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
Tampa International ranked second best airport in the country by popular travel mag
SaintpetersBlog - 11/25/2014 7:57:10 PM
Getting ready to hop a plane for Thanksgiving? Head to the airport knowing that Tampa International is ranked the second best airport in the nation by Conde Nast Traveler. “Tampa’s airport feels like a vision of the future from 50 years ago (because it ...
Now, call to name airports in the country after Ambedkar
The Hindu - 11/27/2014 12:49:29 AM
National Mahajan Front president Sangati Manohar on Wednesday demanded that the government name one international airport in the country and the State after Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. Speaking after participating in the ‘Run For Equality’ here, he called for ...
E-visa facility for 43 countries at nine Indian airports to be rolled out today
Post - 11/27/2014 12:09:31 PM
The launching of e-visa system for so many countries would boost the industry," said Indian ... are now ready and would become operational at nine international airports -- Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram ...
Nine Indian airports to provide E-Visa facilities for 43 countries from today
newdelhitimes.com - 11/27/2014 9:24:52 AM
Tourists from countries including Germany ... are now ready and would become operational at nine international airports — Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram and Goa. In order to get an e-visa, one would ...
Tribhuvan International Airport
Economic Times - 11/26/2014 3:38:17 PM
The joint venture, Air Works Nepal, would aim at expanding the parent company's footprint in neighbouring countries and offer its clients best services in the region, Air Works said in a statement. Dubai's Al Maktoum International Airport will be biggest ...
T.F. Green named one of best airports in the country
Providence Business News - 11/26/2014 3:59:46 PM
... U.S. in the 2014 Readers’ Choice poll for Conde Nast Traveler– a highly regarded international travel publication. Ranked seventh best airport in the country, Green is the only New England airport included in the top ten. We thank our passengers ...
E-visa facility for 43 countries at nine Indian airports from today
Zee News - 11/27/2014 10:43:37 AM
New Delhi: Visitors from over 40 countries, including Germany ... are now ready and would become operational at nine international airports -- Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram and Goa. In order to get ...
Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport busy with holiday arrivals
WLOX 13 - 11/26/2014 1:00:48 PM
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - This day before Thanksgiving is a busy day at airports across the country and Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport is no exception. Late morning saw a wave of travelers arriving from Atlanta and others preparing for departure.
Nigeria: Jonathan Inaugurates Kebbi Airport, Urges Airlines to Reduce Airfares
AllAfrica - 11/26/2014 7:10:03 AM
Birnin Kebbi — President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday inaugurated the Sir Ahmadu Bello International Airport, Birnin Kebbi in Kebbi State with a call on commercial airline operators in the country to bring down the airfares in order to attract more ...
Does your airport have a 50-page bike plan?
Bike Portland - 11/26/2014 11:49:13 AM
Portland International Airport’s new bike-pedestrian plan is probably thicker ... Travel + Leisure reader surveys named it the best in the country in 2013 and 2014. Though it’s the smallest of the country’s 30 “large-hub” airports, it ranks ...
Frontier dropping flights to several regional airports
9News - 11/26/2014 6:15:46 PM
Frontier Airlines plans to discontinue nonstop flights between Denver International Airport and several regional airports scattered around the country in such states as California, Illinois, Pennsylvania and Washington. The Denver-based airline on Nov ...
India offers visa on arrival for 43 countries
Gulf News - 11/27/2014 12:59:37 PM
India came 65 out of 140 countries in a World Economic Forum ranking on travel and tourism competitiveness conducted in 2013. As part of the new system, the government has set up 72 dedicated counters at nine international airports to speed up processing ...
Sochi/Adler Airport closes in on three million passengers in 2014
Anna Aero - 11/26/2014 12:32:10 PM
Huge sporting events like the Olympics are often used to showcase the country and city involved ... as proven by Brazil’s airports during the recent World Cup. Counterbalancing this increased activity, the serving airports may well have had to spend ...
Why hasn’t the U.S. closed its airports to travelers from Ebola-ravaged countries?
Washington Post - 10/2/2014 6:38:03 PM
CDC officials were dispatched to Newark Liberty International airport after a passenger on an incoming flight from Brussels began vomiting, NBC New York reported. Several African nations have restricted or banned air travel from Ebola-stricken countries ...
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 ... third-busiest airport in the world in 2012, it took home ...