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
Why is the World Bank backing coal power in Europe's youngest country?
The Guardian - 7/20/2016 9:56:34 AM
World Bank-sponsored coal power station. Speaking alongside the prime minister, Isa Mustafa, Kerry told reporters at Pristina airport that the Kosovo e re (New Kosovo) plant would help the tiny, impoverished country do “its part to contribute to this ...
U.S. pushes to extend border security to foreign airports
The Seattle Times - 7/24/2016 9:11:52 PM
The effort would be designed to extend the United States’ border security to foreign airports as part of new initiatives to reduce the risk of potential terrorists entering the country. Under a smaller program in place, called Preclearance and run by U.S ...
Donald Trump Is Going to Troll Joe Biden About ‘Third World’ LaGuardia Airport
Observer - 7/21/2016 8:25:19 PM
“If I took you and blindfolded you and took you to LaGuardia Airport in New York, you’d think, ‘I must be in some Third World country.” “I’m not joking,” he added at the time. Ironically, Biden was citing LaGuardia as a example of why ...
These countries are losing millions of tourists because of attacks
KTVZ.com - 7/18/2016 4:54:08 PM
and several countries are becoming just too frightening for many ... They cited data from Global Blue, which provides sales tax refunds in airports around the world. The prospects for Egypt's tourism industry look dire following years of political upheaval ...
Los Angeles airport approves Delta terminal plan
Win 98.5 - 7/20/2016 8:02:03 AM
... plan to upgrade its terminals at Los Angeles International Airport were approved by the airport on Wednesday. Under a lease approved by Los Angeles World Airports' Board of Airport Commissioners, the carrier will connect terminals 2 and 3 over the ...
Opening Nebraska’s Skies
Norfolk Daily News - 7/25/2016 9:50:39 AM
Nebraska airports connect our families, businesses, and communities to our country and the world. Year round, in all kinds of weather, these facilities serve the traveling public and advance commerce by moving people, products, and freight into and out of ...
Wipro bags airport digital transformation contract
EXPRESS COMPUTER - 7/21/2016 11:49:55 AM
Wipro provides technology services to some of the world’s largest airports including some ... that it needs as one of North America’s fastest growing airports.” Xavier Diniz, Country Head – Canada, Wipro Limited said, “Wipro will leverage its ...
The World Must Support Ireland Against U.S. Wars
OpEdNews - 7/24/2016 2:23:51 PM
entered the grounds of Shannon Airport to ask question and draw attention and face criminal prosecution for the cause of peace. If not for them, citizens of the United States -- a nation that literally bombs other countries in the name of democracy ...
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
The airport was once likened to a 'third world country' by U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden. The 2014 Guide to Sleeping at Airports named the Pakistan airport as the very worst after tourists were asked to rate their airport experiences based on comfort ...
Walvis Bay Airport terminal a massive boost for country – Geingob
New Era - 7/25/2016 8:46:13 AM
“We as a country can now boast a [new] facility which meets international ... provides increased commercial opportunities that are on par with international world-class airports that have attracted international brands and car rental services.
Bristol Airport opens new terminal extension to passengers
Travel News - 7/20/2016 11:54:06 PM
‘We want to make Bristol Airport the first choice for passengers across the South West of the UK by combining world class facilities with West Country hospitality. This terminal extension raises the bar for regional airports by combining a spacious feel ...
LaGuardia Airport reconstruction project underway
TImes Ledger - 7/22/2016 8:59:55 PM
“Vice President Biden, God bless him, has a way of speaking frankly and he made that point when he said if you were blindfolded and you landed at LaGuardia Airport, you would think that you landed in a third-world country,” Cuomo said. “Not the most ...
Unmanned immigration counters, hour-long queues at Mumbai airport
Hindustan Times - 7/22/2016 12:38:51 PM
It entered the big league of busy world airports by catering to 41.7 million passengers ... the report added. Even Delhi, the country’s busiest airport has utilised only 41% of its capacity.
10 of the best places in the world to retire
Market Watch - 7/23/2016 5:56:48 AM
Since the country’s second official language is ... The sport fishing haven is convenient, too: there’s an airport nearby with direct flights back to the U.S. Cayo is a “leave-the-world-behind, embrace-the-simple-life, off-grid paradise,” says ...
German minister orders security crackdown at AIRPORTS and train stations
The Daily Express - 7/25/2016 3:05:37 PM
"I have therefore ordered that the federal police visibly increase their presence at airports and railways stations and that ... which has seen around a million migrants flock to the country since 2015.