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
Fitchburg Airport hosts the annual Country Festival
Sentinel & Enterprise - 5/24/2015 10:47:16 AM
World Cup Bull Riders CEO Kenny Churchill brought his famous rodeo -- which he has been running for more than a decade -- to the airport, in an event called the Fitchburg Airport Country Festival. There was country music and great barbecue and cowboy hats.
Here are the 10 best airports in Europe
Dover Post - 5/21/2015 6:57:35 PM
Leading aviation reviewer Skytrax recently released the results of its annual World Airport Awards, which includes a list of the best in Europe. The Skytrax annual rankings are based on the impressions of over 13 million flyers from 112 countries.
Protest over airport clamp
Gulf Daily News - 5/24/2015 2:26:11 AM
PAKISTANI diplomats claim passengers from their country are being subjected to increased security screening upon arrival at Bahrain International Airport. The allegation has been denied by the Interior Ministry, but the Pakistani Embassy says an increased ...
Florida Panhandle airport marks 5th year, plans to grow
Washington Times - 5/23/2015 5:29:19 PM
Built amid an economic recession, the arrival of the $318 million project marked the first new international airport opening in the country in more than a decade. As the airport enters its fifth year, officials tell the News Herald (http://bit.ly/1Fv7O1e ...
Duty-free shopping hits seven-year mark at Kempegowda Airport
Deccan Herald - 5/22/2015 8:50:56 PM
“Although shopping by arriving international passengers contribute about 70 ... It currently has a global presence in 76 countries, spanning airports, cruises, ferries and other travel ports as a retail aggregator.
Austin Steen honored by countries he helped liberate
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal - 5/23/2015 11:17:05 AM
She said, “We all met up in Brussels just because that’s where the airport is ... t just thank him for saving their country. They would always say it poetically and in a personal way: “Thank you for saving my world.”
LaGuardia airport terminal contract expected to be awarded Thursday
New Jersey Online - 5/22/2015 2:45:51 PM
In February 2014 Vice President Joseph Biden famously likened LaGuardia to an airport "in some third world country." LaGuardia is less than 10 miles southeast of the George Washington Bridge, and closer to some New Jersey communities than Newark Liberty ...
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 ...
New Florida Panhandle airport now 5 years old, plans to grow
USA Today - 5/24/2015 3:40:45 PM
Built amid an economic recession, the arrival of the $318 million project marked the first new international airport opening in the country in more than a decade. As the airport enters its fifth year, officials tell the News Herald of Panama City ...
Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport Guide
gosporttimes.com - 5/23/2015 7:42:20 AM
And entering the little passengers terminal, is hard to believe that one day give way some 80 million passengers would pass through the airport. In the meantime, Clark now host mostly budget international airlines. The development of DMIA as the country ...
FWA charts new course by taking control of operations
KPC News - 5/23/2015 10:58:36 PM
FORT WAYNE — A new office building for Fort Wayne International Airport’s fixed-base ... The direction FWA is taking will distinguish it among the nation’s airports as having some of the country’s best FBO facilities, amenities and customer service ...
Pakistani officials protest over 'airport clamp'
Trade Arabia - 5/24/2015 1:46:13 PM
Pakistani diplomats claim passengers from their country are being subjected to increased security screening upon arrival at Bahrain International Airport, a report said. The allegation has been denied by the Interior Ministry, but the Pakistani Embassy ...
Is Greece Still A Country If Someone Else Owns Its Assets?
MARKET DAILY NEWS - 5/23/2015 7:59:38 PM
Foreign corporations from countries including Germany, China and Russia are lining up to buy Greek state assets as the country struggles to pay its European creditors. The sell-off includes major parts of Greece’s infrastructure such as airports ...
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen: D.C. Roads Feel Like a ‘Third World Country’
Transport Topics - 5/22/2015 12:44:10 PM
Vice President Biden last year said New York’s LaGuardia Airport resembled an airport in a Third World country. For Shaheen, Washington, D.C.,’s roadways evoke a similar reaction. “Sometimes I feel like I’m in a Third World country when I travel on ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 11:16:08 AM
In a speech on American infrastructure Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden said that compared to airports like Hong Kong International, New York's LaGuardia feels like a "third world country." In January, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called LaGuardia and ...