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
RANKED: The 10 best airports in Asia
Stamford Advocate - 5/2/2016 11:18:56 PM
However, Changi isn't the only world class facility of its kind in Asia — which is why Skytrax has released its list of the 10 best airports in Asia. The Skytrax annual rankings are based on the impressions of over 13 million flyers from 106 countries.
Could Copa America Centenario be a sneak peek of a World Cup hosted by the USA?
Fox Sports - 5/3/2016 4:58:22 PM
That appears to be in the works and many have already called the Americans favorites to win the bid to host the 2026 World Cup. That's because of the country's existing infrastructure. The airports and hotels are already in place, as are gigantic ...
U.S. airports respond to Zika virus threat
WCSH6 - 5/4/2016 9:47:41 AM
With the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro kicking off in just three months and a growing list of countries and territories around the world reporting active mosquito transmission of the Zika virus, U.S. airports are on an informal Zika virus watch.
Countries To Visit While The Dollar Is Strong And International Airfares Are Low
Forbes - 5/3/2016 4:01:06 PM
Figure 1: Relative strength of the US dollar against other world currencies including the Brazilian Real ... weighted average change in flight prices over the same period. Twelve countries and the European Union stand out for both their value on the ...
Healing after terror: Brussels Airport departure lounge reopens
CNN - 5/1/2016 3:41:59 PM
"For many of them it will be a difficult moment, but they can count on the support of our large airport family," he said. Feist noted that in the immediate few months, "It will be very important to rebuild the image of our country abroad." The airport is ...
You can buy Cognac at North Korea's airport, but a SIM card? Not so much.
Los Angeles Times - 5/4/2016 3:28:17 AM
It sounds like a bad joke, but the answer Tuesday afternoon at the Pyongyang airport seemed to be four ... North Korean capital this week for the biggest political gathering the country has seen in 36 years: a Korean Workers’ Party Congress.
Orthodox Christians across the world celebrate Easter
cruxnow.com - 5/1/2016 4:03:28 PM
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — With “Holy Fire,” fireworks and solemn Masses, Orthodox Christians around the world celebrated ... welcomed at Athens airport with the honors due a visiting foreign head of state, before taken across the country by plane so ...
Brussels Reopens Airport Departure Hall
Aero-News Network - 5/3/2016 11:46:23 PM
Brussels Airport not only is the second most important center of economic growth with 20,000 jobs, we also connect Belgium with the rest of the world and are often regarded worldwide as a symbol of our country. That we are returning to an almost normal ...
Vienna International Airport: matching its peers. A vital east-west hub
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 5/2/2016 10:47:19 AM
A constitutional law that same year declared the country's ‘perpetual ... that Vienna is one of the world's top destinations for international congresses and conventions, with 200 events each year. Vienna International Airport competes with German ...
Ed Sheeran in the country
Fiji Village - 5/4/2016 1:05:07 AM
Top English singer Ed Sheeran is in the country. Sheeran arrived in Fiji yesterday ... The 32-year-old Melbourne-born actor was seen arriving at Nadi International Airport last month with the 11-time World Champion. Matt Thomas snapped a photo with Chris ...
The whole world will smile with Claudio Ranieri
Economic Times - 5/4/2016 12:57:58 AM
This week Claudio Ranieri, on the cusp of becoming a champion after finishing second in three different countries ... could be greeted by a hero's welcome at the airport. If he does, you can bet the whole world, baring those who herald from north London ...
Technavio Announces Top Five Vendors in the Global Airport Information Systems (AIS) Market Through 2020
Financial Content - 5/3/2016 11:36:14 AM
According to Abhay Singh, a lead analyst at Technavio for aerospace components research, “Mergers and acquisitions, along with increased collaboration with alliance partners around the world would ... used in over 160 airports in 40 countries worldwide.
World War II gunner takes to skies again
Gloucester Daily Times - 5/3/2016 4:36:53 PM
A highly decorated World War II veteran of the US Army Air Force, he boarded a plane from Boston’s Logan Airport for Washington ... the war effort didn’t go unnoticed by a grateful country he helped liberate. In January 2015, he was given the Légion ...
Kuwait- MoI, global firms eye deal to maintain airport security
MENAFN - 5/2/2016 8:59:56 AM
On the other hand, the British minister praised the level of performance reached by the Kuwait security agencies, especially in regard to airport security, indicating that, his country is ready ... counterparts all over the world, in celebrating Easter.
This Persian Gulf Country May Be The Anti-Dubai - And That's A Good Thing
NDTV - 5/4/2016 7:53:09 AM
Yet Qaboos's cultural vision was evident as soon as I arrived at Muscat's airport ... country. Positioned north of the emirate of Ras al-Khaimah, the enclave protrudes into the Strait of Hormuz, the narrow waterway through which about 30 percent of the ...