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
Celebs Mourn Istanbul Airport Attack Victims: Katy Perry, Sophia Bush & More
Hollywood Life (blog) - 6/29/2016 12:01:42 PM
Scroll through to see if your favorite stars were moved to share their thoughts about the tragic Istanbul airport bombing. Common running theme: we are an unhappy world. How do we make happiness a necessity? — KATY PERRY (@katyperry) June 29, 2016 So ...
36 dead in suicide attacks on Istanbul airport, Turkish PM blames IS
Hindustan Times - 6/29/2016 9:09:54 AM
Brussels airport, itself the scene of suicide bombings just ... minister and military chief after news of the carnage broke. “We urge the world, especially Western countries, to take a firm stand against terrorism,” Erdogan said in a statement.
At Least 32 Killed In Suicide Bomb Attack At Istanbul Airport
NDTV - 6/29/2016 5:27:59 AM
After the airport carnage, Erdogan met with his prime minister and military chief. "We urge the world, especially Western countries, to take a firm stand against terrorism," Erdogan said in a statement. "Despite paying a heavy price, Turkey has the power ...
The Latest: Flights resume from US to Istanbul airport
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 6/29/2016 4:30:43 AM
The 28 EU leaders are meeting for an exceptional summit at which Prime Minister David Cameron announced his country has voted to leave the EU. They are also discussing migration via Turkey to the EU. Two explosions rocked Istanbul's Ataturk airport Tuesday ...
At least 36 killed in suicide attack at Istanbuls airport, officials say
Astro Awani - 6/29/2016 7:36:50 AM
The attack on the airport “should serve as a turning point in the fight against terrorism around the world, and especially in Western countries,” he said. Outside the airport, stranded passengers hauled their luggage as they were evacuated from the ...
Suicide blasts kill dozens at Istanbul airport
US News and World Report - 6/29/2016 4:30:43 AM
Turkey shares long, porous borders with Syria and Iraq, war-torn countries where IS controls large ... Istanbul's Ataturk Airport was the 11th busiest airport in the world last year, with 61.8 million passengers, according to Airports Council International.
Biden praises plan to revamp 'Third World' LaGuardia Airport
USA Today - 6/15/2016 1:08:24 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Two years after likening LaGuardia Airport to a "Third World country," Vice President Joe Biden commended a $4 billion redevelopment project for it at a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday. Biden joined Gov. Andrew Cuomo to announce the ...
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 ...
Istanbul Airport Attack: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Urge for an End to Terrorism
TheWrap - 6/29/2016 2:43:21 AM
Will the world ever realize what is going on ... Such cooperation is essential to protecting the homeland and keeping our country safe.” Of the three bombers in the Istanbul airport attack, two of them were at the international terminal, and the third ...
Triple suicide attack at Istanbul airport kills 41
News-Press Now - 6/29/2016 11:33:04 AM
The country is a key partner in the U.S.-led coalition against ... Istanbul's Ataturk Airport was the 11th busiest airport in the world last year, with 61.8 million passengers, according to Airports Council International. It is also one of the fastest ...
Istanbul airport attack: Suspected Islamic State suicide bombers kill 36
Firstpost - 6/29/2016 1:41:55 PM
Turkey shares long, porous borders with Syria and Iraq, war-torn countries where Islamic State controls ... Istanbul's Ataturk Airport was the 11th busiest airport in the world last year, with 61.8 million passengers, according to Airports Council ...
Blasts at Istanbul airport kill 10
yamazaj.com - 6/29/2016 4:37:53 AM
A group of suicide bombers killed dozens and wounded more than 150 people at Istanbul's main airport on Tuesday night, the latest and most devastating in a series of terrorist attacks in Turkey, a country that ... airport in the world previous year ...
Instanbul airport attack reminds that US cannot retreat: Hillary Clinton
Financial Express - 6/29/2016 2:57:40 AM
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has said the terror attack in Turkey is a reminder that the US can’t retreat from this part of the world and needs to ... Also Read: Istanbul airport attack: UN chief Ban Ki-moon condemns ...