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
Tampa International ranked second best airport in the country by popular travel mag
SaintpetersBlog - 11/25/2014 7:57:10 PM
Getting ready to hop a plane for Thanksgiving? Head to the airport knowing that Tampa International is ranked the second best airport in the nation by Conde Nast Traveler. “Tampa’s airport feels like a vision of the future from 50 years ago (because it ...
Fraport Consortium Wins Tender For 14 Greek Regional Airports
The Street - 11/25/2014 2:42:13 PM
The country is striving to exceed 20 million tourists per ... Regarding the airport business, the Group participates in Athens International Airport. Both Copelouzos and Fraport are partners in the Northern Capital Gateway consortium that manages St ...
Fraport, Copelouzos win bidding for Greek airports
Reuters - 11/25/2014 4:29:35 PM
"The bids submitted by the world's top airport operators is the biggest proof of international investors' confidence in our country's growth prospects," HRADF's chairman Emmanuel Kondylis said in a statement. The airport leases will be the country's ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 11:16:08 AM
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 ... third-busiest airport in the world in 2012, it took home ...
15 new greenfield airports to be developed: Minister
Daijiworld - 11/25/2014 6:02:38 PM
Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma told the Rajya Sabha: "Government of India (GoI) has granted in principle approval for setting up 15 greenfield airports in the country ... 46 domestic airports and 15 international airports.
Why hasn’t the U.S. closed its airports to travelers from Ebola-ravaged countries?
Washington Post - 10/2/2014 6:38:03 PM
CDC officials were dispatched to Newark Liberty International airport after a passenger on an incoming flight from Brussels began vomiting, NBC New York reported. Several African nations have restricted or banned air travel from Ebola-stricken countries ...
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 ...
World's most beautiful airports
USA Today - 4/7/2013 4:28:56 PM
As the gateway to a city or country, airports are often striking works of architecture. Here are ten of the best from around the world. John F. Kennedy Airport, New York ... it's also beautiful. Terminal 4's architectural highlights include colorful ...
Travellers from Ebola countries restricted to five US airports
Sydney Morning Herald - 10/21/2014 9:21:38 PM
... Airport or Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Johnson said. Those airports already receive about 94 per cent of travellers coming to the US from the three West African countries. There are currently no direct flights from those ...
Requests for qualification for airport privatisation scrapped: Government
Post - 11/25/2014 6:59:54 PM
In-principle approvals have also been granted for setting up 15 greenfield airports in the country, he said ... new airlines can start international operations without waiting for five years and without having the minimum 20 aircraft."
Ebola outbreak: Five US airports begin screening travellers from West African countries for virus
The Independent - 10/11/2014 7:17:29 PM
Starting today, airline customers who have stopped in Guinea, Sierra Leone or Liberia before arriving into the international ... one of the three worst-hit countries in western Africa will arrive at one of those five airports. “We work to continuously ...
Cuomo confronts and pokes fun at Biden's LaGuardia Airport "third world" joke
CNN - 10/20/2014 6:45:20 PM
(CNN)-- Remember that time Vice President Joe Biden compared New York City's LaGuardia Airport to a "third world country"? Well, karma came back to Biden during an event with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Sitting side-by -side, the two men vowed to improve ...
World’s 10 worst airports
FOX News - 10/20/2014 11:53:08 PM
Vice President Joe Biden once called LGA a “third world country.” Sleeping in Airports also ranked the worst airports in North America. LAX came in as the second most hated airport in America after LGA. In fact, all three major New York City metro ...
Ten Best Restaurants at Denver International Airport -- 2014 Edition
Westword Blogs - 11/25/2014 6:45:35 PM
Pour La France once had restaurants dotted across the country, including Denver. Today the only ones left in the U.S. are at Denver International Airport. These two spots have been at DIA since the place opened, and we hope they never leave: The fare is ...
Miami International Airport’s APC kiosks extended to include 38 visa waiver countries
Future Travel Experience - 6/20/2014 4:23:41 PM
Travellers from the 38 countries participating in the US Department of State’s Visa Waiver Program (VWP) can now use the automated passport control (APC) kiosks at Miami International Airport (MIA). The kiosks, which automate the arrivals immigration ...