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
Ukraine says it reclaimed airport seized by pro-Russia separatists
Los Angeles Times - 4/15/2014 10:25:19 AM
MOSCOW -- Ukrainian forces launched combat operations against pro-Russian separatists Tuesday and recaptured a military airport in the eastern part of the country, the acting president said. Explosions and gunfire were heard from around the airport ...
Ukraine security forces says they have fought off attack on airport in country’s east
Ottawa Citizen - 4/15/2014 6:36:15 AM
KRAMATORSK, Ukraine — In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces said they repelled an attack Tuesday by about 30 gunmen at a small airport ... Kyiv was seeing in the country’s east was ...
Vancouver’s YVR is top airport in North America while Singapore’s Changi tops worldwide rankings, survey finds
NATIONAL POST - 4/11/2014 7:48:24 PM
Hong Kong International Airport, Hong Kong When Hong Kong’s venerable Kai Tak ... by Dutch authors on subjects relating to the country’s history and culture. You can even download Dutch ebooks and music for free while you are there.
World Routes Returns to China in 2016
Yahoo Finance - 4/14/2014 10:47:58 AM
The event in 2016 is expected to attract more than 3,500 delegates including 350 airlines, 1,000 airports and 300 tourism authorities from more than 125 countries. It will be held in the state of the art International Convention & Exhibition Centre at ...
South Africa's airports spotlight award winning Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky
The Moodie Report - 4/15/2014 3:01:30 AM
South African spirits and wine producer Distell has partnered Big Five Duty Free to promote Bain’s Cape Mountain at Cape Town International and OR Tambo International airports throughout ... traditional whisky-producing countries such as Ireland ...
La Madeleine Opens Fourth Airport Unit
QSR magazine - 4/15/2014 7:00:42 PM
La Madeleine Country French Café announced the opening of its new café at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta. The opening will mark La Madeleine’s second location in the Atlanta airport—a La Madeleine kiosk can be found in Terminal 4 ...
Arrests at 68 airports in 32 countries made for airline ticket fraud
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 4/12/2014 11:29:07 PM
Notifications were sent to airports across the world, where police detained criminals attempting ... Interpol created its SLTD database to help countries secure their borders and protect their citizens from terrorists and other dangerous criminals known ...
AirAsia says yes to move to near troubled Kuala Lumpur International Airport
Economic Times - 4/15/2014 10:11:00 AM
The facility near Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA ... The facility is being built by the country's airport operator, Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB). MAHB has said carriers will have to move in by May 9, when it plans to close an existing ...
Newcastle Airport announces multi-million pound departure lounge development
TravelDailyNews International - 4/15/2014 5:38:59 AM
We are also the first in the country to have an AspirePlus Lounge which offers an adult only area with an enhanced menu, premium drinks package and exclusive Spey Whisky bar.” Gill Caleary, Commercial Director at Newcastle International Airport ...
Authorities expand airport capacity in Saudi Arabia
traveldailymedia.com - 4/14/2014 9:17:54 PM
Saudi Arabia is hatching plans to increase airport capacity across the country as international airlines expand to second tier cities and increase frequencies to and from the country. There are four international airports in Saudi Arabia, located in Riyadh ...
Plattsburgh airport adds service to Atlantic City
WCAX-TV - 4/15/2014 3:54:35 PM
They are under contract from the Atlantic City casino Caesar's World. According to the North Country Chamber of Commerce, this just adds to Plattsburgh's reputation of being the fun, vacation destination airport. "Once a month, kind of a three-day trip ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 5:35:31 PM
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 ...
Ukraine: Military recaptures eastern airport
San Francisco Gate - 4/15/2014 3:18:48 PM
KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's acting president says army troops have restored control over a small airport in eastern Ukraine that ... control of numerous buildings in the east of the country. Heavy gunfire rang out at the airport near Kramatorsk ...
'Brazil's Airports Can Handle World Cup Traffic'
IndiaTimes - 4/12/2014 2:10:46 PM
Porto Alegre: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff insists the country's airports will be ready in time for an influx of tourists during this year's FIFA World Cup. Officials last month admitted that key airport expansion projects planned for the June 12 ...
Readers sound off on LaGuardia Airport, heroes’ parade and breasts
New York Daily News - 4/15/2014 8:16:28 AM
Bellerose: Joe Biden said that LaGuardia Airport is like a Third World country. He is 100% correct. On Sunday, my wife and mother and I were flying to Atlanta from LaGuardia. During the screening process, my wife jammed her finger, causing it to bleed so ...