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
200 low-cost airports to be built across India
khaleejtimes.com - 3/10/2014 7:43:24 PM
This will be one of the focus areas of India Aviation 2014, the country’s largest civil ... $120 billion in the development of airport infrastructure; improvement in connecting infrastructure; development of world class air navigation services ...
Stern Israeli Airport Security Measures Questioned
ABC News - 3/8/2014 12:57:45 PM
Jack Angelides was about to board a flight out of Israel's international airport when he was given a curious choice ... whom security arguments can seem close to sacrosanct in a country hit with decades of attacks by Palestinian militants ...
At the Airport
Cincinnati - 3/11/2014 9:00:57 PM
Most every traveler leaves for the airport with a bag, so who's buying them at the airport? Money- and time-saving tips, as well as restaurant, bar and store suggestions. Money- and time-saving tips, as well as restaurant, bar and store suggestions.
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 6:39:57 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 ... to add a third runway to increase its capacity.
Vice President Biden blasts LaGuardia Airport as feeling like ‘it’s in some third world country’
New York Daily News - 2/5/2014 11:57:17 PM
“If I blindfolded you and took you to LaGuardia Airport in New York, you must think, ‘I must be in some third world country ... s airports, was not amused. La Guardia Airport, one of the busiest airports in the world, but has been ...
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 ...
Joe Biden on LaGuardia Airport: 'I must be in some third-world country'
The Verge - 2/5/2014 11:57:17 PM
Vice President Joe Biden is very unhappy about America's declining infrastructure. During a speech in Philadelphia today, he threw New York's LaGuardia Airport under the bus to drive that point home. But first, the vice president talked about advancements ...
World's most beautiful airports
USA Today - 4/6/2013 11:53:56 PM
As the gateway to a city or country, airports are often striking works of architecture. Here are ten of the best from around the world. John F. Kennedy Airport, New York JFK's Terminal 5, which includes the building formerly called the TWA ...
Biden says NY airport like a 'third-world country'
MSN News - 2/5/2014 11:57:17 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Vice President Joe Biden says New York's LaGuardia Airport could use some major improvements — and that's putting it mildly. Biden says if he blindfolded someone and took him to LaGuardia Airport he'd think he was in "some third-world ...
New York airport like a 'Third World Country': Joe Biden
Zee News Limited - 2/7/2014 7:19:55 AM
Washington: US Vice President Joe Biden has reportedly said that New York's LaGuardia Airport is in need of major improvements, while comparing it with the airport in Hong Kong. Biden said that if he were to blindfold a person and take him to the LaGuardia ...
Joe Biden Says NYC Airport Like ‘Some 3rd-World Country’
Time - 2/7/2014 11:51:56 AM
Never one who can be accused of failing to speak his mind, Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday compared LaGuardia Airport in New York to “some third-world country.” During a speech about infrastructure at a Philadelphia train station, Biden ...
Mumbai airport gets to receive first A380s, world’s largest commercial aircraft, flying into country
Financial Express - 12/20/2013 3:38:51 AM
SummaryA380 is largest plane by size and double-deck aircraft has a seating capacity for over 525 passengers. The Mumbai airport is set to be the first airport in the country to see the world’s largest commercial aircraft — the Airbus 380, with the ...
Women protesting in Egyptian airport leave country
Times of India - 3/7/2014 3:22:06 PM
... officials in Egypt say women activists who held a sit-in at Cairo's international airport over not being allowed to travel to the Gaza Strip have left the country. The officials said on Friday that the activists were placed on entry ban ...
Airport advisers prepare for landing
The Kansas City Star - 3/11/2014 10:34:01 PM
The citizens’ panel studying the future of Kansas City International Airport entered a new phase this week. Though many details about concepts and costs remain lacking, the prospects for improvement seem good. The Airport Terminal Advisory ...
Biden calls LaGuardia airport a 'third world country,' but it could be worse
thelead.blogs.cnn.com - 2/7/2014 11:11:58 PM
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