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
Gulf carriers cancel flights as US hit by snow storms
Arabian Business - 1/27/2015 10:28:32 AM
Passengers on Gulf carriers flying in and from the US will face cancellation and delays today and tomorrow as a blizzard continues to cause disruptions to the northwest of the country ... Kennedy International Airport would be "significant."
Airports In The US Are Bad And Getting Worse
The Business Insider - 1/26/2015 11:41:18 AM
Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport is being massively expanded, poised to become a similar megahub. Its hometown carrier, Turkish Airlines, in addition to winning numerous service awards, now flies to more countries than any other airline in the world.
Thai airports growth in 2014 supported by domestic routes
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 1/26/2015 12:57:04 AM
THAILAND (eTN) - BANGKOK, Thailand - It has been a mixed picture for Thai airports in 2014, which reflected the uncertainty faced by the country’s major air gateways ... only 2.53% to 90.53 million. However, international passenger flows decreased ...
Etihad stops flights to Baghdad after airport shooting
Al JAZEERA - 1/27/2015 7:51:03 AM
Etihad Airways, one of the world's biggest airlines, has stopped its flights to Baghdad after a FlyDubai plane was shot at while approaching Baghdad International Airport ... government's insistence that the country's skies are safe.
Dubai Int'l becomes world's busiest airport
MENAFN - 1/27/2015 9:31:16 AM
(MENAFN) Dubai International Airport has Airport has become the world's top airport ... The UAE's Energy Ministry said that the country is will continue with its plan of building and upgrading its oil facilities despite the continuous decline and ...
Airports in San Francisco, San Jose Canceling Flights Today Due To Expected Northeast Blizzard
Patch - 1/26/2015 2:47:25 PM
Thirty-eight departures and 21 arrivals have been cancelled so far for today at San Francisco International Airport, an airport official said this morning. The cancellations are the result of the blizzard expected in the northeast part of the country today ...
Bay Area flights impacted by major storm on East Coast
ABC7 News - 1/26/2015 8:09:33 PM
That winter storm hitting the East Coast is having ripple effects across the country and here in the Bay Area. Seventy-seven flights have been cancelled at San Francisco International Airport, and four each have been cancelled at both Oakland International ...
Taoyuan airport flies past peers in passenger growth
The Taipei Times - 1/26/2015 11:34:09 AM
The airport’s growth in passengers exceeded that of airports in other countries, including Incheon International Airport in South Korea (9.3 percent), Hong Kong International Airport (5.6 percent), Narita International Airport in Japan (1 percent ...
Two held for smuggling gold worth about Rs 1 cr at airport
India TV - 1/27/2015 3:00:33 PM
New Delhi: Two persons have been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country gold valued at about Rs one crore, in separate incidents, at international airport. Two passengers—a man and woman—were intercepted by customs officials after ...
Live: Indian youth won't define nation, they will shape the world, says Obama
Firstpost - 1/27/2015 6:39:28 AM
"You're not just going to define this nation, you're going to shape the world", Obama tells the crowd ... is the first US President to visit the country twice. The entire stretch outside the Palam airport has been cordoned off as Obama and Michele step ...
Dayton airport feels blizzard’s wrath
WDTN - 1/27/2015 9:16:57 AM
There are thousands of flights canceled at airport across the country, so you’ll want to check with your airline before heading to the airport for a flight eastward. You can check the status at Dayton International Airport here.
Can Sea-Tac Airport dominate the Asia market?
Crosscut Public Media - 1/26/2015 6:36:29 PM
Dunphy The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is taking off, but it is also trying to figure ... Seattle is a day closer to Asia than anywhere else in the country. Today, that same selling point is driving expansion at Sea-Tac. By air, Seattle is an ...
Foundation to travel to Canyon Country
Washington Daily News - 1/27/2015 1:53:08 AM
Zion National Park and Las Vegas, seven breakfasts and five dinners during the trip, round-trip airfare from Raleigh-Durham International Airport, air taxes and fees and hotel transfers. Transportation to the airport in Raleigh is available for an ...
Emirates and Etihad flights to US disrupted by ‘historic blizzard’
The National - 1/26/2015 11:29:59 PM
Meanwhile, early on Monday six flights were delayed at the Kuwait International Airport and another 21 were diverted to neighbouring airports as thick fog engulfed the country, bringing the airport’s operations to a standstill due to poor horizontal vision.
Lubbock airport experienced slight decline in passengers in 2014
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal - 1/26/2015 11:26:59 AM
The number of passengers at the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport dropped a bit in 2014 compared to ... The economy is obviously one of them, but she said what’s happening across the country can make a difference, as well as the attitude ...