamad International Airport (HIA) will open to all airlines, including the country’s national carrier, at the end of May, according to a circular issued by the country’s Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA), Doha News reported. The circular ...
Phuket's Prisoners of Airport Hospitality Break Free to 'Third Country'
Phuket Wan - 4/23/2014 9:18:33 AM
PHUKET: Six men from Syria held in the Hospitality section at Phuket International Airport for about 80 days have departed for ''a third country,'' according to a spokesperson for UNHCR. The men were caught using fake Greek passports in Beijing as they ...
Tokyo airport employee loses handwritten passcodes ahead of Obama visit
Naked Security - 4/23/2014 9:14:23 PM
The dangers associated with writing passwords down were expertly demonstrated by a Japanese airport worker over the weekend as the country prepared for the ... of Skymark Airlines at Tokyo's Haneda International Airport mislaid a printout containing ...
Airport Workers Strike Again
Iceland Review Online - 4/23/2014 8:06:58 AM
A continuing dispute between the Icelandic state and staff of Isavia, the country’s airports and air navigation service, means more strike action and flight delays this morning. International flight arrivals and departures at Keflavík International ...
Airport, airline celebrates new partnership
WPTZ 5 News Channel - 4/23/2014 3:37:57 PM
“We welcome Caesar’s World as our newest partner in the development of the Plattsburgh International Airport,’ says Garry Douglass, North Country Chamber of Commerce president. The chamber serves as the airport’s marketing and development agenc
Atlanta’s City Council Offers Airport Incentives to Grow International Traffic
Skift - 4/23/2014 5:03:51 PM
The incentive program aims to link Atlanta with international cities in countries with rapidly growing economies and air cargo traffic, officials said. The airport will waive a year’s worth of landing fees for airlines starting new international routes ...
Smuggled gold worth INR 76.65 crore seized from Indian Airports, says Customs data
Shanghai Metals Market - 4/23/2014 2:23:22 AM
... of gold worth Rs.7.35 crores was seized from Thiruvananthapuram International Airport. The Customs data also indicates that 156 kilograms of gold was brought into the country during the same one-year period by remitting duties. The duty against these ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 6:11:19 PM
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." In January, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called LaGuardia and ...
Qatar to Open $17 Billion Airport Six Years Behind Schedule
Skift - 4/22/2014 8:36:47 AM
Qatar plans to open a new $17 billion Hamad International Airport next week, six years behind schedule. Ten discount airlines, including FlyDubai, will move from the current airport to Hamad on April 30, an official at the country’s Civil Aviation ...
Vhong Navarro case: NBI alerted the airport to prevent the escape of Cedric Lee
Examiner - 4/23/2014 1:00:28 PM
NBI National Capital Region Director Efren Meneses told reporters this morning, April 23, 2014 that he had already alerted the ports in Manila, Cebu, Davao as well as the international airports to ... waves in and outside the country because of the ...
FAA head visits ND airport strained by oil boom
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 4/21/2014 4:30:25 PM
FAA Administrator Michael Huerta toured Williston's Sloulin Field International Airport, where officials say population ... "I know you do meetings like this all over the country where people present a whole series of needs," she said to Huerta.