Country Comparison > Airports

RankCountryAirports
1United States15,079
2Brazil4,105
3Mexico1,724
4Canada1,453
5Russia1,218
6Argentina1,149
7Bolivia865
8Colombia862
9Paraguay800
10Indonesia676
11South Africa567
12Papua New Guinea562
13Germany541
14China497
15Venezuela492
16Chile476
17France473
18Australia467
19United Kingdom462
20Ecuador431
21Ukraine412
22India352
23Iran324
24Guatemala291
25Philippines247
26Sweden230
27Saudi Arabia216
28Zimbabwe202
29Bulgaria202
30Congo, Democratic Republic of the201
31Kenya194
32Peru191
33Angola176
34Japan175
35Costa Rica153
36Spain152
37Pakistan151
38Finland148
39Libya144
40Nicaragua143
41Algeria142
42Cuba136
43Italy130
44Oman130
45Czech Republic128
46Poland125
47New Zealand122
48Panama118
49Malaysia117
50Korea, South114
51Namibia112
52Tanzania106
53Iraq104
54Honduras104
55Thailand103
56Mozambique100
57Syria99
58Iceland99
59Guyana98
60Turkey98
61Norway98
62Kazakhstan97
63Uruguay94
64Denmark89
65Zambia88
66Egypt84
67Madagascar82
68Greece82
69Lithuania81
70Korea, North81
71Botswana76
72Burma74
73Sudan72
74Croatia69
75Belarus65
76El Salvador65
77Portugal65
78Switzerland64
79Somalia62
80Bahamas, The61
81Ethiopia58
82Chad58
83Yemen57
84Morocco56
85French Polynesia53
86Uzbekistan53
87Romania53
88Nigeria53
89Austria52
90Afghanistan52
91Israel47
92Nepal47
93Suriname47
94Uganda46
95Gabon45
96Mongolia44
97Vietnam44
98Belize43
99Belgium43
100Laos42
101Latvia42
102United Arab Emirates42
103Hungary41
104Central African Republic40
105Taiwan40
106Ireland39
107Azerbaijan37
108Slovakia37
109Solomon Islands36
110Dominican Republic36
111Cameroon34
112Malawi31
113Vanuatu31
114Niger30
115Serbia30
116Puerto Rico29
117Tunisia29
118Liberia29
119Mauritania28
120Kyrgyzstan28
121Fiji28
122Jamaica27
123Cote d'Ivoire27
124Netherlands27
125Turkmenistan26
126New Caledonia25
127Congo, Republic of the25
128Bosnia and Herzegovina25
129Lesotho24
130Tajikistan24
131Burkina Faso24
132Antarctica23
133Georgia22
134Mali21
135Senegal20
136Kiribati19
137Jordan18
138Bangladesh18
139Sri Lanka18
140Estonia18
141Cambodia16
142Guinea16
143Slovenia16
144Marshall Islands15
145Swaziland15
146Greenland15
147Haiti14
148Macedonia14
149Seychelles14
150Eritrea13
151Djibouti13
152Cook Islands11
153Armenia11
154Moldova10
155Ghana10
156Cape Verde9
157Singapore9
158Sierra Leone8
159Turks and Caicos Islands8
160Togo8
161Guinea-Bissau8
162Kosovo8
163Lebanon7
164Kuwait7
165Equatorial Guinea7
166Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)7
167Burundi7
168Rwanda7
169East Timor6
170Tonga6
171Qatar6
172Maldives6
173Saint Vincent and the Grenadines6
174Western Sahara6
175Micronesia, Federated States of6
176Northern Mariana Islands5
177Benin5
178Albania5
179Montenegro5
180Mauritius5
181Guam5
182Trinidad and Tobago5
183Svalbard4
184Spratly Islands4
185British Virgin Islands4
186Samoa4
187French Southern and Antarctic Lands4
188Bahrain4
189Comoros4
190Cayman Islands3
191Anguilla3
192Antigua and Barbuda3
193American Samoa3
194Grenada3
195Palau3
196Sao Tome and Principe2
197Saint Pierre and Miquelon2
198Saint Kitts and Nevis2
199Saint Lucia2
200Virgin Islands2
201West Bank2
202Wallis and Futuna2
203Guernsey2
204Hong Kong2
205Luxembourg2
206Bhutan2
207Dominica2
208Faroe Islands1
209Cocos (Keeling) Islands1
210Brunei1
211Aruba1
212Barbados1
213Bermuda1
214Montserrat1
215Macau1
216Malta1
217Christmas Island1
218Jan Mayen1
219Jersey1
220Gaza Strip1
221Isle of Man1
222British Indian Ocean Territory1
223Gambia, The1
224Gibraltar1
225Wake Island1
226Saint Barthelemy1
227Saint Helena1
228Tuvalu1
229Paracel Islands1
230Saint Martin1
231Niue1
232Norfolk Island1
233Nauru1

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, 2012

See also: Airports map

Related News

Atlanta airport steps up worker security
News 4 Jax - 2/27/2015 2:20:48 AM
The country's busiest airport has started screening employee ... Until recently, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport had about 70 access points for what's called "back of the airport" employees, including baggage handlers and ramp workers.

