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
Chaos reigns at Nepal's only international airport, hundreds await evacuation
Times of India - 4/27/2015 1:20:58 PM
KATHMANDU: Chaos prevailed at Nepal's only international airport here on Monday with hundreds waiting to be evacuated from the earthquake-ravaged country as India and other nations scurried to bring back their panic-stricken citizens. While 2,500 people ...
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
When it comes to modern-day travel, the long waits at airports and cramped flights are considered a necessary evil. But some airports, it seems, are very much worse than others. While Islamabad Benazir Bhutto International Airport, in Pakistan, is often ...
Chaos reigns at Nepal's only international airport
Economic Times - 4/27/2015 10:07:42 AM
Enjoy this exclusive slideshows treat! KATHMANDU: Chaos prevailed at Nepal's only international airport here today with hundreds waiting to be evacuated from the earthquake-ravaged country as India and other nations scurried to bring back their panic ...
O'Hare latest airport to offer speedy passport control app
USA Today - 4/27/2015 2:39:43 PM
(Photo: Joe Raedle, Getty Images) Chicago O'Hare International Airport has become the fourth facility in the United States to offer travelers access to the Mobile Passport Control app, which speeds the return of U.S. citizens back into the country.
Banknotes or airport? Singapore mulls Lee Kuan Yew tribute
The Rakyat Post - 4/27/2015 2:32:33 PM
After all, Indonesia’s main travel gateway is the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta, named after the country’s first President and Vice-President. An online petition to erect a statue of Lee has gained little traction, however ...
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 ...
How Are Countries' Business Cycles Moving Together These Days?
econintersect.com - 4/27/2015 5:21:22 AM
Similarly, 9 percent and 7 percent of deviation in world consumption and investment growth ... with distance from and access to ports, rail, highway and airports; and with a country's infrastructure. Recently, some economists have conjectured that ...
International Help Starts Pouring in After Devastating Nepal Earthquake
Guardian LV - 4/28/2015 12:33:51 AM
Help from the international community ... Help in terms of volunteers, medical staff, vaccines, and amenities to the country is being routed from an airport in the neighboring city in India and from their by road to the Nepalese city of Pokhara.
Eastern European Countries are Worst-Positioned to Handle Tourism Growth
Skift - 4/27/2015 10:29:11 AM
The World Travel & Tourism Council’s new report ... Western Europe won’t be the best-positioned to tackle the influx of travelers traversing their countries between 2015 and 2025. The report’s data show countries such as the U.K., Germany, Iceland ...
Swaziland: Fake Stats Boost King's Failed Airport
AllAfrica - 4/27/2015 12:38:01 PM
However, passengers going through KMIII International Airport have surpassed the numbers that were ... In June 2012, he told Swazi media that at least three airlines from different countries had 'shown interest' in using the airport, but he declined ...
International aid efforts mobilised for quake-hit Nepal
Channel News Asia - 4/28/2015 2:57:01 AM
PARIS: Countries and organisations around the world have rushed to help Nepal ... Monday to send two planes each packed with 15 tonnes of aid from Belgium's Ostend airport. - Save the Children has started distributing essential products in the Kathmandu ...
Aid from at least dozen countries arrives in Nepal; basic necessities are most immediate need
Newser - 4/27/2015 4:05:37 PM
"We spent the night at airport, feeling the aftershocks throughout the night ... 8:45 p.m. (1500 GMT, 11 a.m.) Help was pouring into Nepal from across the world, as countries big and small sent in medical and rescue teams to provide disaster relief.
Haye arrested at Dubai airport for alleged fraud
Mumbai Mirror - 4/27/2015 11:15:07 PM
Haye was stopped by police at Dubai International Airport and was quizzed by officers after a cheque ... The 34-year-old has been stuck in Arab country for two weeks after having his passport seized by officers. Haye has told The Sun that his name is ...
The Latest on Nepal Quake: At busy airport, planes turn away
CNS News - 4/27/2015 9:03:17 AM
Chaos has reigned at Kathmandu's small airport since the earthquake ... China's official Xinhua News Agency says more than 400 climbers from 20-plus countries were on the northern side of the world's highest mountain and were reported safe after they ...
IGT's Wheel of Fortune® Slots Elevate Winnings with $1 Million Jackpot at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport
KCEN TV - 4/27/2015 10:50:39 AM
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