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
LaGuardia Airport accident will hamper air travel around the country
Denver Post - 3/5/2015 10:56:14 AM
LaGuardia is among the nation's busiest airports. "We are seeing a handful of cancellations in the system right now between Denver and LaGuardia, but it's unknown if those are directly related," Denver International Airport spokeswoman Laura Coale said.
The Third World, Conveniently Close To Manhattan
Palisades Hudson Financial Group LLC - 3/5/2015 2:02:21 PM
Vice President Joe Biden was only partly correct when he compared LaGuardia Airport to one he would find in “some third world country.” In fact, many airports in developing countries are significantly better than LaGuardia, though you can probably find ...
Delta jet skids off runway while landing at snowy LaGuardia airport
Washington Post - 3/5/2015 1:55:12 PM
Kennedy international airports. Two pilots that landed planes on the runway ... but winter storms were impacting airports across the country. Thousands of flights have been canceled, causing headaches for travelers between Texas and New York and beyond.
Cancellations at Will Rogers' World Airport
KOKH FOX 25 - 3/4/2015 8:44:24 PM
There were a number of flight cancellations at Will Rogers' World Airport. "For travelers coming into and out ... when you throw in some snow in Oklahoma City and across the country you see the word 'canceled' on flight boards. "I'm actually on my third ...
Delta Plane Skids Off Runway at La Guardia Airport
New York Times - 3/5/2015 8:43:13 PM
The Federal Aviation Administration said that the flight was Delta Air Lines 1086, an MD-88 aircraft that slid off Runway 13 after landing around 11:10 a.m. It was arriving from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, where it took off shortly ...
Prepare to take your laptop to another country
PC World - 3/5/2015 3:49:44 PM
Chances are that custom officials at the airport or border ... Different countries have different electric outlets and voltage, making it tricky to plug your computer into the wall socket. You will need an international plug adapter. I’ve seen them ...
Chinese fugitive nabbed at Airport
Fiji Live - 3/2/2015 10:09:41 AM
A Chinese fugitive wanted by authorities in China was stopped from leaving the country by Fiji Revenue Customs Authority (FRCA) at the Nadi International Airport in the weekend. The Chinese national, a known impostor in his country, had arrived into the ...
Brazen Corruption in Morocco’s Mohammed V International Airport
moroccoworldnews.com - 3/4/2015 7:39:59 PM
I was a victim of a corruption in Mohammed V International airport in Casablanca ... to stop the tears from dripping because of the corruption I witnessed in my home country.
DIA breaks record for international traffic in January
9News - 3/3/2015 9:21:23 PM
DENVER - Denver International Airport recorded its busiest January for international ... Denver currently offers nonstop service to 20 international destinations in nine countries – Germany, Iceland, the United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, the Dominican ...
Snowpocalypse Now! Snowstorm Blankets Huge Swath of the Country
Alter Net - 3/5/2015 5:51:25 PM
accounting for more than 2,600 flights across the country. Some airports had more than half of departing flights canceled. Reagan international airport, which serves Washington DC, canceled 199 flights or 45% of travel scheduled for the day. The busy ...
Acadiana airport seeks noise rule waiver
Opelousas Daily World - 3/5/2015 1:26:34 PM
NEW IBERIA – Acadiana Regional Airport in New Iberia might one day be a gateway for international trade ... And vibrant trade also could open up with other, non-free trade pact countries if planes laden with cargo are allowed to land in New Iberia ...
Atlanta airport steps up worker security
KSPR abc33 - 2/27/2015 2:20:48 AM
The country's busiest airport has started screening employee ... Until recently, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport had about 70 access points for what's called "back of the airport" employees, including baggage handlers and ramp workers.
Russia to invest $5.7 billion into airport infrastructure through 2020
Air Transport World - 3/5/2015 7:38:48 PM
The Russian government will invest RUB350 ($5.7 billion) billion in the country’s airport infrastructure from ... Construction began on the new Yuzhny International Airport at Rostov-on-Don in 2014. Airfield reconstruction at Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky ...
World Bank raises Kenya's 2015 growth forecast
cnbcafrica.com - 3/5/2015 3:21:06 PM
The country has been driving to improve its rail and road ... 110 billion Kenya shillings for roads as well as upgrading and construction of airports. Nonetheless, the World Bank notes that the East African economy needs to increase the competitiveness ...
Nashville airport conditions improving
The Tennessean - 3/5/2015 3:13:56 PM
The Nashville International Airport isn't operating at full capacity ... "The main issue now is traffic across the country," Sumrall said.