No case of Ebola identified in country: Union Health Minister JP Nadda
Economic Times - 2/27/2015 3:35:22 PM
Union Health Minister J P Nadda said there is screening of passengers from affected West African countries at seven international airports and nine major ports. Special Health Units are functioning at these airports and are manned by trained medical and ...

Second Airport Offers Travelers Access to Mobile Passport App
airwaysnews.com - 2/27/2015 1:26:31 PM
“CBP keeps track of who enters the country. We do not have access to the information ... CBP has committed to expand the program to the 20 airports with the highest volumes of international travelers by the end of 2016. The app will be rolled out at ...

Phuket: Machines will cut airport queues
The Phuket News - 2/27/2015 9:58:56 AM
Don Mueang airport will also receive four machines ... but officials aim to limit this to 30 minutes, which meets international standards, he said. Meanwhile, nationals from applicable countries should fill out online applications for the visa-on-arrival ...

OC’s John Wayne Airport Poised To Be One Of America’s Most Uber-Friendly
Breitbart News - 2/27/2015 1:26:31 PM
What is even more significant about this proposal is that in almost all of the agreements between airports and TNCs around the country, only drivers with ... achieve John Wayne Airport’s vision of a world-class gateway for business and leisure travel.”

Customs seizes 1,027 fake passports at Dubai airport last year
customstoday.com.pk - 2/27/2015 6:02:42 AM
The officer must be able to recognise the security features of any passport in the world,” he said ... said that visitors trying to enter the country using fake identity documents are being easily caught at the airport due to the high-tech passport ...

Would you have guessed? Dallas has the country's biggest light rail system
Greater Greater Washington - 2/26/2015 6:03:54 AM
The Dallas Area Rapid Transit light rail system is the country's longest, stretching 90 miles across North Texas. A DART train at the DFW Airport station. All photos by the author. DART opened a five-mile extension to Dallas/Forth Worth International ...

Nigeria: Airport Projects and the Continuity Factor
AllAfrica - 2/27/2015 12:07:47 PM
At the Murtala Muhammed International Airport ... It is the fourth busiest airport in the country but its arrival (domestic) operates from tarpaulin contraption that is torn all over and at the mercy of the winds. The failure to complete airport ...

Airport PPP model leads to better infrastructure, revenues
Rediff India Abroad - 2/27/2015 11:39:09 AM
It said during the April-December period, 101.34 million domestic and 36.74 million international passengers were ... is witnessing a number of initiatives to improve airport infrastructure across the country. The other initiatives taken by the AAI are ...

Here's What The World Tells Foreign Tourists Heading To India. And It's Scathing
IndiaTimes - 2/27/2015 9:30:18 AM
These have caused countries apart from Japan, and travel organisations around the world, to follow suit and issue warnings ... taxi get them from hotel taxi ranks and use pre-paid taxis at airports. Try to avoid hailing taxis on the street.

Longtime cargo carrier forced to leave Hamilton airport
Hamilton Spectator - 2/27/2015 11:10:31 AM
Munro Hamilton International Airport. "We've lost our single source of revenue and ... It has 1,000 employees across the country and a fleet capable of moving one million pounds (about 450,000 kg) of cargo. Stevens said the company has 75 pilots based ...

Emirates’ third daily Manila service to be discussed by UAE, Philippine authorities
Gulf News - 2/27/2015 5:15:35 PM
“Emirates and the UAE will have to convince the Philippines that expanding the bilateral [agreement] is [in] the overall interest of both countries, including consumers,” he added. Emirates had operated a daily service to Clark International ...

Sacked Aranmula airport termed as achievement in Economic Survey
Metrovaartha - 2/27/2015 4:11:10 PM
It said during the April-December period, 101.34 million domestic and 36.74 million international passengers were ... is witnessing a number of initiatives to improve airport infrastructure across the country. The other initiatives taken by the AAI are ...

Indian police nab 60 kilos of gold from Gulf country
Emirates247 - 2/27/2015 8:04:24 AM
Police nabbed the six smugglers as they were leaving the Ahmedabad airport and loading the ... The report highlights the World Gold Council estimating that 175 tonnes of gold were smuggled into the country last year.

UPDATE: World Duty Free celebrates German market entry in Düsseldorf
DFNI online - 2/27/2015 12:19:07 AM
World Duty Free Group (WDFG) today celebrated its entry into the German market at Düsseldorf airport, the third largest airport in the country in terms of passenger traffic. WDFG introduced its first retail operation in the German market—Düsseldorf ...


Embed this graph in your blog:

Only the top 10 countries will show.
Preview