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
Hamad International Airport opens its doors to world
ameinfo.com - 5/22/2013 5:48:35 AM
This spectacular state-of-art airport will create new benchmarks in passenger travel and convenience. It is the fulfillment of our Emir's vision to establish a world-class gateway to the world, one that will support the country's booming growth and be on ...
Zurich Airport Named the World's Best Airport
e-Travel Blackboard - 5/19/2013 11:38:43 PM
The airport has also been awarded the world’s best baggage claim service for the fourth ... “Being the welcome point to many tourists coming into the country by air, it is imperative that the quality of the services and facilities offered at the ...
Government rolls out sops for small airports
Economic Times - 5/22/2013 10:37:54 PM
Kelly Services released has its annual Indian Salary Guide 2013-14, which gives a detailed summary of the jobs/skills in demand in India ... writes Swaminathan S Anklesaria Aiyar Congress-led UPA government is banking on social sector reforms and welfare ...
Airports in need of major upgrade
financialgazette.co.zw - 5/18/2013 1:45:46 PM
“Terminal building, runways and taxiways at Buffalo Range Airport are in need of rehabilitation and upgrading due ... There would, however, be a special emphasis on Victoria Falls due to the UNWTO general assembly which is now five months away.
The Starbucks tumbler limited to one place in the world: Haneda Airport
en.rocketnews24.com - 5/22/2013 12:58:05 PM
People in Japan love Starbucks coffee and their cute, branded drinking tumblers. In big cities like Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka you can even buy limited edition tumblers with different local designs. The regional travelling cups are sold at a number ...
Revealed: The world"s busiest air routes
travelmole.com - 5/18/2013 11:54:14 PM
Asia leads the world"s growth in travel and holds seven out of the ... The review looks at trends in worldwide passenger demand between regions, countries and specific airports, comparing the full 2011 passenger volumes with 2010 data.
Solar Plane Completes Longest Leg of Cross-Country Flight
LiveScience - 5/23/2013 2:08:29 PM
Each Solar Impulse flight will be streamed live online, featuring commentary and information on the airplane's position, altitude and speed. The live feed will also show camera views inside the cockpit, as well as views from Solar Impulse's mission control ...
DIA named in top 10 list of best airports worldwide
KDVR Fox-31 - 5/14/2013 4:13:41 PM
... airport to make the top 10 global list. Skytax also named DIA third among the best airports in North America. The Skytrax World Airport Awards are among the most prestigious accolades for the world airport industry. Travelers from more than 160 countr ...
Coke’s New Airport Stunt Welcomes Travelers to ‘World’s Happiest Country’
Media Bistro - 5/14/2013 2:04:50 PM
Coke has long associated its brand with happiness — even dedicating entire websites to the philosophical meaning of the word, and calling the contents of a can of cola “140 happy calories.” Now, the company is taking advantage of a happy coincidence ...
Istanbul's third airport contract initialled
worldbulletin.net - 5/20/2013 10:33:07 PM
Istanbul's third airport contract has been initialled ... serve not only its own citizens but also all the countries in the region." The planned third airport will be one of the largest airports in the world with four separate terminal buildings and ...
How America Became a Third World Country
The Huffington Post - 5/21/2013 4:41:10 PM
As just about everyone knew in those days, citizens paid taxes to fund worthy initiatives ... They wrote A People’s Guide to the Federal Budget.
Solar plane completes second leg of cross-country flight in Texas
Yahoo! News - 5/23/2013 5:43:13 PM
The flight set a new absolute world distance record in solar aviation ... Piccard piloted the first leg from California to Arizona, and Borschberg flew the second stretch to Texas. "This leg was particularly challenging because of fairly strong winds ...
US senators approve immigration changes requiring fingerprint system at 30 airports
India Talks - 5/21/2013 8:37:24 PM
Washington, May 21: Every foreigner leaving America from any of the country’s 30 busiest airports will have to undergo mandatory fingerprinting under an amendment senators have added to a new immigration bill. Lawmakers called it a step ...
Solar Impulse flies 957 miles to set world record
CNET News - 5/23/2013 1:54:10 PM
The solar-powered Solar Impulse plane has set a world's record, and its journey across America still has a few more legs to go. Flying the second and longest leg of the journey, pilot Andre Borschberg landed the plane in Dallas/Fort Worth on ...
Muscat airport wins Airport Staff Service Award
MENAFN - 5/19/2013 10:34:18 PM
(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Muscat International Airport has been named second in ... MENAFN Press (MENAFN Press) With the world's 4th largest flight network of 223 destinations in 99 countries, Turkish Airlines continues to grow with five new destinations ...