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
T.F. Green ranks among most affordable airports in U.S.
Providence Business News - 12/17/2014 4:46:27 PM
Logan International Airport in Boston was No. 76 for an average airfare price of $430; last year it was No. 88. Last month, T.F. Green Airport also was named one of the best airports in the country by Conde Nast Traveler.
Odisha CM writes letter to Centre over international airport issue
Post - 12/15/2014 11:19:32 AM
Bhubaneswar: Surprised over exclusion of Bhubaneswar from the list of proposed international airports in the country, Odisha government on Monday asked the Centre to respect its own notification. Odisha: 13 people die from Jaundice, 1100 ailing in ...
Minority firms welcome Tampa International Airport’s $120 million commitment
The Tampa Tribune - 12/15/2014 9:20:50 PM
TAMPA — As work gears up at Tampa International Airport on a massive expansion project expected ... leading to even bigger projects around the country, they say. While some contracts have already been finalized, more opportunities for minority firms ...
Odisha CM writes to aviation minister on international airport
India TV - 12/15/2014 10:43:45 AM
He said people in Odisha are dismayed at the exclusion of Bhubaneswar from the list of proposed international airports in the country. Stating that confining the idea of hubs to only six airports in metros will be retrogressive and uneconomical ...
Tourism in Kerala bolstered by ETA-enabled visa on arrival facility
New Kerala - 12/17/2014 3:34:52 PM
Kerala has become the gateway to India for holidaymakers from 43 countries who can now get Tourist Visa on Arrival (TVoA) enabled with ETA (Electronic Travel Authorisation) at the Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi international airports. Effective from November ...
Philadelphia International Airport Ranked Among Healthiest Airports in the Country
Philadelphia Magazine - 12/5/2014 11:38:33 AM
I have never thought of the Philadelphia International Airport as a healthy-food destination. I always eat before heading to the airport, but if my flight gets delayed and my stomach starts to growl, I usually see it as an excuse to eat my one Cinnabon of ...
Nigerian airports can’t be the worst in Africa
The Sun - 12/17/2014 1:01:33 AM
For one thing, it bears restating that technically and aesthetically, all our international airports (which were named in the report) and many others around the country have improved dramatically in the past four years, under the country’s most ambitious ...
Baggage handlers protest outside Nashville International Airport
WSMV - 12/16/2014 2:53:06 PM
Passengers at Nashville International Airport may have noticed a group ... Similar protests were planned at 16 other airports around the country. The union said it has been in negotiations with Southwest for a new contract since July of 2011 with little ...
Yangon Airport upgrade starts without contract
THE NATION - 12/16/2014 7:36:26 AM
Originally built in 1947, Yangon International Airport is one of the three international airports in Myanmar and is regarded as the major gateway to the country. As the country opens its door to the world, the airport has seen a dramatic increase in ...
$150m for needed for airports upgrade
New Zimbabwe - 12/17/2014 3:10:24 AM
They are so related. If Buffalo Range starts firing, so will Kariba.” CAAZ runs eight airports in the country — Harare International, Joshua Nkomo, Charles Prince, Buffalo Range, Masvingo, Victoria Falls, Kariba and Hwange National Park Airport.
Three (3 ) Arrested At Kotoka Airport For Attempting To Smuggle Cocaine
Peacefmonline - 12/17/2014 8:03:53 AM
Three Clearing Agents have been arrested at the Aviance Cargo Village at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) for attempting to smuggle cocaine into the country. They were rounded up Tuesday at about 11:30 am by officials of the Narcotics Control Board ...
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 ...
ETA-enabled Visa on Arrival at Two Airports
The New Indian Express - 12/17/2014 12:32:55 AM
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala has become the gateway to India for holidaymakers from 43 countries who can now get Tourist Visa On Arrival (TVoA) enabled with ETA (Electronic Travel Authorisation) at the Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi international airports.
Zurich International Airport experiences partial shutdown after bomb threat
airport-technology.com - 12/16/2014 12:44:15 PM
Also known as the Zürich Kloten Airport, the airport is the largest international airport of Switzerland and serves Zurich, which is the country's largest city. It is located 13km north of central Zurich, in the municipalities of Kloten, Rümlang ...
Key facts about London's airports
Yahoo Finance - 12/12/2014 4:59:32 PM
Although it ranks behind Atlanta and Beijing, it tops the global rankings for international passengers. On average, 1,318 planes landed or took off every day in October. That is about one flight every minute. The airport serves 180 places in 85 countries ...