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
French weapons receive red carpet treatment at airport
Lebanon Daily Star - 4/20/2015 9:21:43 PM
BEIRUT: The Rafic Hariri International Airport played host to a diplomatic extravaganza ... “Lebanon’s victory against terrorism is a victory for all countries threatened by this terrorism,” Defense Minister Samir Moqbel said during a joint news ...
Air marshal leaves loaded gun in bathroom stall at Newark’s Liberty International Airport: report
New York Daily News - 4/17/2015 12:21:15 PM
A U.S. marshal forgot his loaded gun, leaving it on top of a toilet paper dispenser in a bathroom stall at Newark Liberty International Airport, one of the country's busiest hubs. The agent boarded the flight he was supposed to protect without his weapon ...
No proposal to cut privileges of MPs, VIPs at airports: Government
Economic Times - 4/20/2015 11:41:54 AM
Giving this information in the Lok Sabha, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said some of the facilities being provided to the VIPs and Members of Parliament include providing reserved lounge at domestic and international airports, free access to ...
UAE Leads the Way in Airport Automation
aviationpros.com - 4/20/2015 4:13:55 PM
April 20--DUBAI -- The UAE is among the world's leaders in the use of sophisticated technology to streamline airport and border entry into the country, according to airport IT giant SITA. Automated passport control (APC) kiosks have already been ...
In Atlanta, a quest to keep its airport the world’s busiest
The Post and Courier - 4/20/2015 12:00:23 AM
ATLANTA — The typical flier might wonder why an airport would promote its designation ... the largest single terminal in the country was christened. It was followed 19 years later by what was then the world’s biggest passenger terminal complex.
Officials At Brisbane Airport Refuse To Consider Aboriginal Passport As ‘Valid Document’
International Business Times - 4/20/2015 2:45:02 AM
Clayton-Dixon said that the officers had questioned him for half an hour on Friday when he arrived at the Brisbane International Airport from New Zealand ... He was allowed to enter the country thereafter. According to Clayton-Dixon, the Australian ...
Our (North Country) Man in Havana
North Country Public Radio - 4/20/2015 10:51:48 AM
Douglas helped create the Plattsburgh International Airport which has emerged as a major travel hub for North Country residents and Canadians heading south in the winter. Now Douglas will be talking about the airport and its services with his counterparts ...
Experts baffled by rash of massive dust storms around the world
Ya Libnan - 4/19/2015 10:27:20 PM
The images show the city of Golmud, in the country’s north west Qinghai Province ... ‘Visibility was reduced to 0.1 mile for several hours at Dubai International Airport, which is one of the world’s busiest in terms of volume of flights.’
Upgrades for Charlottesville airport underway
cvilletomorrow.org - 4/19/2015 4:15:06 PM
and Crawford said CHO is the 167th largest in the country, based on the number of passengers. “For an airport our size it’s impressive to have the six destinations we have,” she said. “You can get on a plane here and go anywhere in the world by ...
St. Pete–Clearwater Airport hosts WWII Veterans Honor Flights
Tampa Bay Newspapers - 4/19/2015 9:08:35 PM
“Honor Flight is so grateful to all our veterans and we honor their service to our country through each of our Honor Flight missions. Our efforts would not be possible without the wonderful support of St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport and ...
Honor Flight needs World War II veterans to answer the call again
Buffalo News - 4/20/2015 10:51:48 AM
During World War II, some 16 million men and women willingly stepped forward to serve their country. Now those veterans are being ... filled welcome home at Buffalo Niagara International Airport on the day of the trip. “That trip created lifetime ...
You Blew It! Worst Airport in the Country?
Townhall Finance - 4/18/2015 3:58:59 AM
which meant flying in and out of the infamous Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Can you imagine an airport bigger than the size of Manhattan? Yes, it’s true — 27 acres. I’ve flown in and out of every major airport in the country, and there are ...
Costa Rica’s Daniel Oduber airport doubled in passengers since 2010
Inside Costa Rica - 4/20/2015 4:06:45 PM
The airport received 755,000 travelers in 2014, representing 17% of the country’s total international air passengers, estimated at 4.4 million. That figure is more than double that of five years ago: in 2010, the airport handled 295,000 passengers ...
Top International Golf Resort Communities Revealed
worldpropertyjournal.com - 4/17/2015 8:53:40 AM
Quinta do Lago is located to the west of Faro Airport in the Algarve region of Portugal ... This cross section has led to Luštica Bay creating a truly international community. "The country is increasingly becoming known as an investor-friendly destination ...
Take Clark Airport to avoid flight delays – CIAC
Philstar - 4/17/2015 4:10:19 PM
MANILA, Philippines - Clark International Airport Corp. (CIAC ... “This is one of the many factors why Clark Airport has an advantage to other airports in the country today,” Tanjuatco said. However, he encouraged passengers to arrive at the airport ...