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
At Dubai airport, India is the top destination
Times of India - 9/30/2015 7:34:19 PM
NEW DELHI: India is now the top destination country for the world's busiest airport, Dubai, with Mumbai being the busiest destination in the country for flyers to and from the Emirate. This August Dubai saw its highest every monthly traffic of 72.8 lakh ...
Minister Jonan : Indonesia Have 237 Airports, the Largest in ASEAN
The President Post - 10/1/2015 5:06:58 AM
We are one of the countries that operate the most airports ... Jonan ensure that 26 airports managed by PT Angkasa Pura I and PT Angkasa Pura II has met world standards. While the airport under the Ministry of Transportation to Local Government should ...
Oklahoma City airport to add observation deck, four gates and new restaurant
KFOR-TV - 10/1/2015 4:02:33 AM
OKLAHOMA CITY - Cross Grain Brewhouse opened at Will Rogers World Airport Wednesday ... "After 9/11, we couldn't do that anymore, but airports around the country are starting to bring back observation galleries,” Kranenburg said.
World is amazed about my vision of 175 Giga Watt of renewable energy by 2022: PM Modi
Mid Day - 10/2/2015 10:13:36 AM
But today, on behalf of the people of this country, I want to tell the world ... India has pledged to protect the environment. Kochi Airport is the first solar power airport in the world and the new corridor on the Faridabad Metro line is also solar ...
Nepalis cope with fuel and food shortages by carpooling, riding bikes, eating local produce
FOX News - 10/3/2015 5:40:24 AM
Madhesis are upset that the constitution divides Nepal country into seven new states ... Some of them plan to run online classes for teachers and students. Airport authorities in Nepal have also instructed foreign airlines to fuel up before coming to ...
World's First Drone Airport—the "Droneport"—To Be Built in Rwanda
thecreatorsproject.vice.com - 10/1/2015 2:39:38 PM
Norman Foster's architect firm, Foster + Partners, plans to build the planet's first drone airport in Rwanda ... with potentially as many as 40 being built in the country in the future if the pilot is a success—and possibly expanding into neighboring ...
PM: Murders committed to tarnish country’s image
Dhaka Tribune - 10/3/2015 7:52:14 PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that the recent murders of the foreign nationals had been staged by a vested quarter to tarnish the country’s image to the world. She made the remarks at the Sylhet Osmani International Airport during her brief stay ...
My Flight to the New World!
The Huffington Post - 10/1/2015 12:16:28 PM
On April 6, 2015, when I reached Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport ... will be in different part of the world, in another continent. The scary thought of whether I would be able to survive there or miss my country, my folks -- these thoughts ...
Mexico flights help boost passenger traffic at Ontario airport
Daily Bulletin - 10/2/2015 9:40:47 PM
ONTARIO >> Passenger traffic was up 2.26 percent at L.A./Ontario International Airport in August ... us as the airline with more and better options to travel between these countries,” said Aeromexico’s chief revenue officer, Anko van der Werff ...
Back home in Gouverneur, ‘Big Brother’ champion Steve Moses grateful for north country support (VIDEO)
Watertown Daily Times - 9/30/2015 11:59:10 PM
Moses realized how much his life had changed Friday when he walked through airports in Los Angeles and Philadelphia ... cellphones and other contact with the outside world. Paper and writing instruments are not allowed. “I found out three days ago ...
The world's northernmost university
KMBC - 9/30/2015 5:46:56 PM
Students from around the world are flocking to the spectacularly ... Russia is the only other country to have a permanent settlement in the region. Getting here involves a flight to Svalbard Airport. I arrive in the full hazy daylight of summer -- even ...
Fayose begins construction of Ekiti Airport, meets teachers
Vanguard - 10/3/2015 12:39:45 AM
Meantime, Governor Ayo Fayose, at a meeting the with principals and headmasters of the State public schools in preparation for the World Teachers’ Day ... the project and also visited several airports in the country for assessment.
End of an era: The world's last flying Avro Vulcan prepares for its final flight with an ambitious tour of the country with its longest mission since restoration
Daily Mail - 10/2/2015 9:47:57 PM
The four-engined bomber, which saw action in the Falklands, is undertaking two final missions on October 10 and 11, flying long loops of the country from north to south. Chief pilot Martin Withers, who broke the record for the world's longest bombing ...
Our 7 Favorite Examples of Innovative Airport Tech
Green Building Elements - 10/3/2015 1:01:13 AM
Though the bomb-detecting laser is currently just a prototype, its creators are eager to implement it in airports around the country as soon as possible ... more available and cost-effective around the world, but already about 2,000 commercial flights ...
Integrated terminal may turn Mumbai airport into major aviation hub
Daily News and Analysis - 10/2/2015 2:28:18 AM
“Today is an enormous day, not only for India but also for Star Alliance and the country's aviation ... AI did not have any proper hub of world scale. The AI passengers were mostly transferred at Dubai or Singapore airports. But Delhi has turned into ...