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
Gold seizure at int’l airport sees 173pc jump last fiscal
The Indian Express - 4/1/2015 9:01:18 PM
The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA ... This figure is the highest among airports in the country. Seizures of gold at the airport in 2013-14 was 346 kg, while it stood at 64 kg in 2012-13. The last seizure by the Customs sleuths for ...
FAA Investigates 2 Laser Incidents by Newark Liberty Airport
NBC 4 New York - 4/1/2015 3:14:43 AM
Federal officials are looking into more laser-pointing incidents at Newark Liberty International Airport ... temporarily blind a pilot and are considered a problem at airports around the country. Newark had 28 reported laser-pointing incidents last ...
Lactation 'pods' arriving at Newark and LaGuardia airports for breastfeeding women
New Jersey Online - 4/1/2015 11:42:58 AM
Kennedy International Airport are operated by individual airlines ... New Jersey has lagged behind the rest of the country in the rates that mothers breast feed. A 2013 report by the Centers for Disease Control found that 71.5 percent of Garden State ...
Woman Arrested for Scaling Airport Fence Broke Up With Boyfriend: Uncle
NBC Bay Area - 4/1/2015 6:30:59 PM
San Jose police on Wednesday identified the woman they arrested in connection with scaling a fence at Mineta San Jose International ... that San Jose's airport has had the most breaches in the last year out of any other airport in the country that he ...
5th Airport Breach At Mineta San Jose International Airport In Past 12 Months, Woman Arrested
Sanfrancisco cbslocal - 3/31/2015 11:47:08 PM
Last April, a Santa Clara teen made international headlines after he hopped a fence ... exceeds by a very high number the breaches that we have seen at any airport across the country this past year,” Congressman Eric Swalwell told KPIX 5 Tuesday night.
Rickenbacker International Airport offers new option for shipping animals internationally
ohio's Country Journal - 3/27/2015 11:20:15 AM
When they arrive at the airport, the animals are unloaded onto a semi trailer ... but they are disassembled and made into furniture and other items in some countries. Horse stalls are pre-made and returned after use. Baker said that the animals travel ...
Uber driver tried to burglarize home of woman he had just driven to Denver International Airport: police
New York Daily News - 4/1/2015 5:23:34 AM
Gerald Montgomery, 51, allegedly attempted to burglarize an Uber rider's home after giving her a ride to the airport. The jig is up for a Denver ... controversy for its drivers’ conduct around the country, told the TV station that Montgomery passed ...
Angola: Italy/Expo2015 - Angola On Display At Leonardo DA Vinci Airport
AllAfrica - 3/27/2015 11:59:02 PM
was inaugurated Friday at Rome?s Leonardo da Vinci International Airport?s terminal 3, by the country?s general commissioner for Expo/2015, Albina Assis Africano. Speaking on the occasion, Albina Assis said the exhibition depicts what Angola will take to ...
Allegiant Air pilots strike could affect South Bend International Airport
WSBT 22 - 4/1/2015 9:29:56 PM
Allegiant is warning flyers this could affect people's travel plans and will likely affect flights across the country. Allegiant has flights to and from South Bend International Airport. Julie Curtis, Director of Marketing and Development, South Bend ...
San Jose: Latest airport fence breach renews focus on persistent problem
Contra Costa Times - 4/1/2015 11:00:01 AM
"I don't know of any other airport in the country that has had five security breaches this year," said Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Hayward, a member of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation Security, who described the repeated breaches in ...
ICC president Mustafa Kamal resigns over World Cup presentation fiasco
Times of India - 4/1/2015 8:08:13 AM
I was not allowed to work in line with the ICC constitution and I cannot work with them beyond the ICC constitution," he told a crowded press conference at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport here ... I represent my country. My right was snatched ...
Hong Kong’s third runway and Vietnam’s airport privatisations attract attention in the region
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 4/1/2015 11:31:38 PM
The Vietnam International Arbitration Centre insists the country should consider airport privatisation methods undertaken by other countries first. Vietnam is calling in the first instance for domestic investors to participate in airport PPPs and the ...
Present Day Fifth Columnists Attempt to Undermine Free Countries
Breitbart News - 4/1/2015 8:25:31 PM
It is the reason former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani was roundly attacked by critics when he questioned whether U.S. President Barack Obama actually loves his country ... “Sixth Columnist” on the eve of World War II, referring to the gossip ...
ICC president quits over World Cup trophy snub
Yahoo News - 4/1/2015 1:37:30 PM
The Bangladeshi national had said after his country's World Cup quarter-final defeat by India that there ... I am no longer ICC president," Kamal told reporters at the airport in Dhaka, where he arrived on Wednesday from Singapore. "The main reason for ...
GGA Study: Customs Kiosks Improve Wait Times at JFK, Newark Airports
TravelPulse - 3/31/2015 11:32:49 PM
With notable improvements being seen at airports like JFK and Newark, which combine to welcome more than 19 million overseas passengers annually, the APC kiosks are likely to become more prominent across the country and more popular among international air ...