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
Rickenbacker International Airport offers new option for shipping animals internationally
ohio's Country Journal - 3/27/2015 8:06:59 AM
When they arrive at the airport, the animals are unloaded onto a semi trailer ... “Now it looks like the far east is trying to increase their dairy and swine production. Every country in the world is trying to be self sufficient in their food production ...
Australia Bars 230 Suspected Terrorist Fighters From Leaving Country
International Business Times - 3/26/2015 8:22:29 AM
Australia had immediately enacted measures to further prevent the menace from getting into the country. It also implemented a ... were intercepted by law enforcers at the Sydney International Airport on March 8. They were bound for Turkey.
Technology driving major efficiency benefits at airport immigration checkpoints
Future Travel Experience - 3/26/2015 1:23:08 PM
Chicago O’Hare International Airport, for example ... also said to have responded positively to the idea of introducing preclearance at the country’s major airports. Just with APC and MPC, it appears that there is significant desire for preclearance ...
President of Yemen flees by sea amid rebel advance in south
The Miami Herald - 3/26/2015 4:40:35 AM
It also threatened to turn the impoverished but strategic country ... of international powers. Shortly after Hadi fled his palace in Aden, warplanes targeted presidential forces guarding it. No casualties were reported. By midday, Aden's airport fell ...
Aviation policy: Govt to outsource airports to foreign companies
The Express Tribune - 3/26/2015 10:12:51 PM
ISLAMABAD: In a major decision, the government has agreed to outsource all major airports, land and terminal buildings ... Initially, the Lahore Terminal will be outsourced for which the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group ...
Yemeni leader Hadi leaves country as Saudi Arabia keeps up air strikes
Reuters - 3/26/2015 10:34:19 PM
We live near the airport, where we think ... from Arab leaders to aid his war-torn country, his foreign minister Riyadh Yaseen told pan-Arab Al Jazeera TV, referring to a major economic stimulus for Europe after World War Two. It was far from certain ...
New cargo complex built at Multan International Airport with 10,000 tons storage capacity
customstoday.com.pk - 3/26/2015 3:00:22 AM
so far the Multan International Airport has grabs the revenue of Rs 1.467 million through the passenger travelling in the month of February. Multan is a commercial, agricultural and industrial hub, as it is connected with the rest of the country through ...
Germanwings Crash Raises Security Threat Posed by Insiders
Wall Street Journal - 3/26/2015 9:44:13 PM
The frequency and thoroughness varies by airline and country. Germanwings parent Deutsche Lufthansa ... But people linked to airlines and airports around the world have been implicated in recent years in plotting terrorist attacks, smuggling drugs and ...
'Ritual Talmudic Dance' in Jordan Airport Sparks Furor
Arutz Sheva - 3/26/2015 5:45:00 AM
A group of Israeli Jews sparked rage in Jordan on Tuesday morning in an incident at the Queen Alia International Airport in Amman ... MPs Yihya Saud, Bassam Btoush and Tarek Khoury slammed the country's "inaction" over the "provocative" dance by "Zionist ...
Yemen's Houthi group seizes Aden international airport
Daijiworld - 3/26/2015 3:00:22 AM
Sanaa, March 26 (IANS): The Shiite Houthi group took control over Aden international airport after the retreat of tribal militia ... the last refuge of the embattled Yemeni president in the country as the Shiite Houthi fighters are quickly closing in ...
Cyclone-hit Vanuatu's International Airport To Reopen Tuesday
Realtime Business News - 3/17/2015 4:08:18 AM
Four days after the country was hit by Cyclone Pam, Vanuatu's international airport - Bauerfield International airport - will reopen for commercial flights on Tuesday. Also, several ships carrying relief items departed for Vanuatu from Fiji, UNICEF ...
FRA Summer Timetable 2015: Frankfurt Airport Offers New Destinations in Europe and the U.S.
Market Watch - 3/26/2015 7:10:54 AM
Last year more than 108.5 million passengers used airports around the world in which Fraport has more than a 50 ... FRA is served by 98 passenger airlines flying to some 250 destinations in 105 countries worldwide. More than half of FRA's destinations ...
Election fever: Travellers besiege Lagos Int’l Airport
NATIONAL MIRROR - 3/26/2015 4:04:47 AM
The Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja, Lagos, has witnessed massive upsurge in travellers since the beginning of the week, as passengers leave the country in droves. International airlines like British Airways, Virgin Atlantic Airways ...
Two Illinois men arrested on terror charges at Midway International Airport
FOX 6 Now - 3/26/2015 6:38:06 PM
Hasan Edmonds, 22 was arrested Wednesday night at Chicago Midway International Airport while attempting to travel to Egypt ... attack in the United States after Hasan Edmonds left the country. The two men were scheduled to appear this afternoon before ...
National Guard Member Arrested at Airport on Way to Egypt to Allegedly Join Islamic State
The Blaze - 3/26/2015 6:02:18 PM
Illinois Army National Guard Specialist Hasan Edmonds, 22, was arrested at Midway International Airport, and his cousin ... trouble getting a passport and thus had to remain in the country. The two men are expected to appear before U.S. Magistrate ...