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
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Many flee in fear to C. African Republic airport
Yahoo! News - 12/6/2013 5:02:52 PM
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — At first, it was just a few people running from the men with machetes and guns. Then the trickle of fear that led straight to the airport swelled into a flood. By Friday, with the Central African Republic's capital ...
Indian airports low in world rankings; Hyderabad best in country
in.com - 4/19/2013 3:43:05 AM
New Delhi: Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGI) has been rated as the best airport in India, the fifth best regional airport in Asia and the eighth best airport in the 5-10 million passengers per annum capacity category. The ratings were ...
Which country has the worst airport delays in the world?
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/12/2013 12:47:42 PM
Chinese airline passengers, who have a reputation for losing it in dramatic fashion, can now feel vindicated. Beijing’s airport has the worst punctuality record in the world. And Shanghai is close behind. Only 18 percent of flights took off ...
Exclusive: Brazil report on World Cup air traffic jams at odds with government view
Reuters - 12/6/2013 8:51:56 PM
If they are correct, thousands of visiting soccer fans could face flight delays lasting for hours - a major embarrassment to Rousseff as she prepares to campaign for reelection next October. If the renovations are not completed on time - a ...
A Map of the World As Plotted By Airports
Gizmodo - 6/27/2013 2:14:05 AM
James Davenport created a world map using just airports, runways and helicopter pads. That way you can see which countries are dotted and outlined with airports (hint: it's the rich ones) and which countries just disappear into the vapor (hint: it's the ...
World's most beautiful airports
USA Today - 4/6/2013 11:53:56 PM
As the gateway to a city or country, airports are often striking works of architecture. Here are ten of the best from around the world. John F. Kennedy Airport, New York JFK's Terminal 5, which includes the building formerly called the TWA ...
World's 10 best airports!
Rediff - 8/4/2011 6:16:08 AM
Let us have a look at world's 10 best airports. Hong Kong International Airport is ... and one of the largest and busiest airports in the world. From 2006 to 2008, it was rated the best airport in the world by the Airports Council International and ...
Brazil Raises $9.1 Billion in Privatizing 2 Airports
Dealbook - 11/22/2013 9:01:22 PM
SÃO PAULO, Brazil — Brazil’s government privatized two major airports, raising a total of 20.8 billion reais, or $9.1 billion, on Friday, as the country makes infrastructure upgrades ahead of next year’s World Cup. A consortium led by the ...
Syrian rebels attack military airports across country, opposition says
CNN - 4/29/2013 12:53:44 AM
The rebel Free Syrian Army devised a plan to attack the military airports and the ... "Also, the airport distributes ammunition by helicopter to nearby military camps." Syria: U.S. manipulating chemical weapons evidence, like it did with Iraq ...
Nigeria: Remodeling the Country's Airports to World Standards
AllAfrica - 5/17/2012 10:58:32 AM
Lagos — By the end of this month, works on the eleven airports undergoing remodeling across the country under the phase one airports remodeling efforts would have been completed. The rehabilitation programme commenced last year with the cost of N19 billion.
The Best Airport Restaurants in the World
The Huffington Post - 12/6/2013 3:01:10 PM
Traveling makes you hungry. Whether you're flying across the country or across the globe, you're going to crave a meal , or at least a snack, dessert, and definitely a tasty drink. But where can you find good food when you're en route?
Hyderabad, Delhi among world's best airports
Rediff - 5/15/2010 10:11:35 AM
which has 575 members operating over 1,633 airports in 179 countries. Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) has been rated the world's number one airport in the category of airports handling 5 to 15 million passengers by the Airport Council ...