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
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SBWire - 5/14/2013 8:21:14 AM
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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 ...
Seven groups qualify to bid for $430 mln Philippine airport project
Reuters - 5/16/2013 10:13:24 AM
The groups include some of the world's top airport operators and the largest conglomerates in the country. The project involves the right to build a new terminal with an annual capacity of 8 million passengers at the international airport of the ...
Gannett Fleming, Design Engineer for PHX Sky Train™: First Transit Bridge in the World to Cross an Active Taxiway
San Francisco Gate - 5/19/2013 3:14:39 AM
The system ... finding the best solutions and the most efficient processes while being responsible stewards of the environment. Founded in 1915, Gannett Fleming had $305.6 million in revenues in 2012 and has more than 60 offices around the world.
DIA named in top 10 list of best airports worldwide
KDVR Fox-31 - 5/14/2013 4:13:41 PM
DENVER — Denver International Airport is one of the best in the world, according to a survey by Skytax, a worldwide leader in airport research services. DIA was ranked ninth on the list of World’s Best Airports over 50 million passengers per ...
20 flights without bags after Egypt airport strike
The Miami Herald - 5/18/2013 9:16:45 PM
CAIRO -- Egyptian officials say baggage handlers in Cairo's airport have gone on strike to protest a colleague's death, leaving passengers on 20 international flights from Europe and Arab countries waiting several hours for luggage. Airport ...
Airports in need of major upgrade
financialgazette.co.zw - 5/18/2013 1:45:46 PM
That such a bizarre accident could occur at the country’s flagship airport made people wonder about the state of affairs at the other airports ... it is clear that it may lose out on its share from the more than 50 percent of tourism spending coming ...
Airport Show: Technology Optimization to Further Enhance Passengers' Airport Experience
aviationpros.com - 5/13/2013 11:53:00 PM
They are realizing the importance of facilitation of passengers - countries realize today that creating hub airports like in Singapore or Dubai are a great asset, fuelling infrastructure growth elsewhere. The airline industry, growing 6 to 8 per cent ...
China: World Bank to Help Develop Green Airport to Improve Connectivity in Jiangxi Province
The World Bank Group - 5/13/2013 10:19:56 PM
In 2011, the country’s air passenger throughput reached 621 million ... and plans to build 69 additional airports bringing the total civil airports to 244 by 2020. Based on the long-term partnership between China and the World Bank in the ...
Nigeria: Rating Nigerian Airports
AllAfrica - 5/8/2013 10:15:44 AM
It must be somewhat embarrassing that none of the country's airports made it to the top ten in Africa in the 2013 Skytrax World Best Airports ranking. At Skytrax Awards held recently in Geneva, Switzerland, South African airports dominated the top ten in ...
Syrian rebels attack military airports across country, opposition says
CNN - 4/29/2013 12:53:44 AM
(CNN)-- In an attempt to weaken the Syrian government's air power, rebel fighters attacked several military airports across the country Sunday -- including a sprawling base in Idlib province, dissidents said. "Fighter planes have caused many ...
Belgian prosecutor: 31 people in 3 countries detained in spectacular airport diamond heist
FOX News - 5/8/2013 8:42:40 AM
BRUSSELS – A Belgian prosecutor says 31 people have been detained in three countries in connection with a spectacular $50 million airport diamond heist that was pulled off with clockwork precision. Prosecutor Anja Bijnens says one person was ...
Jonathan commissions re-modelled Enugu Airport, lays foundation stone of new N13b terminal
worldstagegroup.com - 5/18/2013 7:22:13 PM
He regretted that ever since the various airports in the country were built about three decades ago, little or no developments happened therein until the current effort began, following his approval of the Aviation Master Plan and Road Map. On the new ...
Control towers at 149 small airports to stay open
The Guardian - 5/12/2013 2:18:32 AM
The furloughs at all FAA-operated airport towers and air traffic control facilities caused widespread flight delays across the country for nearly a week before Congress stepped in. FAA officials have previously said they needed at least $200 million to ...
Istanbul 2020: World's largest airport gets record tender for Turkey
Sports Features - 5/8/2013 11:44:37 PM
“The third airport will help us to keep delivering outstanding levels of service to all the city’s visitors. Turkey’s 2023 Master Plan is testament to this country’s ambition: Istanbul has changed, our place in the world has ...