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
Macau International Airport has record number of passengers in August
Macauhub - 9/2/2014 8:50:51 AM
Macau International Airport recorded 520,000 passengers in August ... CAM said that the 13 percent increase in links to Mainland China and of 6.5 percent to Southeast Asian countries continued to support growth in airport traffic. CAM is a private company ...
Explosives Detected at Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3
philippineflightnetwork.com - 9/2/2014 1:48:31 AM
Consequently, airports in other parts of the country have also been tightened. For instance, reports surfaced that the Mactan Cebu International Airport has ordered that passengers remove their shoes at the check in desks and security staff have become ...
Airports Authority of India to Develop 50 Low-Cost Airports
IndiaTimes - 9/2/2014 2:48:46 PM
Only 10 airports in the country are profitable. The low-cost airlines in smaller ... while lauding automation in CNS system at the NSC Bose International Airports here. Meanwhile, the CNS Officers' Guild, which organised the seminar, have urged the ...
Bombers thwarted at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, Philippines
Examiner - 9/1/2014 3:47:13 PM
Terrorism seems to strike every country in the world to some extent these days. Thanks to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and a tip, an attempted bombing of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) was thwarted before dawn on September 1st ...
Ebola-affected Countries to Check for "Signs of Virus" at International Departures - WHO
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - 8/19/2014 3:26:51 PM
Authorities in countries affected by Ebola should check people departing at international airports, seaports and major border crossings, and stop any with signs of the virus from travelling. The World Health Organization (WHO) made the recommendation on ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 4:23:56 PM
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 ... third-busiest airport in the world in 2012, it took home ...
Bomb Plot Foiled at Manila International Airport
The Wire - 9/1/2014 1:09:45 PM
Four men have been arrested after allegedly attempting to detonate a bomb at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Monday ... a Muslim homeland in the south of the largely Christian country.
WHO urges exit screening in countries with Ebola
USA Today - 8/18/2014 9:30:07 AM
The World Health Organization announced Monday that it is urging countries affected by Ebola to "conduct exit screening at international airports, seaports and land crossings." "Any person with an illness consistent with (Ebola) should not be allowed to ...
WHO urges Ebola-hit countries to do 'exit screening' of intl airports, seaports, land crossings
CNBC - 8/18/2014 2:09:18 PM
Authorities in countries affected by Ebola should check people departing at international airports, seaports and major border crossings and stop any with signs of the virus from travelling, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday. The U.N ...
Airport: hypes and gripes
travel.iafrica.com - 9/2/2014 7:32:07 AM
The research showed that exorbitant airport parking fees, careless handling of luggage, unclear PA system announcements, lack of free Wi-Fi and surly check-in staff rank high in the minds of passengers who frequent airports around the country. Questionable ...
Plan for Thames Estuary Airport Near London Is Rejected by Panel
New York Times - 9/2/2014 11:42:39 AM
against environmentalists who warn of the implications for the country’s carbon emissions and residents who are already among the Europeans most affected by airport noise. Heathrow Airport, which has two runways, has been operating at more than 98 ...
Serbia to set up a state-run firm to manage airports
Airport World - 9/2/2014 1:30:02 PM
The Serbian government has announced plans to set up a state-run company to manage up to 25 of its gateways including the country’s busiest Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport, according to reports in the Balkans. The public company running Belgrade will be ...
Indian airports low in world rankings; Hyderabad best in country
IBN Live - 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 ...
Lao PDR to add airport gateway
TTR Wekly - 9/2/2014 5:51:54 AM
... Airport is designed to be of international standard and will be able to support ATR72 with 70-100 seats, Fokker 70, Fokker 100 and MA60 aircraft. Once completed, the airport will be the fourth gateway in the country. The first is Vientiane’s Wattay ...