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
Doha airport introduces 'exit tax'
bangkokpost.com - 8/30/2016 7:56:22 AM
DOHA: Qatar's government will levy a new airport tax on passengers from today as the country seeks new revenue streams amid ... Airport fees, while common elsewhere in the world, have until recently been avoided by Gulf states as they seek to gain a ...
Qatar introduces airport tax on passengers
The National - 8/29/2016 5:34:23 AM
Qatar’s government will levy a new airport tax on passengers from Tuesday as the country seeks new revenue streams amid ... Airport fees, while common elsewhere in the world, have until recently been avoided by Arabian Gulf states as they seek to gain ...
World population set to reach nearly 10 bn by 2050
Greater Kashmir - 8/28/2016 12:30:45 PM
This year's edition provides the latest data on 19 key population, health, and environment indicators for the world, major regions, and more than 200 countries. Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan says he was detained at a US airport. Indo-Pakistan Peace ...
Home Ministry Orders Security Audit Of All Airports In The Country
newsworldindia.in - 8/16/2016 7:30:01 AM
Home Ministry on Tuesday, ordered security audit of all airports in the country. According to reports, the alarm has been sounded following the recent terror attacks at airports like Brussels and Istanbul. The Home Ministry also said that it wants specific ...
Chinese Company puts Griffiss International Airport in the international spotlight
WKTV - 8/29/2016 4:08:29 AM
So why bring the biggest competition the world's largest drone company has ever held here to Griffiss International Airport in Rome, New York? You may recall Griffiss is one of only six airports in the country designated by the FAA as an unmanned aircraft ...
Teen records round-world solo flight
newsfirst.lk - 8/30/2016 2:48:34 AM
Lachlan Smart, from Queensland, touched down at Maroochydore Airport on the Sunshine ... having flown around the world, for over 24,000 nautical miles is just a great relief.” The teenager stopped in 24 locations and 15 countries during his seven-week ...
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 ...
Qatar’s Hamad Airport introduces new 'exit tax'
gdnonline.com - 8/29/2016 6:38:49 AM
Qatar's government will levy the new airport tax on passengers from August 30, according to a circular to travel agents, as the country seeks new revenue streams ... Airport fees, while common elsewhere in the world, have until recently been avoided ...
Qatar becomes latest GCC state to levy airport tax on passengers
gulfbusiness.com - 8/29/2016 5:20:04 AM
Every passenger leaving from Doha’s Hamad International Airport will be charged QAR35 Qatar’s government will levy a new airport tax on passengers from Tuesday as the country seeks new ... while common elsewhere in the world, have until recently ...
World War II planes make history present at Northeast Philadelphia Airport
Bucks County Courier Times - 8/29/2016 11:42:27 PM
Three 70-year-old World War II-era bombers touched down at Northeast Philadelphia Airport early Monday ... B-25 Mitchell and B-17G Flying Fortress tour the country on the Wings of Freedom Tour. "Think of it as an interactive flying memorial for World ...
Which airports have the happiest passengers?
CNN - 3/3/2016 4:01:51 PM
(CNN ... Best Airports by Size: Over 40 Million Passengers per Year. Crowd-pleasing innovations It's yet another award these two can add to the shelf, having secured first and second place in travel website Sleeping in Airports' survey of the world's ...
Gazpromneft-Aero expands its overseas presence to over 170 airports
50skyshades.com - 8/29/2016 12:29:34 PM
Gazpromneft-Aero supplies fuel to air carriers flying to the world’s most popular tourist destinations, including to Spain, Turkey, the UAE, France and Malta. Gazpromneft-Aero’s aircraft refuelling operations at international airports are undertaken in ...
New study: Airport E-gates global strategic business report from 2016 to 2021
Whatech - 8/29/2016 10:35:02 AM
... Report is a professional and in-depth research report on the world's major regional market conditions of the Airport E-Gates market, focusing on the main regions and the main countries (United States, Europe, Japan and China). Complete report on ...
Anti-Muslim bias at airports hurts fight against terrorism
The Peninsula - 8/28/2016 10:00:26 AM
Recently, newspapers across the world — including ... would emerge in other countries — including in the United States, where Muslims are also fairly well-integrated but still experience negative interactions with airport authorities.
See Pics! 18-year-old Aussie teen becomes youngest pilot to fly solo around the world
India TV - 8/29/2016 1:41:09 PM
An 18-year-old Australian teen has become the youngest person to fly solo around the world in a single ... at Sunshine Coast Airport at Marcoola on Saturday. During his voyage, Smart stopped at 24 locations spanning across 15 countries and covered more ...