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
US considers airport preclearance centres in nine countries
Channel News Asia - 5/29/2015 8:56:57 PM
WASHINGTON: The Department of Homeland Security said on Friday it is considering expanding airline preclearance operations to 10 new foreign airports in nine countries, most of them in Europe. The department said it was entering negotiations to add ...
U.S. Seeks Customs Preclearance at London Heathrow and Japan’s Narita Airports
Wall Street Journal - 5/29/2015 10:01:22 PM
London Heathrow Airport and Japan’s Narita International Airport are among the airports ... plans to enter negotiations to expand preclearance to 10 more airports in nine countries. The U.K.’s Manchester Airport is on the list, along with airports ...
Agartala airport to be upgraded to international standards: AAI
Economic Times - 5/29/2015 3:49:08 PM
Tripura Transport Minister Manik Dey today said the state government has also urged the Centre to declare Agartala airport as an international one with flights to Dhaka and Chittagong in Bangladesh for trade and commerce between the two countries.
Rodeo romps at Fitchburg Airport Country Festival
Worcester Telegram & Gazette - 5/29/2015 5:55:00 AM
FITCHBURG - The rodeo came to town over Memorial Day weekend at the Fitchburg Municipal Airport Country Festival. Several hundred guests attended the event, hosted by the World Cup Bull Riders. The family-friendly atmosphere featured helicopter rides ...
5 Luxury Hotels near the International Airport in Chennai
travel.india.com - 5/29/2015 10:12:42 AM
1.Radisson Blue Just over 3.4km from the international airport, the Radisson Blu is known for its signature ... this hotel serves one of the best sites of the eastern coast of the country. Luxury at its best is something you’d agree on your visit.
American arrested with grenade at airport
KSPR abc33 - 5/30/2015 5:03:42 AM
Cipriano de Guzman was being held at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport after the weapons were discovered ... "He definitely cannot leave the country. He has to face the charges." Kurt Hoyer, an official at the U.S. Embassy in Manila, said he ...
ABM Parking Services Awarded Parking Management Contract with Nashville International Airport (BNA)
GlobeNewswire - 5/29/2015 2:23:14 PM
"We will leverage our extensive experience serving airports across the country to help ensure Nashville International's millions of customers enjoy a smooth experience. We look forward to a long and productive partnership." In addition to the contract with ...
Libya: Islamic State takes over civilian airport
The Indian Express - 5/30/2015 2:33:23 AM
A Libyan militia spokesman and a militant group say the local Islamic State affiliate has taken control of a civilian air base in the central city of Sirte —the group’s stronghold in the North African country. Mohammed al-Shamia, the spokesman for the ...
Moody staff, incomprehensible signs and a hub that's like a 'Third World country': Are these the most hated airports in the world?
Daily Mail - 4/22/2015 4:04:23 PM
The airport was once likened to a 'third world country' by U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden. The 2014 Guide to Sleeping at Airports named the Pakistan airport as the very worst after tourists were asked to rate their airport experiences based on comfort ...
Officials propose screening U.S.-bound passengers at foreign airports
Dallas News - 5/29/2015 9:18:25 PM
It soon might be a lot easier — and faster — for international travelers to fly into the United States. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Friday it will seek approval to put pre-clearance centers at 10 airports in nine foreign countries.
The world focuses on Nigeria as Buhari takes over
The Sun - 5/29/2015 2:01:46 PM
Expectedly, the world has literally relocated to Nigeria as many leaders from various countries in Africa and beyond converged ... was billed to arrive at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in the afternoon. Recently, Prime Minister David Cameron ...
Laird Antennas Improve Passenger Experience in Major International Airport
aviationpros.com - 5/29/2015 2:51:52 PM
As one of the 15 busiest airports in the world, Taiwan's Taoyuan International Airport understands ... employs over 9,000 employees in more than 50 facilities located in 19 countries.
Conoil Plc placed orders for two new world-class, state-of-the-art bowsers
Spy Ghana - 5/29/2015 3:41:59 PM
Conoil has more presence at all the major gateways and airports in the country, rendering into-plane refueling services to major airlines. The company, aptly known as fueller to the leading airlines of the world by its esteemed airline customers ...
ISIL arm in Libya seizes Sirte airport from Tripoli forces
The National - 5/29/2015 8:25:20 AM
Tripoli // The Libyan arm of ISIL has seized control of the airport near the city of Sirte ... opposed to the administration recognised by the international community that has taken refuge in the country’s far east, near the border with Egypt.
Expedited security checkpoint, more Seattle flights coming to Tri-Cities Airport
Olympian - 5/30/2015 3:16:20 AM
Skywest Airlines has expressed interest in providing service to Los Angeles International Airport if the grant is secured ... stands to make it easier for people to travel around the country and globe. “We like to work with them because they are very ...