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
Examiner - 10/31/2014 6:53:46 PM
is the leading global awards for the World's Best Airports, voted by travelers from over 160 countries in the largest airport customer satisfaction survey.According to a March 27, report by CNN,... $10 for an airport lounge! Nassau, Bahamas' Graycliff ...
Shahjalal airport Asia’s ninth worst
en.prothom-alo.com - 10/31/2014 8:33:59 PM
Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, the country’s main global gateway, is the ninth worst airport in Asia, according to a recent survey. An organisation, Sleeping in Airports, conducted the survey titled ‘Worst Airports of 2014’ which also ...
Biden, who compared LaGuardia to 'Third World country,' touts improvement plans at NY airports
Fox Business - 10/20/2014 8:25:33 PM
Vice President Joe Biden, left, joined by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, speaks in a hangar of the Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, in New York, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, to discuss the need to improve New York's airports. Biden joined Cuomo as the ...
U.S. to Require Passengers From Ebola-Stricken Countries to Fly Into 5 Airports
Wall Street Journal - 10/21/2014 1:22:02 PM
“The advanced screening process currently in place at five major international airports provides an added layer of protection against Ebola entering our country,” Sen. Charles Schumer (D., N.Y.) said in a written statement. “The Department of ...
Cuomo confronts and pokes fun at Biden's LaGuardia Airport "third world" joke
CNN - 10/20/2014 6:45:20 PM
(CNN)-- Remember that time Vice President Joe Biden compared New York City's LaGuardia Airport to a "third world country"? Well, karma came back to Biden during an event with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Sitting side-by -side, the two men vowed to improve ...
Suspected Ebola patient causes panic at Lagos airport
Punch - 10/29/2014 11:21:00 PM
Passengers and other users of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos were on Wednesday thrown into panic as a suspected Ebola patient was flown into the country by Royal Air Maroc in the early hours of the day. The Moroccan airline arrived Lagos ...
Airports, airlines disagree about raising ticket fees
USA Today - 10/28/2014 11:57:58 PM
Rundown airports gained unwanted attention this year. Vice President Joseph Biden compared New York's LaGuardia to a "third-world country." While airlines rely on airports, the dispute remains about how and where to pay for improvements. The contentious ...
Nigeria: Kogi to Build World-Class Airport
AllAfrica - 10/29/2014 1:48:20 PM
Abuja — THE Federal Government and Kogi State Government are set to collaborate in building a world-class airport in Lokoja in a move poised to bring the state's economy at par with other states in the country. Minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka ...
Ministry to station more health personnel at Sangster airport
Jamaica Observer - 10/31/2014 10:18:22 AM
THE Ministry of Health will be beefing up the number of health personnel stationed at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay as part of its Ebola Preparedness Programme at the country's ports of entry. The announcement was made by Minister of ...
Ebola Outbreak 2014 News: The Only 5 Airports that Allow People From Ebola-Hit Countries to Enter. Is your air terminal one of them?
crossmap.com - 10/22/2014 6:21:29 PM
especially on international airports. On Wednesday, October 22, The Department of Homeland Security will begin to limit the flights, which carry passengers from the aforementioned countries in West Africa. Only five airports will be designated to welcome ...
Sweden to get world’s first remote-controlled airport
Times of India - 10/29/2014 5:34:25 AM
Ornskoldsvik is about to become the world's first remotely controlled airport ... But over the last several years, officials from dozens of countries have made their way down the airport's rutted gravel road and past the yellow moose-crossing signs ...
Joe Biden compares LaGuardia Airport to 'Third World country'
Metro International - 2/8/2014 6:21:28 AM
Vice President Joe Biden has some strong opinions about LaGuardia Airport in Queens, and he isn't afraid to share them. "If I blindfolded someone and took them at 2 in the morning into the airport in Hong Kong and said, 'Where do you think you are?
Spain's government postpones IPO for airports operator Aena
Reuters - 10/31/2014 12:24:14 AM
The sale of a 49 percent stake in the world's biggest airports operator ... seen as a key test of Spanish investors' faith in the country's economic prospects. State-owned Aena, which operates 46 airports in Spain as well as having interests in airports ...
Singapore construction group to build Myanmar’s second international airport
airport-technology.com - 10/30/2014 9:43:46 AM
Myanmar's second international airport will be built by a Singapore-based engineering and construction group Yongnam, a subsidiary of Singapore's Changi Airport, and Japan's JGC Corp for $1.4bn. The country's civil aviation department said that the ...