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
Hamad International Airport opens its doors to world
ameinfo.com - 5/22/2013 5:48:35 AM
This spectacular state-of-art airport will create new benchmarks in passenger travel and convenience. It is the fulfillment of our Emir's vision to establish a world-class gateway to the world, one that will support the country's booming growth and be on ...
Sops on cards for airports to improve connectivity
Economic Times - 5/23/2013 2:12:39 AM
The high current account deficit will persist as long as we live in a world of low growth — that hurts our exports — and easy global liquidity, which pumps up the oil import bill. Swift Dzire may have been launched as an offshoot to Swift, but in Apr ...
Zurich Airport Named the World's Best Airport
e-Travel Blackboard - 5/19/2013 11:38:43 PM
The airport has also been awarded the world’s best baggage claim service for the fourth ... “Being the welcome point to many tourists coming into the country by air, it is imperative that the quality of the services and facilities offered at the ...
The Starbucks tumbler limited to one place in the world: Haneda Airport
en.rocketnews24.com - 5/22/2013 12:58:05 PM
Haneda Aiport does handle a handful of international flights each day, but unless you’re entering or leaving the country via Seoul, Shanghai, Hong Kong or Taipei you might struggle to find a flight that will land you close enough to these ...
Revealed: The world"s busiest air routes
travelmole.com - 5/18/2013 11:54:14 PM
Asia leads the world"s growth in travel and holds seven out of the ... The review looks at trends in worldwide passenger demand between regions, countries and specific airports, comparing the full 2011 passenger volumes with 2010 data.
Coke’s New Airport Stunt Welcomes Travelers to ‘World’s Happiest Country’
Media Bistro - 5/14/2013 2:04:50 PM
Coke has long associated its brand with happiness — even dedicating entire websites to the philosophical meaning of the word, and calling the contents of a can of cola “140 happy calories.” Now, the company is taking advantage of a happy coincidence ...
DIA named in top 10 list of best airports worldwide
KDVR Fox-31 - 5/14/2013 4:13:41 PM
DENVER — Denver International Airport is one of the best in the world, according to a survey by Skytax, a worldwide leader in airport research services. DIA was ranked ninth on the list of World’s Best Airports over 50 million passengers per year.
Qatar Executive to set up FBO at Doha's new airport by 2015
ameinfo.com - 5/21/2013 10:31:56 PM
The corporate jet division of Qatar Airways is investing in the development of a private jet terminal at the country's new Hamad International Airport, AINonline has reported. "The new facility will be one of the world's most prestigious and ...
Istanbul's third airport contract initialled
worldbulletin.net - 5/20/2013 10:33:07 PM
Istanbul's third airport contract has been initialled ... serve not only its own citizens but also all the countries in the region." The planned third airport will be one of the largest airports in the world with four separate terminal buildings and ...
US senators approve immigration changes requiring fingerprint system at 30 airports
India Talks - 5/21/2013 8:37:24 PM
Washington, May 21: Every foreigner leaving America from any of the country’s 30 busiest airports will have to undergo mandatory fingerprinting under an amendment senators have added to a new immigration bill. Lawmakers called it a step ...
Muscat airport wins Airport Staff Service Award
MENAFN - 5/19/2013 10:34:18 PM
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Muscat International Airport has been named second in ... MENAFN Press (MENAFN Press) With the world's 4th largest flight network of 223 destinations in 99 countries, Turkish Airlines continues to grow with five new destinations ...
CompareAirportTransfers.co.uk Helps International Tourists Find Great Airport Transfer Deals Across 85+ Countries
SBWire - 5/14/2013 8:21:14 AM
Click here to take a look at transfer companies of different countries. The tourists who want to ... “We have access to resort and airport transfer services around the world. For example, airport transfers are available between your airport and hotel ...
Cairo airport baggage handlers end strike
myMotherLode - 5/19/2013 2:20:23 PM
Cairo airport officials say baggage handlers have resumed work after a strike that left passengers on 20 international flights from Europe and Arab countries waiting several hours for luggage. Baggage handlers went on strike Saturday afternoon to demand ...
Gannett Fleming, Design Engineer for PHX Sky Train™: First Transit Bridge in the World to Cross an Active Taxiway
San Francisco Gate - 5/19/2013 3:14:39 AM
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport opened Stage 1 of the PHX ... and it links the Phoenix region’s 44th Street METRO light rail station with the airport’s economy parking area and the 88-gate Terminal 4. The system is designed to be intuitive ...
How America Became a Third World Country
The Huffington Post - 5/21/2013 4:41:10 PM
If you remember ... scientists had long been warning that the level should be kept below 350 for human security.) Unfortunately, as with the groundbreaking research that led to the Internet, it takes money to do big things, and the long-term effects ...