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
U.S. airports respond to Zika virus threat
WCSH6 - 5/4/2016 9:47:41 AM
With the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro kicking off in just three months and a growing list of countries and territories around the world reporting active mosquito transmission of the Zika virus, U.S. airports are on an informal Zika virus watch.
US is policeman for world, but gets treated unfairly: Donald Trump
The Indian Express - 5/4/2016 4:07:04 PM
“We’ve become close to a third-world country. You look at some of our airports, it’s third world. Then you go to other countries and you see places like you’ve never seen. So I have to say that we are going to turn it around. We’re going to build ...
You can buy Cognac at North Korea's airport, but a SIM card? Not so much.
Los Angeles Times - 5/4/2016 3:28:17 AM
It sounds like a bad joke, but the answer Tuesday afternoon at the Pyongyang airport seemed to be four ... North Korean capital this week for the biggest political gathering the country has seen in 36 years: a Korean Workers’ Party Congress.
It's a 'super growth year' for Mumbai airport
Times of India - 5/5/2016 8:34:55 AM
"It's a super growth year,'' said Amber Dubey of KPMG, referring to the country's domestic air passenger growth ... It definitely is one of the most constrained airports in the world.'' Till 2012-13, passenger traffic grew at a rate that was predicted.
Brussels Reopens Airport Departure Hall
Aero-News Network - 5/3/2016 10:49:07 PM
Brussels Airport not only is the second most important center of economic growth with 20,000 jobs, we also connect Belgium with the rest of the world and are often regarded worldwide as a symbol of our country. That we are returning to an almost normal ...
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 ...
Airport Infrastructure Tour Takes Off
enr.com - 5/4/2016 9:00:33 PM
This year, she will be flying in modern planes to explore the needs of the country’s airport infrastructure ... She has traveled the world to visit outstanding projects and speak to groups and universities. Tuchman serves on the National Research ...
U.S. to boost airport staffing to manage long security lines
Win 98.5 - 5/4/2016 12:39:29 PM
Airlines such as American Airlines Group Inc, the world's largest, had voiced concern that staffing levels at U.S. airports were insufficient to handle heightened security and greater passenger traffic that's expected for the peak summer tourism season.
Technavio Announces Top Five Vendors in the Global Airport Information Systems (AIS) Market Through 2020
Financial Content - 5/3/2016 11:36:14 AM
According to Abhay Singh, a lead analyst at Technavio for aerospace components research, “Mergers and acquisitions, along with increased collaboration with alliance partners around the world would ... used in over 160 airports in 40 countries worldwide.
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 ...
Safe Ways to Shorten Airport Security Lines
New York Times - 5/5/2016 7:16:10 AM
Going through airport security, which has never been pleasant, is becoming a hellish experience as wait times increase around the country, in some cities to ... and contributing writers from around the world. The T.S.A. has set a goal of signing up 25 ...
Government U-turn on unaccompanied refugee children welcomed by MPs
The Guardian - 5/4/2016 5:25:48 PM
They were at a UNHCR shelter for women and children in an abandoned Olympic hockey stadium, behind the runway of the disused Ellinikon airport, when David Cameron ... migration challenge since the second world war”, and had been vocal in his opposition ...
Airport Expansion: Govt Must 'Make Up Its Mind'
Sky News HD - 5/4/2016 11:13:35 AM
Play video "July 2015: Heathrow Growth Backed" Labour MP Ms Ellman said that, with dozens of new runways being planned at airports around the world, the UK's standing in global aviation was under threat if the Government continued to procrastinate.
The World's Most Delayed Airports
Forbes - 1/22/2010 7:56:34 PM
Traveling to India and China? Pack your patience. Airports in those countries top our third annual list of The World’s Most Delayed Airports. Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport takes the prize for the airport with the least timely arrivals ...
Brand USA 'Market The Welcome' Campaign Unveiled at Miami International Airport
The Business Journal - 5/5/2016 2:47:08 PM
May 5 at Miami International Airport's Concourse D and J federal inspection service areas. "Brand USA and our partners can provide the most inspirational and compelling storytelling about our country around the world," said Christopher Thompson ...