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
Closing an Airport Security Gap: Employee Screening
Wall Street Journal - 1/27/2015 10:10:03 PM
Nevertheless, Miami International Airport, the nation’s 10th-busiest ... that Greater Orlando Aviation Authority spent in 2013. “Not all of the airports in the country have the latitude or the traffic” to do this, Mr. Brown said.
Flydubai Jet hit by gunfire as it lands in Baghdad airport
diplomat.so - 1/27/2015 1:27:30 PM
Baghdad ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — A commercial jet carrying 154 passengers from Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, was struck by gunfire as it landed at Baghdad International ... especially at Baghdad’s airport, the country’s primary ...
Dubai Int'l becomes world's busiest airport
MENAFN - 1/27/2015 9:31:16 AM
(MENAFN) Dubai International Airport has Airport has become the world's top airport ... The UAE's Energy Ministry said that the country is will continue with its plan of building and upgrading its oil facilities despite the continuous decline and ...
Two held for smuggling gold worth about Rs 1 cr at airport
India TV - 1/27/2015 8:29:50 PM
New Delhi: Two persons have been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country gold valued at about Rs one crore, in separate incidents, at international airport. Two passengers—a man and woman—were intercepted by customs officials after ...
Fort Lauderdale Airport Reporting Massive Flight Cancellations Due to Northeast Blizzard (UPDATE)
Broward Palm Beach New Times - 1/27/2015 4:47:56 PM
"Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is experiencing major impacts to our flight ... The blizzard, or at least the forecast of it, has had a ripple effect on flights across the country. Even before the storm hit, airports began canceling ...
Airports in San Francisco, San Jose Canceling Flights Today Due To Expected Northeast Blizzard
Patch - 1/26/2015 3:16:03 PM
Thirty-eight departures and 21 arrivals have been cancelled so far for today at San Francisco International Airport, an airport official said this morning. The cancellations are the result of the blizzard expected in the northeast part of the country today ...
Etihad stops flights to Baghdad after airport shooting
Al JAZEERA - 1/27/2015 7:51:03 AM
Etihad Airways, one of the world's biggest airlines, has stopped its flights to Baghdad after a FlyDubai plane was shot at while approaching Baghdad International Airport ... government's insistence that the country's skies are safe.
Gulf carriers cancel flights as US hit by snow storms
Arabian Business - 1/27/2015 10:28:32 AM
Passengers on Gulf carriers flying in and from the US will face cancellation and delays today and tomorrow as a blizzard continues to cause disruptions to the northwest of the country ... Kennedy International Airport would be "significant."
Taoyuan airport flies past peers in passenger growth
The Taipei Times - 1/26/2015 11:34:09 AM
The airport’s growth in passengers exceeded that of airports in other countries, including Incheon International Airport in South Korea (9.3 percent), Hong Kong International Airport (5.6 percent), Narita International Airport in Japan (1 percent ...
Bay Area flights impacted by major storm on East Coast
ABC7 News - 1/26/2015 8:09:33 PM
That winter storm hitting the East Coast is having ripple effects across the country and here in the Bay Area. Seventy-seven flights have been cancelled at San Francisco International Airport, and four each have been cancelled at both Oakland International ...
What other airports can learn from Dubai
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 1/28/2015 3:39:20 AM
Dubai International Airport, home hub to both Emirates and flydubai ... When I compare what the Gulf countries have done, we should by now look beyond Greenfield. We need to plan for a third runway even, and secure the land for it so that expansion ...
Jet-Setters Pack Ariz. Airports
Valley News - 1/28/2015 5:12:23 AM
Many travel with companies that allow individuals and businesses to own a portion of an aircraft or to buy flight hours and that lavish perks on customers, including goody-filled swag bags, a concert by country ... Sky Harbor International Airport, the ...
Most flights cancelled at Philadelphia International Airport
6abc action news - 1/27/2015 12:30:14 PM
Philadelphia International Airport remained open Tuesday but most flights were ... According to Flight Aware, carriers cancelled about 8,000 flights over the past three days across the country. Saracen was flying Delta, which was operating most flights ...
Snowstorm moves across Northeast, grounds flights at Portland International Airport
OregonLive - 1/26/2015 4:49:07 PM
At Portland International Airport, two New York flights and a flight from San Diego that was stopping in San Francisco have been canceled. The blizzard in the Northeast was having ripple effects for travelers and airports across the country. Despite ...
Emirates and Etihad flights to US disrupted by ‘historic blizzard’
The National - 1/27/2015 10:07:04 AM
Meanwhile, early on Monday six flights were delayed at the Kuwait International Airport and another 21 were diverted to neighbouring airports as thick fog engulfed the country, bringing the airport’s operations to a standstill due to poor horizontal vision.