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
Arab Gulf countries emerge as the world’s aerostates
Ya Libnan - 5/1/2016 3:06:12 PM
No wonder its new mega-airport is named “World Central.” Qatar Airways A380 plane ... The United States has signed nearly identical market-opening agreements with about 120 countries since 1992. Over two decades, open skies had become the lodestar ...
Healing after terror: Brussels Airport departure lounge reopens
CNN - 5/1/2016 3:41:59 PM
"For many of them it will be a difficult moment, but they can count on the support of our large airport family," he said. Feist noted that in the immediate few months, "It will be very important to rebuild the image of our country abroad." The airport is ...
Asia Looks To Airport Cities For 'Competitive Success'
Forbes - 4/29/2016 6:14:41 PM
Although, according to Kasarda, there is an inherent difference between how Asian and Western countries view and engage ... with a busy airport, one of the largest high-speed rail stations in the world, a budding central business district, as well as ...
World Bank MD meets Buhari, others on N-East rehabilitation
Vanguard - 4/26/2016 11:26:03 PM
Indrawati was received at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport by the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, and officials of the World Bank Country Office. Although she refused to speak to the press, it was learned that the visit was to formally ...
To Be or Not to Be Hamlet—in Almost Every Country in the World
Daily Beast - 4/26/2016 8:59:54 AM
After spending two years performing William Shakespeare’s Hamlet in almost every country in the world, the final curtain came down ... “We turned up at the airport to fly from Guinea-Bissau to the Gambia and there was not enough space for all of ...
Dubai International Airport adjudged Best Airport in Middle East
Emirates247 - 4/26/2016 6:43:53 AM
Dubai International (DXB) is the world’s busiest airport in terms of international passengers ... In terms of destinations, India, UK and Saudi Arabia were the Top 3 countries in 2015 where passengers flew from and to Dubai. In terms of destination ...
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 Bank Raises 2016 Oil Price Forecast to $41 per Barrel
This Day Live - 4/28/2016 3:49:43 AM
She disclosed this on her arrival in the country through the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, at 13.09hrs GMT. The World Bank official, who also was in Cameroun on April 24, flew into the country from the Younde Nsimalen International Airport via Asky Airlines.
World Bank Restates Commitment To Rebuilding North East
Channels Television - 4/26/2016 3:26:27 PM
The Managing Director of the World Bank, Mrs Sri Indrawati ... She was received at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport by officials of the Ministry of Finance. The UNDP Country Representative, Fatma Samoura, had last week revealed the global bank ...
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 ...
Infiltrators and Smugglers Arrested At Border, Airport
AviationPros - 4/28/2016 1:08:04 PM
April 26--AMMAN -- Border Guards on Monday foiled an infiltration attempt by 12 persons from foreign countries who sought to cross from ... Services cadres treated the injured. Meanwhile, the Airports Security and Protection Directorate cooperating with ...
Does Fraport Provide An Interesting Opportunity To Invest In A Major European Airport?
Seeking Alpha - 4/28/2016 12:39:26 PM
A lot of Europeans do have to connect in Frankfurt, as it's one of the larger connection points with the world. From the Frankfurt airport, one can fly to almost 300 destinations in 98 countries with almost 100 different airline companies, so there's ...
New Rail Connection to Denver International Airport a Game Changer for The Mile High City
Exhibitor Online - 4/29/2016 3:55:42 AM
Denver’s Regional Transportation District (RTD) officially launched the long awaited A Line today, connecting the country ... International Airport (DEN) and Denver Union Station, the city’s historic urban transportation hub. “World class meeting ...
Cessna 182 crosses country on biofuel
AOPA - 4/27/2016 4:36:51 PM
McCurdy returned to North Central State Airport in Providence, Rhode Island ... him for future flights so he can set a fuel efficiency record and/or fly around the world on sustainable fuel. He did not file for national or world records prior to his ...
Aviation industry seeks EU intervention in Britain-Spain row over Gibraltar airport
Channel News Asia - 4/29/2016 5:46:03 PM
Representatives of airlines, airports, traffic controllers and plane manufacturers have written to ministers of both countries and the Netherlands, which chairs EU meetings, protesting at the damage to a sector caused by the dispute. They want EU transport ...