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
'India to become 3rd largest aviation market in world by 2020'
Financial Express - 12/14/2013 5:14:51 PM
"India is among the fastest growing and currently the ninth largest civil aviation market in the world," he said, speaking at an event here to rename Bengaluru International airport as Kempegowda international airport. Shrivastava said the country's ...
Ask Air Traffic Control: USA's most challenging airports
USA Today - 12/17/2013 11:06:13 AM
2) New York Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) offers unique challenges for controllers ... with the small ends connected in the middle. 4) Atlanta Center (ZTL) is challenging for controllers because it is the busiest Center in the country.
India to become 3rd largest aviation market in world by 2020: KN Shrivastava
articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com - 12/15/2013 6:25:15 PM
"India's domestic aviation market is the second highest growing market in the world after China ... destination for aviation business in the country, Shrivastava said. "...Bangalore airport is one of the busiest and fastest growing airports ...
Top five busiest hub airports in the world
ITV - 12/17/2013 11:13:23 AM
Hartsfield-Jackson has been the world's busiest airport for the past 15 years, and is the biggest hub airport in the United States. Seen from the air, this picture was taken by Daniel Betts. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, seen ...
A Map of the World As Plotted By Airports
Gizmodo - 6/27/2013 2:14:05 AM
Architecture - Design - Science - Cities - Tips - Deals - Apple - Google - Microsoft - Sploid - Paleofuture S Instead of using your typical cartography methods of mapping the world, James Davenport created a world map using just airports, runways and ...
Indian airports low in world rankings; Hyderabad best in country
in.com - 4/19/2013 3:43:05 AM
New Delhi: Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGI) has been rated as the best airport in India, the fifth best regional airport in Asia and the eighth best airport in the 5-10 million passengers per annum capacity category. The ratings were ...
Which country has the worst airport delays in the world?
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/12/2013 12:47:42 PM
Beijing’s airport has the worst punctuality record in the world. And Shanghai is close behind. Only 18 percent of flights took off from Beijing’s Capital Airport on time in June, according to a just-released survey of the world’s 35 ...
World's most beautiful airports
USA Today - 4/6/2013 11:53:56 PM
The space was designed by Finnish American architect Eero Saarinen in 1962, and was meant to look like a seagull in flight ... and besides being one of the easiest airports to navigate, it's also beautiful. Terminal 4's architectural highlights ...
World's 10 best airports!
Rediff - 8/4/2011 6:16:08 AM
World Airport Awards Skytrax 2011 held in Copenhagen has honoured ... Changi Airport serves more than 100 airlines flying off to some 200 cities in about 60 countries and territories worldwide. An important contributor to the Economy of Singapore, more ...
Runaway spy Edward Snowden breaks cover at Russian airport and reveals to the world’s media that he intends apply for asylum in the country
Daily Mail - 7/12/2013 8:04:22 PM
meaning he will have to rely on either a private donor or Wikileaks to stump up the money. A Gulfstream V jet would be up to the job but it then becomes a question of how many are available in Russia and who would be prepared to face the wrath ...
Indonesia’s World-Class Malls Should Set The Standard for Country’s Airports
The Jakarta Globe - 2/12/2012 11:56:55 PM
I.B. Made Bimantara Air travel is no longer considered a luxury or a novelty. Gone are the days when flying was called a “godlike act” — a term used by Charles Lindbergh, the first human to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. If you have ever been to ...
Free Phuket Airport Wifi; Thaksin Must Go; Most Corrupt Countries; World Cup Latest
phuketwan.com - 12/4/2013 9:30:06 PM
bloomberg Thailand's tourism industry, which generates revenue equivalent to at least one tenth of economic output, will rebound after the eventual resolution between the government and protesters, according to DBS Vickers Securities (Thailand) Co. PHUKET ...
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 ...
Airport Expansion: The Case For And Against
Yahoo! - 12/17/2013 1:15:04 PM
The news that new runways at Heathrow and Gatwick are on a shortlist of airport expansion options has been welcomed by the airline industry as well as business leaders. But green campaigners, local residents and some politicians are worried about the ...