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
NY, NJ airports to screen all from W. Africa countries hit by Ebola
Market Watch - 10/24/2014 6:04:48 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- All travelers from West African countries affected by Ebola arriving at New York City's JFK International Airport and Newark's Liberty International Airport will be screened for the deadly virus and quarantined if necessary ...
The 10 Worst Airports In The World, According To Travelers
The Huffington Post - 10/25/2014 7:55:10 AM
Lesser-visited airports topped the list -- in countries like Pakistan and Nepal -- but further ... The worst airports in the world for 2014 are:
Islamabad international airport: CAA shrugs off ‘world’s worst’ epithet
Pakistan Defence - 10/25/2014 5:32:00 AM
Last week, international and local newspapers ran stories based ... which is minimal compared to large airports in other countries. “There are automatic vote spamming checks involved to prevent users from voting for one airport over and over again ...
Biden, who compared LaGuardia to 'Third World country,' touts improvement plans at NY airports
Fox Business - 10/20/2014 8:25:33 PM
Vice President Joe Biden, left, joined by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, speaks in a hangar of the Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, in New York, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, to discuss the need to improve New York's airports. Biden joined Cuomo as the ...
This Is The Worst Airport In The World
The Business Insider - 10/24/2014 1:25:38 PM
Although many facilities fared quite well, others failed miserably. Benazir Bhutto International Airport, serving the country's capital of Islamabad, is one of the busiest in Pakistan and is home to the country national airline — PIA. That it was named ...
Denver airport speeds clearing customs with technology from Canada
Denver Post - 10/24/2014 6:33:26 PM
The airport's customs area ... U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents, and some international travelers returning from 38 countries that do not require U.S. entry visas, including Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom and Australia.
Ebola Outbreak 2014 News: The Only 5 Airports that Allow People From Ebola-Hit Countries to Enter. Is your air terminal one of them?
crossmap.com - 10/22/2014 6:21:29 PM
especially on international airports. On Wednesday, October 22, The Department of Homeland Security will begin to limit the flights, which carry passengers from the aforementioned countries in West Africa. Only five airports will be designated to welcome ...
US Dedicates 5 Airports for Travellers From Ebola-Stricken Nations, Lawmakers Want Travel Ban
International Business Times - 10/23/2014 3:32:41 AM
The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said the five airports were chosen because it is where most travellers from those countries enter ... African nations to the U.S. However, three big international carriers serving Liberia, Guinea and Sierra ...
Ebola medical workers face mandatory quarantine at NYC airports
Reuters - 10/24/2014 11:05:27 PM
Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport from ... Spencer had been working with Ebola patients in the hard-hit West African country for the humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders. "He's a doctor and even he didn't follow ...
Ebola Outbreak Travel Map: Which Airports Are Screening For Ebola
International Business Times - 10/24/2014 4:14:26 AM
In response to growing concerns, travelers flying from affected countries are being routed through five U.S. airports that have been specially prepared to deal with the virus: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport; Chicago O'Hare International ...