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
Atlanta Airport is Still World's Busiest, Global Airport Stats Show
successfulmeetings.com - 9/18/2014 8:27:43 PM
... data from nearly 2,000 airports in 160 countries, ACI's report found that airport passenger numbers grew by 4.6 percent last year, reaching a total of 6.3 billion passengers worldwide. Behind Atlanta, the world's busiest airports were Beijing Capital ...
KK International Airport gets thermal scanner
Times of Zambia - 9/18/2014 6:54:39 PM
The minister said Zambia had no reason not to succeed in the fight against Ebola as the country had put ... community in Zambia. AVIC International civilian representative Xu Fei said the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport donation had brought the ...
Sun Country flight delayed by security scare
KARE 11 - 9/18/2014 1:25:22 PM
NEW YORK - A Sun Country Airlines flight was delayed on the tarmac at JFK International Airport Thursday as law enforcement swarmed the airplane, searching luggage and taking some passengers off the plane. A federal source tells WNBC of New York that a ...
ACI releases 2013 World Airport Traffic Report: Airport passenger traffic still going strong; air cargo inches along after third year of weak growth
Press Release Point - 9/17/2014 5:58:34 PM
has released the latest edition of the World Airport Traffic Report. With comprehensive data coverage for almost 2,000 airports in 160 countries worldwide, ACI’s flagship publication remains the authoritative source and industry reference for the latest ...
Higher airport fees await Cebuanos
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 9/17/2014 9:04:41 PM
LAPU-LAPU CITY—It could soon be more expensive for passengers to use the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA), the second busiest airport in the country. Terminal fee for international flights would increase from P550 to P750 and domestic flights ...
And the world’s busiest airport is …
FOX 8 - 9/17/2014 8:00:16 PM
Shanghai was third with 2.9 million metric tons. (One metric ton is 2,205 pounds.) The ACI World Airport Traffic Report was based on reports from nearly 2,000 airports in 160 countries worldwide.
Ukraine fends off rebel attack near Donetsk airport
USA Today - 9/13/2014 2:28:34 PM
Ukrainian military leaders repelled separatists at Donetsk airport as another round of fighting ... because it is not an easy job to attract an international investor when you have in your country already Russian tanks and Russian artillery," he said.
Tampa International Airport police nab luggage thieves
Tampa Bay Times - 9/17/2014 6:27:12 PM
TAMPA — Airport luggage around the country has been targeted for theft by everybody from organized crime rings to security officers themselves. But Tampa International Airport said two people recently simplified that process: they walked into baggage ...
Ukraine PM Says Country Still in 'State of War'
ABC News - 9/13/2014 7:40:33 AM
without the approval of Kiev or oversight of the international Red Cross. A similar convoy in August was loudly condemned by Ukrainian officials as an invasion, but this time around Lysenko simply called the move "illegal." The country's top leaders have ...
Charleston airport urges UberX drivers to get permits or be ticketed
The Post and Courier - 9/18/2014 3:12:45 PM
He referred to them as "gypsy taxis." Many airports across the country, including Charleston International, contract with certain taxi companies to offer flat rates to passengers traveling to and from the terminal. However, UberX threatens to undermine ...
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 ...
Houthi Rebels in Yemen Block Road to Sana Airport: Reports
RIA Novosti - 9/7/2014 5:27:29 PM
MOSCOW, September 7 (RIA Novosti) – Rebels from the Shiite Houthi movement have blocked one of the main roads leading to the international airport in Yemen’s capital Sana, as the country’s government refused to give in to the protesters’ demands ...
J. Richard Studenny 1946-2014 Memorial for former Tulsa airport attorney J. Richard Studenny set for Friday
Tulsa World - 9/18/2014 11:48:09 PM
In 30 years as legal counsel to the board that operates Tulsa International Airport, he came to know the field better than most. That expertise made him highly sought after. “From all over the country — big airports, small airports; young attorneys and ...
Bauchi Airport, Key to State’s Economic Growth
This Day Live - 9/18/2014 11:33:50 PM
give it the next five years and it would be rubbing shoulders with older international airport in the country and beyond.” An excited Governor Yuguda who was at the airport to witness the landing of the first commercial flight, said the achievement was ...
Indian airports low in world rankings; Hyderabad best in country
IBN Live - 4/19/2013 3:43:05 AM
New Delhi: Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGI) has been rated as the best airport in India, the fifth best regional airport in Asia and the eighth best airport in the 5-10 million passengers per annum capacity category. The ratings were ...