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
Desperate to leave: Chaos breaks out at airport as hundreds fight to get on planes out of Nepal
Daily Mail - 4/27/2015 10:29:11 AM
Despite plummeting temperatures and rain, crowds had started to form outside Tribhuwan International Airport as darkness fell on Saturday ... with an estimated 300,000 foreign tourists in the country. The economy of Nepal, a nation of 27.8 million people ...
Chaos prevails in Nepal's international airport as nations scurry to evacuate citizens
Firstpost - 4/27/2015 10:07:42 AM
Kathmandu: Chaos prevailed at Nepal's only international airport in Kathmandu on Monday with hundreds waiting to be evacuated from the earthquake-ravaged country as India and other nations scurried to bring back their panic-stricken citizens. While 2,500 ...
‘Chaos’ at Nepal airport, says Montreal woman stranded by earthquake
The Star - 4/27/2015 4:24:06 AM
Emilie-Anne Leroux says she was in a taxi on the way to the airport to return to ... Leroux, 28, was in Nepal working for the International Organization for Migration and says other Canadians she knows who were in the country have checked in to say they ...
Nepal Earthquake Poses Challenge to International Aid Agencies
New York Times - 4/27/2015 1:10:50 AM
Sanjay Karki, the country director for Mercy Corps, an international aid organization ... “The problem is getting that type of kit on the ground.” While Katmandu’s airport remains open, disaster-relief experts already in Nepal said that less than ...
'From paradise to hell': The chaos at Katmandu airport
Los Angeles Times - 4/27/2015 1:10:50 AM
KATMANDU, Nepal—Under a yellow moon that hung like a wedge of lemon in the sky, Ole Andersen was camped at 3 a.m. Monday out front of Katmandu’s Tribhuvan Airport ... who had come to this Himalayan country to photograph insects, was staying at an ...
Lohegaon airport is 10th busiest in country, international traffic upc
Times of India - 4/14/2015 3:06:28 AM
PUNE: International passenger traffic at the Lohegaon airport here grew by more than 22% in the last fiscal from April 2014 to February 2015. The airport stood fifth in the country in terms of percentage growth of international passengers during the period.
Australian Airports will Tighten Security and Enhance Passenger Processing at Borders
Virtual-Strategy Magazine - 4/27/2015 9:17:36 AM
Eight major international airports in Australia will automate traveller processing ... as the number of travellers arriving and departing the country continues to grow at a fast pace while the state of alert for possible terror acts has strongly intensified.
Nepal earthquake: thousands in need of shelter in country little able to cope
theguardian.com - 4/26/2015 10:40:30 PM
An Indian team is already in Bhaktapur and countries across the world, including the UK, are sending relief. With Kathmandu airport reopened, the first aid flights have begun delivering aid supplies. The first countries to respond were Nepal’s neighbours ...
Growing need for international help for Nepal quake victims
Euronews - 4/26/2015 4:42:36 PM
Food and water and medical supplies are being flown in from various countries ... at the main airports hoping for flights. The priority at the moment though is help for the survivors. Offers of help for Nepal are coming in from around the world.
Help Arrives as Kathmandu Airport Opens After Devastating Nepal Earthquake
Guardian LV - 4/27/2015 3:26:50 AM
Help from various countries around the world like the U.S., Canada, Israel, European Nations, and various communities has arrived in Nepal as Kathmandu international airport has been reopened after the devastating Nepal earthquake.
To Double Pleasure on Golden Holidays in May, Incheon International Airport to Present 'Amazing Korea Concert'
Business Wire - 4/26/2015 11:30:37 PM
To attract more tourists from Asian countries, including Japan and China, we will continuously develop and present impressive and fascinating Korean wave cultural contents in the future.” Incheon International Airport will present a special artistic ...
NAMA concludes calibration of navigational aids at airports
World Stage - 4/26/2015 6:01:20 PM
The Director General of the Ghana CAA, Abdulahi Alhassan who led the Ghanaian delegation to NAMA after a facility tour of some of the agency’s installations at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in ... air travel in the country.”
Aftershock hits Nepal as quake death toll passes 2,100 in four countries
Japan Today - 4/26/2015 10:26:11 PM
The quake will likely put a huge strain on the resources of this impoverished country ... world. The economy of Nepal, a nation of 27.8 million people, relies heavily on tourism, principally trekking and Himalayan mountain climbing. With Kathmandu airport ...
World offers help after Nepal quake, but few know scope yet
Boston Herald - 4/26/2015 3:28:01 AM
the outside world scrambled for a clear picture of what most was needed following the magnitude 7.8 quake near the capital, Kathmandu, on Saturday. They know they need to hurry. Kathmandu's airport reopened, a key development. "We know the damage is ...
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 ...