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
TSA woes could lead to more line delays at OKC airport
Oklahoma News - 5/25/2016 2:41:55 AM
Memorial Day weekend is still days away, but the summer travel crunch, aggravated by Transportation Security Administration budget cuts and ever tightening security, already is bubbling up at Will Rogers World ... At airports across the country, the ...
World Humanitarian Summit Kicks off in Turkey & Somalia President Delivers Speech
Quadrangle - 5/24/2016 6:20:50 PM
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan noted Monday at the first World Humanitarian Summit that his country had spent "over 10 billion ... Lawmakers to address security delays at Newark airport They depend on efficiency and a job well done in order to ...
Airport will be island ‘blot’
The Royal Gazette - 5/26/2016 7:55:41 AM
I have been coming here to visit friends regularly for some years and have a love in my heart for your wonderful country, as do most people ... which is being referred to as “Bermuda’s new, world-class airport”. It seems that these new buildings ...
Malaysia Airports expects new aviation hub to increase tourist traffic
marketing-interactive.com - 5/25/2016 4:29:17 AM
This is part of its five-year business plan, Runway to Success 2020, to elevate the country to developed-nation status and transport the national airport into a world-class airport city and tourist destination. According to a release sent by Malaysia ...
Around the world
The Bulletin - 5/26/2016 7:12:44 AM
Airport security — The head of the Transportation Security ... according to a new study by the country’s environmental regulator published on Wednesday. While the connection between the oil sands’ carbon emissions and climate change is well ...
TSA Replaces Head of Security as Airport Lines Keep Getting Longer
NBC News - 5/24/2016 1:17:12 AM
LaJoye, currently a deputy assistant TSA administrator, was previously a top security official at two of the world's busiest airports ... bolstered by screening experts from airports across the country. In addition, Neffenger said the TSA has established ...
U.S. airports still understaffed for peak travel: TSA head
Win 98.5 - 5/25/2016 12:00:15 PM
TSA wants to encourage airports to automate the movement of bins for carry-on bags at checkpoints. A test of the technology - already in use in Europe - started this week in Atlanta, the world's busiest airport. It also is working with software companies ...
Airport lines and developing virtues
New Pittsburgh Courier - 5/26/2016 7:51:31 PM
In 2011 the United Nations World Food Program began emergency food airlifts ... Recently, newspapers reported: Long Security Lines at Airports And Americans all across the country had to wait.
French labour dispute: Energy supplies hit by strike action
BBC - 5/26/2016 9:28:45 AM
Orly airport in Paris has cut flights by 15% and a rolling strike ... Nuclear power provides about 75% of the country's electricity. Grid operator RTE said nuclear power capacity was being cut by at least four gigawatts - equivalent to 6% of the country's ...
World leaders gather in Japan ahead of G7
Channel News Asia - 5/25/2016 1:04:41 PM
Britain's David Cameron, whose country's referendum next month on continued membership of the European Union was likely to figure prominently on the summit agenda, arrived late afternoon at the main international airport ... site of the world's first ...
Zika risk: Airport, hospitals, port focus on preventing mosquito breeding
The Indian Express - 5/25/2016 8:35:39 PM
As Zika virus pandemic spreads in 60 countries and World Health Organization (WHO) calls on other countries to remain prepared, with no known treatment mechanism in place, hospitals, airport and port in Mumbai are focusing on just one control — removal ...
Global community impressed by Expo plans
Emirates247 - 5/25/2016 5:55:11 AM
The Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Preparatory Committee, led by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Preparatory Committee and Chairman of Dubai Airports ... 180 countries. For the first time in the history of World Expos ...
Vegas or Bust: World Series of Poker Tips
The Huffington Post - 5/24/2016 4:30:28 AM
as pros and amateurs alike converge on Las Vegas for what is by far the world's biggest poker tournament series. I also leave a week from today, though I won't arrive in Vegas until next weekend. We're loading up the van and driving cross-country ...
Biggest Airport Myths You Shouldn’t Believe
GoBankingRates - 5/25/2016 8:54:08 AM
Myth 4: You Can Only Bring One or Two Bottles of Wine Through Customs Many people believe that there is a limit on the amount of alcohol that can be brought into the U.S. when arriving from another country ... world. “It’s a shame that American ...
TSA Airport Wait Times: The One Big Reason Why Lines Are Getting Longer At Security Checkpoints
International Business Times - 5/25/2016 1:33:19 PM
As airport security lines around the country have grown unmanageable ... and the agency plans to install automated bin systems like those in place in airports around the world so that TSA employees don’t have to spend their time wrangling containers.