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
FAA Investigates 2 Laser Incidents by Newark Liberty Airport
NBC 4 New York - 4/1/2015 3:14:43 AM
Federal officials are looking into more laser-pointing incidents at Newark Liberty International Airport ... temporarily blind a pilot and are considered a problem at airports around the country. Newark had 28 reported laser-pointing incidents last ...
5th Airport Breach At Mineta San Jose International Airport In Past 12 Months, Woman Arrested
Sanfrancisco cbslocal - 3/31/2015 11:47:08 PM
Last April, a Santa Clara teen made international headlines after he hopped a fence ... exceeds by a very high number the breaches that we have seen at any airport across the country this past year,” Congressman Eric Swalwell told KPIX 5 Tuesday night.
ICC president Mustafa Kamal resigns over World Cup presentation fiasco
Times of India - 4/1/2015 8:08:13 AM
I was not allowed to work in line with the ICC constitution and I cannot work with them beyond the ICC constitution," he told a crowded press conference at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport here ... I represent my country. My right was snatched ...
Uber driver tried to burglarize home of woman he had just driven to Denver International Airport: police
New York Daily News - 4/1/2015 5:23:34 AM
Gerald Montgomery, 51, allegedly attempted to burglarize an Uber rider's home after giving her a ride to the airport. This attempted burglary ... of controversy for its drivers’ conduct around the country, told the TV station that Montgomery had passed ...
Rickenbacker International Airport offers new option for shipping animals internationally
ohio's Country Journal - 3/27/2015 11:20:15 AM
When they arrive at the airport, the animals are unloaded onto a semi trailer ... but they are disassembled and made into furniture and other items in some countries. Horse stalls are pre-made and returned after use. Baker said that the animals travel ...
Angola: Italy/Expo2015 - Angola On Display At Leonardo DA Vinci Airport
AllAfrica - 3/27/2015 11:59:02 PM
was inaugurated Friday at Rome?s Leonardo da Vinci International Airport?s terminal 3, by the country?s general commissioner for Expo/2015, Albina Assis Africano. Speaking on the occasion, Albina Assis said the exhibition depicts what Angola will take to ...
GGA Study: Customs Kiosks Improve Wait Times at JFK, Newark Airports
TravelPulse - 3/31/2015 11:32:49 PM
With notable improvements being seen at airports like JFK and Newark, which combine to welcome more than 19 million overseas passengers annually, the APC kiosks are likely to become more prominent across the country and more popular among international air ...
ICC president quits over World Cup trophy snub
Yahoo News - 4/1/2015 10:02:45 AM
I am no longer ICC president," Kamal told reporters at the airport in Dhaka ... month's match was the first time Bangladesh had reached the World Cup quarter-finals and emotions in the cricket-mad country ran high after their 109-run defeat by India.
Dozens Of Countries Join China-Backed Bank Opposed By Washington
Florida's Wuft-FM - 3/31/2015 8:05:14 PM
Dozens of countries have slid under today’s deadline to join a ... a need for $8 trillion in infrastructure investment over the next decade for roads, airports, power facilities and the like. But as NPR has reported, the Obama administration opposes ...
Dispatches: 31 Hours Marooned at Azerbaijan’s Airport
Human Rights Watch - 4/1/2015 8:51:10 AM
I just spent 31 hours in Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan ... and political prisoners and report on election fraud are considered criminals in this country. [So,] I am one of those criminals.”
Japanese group wins Bohol airport deal
Inquirer - 3/31/2015 6:17:51 PM
“In a country filled with tourist hotspots on islands separated ... The DOTC also announced updates on two other airport projects. For the Kalibo International Airport, it announced that a new wing was opened ahead of the busy summer season, allowing ...
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 ... third-busiest airport in the world in 2012, it took home ...
Study finds Willow Run Airport has $123 million economic impact statewide
Heritage - 4/1/2015 11:07:10 AM
"Willow Run Airport connects Michigan manufacturing companies to the world, making quick deliveries of parts and ... as part of the historical fabric that makes up this part of the country, Mullin said. "The contributions Michigan has made over time ...
Transportation strike in Argentina shuts down country
Greenwich Time - 3/31/2015 5:49:13 PM
While transportation workers represent only a small part of the South American country's workforce ... Most domestic and international flights were canceled because transportation unions represent many airport workers. Some schools canceled classes ...
Feds Investigating 2 New Reports Of Laser-Pointing Incidents At Newark Airport
CBS New York - 3/31/2015 7:50:55 PM
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