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
The Busiest Airports In Indonesia
worldatlas.com - 2/23/2017 10:20:12 PM
Air travel in Indonesia is a critical means of connecting the islands of the country with one another ... to be among the largest air travel markets in the world by 2034. Indonesia has more than 200 airports with most of them under the management and ...
Iraqi forces retake runway from ISIS at Mosul International Airport
FOX News - 2/23/2017 8:58:28 AM
Iraqi federal police forces – backed by U.S. air support – entered Mosul International Airport ... the world, and the Iraqi forces have risen to the challenge," he said in a statement. Ground units pushed into a belt of villages outside the country's ...
The Cure For America’s ‘Third-World’ Airports
Politico - 2/17/2017 12:15:52 AM
Dozens of countries, including Canada, Australia and much of Western Europe, have long leaned on private investment to create some of the most well-regarded airports in the world. Meanwhile, America’s increasingly shabby facilities have drawn nothing but ...
How some European countries are tightening their refugee policies
CNN - 2/22/2017 10:47:02 AM
his initial order-- which banned travel for citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries, barred all refugees for 120 days, and refugees from Syria indefinitely -- caused chaos at airports and prompted outrage around the world. German chancellor Angela ...
Iraqi forces seize Mosul airport from Isis as Syrian rebels take al-Bab
The Guardian - 2/23/2017 11:07:19 AM
If the west of the city falls, the extremists’ presence in Iraq will be confined to a border area in the country’s north-west ... a major operation this morning to storm the Ghazlani airport base and I can confirm that it is only a matter of time ...
How a scandal that started in Brazil is now roiling other Latin American countries
Washington Post - 2/22/2017 6:00:42 AM
an airport should be built in a rural corner of the country. Instead of universal health care, a new stadium was needed.” Odebrecht professionalized the exchange of money for influence and exported that model around the world, according to the Justice ...
Africa World Airlines takes delivery of first single digit airplane
Ghana Web - 2/21/2017 9:39:37 PM
Africa World Airlines (AWA ... major roles in many event in the country and the sub region. Founder and brain behind AWA, Togbe Afede XIV, In his speech during the launch of 9G-AFJ at the Accra International Airport stated that the company is glad to ...
New US executive order to replace entry ban on 7 countries to be released 'sometime next week'
The Straits Times - 2/23/2017 5:30:53 AM
The order, which was quickly implemented, caused chaos at airports around the world as visa holders heading to the United ... which essentially takes law-enforcement away from our country, is ridiculous and will be overturned!" Topics:
Thailand’s plan to remake economy a lofty goal amid airport, cultural woes
Today - 2/19/2017 8:01:46 PM
This airport is effectively Thailand’s window for getting around and its “face” to the outside world when foreign visitors set foot in the country. Its passenger traffic expands at a good clip annually, in recent years in double-digit figures.
The Latest: Iraqi special forces enter base by Mosul airport
News-Sentinel - 2/23/2017 5:16:34 AM
He didn't provide more details. 11:30 a.m. Iraqi police officials say the country's militarized federal police forces have entered Mosul International Airport, taking over the runway amid fierce clashes with the Islamic State group. Thursday's advance is ...
Kim Jong-Nam’s murder: Vietnam suspect was country girl, say neighbours
Hindustan Times - 2/23/2017 1:09:00 PM
say family members shocked at the link between their poor rice-farming village and a crime that has gripped the world. Doan Thi Huong gained notoriety last week after Malaysian police shared CCTV images of the 28-year-old at a Kuala Lumpur airport ...
Reports: Iraqi security forces enter Mosul International Airport
USA Today - 2/23/2017 3:50:40 AM
Iraq’s second-largest city and the extremist group’s last major stronghold in the country. Sabah al-Numan, a spokesman for the Iraqi military, told Iraqia TV that simultaneous raids were taking place at the airport and at the Ghazlani military base on ...
AP source: Trump’s revised travel ban targets same countries
The Seattle Times - 2/19/2017 5:17:08 PM
The Wall Street Journal also reported that the current draft of the revised order focused on the seven countries but excluded those with green cards. Trump’s original executive order triggered chaos at airports around the world, as travelers were ...
Ground Handling Software Market by Application, Software, Airport Class, Investment Type, and Region - Global Forecast to 2022
Yahoo Finance - 2/22/2017 11:47:17 PM
In addition, countries in the Asia-Pacific region have invested in the development of new airports. Leading ground handling software ... Asia-Pacific, and rest of the world (RoW). Reasons to buy this report: From an insight perspective, this research ...
Iraqi army make swift capture of airport in key operation to force Isis from Mosul
The Independent - 2/23/2017 5:12:23 PM
Iraqi forces claim to have made a major gain in the fight to push Isis out of the country by seizing control of Mosul’s airport – with the location set to be used as a staging post as troops push into the west of the city. The units also fought their ...