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
Bribery: Why ICPC is focusing on airports, by Nta
The Nation - 10/12/2015 12:21:55 AM
He added that the airports serve as gateways to the country, adding that existence of corruption in ... “International airports are first points of contact to the outside world. It speaks volumes about Nigeria’s image. “We hope to achieve the same ...
How is the world's first solar powered airport faring?
BBC - 10/9/2015 11:59:49 AM
Located in the southern state of Kerala, Cochin is now the first airport in the world to run completely on solar power ... Mr Kurian says airports across the country have approached him to learn more about the "Cochin model". A team from Liberia is ...
African countries plan to revive national airlines
Ghana Web - 10/12/2015 8:07:12 AM
The woes of major national carriers on the continent have been well documented this year—with the record loss posted by Kenya Airways still fresh in many minds— but this has not deterred an increasing number of African countries from planning or ...
Hi-tech baggage management system to be introduced in 36 AAI airports
The Tribune India - 10/13/2015 1:28:08 PM
According to a statement, a new world-class baggage reconciliation system ... which include six joint ventures across the country. Of these, 18 are international airports, (100 per cent owned and operated by AAI), six joint venture international airports ...
Mega-airport plan for Ethiopia
Independent Online - 10/13/2015 4:19:56 PM
If the project goes ahead, the east African country’s state-owned Ethiopian Airlines would have one of the largest airports in the world. The current Addis Ababa Bole International Airport is overloaded, receiving more than 8 million passengers a year.
Can a country planning 80 coal-fired power plants get serious about climate change?
Environment Energy Publishing - 10/9/2015 10:08:17 PM
"My opinion is, if the airport is constructed ... "We don't want Turkey to save the world. We want every single country to do whatever they can do. If you want to clean the street, you must sweep the floor of your own house."
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
When it comes to modern-day travel, the long waits at airports and cramped flights are considered a necessary evil. But some airports, it seems, are very much worse than others. While Islamabad Benazir Bhutto International Airport, in Pakistan, is often ...
Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Most Likely Hit by Russian-Made Missile, Inquiry Says
New York Times - 10/13/2015 4:05:37 PM
The flight’s 283 passengers and 15 crew members came from about a dozen countries; 193 of the passengers were Dutch ... their airlines from flying to and from Ben-Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv after a missile fired from Gaza landed near ...
UAE ranked as world's third strongest nation brand
Emirates247 - 10/12/2015 7:31:25 AM
The highly favourable tax regime, for which it is the top ranked country on the BSI [brand strength ... “international transportation hubs with large, modern airports that serve as the base world leading airlines: Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airlines ...
We ‘II Eliminate Corruption At Airports – ICPC Boss
government.leadership.ng - 10/12/2015 4:18:08 AM
“International airports are the first point of contact to the outside world. It speaks volumes about Nigeria ... open bribery and corruption at the international airports in the country.
Westminster Group signs MoU with airport authority
IFA Magazine - 10/12/2015 9:47:25 AM
coupled with the country’s stability and growth potential. “Our strategy of developing long term, recurring revenue, managed services projects protecting critical infrastructure such as airports, ports and harbours around the world is gathering ...
How Could Such a Rich Country as Ours Produce So Many Poor People?
Alter Net - 10/10/2015 11:54:28 PM
Elites generally don’t use our schools, our roads, our airports. They don’t really care if ... In fact, today the U.S. is the most unequal country in the developed world. We have the most child poverty and homelessness. We have more people in prison ...
Nicaragua Will Participate in London World Travel Market 2015
PR.com - 10/13/2015 7:01:35 AM
When the doors open at the 2015 World Travel Market London, nine representatives of Nicaragua’s finest tour companies and hotels will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the country’s participation ... flights and regional airports make it easier for ...
World's last flying Vulcan bomber on farewell tour
ITV - 10/11/2015 2:03:19 AM
The world's last flying Vulcan bomber will be flying over the region this afternoon as part of its farewell tour. The Cold War jet is due to fly a route over Bristol Airport at 1445 ... is on two major tours of the country, visiting as many places as ...
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 ...