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
India renovating WWII airports in Northeast for better connectivity
bdnews24 - 8/31/2016 11:15:37 AM
India is planning to renovate several unused airports build during the World War II across the North-eastern states ... air connectivity between north-eastern states and adjacent countries like Bangladesh, Myanmar and Thailand. "That is why we are ...
Books: Reflecting On Latin America, While Whizzing through Airports
NBC News - 8/30/2016 10:19:32 AM
And as Neuman moves on his journey, he transforms the most ordinary places in the world—airports, hotels and way stations ... "Someone who travels through a lot of countries can feel like each place belongs to him, and at the same time also feel ...
Qatar introduces airport tax on passengers
The National - 8/29/2016 5:34:23 AM
Qatar’s government will levy a new airport tax on passengers from Tuesday as the country seeks new revenue streams amid ... Airport fees, while common elsewhere in the world, have until recently been avoided by Arabian Gulf states as they seek to gain ...
Three Countries Issue Travel Warnings for Singapore Over Zika
FORTUNE - 8/30/2016 9:43:45 AM
The outbreak and the warnings come as a potential blow to tourism in one of the world’s busiest travel hubs ... Those returning from the country should avoid pregnancy for two months. South Korean travelers will receive text messages with the warning ...
Chinese Company puts Griffiss International Airport in the international spotlight
WKTV - 8/29/2016 4:08:29 AM
So why bring the biggest competition the world's largest drone company has ever held here to Griffiss International Airport in Rome, New York? You may recall Griffiss is one of only six airports in the country designated by the FAA as an unmanned aircraft ...
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 ...
World War II planes make history present at Northeast Philadelphia Airport
Bucks County Courier Times - 8/29/2016 11:42:27 PM
Three 70-year-old World War II-era bombers touched down at Northeast Philadelphia Airport early Monday ... B-25 Mitchell and B-17G Flying Fortress tour the country on the Wings of Freedom Tour. "Think of it as an interactive flying memorial for World ...
Chinese officials are carefully stage-managing the perfect backdrop as the country hosts its first G-20
Los Angeles Times - 8/30/2016 10:01:03 PM
Some 200 aircraft flew over the capital last fall for the country’s 70th anniversary of Japan’s World War II surrender ... relocated residents and built a new airport expressway. While the local government insisted it had already planned many of ...
Gazpromneft-Aero expands its overseas presence to over 170 airports
50skyshades.com - 8/29/2016 12:29:34 PM
Gazpromneft-Aero supplies fuel to air carriers flying to the world’s most popular tourist destinations, including to Spain, Turkey, the UAE, France and Malta. Gazpromneft-Aero’s aircraft refuelling operations at international airports are undertaken in ...
Singapore confirms Zika spread; U.S. and other countries issue travel warnings
news.trust.org - 8/30/2016 10:29:41 PM
Airplane passengers walks through feverscan camera system used to detect human temperature shortly after arriving from Singapore at the Soekarno-Hatta airport in Jakarta ... States joined a growing list of countries warning pregnant women or those trying ...
Qatar becomes latest GCC state to levy airport tax on passengers
gulfbusiness.com - 8/29/2016 5:20:04 AM
Every passenger leaving from Doha’s Hamad International Airport will be charged QAR35 Qatar’s government will levy a new airport tax on passengers from Tuesday as the country seeks new ... while common elsewhere in the world, have until recently ...
India poised to be one of world’s largest aviation markets: Airports Council International
The Indian Express - 8/24/2016 2:30:02 PM
Founded in 1991, ACI is the trade association of the world’s airports. ACI served 592 members operating 1,853 airports in 173 countries as on January this year.
Which airports have the happiest passengers?
CNN - 3/3/2016 4:01:51 PM
(CNN ... Best Airports by Size: Over 40 Million Passengers per Year. Crowd-pleasing innovations It's yet another award these two can add to the shelf, having secured first and second place in travel website Sleeping in Airports' survey of the world's ...
World Bank’s IFC appoints new Head for English-speaking Caribbean
inewsguyana.com - 8/30/2016 1:22:40 AM
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has announced the appointment ... coordinating IFC’s program of investments and advisory services in countries including Belize, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Lucia, Suriname ...