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
Donald Trump: US becoming a 'third-world country'
International Business Times - 2/11/2016 11:11:48 AM
Trump also likened the US to a "third-world" country. He said that, by comparison to other countries, the US needed to develop its infrastructure. "I see airports in different places of the world. You go to some of these Asian countries, you go to some of ...
Airports, airports everywhere… but few viable
The Nation - 2/9/2016 11:17:09 PM
All over the world, airports are considered as economic and social infrastructure ... Besides being key to air transportation, airports also serve as a border posts between countries with its attendant security features. Apart from the 22 airports built ...
Indonesia to Fortify Airports Countrywide After Deadly Attack
Bloomberg - 2/11/2016 11:21:56 PM
We will increase the standards of airport security all over the country ... tripled since 2006 to nearly 95 million last year, according to the World Bank. That has strained the country’s aviation infrastructure and regulatory capabilities.
World Fuel Services Corporation to Acquire ExxonMobil Fueling Operations at 83 International Airport Locations
Business Wire - 2/11/2016 6:54:06 AM
The portfolio services the business and commercial aviation sectors and is comprised of certain related on-airport ... World Fuel Services sells fuel and delivers services to its clients at more than 8,000 locations in more than 200 countries and ...
'We've slept in airports, on buses and trains and eat street food': Photogenic couple who travel the world taking stunning pictures say 'we do everything cheap - and enjoy life ...
Daily Mail - 2/11/2016 11:57:44 PM
The romantic setting was not unusual for the couple who have been together since they were 14 and together travel the world. Jourdan ... We have slept in airports, on buses and on trains and we eat street food and share meals. 'We do everything cheap ...
Mad rush for state airports
Punch - 2/9/2016 11:24:19 PM
With Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s figure of over 100 million Nigerians living below the poverty line, how many people can afford the cost of flights in the country? In other parts of the world, the main considerations for siting airports are economic ...
Suspension of Turkey flights costs Russian airports heavily
Charlotte Observer - 2/9/2016 11:07:01 AM
A top official at Russia's busiest airport says the halt or reduction of flights to Turkey, Ukraine and Egypt over the past three months has cost the country's airports six billion rubles ($77 million). Denis Nuzhdin, the deputy CEO of Moscow's Domodedovo ...
Global Handling and Lifting Equipment Market to 2018 - Market Size, Top 10 Countries, Trends, and Forecasts
sbwire.com - 2/11/2016 3:58:08 PM
airports and dock areas What is the current size of the handling and lifting equipment market in the world and in the top 10 global countries? How is the handling and lifting equipment market divided into different product segments? How are the overall ...
One country's endless war against water
AsiaOne - 2/11/2016 5:24:02 PM
My mom and I caught our first glimpses of the Netherlands while driving to Rotterdam from the airport. Some sights were exactly as ... It was our initial indication, too, that the country's vast system of windmills, canals, ditches, dikes, dams and dunes ...
Airports boost efforts to stop spread of Zika virus: UN agency
Channel News Asia - 2/12/2016 3:53:57 AM
The Montreal-based agency urged airlines and airport authorities to follow World Health Organisation guidelines on ... Confirmed cases have been found in 26 countries, spanning 7,000 kilometres from Mexico to Paraguay, according to the Pan American Health ...
World's Fastest Data Speed Record Broken: Download 'Breaking Bad' At Breakneck Speed
International Business Times - 2/11/2016 3:43:49 PM
In the real world, optical cables run through the sea and over wide distances, connecting continents and countries. The team will now test ... to unionize Uber drivers at New York City's LaGuardia Airport.
World Watch: News Digest
Wall Street Journal - 2/10/2016 3:20:32 AM
Somalia’s transport minister said an employee at the country’s civil aviation office aided the bombing ... But security experts worry that employees of foreign and U.S. airports, who undergo fewer checks, could in fact pose the biggest threats to ...
Which seven-letter country is Ottawa’s embassy row mysterious tax deadbeat?
The Province - 2/11/2016 5:31:11 PM
Canadian World Cup gives B.C. coaching conference ... and into the vineyards of Burgundy and Champagne Heathrow airport's scenic route shows off giant 'metaphor... Cuba launches 1st public Wi-Fi hotspots on Havana'... Vancouver's Stanley Park hosts ...
Southwest Airlines intends to serve Long Beach Airport
Orange County Breeze - 2/11/2016 7:25:43 PM
California’s largest carrier of air travelers files slot application to add service at fifth airport in L.A. Basin Southwest Airlines ... “Nobody can match the value you all bring to air travel with our world-famous hospitality, and no one can offer ...
Airport Design Update - Nov 2015
FloorDaily.net - 2/11/2016 7:25:43 PM
“There are ongoing series of seminars and meetings of various airport groups across the country going on all the time,” Daileda ... Jack Corgan’s original design included terrazzo flooring with a huge world map medallion. The original floor was ...