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
To Be or Not to Be Hamlet—in Almost Every Country in the World
Daily Beast - 4/26/2016 8:59:54 AM
After spending two years performing William Shakespeare’s Hamlet in almost every country in the world, the final curtain came down ... “We turned up at the airport to fly from Guinea-Bissau to the Gambia and there was not enough space for all of ...
World Bank MD meets Buhari, others on N-East rehabilitation
Vanguard - 4/26/2016 11:26:03 PM
Indrawati was received at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport by the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, and officials of the World Bank Country Office. Although she refused to speak to the press, it was learned that the visit was to formally ...
World Bank Raises 2016 Oil Price Forecast to $41 per Barrel
This Day Live - 4/28/2016 3:49:43 AM
She disclosed this on her arrival in the country through the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, at 13.09hrs GMT. The World Bank official, who also was in Cameroun on April 24, flew into the country from the Younde Nsimalen International Airport via Asky Airlines.
Dubai International Airport adjudged Best Airport in Middle East
Emirates247 - 4/26/2016 6:43:53 AM
Dubai International (DXB) is the world’s busiest airport in terms of international passengers ... In terms of destinations, India, UK and Saudi Arabia were the Top 3 countries in 2015 where passengers flew from and to Dubai. In terms of destination ...
Infiltrators and Smugglers Arrested At Jordinian Border, Airport
AviationPros - 4/28/2016 2:26:48 PM
April 26--AMMAN -- Border Guards on Monday foiled an infiltration attempt by 12 persons from foreign countries who sought to cross from ... Services cadres treated the injured. Meanwhile, the Airports Security and Protection Directorate cooperating with ...
Cessna 182 crosses country on biofuel
AOPA - 4/27/2016 4:36:51 PM
McCurdy returned to North Central State Airport in Providence, Rhode Island ... him for future flights so he can set a fuel efficiency record and/or fly around the world on sustainable fuel. He did not file for national or world records prior to his ...
China plans $11 billion second Chengdu airport as demand soars
Japan Times - 4/25/2016 10:05:31 AM
BEIJING – China plans to spend as much as 71.9 billion yuan ($11 billion) on a second airport in the southwestern city of Chengdu to help meet growing demand for air travel in the world’s second ... and comes under the country’s 13th five-year ...
Geneva Airport bids in privatisation of Lyon Airport as Geneva breaks traffic record
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 4/27/2016 12:54:56 PM
Despite its relatively small size (it is referred to as ‘the world’s most compact metropolis ... by conurbations and their airports in the neighbouring countries of Germany, Austria, France and Italy. In Geneva’s case the significant competing ...
World Routes heads for China
TTR Wekly - 4/26/2016 6:51:03 AM
each fair attracts 200,000 visitors from over 200 countries to generate a gross turnover of USD20 billion. World Routes 2018 will be a major opportunity to showcase Guangzhou’s commercial strength and the expansion of Baiyun International Airport ...
Yemeni govt forces seize country’s largest oil terminal from al Qaeda
Hindustan Times - 4/26/2016 12:34:39 PM
The civil war has killed more than 6,200 people, displaced more than 2.5 million people and caused a humanitarian catastrophe in one of the world’s poorest countries ... control of its maritime port and airport and setting up checkpoints throughout ...
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
The airport was once likened to a 'third world country' by U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden. The 2014 Guide to Sleeping at Airports named the Pakistan airport as the very worst after tourists were asked to rate their airport experiences based on comfort ...
Strikes, protests in France against disputed labor reforms
FOX News - 4/28/2016 2:05:20 PM
MARSEILLE, France – French protesters are back on the streets over proposed reforms to the country's labor rules and strikers have forced cancellations and delays at two airports serving Paris. French television showed clashes in Marseille and elsewhere ...
WORLD'S LARGEST INVESTOR: The US election is hurting the economy
The Business Insider - 4/27/2016 6:38:32 PM
BlackRock manages $4.6 trillion, and is the biggest investor in the world. "We have an election ... better and more efficient roads, ports, airports. So you can get a mileage out of it. So I believe that is what we need in this country," Fink said.
World Bank Restates Commitment To Rebuilding North East
Channels Television - 4/26/2016 3:26:27 PM
The Managing Director of the World Bank, Mrs Sri Indrawati ... She was received at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport by officials of the Ministry of Finance. The UNDP Country Representative, Fatma Samoura, had last week revealed the global bank ...
A Major Breakthrough Brings The World's Youngest Nation Closer To Peace
The Huffington Post - 4/26/2016 11:04:35 PM
South Sudan's leaders took the first tangible step toward peace in two and a half years on Tuesday, raising hopes the young country's nightmarish civil ... as crowds in Juba airport celebrated Machar’s return. The war has left tens of thousands of ...