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, 2014See also: Airports map
T.F. Green Ranked 3rd Best Airport in Country
Go Local Prov - 11/26/2015 7:28:09 AM
proximity to world-class colleges and universities, and our convenient, easy-to-access airport. It is great to see T.F. Green airport recognized nationally as one of the top three airports in the country and the top rated airport in New England.
Miss World Canada Anastasia Lin Is Blocked From Entering China
NBC News - 11/27/2015 6:36:51 AM
a move she said was punishment for speaking out against human rights abuses in the country. Anastasia Lin, a 25-year-old China-born Toronto actress who was crowned Miss World Canada in May, was stopped at the airport in Hong Kong. She was unable to obtain ...
Miss World Canada prevented from reaching China pageant
Reuters - 11/27/2015 9:21:30 AM
Anastasia Lin, a 25-year-old Toronto actress who was crowned Miss World Canada in May ... But she said she attempted to enter the country anyway based on a rule that allows Canadian citizens to obtain a landing visa upon arrival in Sanya.
Pope arrives in Kenya in pilgrimage to 3 African countries
Times of India - 11/25/2015 8:22:26 PM
NAIROBI: Brushing aside concerns for his security, Pope Francis arrived in Kenya on Wednesday for his first-ever visit to Africa, including to a country torn by sectarian violence. Francis was received upon arrival at Nairobi's airport by President Uhuru ...
Desert countries Qatar and Saudi Arabia witness record rainfall and flooding overnight
Daily News and Analysis - 11/26/2015 10:41:25 AM
Qatar was hit by heavy flooding today causing gridlock on the desert country's roads as well as closures of schools ... amid reports on social media that even Doha's Hamad International Airport was affected, due to leaks at the estimated USD 17 billion ...
Miss World Canada 'barred from China flight'
BBC - 11/27/2015 8:45:42 AM
Canada's Miss World ... at Hong Kong airport. Canadians usually need a visa to enter China, but Ms Lin was trying to enter Sanya on a special landing visa that Sanya, as a tourist destination, grants on arrival to citizens of certain countries, including ...
Terrorized by Terrorism: How Can We Feel Safe?
The Huffington Post - 11/26/2015 12:43:07 PM
My children are growing up in a world where violence permeates our schools, where watching the news is a terrifying and heart-wrenching experience, where airplanes and airports become ... simply for living in the country they love? What about our friends ...
Moody staff, incomprehensible signs and a hub that's like a 'Third World country': Are these the most hated airports in the world?
Daily Mail - 4/22/2015 4:04:23 PM
When it comes to modern-day travel, the long waits at airports and cramped flights are considered a necessary evil. But some airports, it seems, are very much worse than others. While Islamabad Benazir Bhutto International Airport, in Pakistan, is often ...
23 countries, 22,500 kilometre: This female pilot's solo journey around the world
Rediff India Abroad - 11/27/2015 8:31:23 AM
Long trip: Curtis-Taylor will fly across 23 countries, making 50 refuelling stops over the ... as she taxis her Boeing Stearman bi-plane "Spirit of Artemis'' at Farnborough airport in Farnborough, Britain October 1. Photograph: Kieran Doherty/Reuters ...
Miss World Canada Barred from Taking China-Bound Flight at Hong Kong Airport
chinatopix.com - 11/27/2015 5:10:57 AM
Contestants from more than 110 nations have arrived in the Southern Chinese island of Hainan this week for the 65 th annual Miss World contest ... not allow any persona non-grata to come into the country. Lin said that her denial was unfortunate, but ...
Sierra Leone: MPs Back Mamamah Airport Project
AllAfrica - 11/27/2015 10:18:46 AM
He said: "The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank declaration that the construction of the airport at this time cannot be in the best interest of the country's economic position is totally unacceptable due to the fact that the country deserves ...
Miss World Canada prevented form reaching China pageant for speaking out against human rights abuses in the country
IBN LIve - 11/27/2015 6:58:20 AM
Miss World Canada Anastasia Lin poses with her crown before an interview at her home in Toronto, Ontario November 10, 2015. But she said she attempted to enter the country anyway based ... at Hong Kong's international airport that she was prevented from ...
Robert De Niro's plan for Caribbean mega-resort opposed by island residents
The Guardian - 11/27/2015 4:23:50 PM
The new law gives the celebrity business partners incentives including a 25-year tax holiday in return for building the exclusive beachfront resort, which features an eco-lodge and yacht marina, and a new airport ... to the country. But progress has ...
Miss World Canada barred from entering China
The Express Tribune - 11/27/2015 4:52:28 PM
HONG KONG: Canada’s China-born Miss World contestant was stopped in Hong ... for speaking out against human rights violations in the country. Lin told reporters at Hong Kong International Airport that she was prevented from boarding the flight and ...
Qatar probing shoddy World Cup construction sites
espnfc.com - 11/26/2015 10:01:28 PM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Qatar has launched an investigation after heavy rains exposed poor construction following a deluge that saw water cascade through the roof of its $15 billion main airport. The country is set to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.