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
Underutilised Airports: Landing, parking may be free
The Indian Express - 5/26/2015 9:21:59 PM
Another 18 international airports managed by AAI recorded 31 ... aircraft movements last fiscal.The state-owned operator has 33 non-operational airports across the country at Kishangarh, Palanpur, Keshod, Jhansi, Lalitpur, Panna, Satna, Bilaspur ...
Air Canada begins carry-on clampdown in Toronto; extend across country June 8
Canada - 5/26/2015 7:24:28 AM
beginning with passengers checking in for flights in Toronto in a program it plans to expand across the country in about two weeks. Passengers leaving on early flights from Pearson International Airport faced short lineups to get carry-on bags checked for ...
Nigeria: Airport Passengers to Enjoy Glo Wi-Fi Internet
AllAfrica - 5/26/2015 9:40:28 AM
Passengers at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, have now been empowered to enjoy high-speed Internet service. This followed the launch by Globacom of the country's first ever-comprehensive airport Wi-Fi facility in partnership with the ...
Two international airports in Cabo Verde receive new satellite navigation system
Macauhub - 5/26/2015 11:27:50 AM
Meanwhile, the airport authorities in Providence, Rhode island (USA)announced that everything is in place for the launch of international flights by Cape ... in the economy of Brazil and neighbouring countries The visit by the Chinese Prime Minister ...
Pay strikes halt flights at Libya's main airports
Reuters - 5/26/2015 11:27:50 AM
airport officials said. The walkouts highlight a public finance crisis in the oil-producing North African country where two rival governments are competing for power. Authorities are struggling to pay salaries because oil revenues, the country's lifeline ...
Glo launches Nigeria's first airport ultra high speed Wi-Fi with FAAN
World Stage - 5/25/2015 7:50:06 PM
According to Oraekwuotu, the facility, which will be available at both the domestic and the international wings of key airports across the country, has been made possible due to the great vision and passion demonstrated by the Ministry of Aviation and the ...
M.Davaajav: Airports develop regardless of nation’s population
Ubpost Banner - 5/26/2015 12:32:16 PM
The airport was renamed to Chinggis Khaan International Airport to celebrate the 800th anniversary ... CHKHIA is small compared to airports of other countries. Its size can be considered reasonable for Mongolia, but the number of tourists visiting Mongolia ...
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 ...
Kuwait- Airport To Witness Huge Rise In Number Of 'Passengers'
MENAFN - 5/26/2015 7:10:09 AM
(MENAFN - Arab Times) The congestion inside Kuwait International Airport is expected to reach its peak between ... the sources explained that Turkey tops the list followed by Western countries particularly United States of America due to increase in ...
11 Best Airports in the US
INSIDER MONKEY - 5/26/2015 6:34:21 AM
These airports are by far the most organized and efficient airports in the country which will ensure you have a quick ... to take off and discover the airports in US that are ensuring a world-class experience on your short-time business trips or a pleasant ...
Ahmedabad airport far from swachh: Airport Authority of India report
Times of India - 5/26/2015 12:10:47 PM
From ceremonial lounge to toilets and dustbins, all are craving for a major facelift at the award-winning Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International ... Ahmedabad airport was recently awarded the best airport in the country in the 2 million-5 million ...
Quartz Daily Brief—Asia Edition—Poland’s next president, Nigeria shuts down, Greek debt, airport horticulture
Quartz - 5/26/2015 8:07:24 AM
The mostly Catholic country overwhelmingly voted to support marriage for ... The Chinese government knows exactly what it is doing. The world’s best airport has a horticulture team. Singapore’s Changi airport has 500 plants as well as a butterfly ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 11:16:08 AM
In a speech on American infrastructure Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden said that compared to airports like Hong Kong International, New York's LaGuardia feels like a "third world country." In January, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called LaGuardia and ...
Brazil’s 2015 airport concessions are due to be confirmed in June, after recent iterations
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 5/26/2015 11:02:12 PM
Another is an international cargo airport proposed for Pouso Alegre ... 270 airports at a cost of USD2.6 billion to serve small communities dotted around the country. That procedure is currently hampered by environmental licensing issues and cut-backs ...
Another Airport to be Opened in Turkey
aviationpros.com - 5/26/2015 12:39:25 PM
The third airport of Istanbul is expected to be one of the largest airports in the world and will be named after the country's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.