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
11 Worst Airports for Food
ABC News - 8/1/2014 6:29:51 AM
While most would expect airports in smaller countries like Nepal and the Turks and Caicos would be rustic at best, we were surprised to discover that some of the world’s busiest airports had a depressing dearth of dining options, too. Only the world's ...
PHL airports on full alert for Ebola virus
Global Nation - 8/1/2014 9:07:20 AM
MANILA, Philippines – The country’s airports are on full alert over all flights amid ... both internal and external bleeding, according to the World Health Organization. The viral disease is transmitted by contact to the bodily fluids of an infected ...
Rs 96-cr phase-II projects under way at Trivandrum International Airport
Times of India - 8/1/2014 3:45:13 AM
Trivandrum International Airport was awarded the Best International AAI-run airport in the country during 2012-13 in the service quality rating by the Airports Council International. TIA was also adjudged the best airport for the first quarter of 2014.
the newly completed international airport in Enugu
YNaija - 8/1/2014 9:07:20 AM
He listed the construction of the second Niger Bridge, the newly completed international airport in Enugu, revitalisation of the railway transportation system, improvement of the agricultural sector, massive road construction across the country ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 5:49:50 PM
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." In January, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called LaGuardia and ...
Airports Have No Way to Screen for Ebola
National Journal - 8/1/2014 7:37:16 PM
The country of South Africa announced Thursday that they were in the process of outfitting airports with thermal scanners to detect feverish passengers. In many ways, it's a repeat of 2009, when airports around the world brought in thermal scanners to look ...
How Sangley, Clark can solve PH's airport woes
ABS-CBN News - 7/31/2014 10:34:25 AM
MANILA, Philippines - Sangley Point and Clark International Airport can help solve the country's airport problems if utilized properly, according to experts. Sangley, a former US naval base in Cavite, is being eyed to replace the congested Ninoy Aquino ...
Ebola: FG Sensitizes Airport Workers on Dangers of Virus
This Day Live - 7/31/2014 6:12:33 PM
The sensitization campaign he added, was carried out to complement other measures already put in place by Port Health at the country’s international airports to prevent the presence and spread of the virus.
Countries evacuate citizens from Libya amid violence, Greece helps 'hundreds' of Chinese leave
FOX News - 7/31/2014 7:02:39 PM
Greece assisted China and other countries in the Libya evacuation, basing many of its operations from the Mediterranean island of Crete, which is less than 300 kilometers (185 miles) from the east Libyan coast and has two international airports and a large ...
After low cost carriers, India to embrace low cost airports
Economic Times - 7/31/2014 4:50:49 AM
Such airports will be a world apart from the swanky ones at Delhi and Mumbai ... the government plans to develop 50 low-cost airports in smaller cities across the country. The prim e ministers office ( PMO), which held a meeting last week, has asked ...
World's most beautiful airports
USA Today - 4/6/2013 11:53:56 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 ...
U.S. airports are 'awful.' Here's the problem
CNN - 4/3/2014 7:33:26 AM
In February, as reported by the New York Daily News, Vice President Joe Biden said New York's frequently lambasted LaGuardia Airport "feels like it's in some third world country ... list of the world's top 100 airports. The highest ranking any U.S ...
The 10 Best Airports In The World
The Business Insider - 3/30/2011 7:02:22 PM
The airport is only 5 miles away from the city center, making it easily accessible. It is also one of the hubs in the Star Alliance, a network of 27 international airports that flies to 1,610 airports in 181 countries. Why it's awesome: Kuala Lumpur is ...
Chennai airport to screen flyers for Ebola
Times of India - 8/1/2014 9:17:29 PM
... the airport health organization have directed airports to take steps to prevent spread of the disease from international travellers. Though there are no direct flights from the worst affected countries to Chennai or other Indian cities, there are ...
Indian airports low in world rankings; Hyderabad best in country
IBN Live - 4/19/2013 3:43:05 AM
New Delhi: Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGI) has been rated as the best airport in India, the fifth best regional airport in Asia and the eighth best airport in the 5-10 million passengers per annum capacity category. The ratings were ...