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
Stun guns, marijuana grinders: In the bag at Dubai Airports
Emirates247 - 1/25/2015 4:33:00 AM
And when working in one of the world’s busiest airports, you’re guaranteed with more than a ... And yet, passengers are still trying to sneak them into the country. Inspectors checking luggage contents Bin Lahej added that people try, and they keep ...
Robot baggage handlers, biometric scanners and more airport upgrades coming soon
Digital Trends - 1/22/2015 11:56:12 PM
Last year, Vice President Joe Biden compared New York’s LaGuardia Airport to a third world country. That may be a sad comment about the current state of the nation’s airport infrastructure, but they’re getting better. Facilities across the country ...
Jacksonville International Airport still trying to overcome decline in flights, passengers
The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville - 1/25/2015 3:50:03 AM
... being relatively far from competing airports. Some Jacksonville residents will drive two hours or more to Orlando to board nonstop international flights, but the numbers are fewer than in a part of the country with a higher density of airports, such ...
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Tops for Firearms Found by TSA in 2014
NBC Dallas-Fort Worth 5 - 1/23/2015 9:24:41 PM
The Transportation Security Administration found more firearms at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport's travel checkpoints than any other airport in the country according to the Department of Homeland Security. In 2014, the TSA screened more than 650 ...
Texas leads country in guns surrendered at airports
KXAN - 1/23/2015 7:30:09 PM
In 2014, the TSA said agents found 120 guns at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, the most of any airport in the country. Agents found 77 firearms at George Bush Intercontinental Airport and 50 guns at William Hobby Airport, both in Houston.
International Flights From Mohali Airport By August 2015
The Link - 1/24/2015 10:17:47 AM
After direct flights to the Gulf countries in the first phase ... used for cargo operations or could be used as a flying club, said sources. The new international airport will have the capacity to handle more than 1,600 passengers at a time at its ...
Panama’s capacity grows by 8.1% in three years; Copa Airlines adds #1 domestic flight
Anna Aero - 1/23/2015 11:01:55 AM
With an unemployment rate of 2.7%, Panama is the second most competitive economy in Latin America (after Brazil) based on World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index. Benefitting from this favourable economic climate, the country’s airports ...
Denver has 5th most firearms seized at the airport in the country
KDVR Fox-31 - 1/24/2015 5:09:58 AM
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport security seized the most guns last year, with 120. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport came in second place with 109 gun seizures, and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport came in third place with 78 ...
Firearms seized at Tulsa International Airport increase to 23 in 2014
Tulsa World - 1/23/2015 9:24:41 PM
The number of firearms confiscated at Tulsa International Airport's security checkpoints increased again ... Last year, 2,212 firearms were discovered in carry-on bags at checkpoints across the country, averaging over six firearms per day.
Two new airports given go ahead in Djibouti
Arabian Aerospace - 1/24/2015 8:19:04 PM
The airports form part of the major transport infrastructure investment programme, enabling the country to build on its position as a key regional trade hub.” The two new international airports will complement Djibouti’s existing U$5 billion ...
Lubbock airport experienced slight decline in passengers in 2014
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal - 1/24/2015 9:37:49 PM
The number of passengers at the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport dropped a bit in 2014 compared to ... The economy is obviously one of them, but she said what’s happening across the country can make a difference, as well as the attitude ...
TSA Found More Than 2,000 Guns At US Airports In 2014
International Business Times - 1/23/2015 3:41:05 PM
The Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport led the way ... The TSA said that agents found 2,212 firearms at airport checkpoints across the country, which translates to an average of more than six per day. Of those, the agency reported that 83 percent ...
Ukraine troops retreat after losing Donetsk airport to separatists
Los Angeles Times - 1/23/2015 6:22:44 AM
contended Ukrainian forces still held positions near the ruins of the Donetsk international airport, the loss could herald a turning point in the war for government forces trying to prevent the permanent division of the country. Ukrainian leaders for ...
Two Djibouti airports planned, with Chinese funding
Air Cargo World - 1/23/2015 11:47:51 PM
“The airports form part of the major transport infrastructure investment program, enabling the country to build on its position as a key regional trade hub.” The country’s current Djibouti–Ambouli International Airport, located near the ...
Spain Announces IPO of Airport Operator Aena
Wall Street Journal - 1/23/2015 4:02:34 PM
MADRID—Spain’s government on Friday said shares in the world’s largest airport operator Aena ... Aena runs most airports in Spain and shares in the operation of several airports in other European countries, the U.S. and Latin America.