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
Arthur D. Little World Airport Report 2016
Air Transport World - 8/24/2016 11:55:32 PM
... D Little World Airport Report mirror the fortunes of the world’s six key economic regions, with poor performance among Brazilian airports reflecting the economic downturn in that country, for example. Brazil’s economic backslide in turn hit the ...
Oldest Airports In The World
worldatlas.com - 8/26/2016 5:19:27 PM
The oldest airports in the world include the College Park Airport in the United ... These airports also serve as historical landmarks in their respective countries, and represent advancements in air travel technology.
The world’s best airports
Construction Global - 8/22/2016 11:57:54 PM
The winners of the Skytrax 2016 World Airport Awards have been announced ... alongside flights which offer tourists a bird’s eye view of the country. Heathrow Airport in London has become the busiest airport in Europe, with 74,985,748 passengers in ...
East Africa: Airports Transforming Tourism Sector
AllAfrica - 8/26/2016 12:33:08 PM
The Ethiopian Airports Enterprise (EAE ... In addition, there is a daily_"Historic Route Service"_for tourists to the country's world famous ancient historic sites of Axum, Bahir Dar, Gondar and Lalibela which showcase obelisks and rock-hewn churches ...
How discrimination against Muslims at airports actually hurts the fight against terrorism
Washington Post - 8/26/2016 8:36:54 AM
Recently, newspapers across the world — including ... would emerge in other countries — including in the United States, where Muslims are also fairly well-integrated but still experience negative interactions with airport authorities.
Home Ministry Orders Security Audit Of All Airports In The Country
newsworldindia.in - 8/16/2016 7:30:01 AM
Home Ministry on Tuesday, ordered security audit of all airports in the country. According to reports, the alarm has been sounded following the recent terror attacks at airports like Brussels and Istanbul. The Home Ministry also said that it wants specific ...
How Blue Grass Airport has changed since Comair 5191
WKYT 27 - 8/26/2016 10:41:35 PM
"This airport is not unlike several airports around the country that were built in World War II. A lot of them have that same crossing two or three runways at midfield, very common back then, and Lexington was no different," Frankl said. The runway change ...
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 ...
Veterans are Dancin' Up A Storm at Reagan International Airport
buckeyecountry105.iheart.com - 8/26/2016 10:48:44 PM
"During a layover at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, a World War II veteran passed the time and entertained ... keeping you in touch with all of your favorite Country music stars. If it's happening in Nashville, you'll hear about it with ...
LaGuardia Airport Construction Creating Nightmare Traffic
NBC 4 New York - 8/21/2016 11:59:06 PM
... Renovate LaGuardia Airport Vice President Joe Biden is commending a plan to renovate LaGuardia Airport, which he once likened to a "Third World country". Andrew Siff reports. (Published Tuesday, June 14, 2016) The Port Authority has been tweeting from ...
Save Thousands As A Medical Tourist In These 5 Countries
The Huffington Post - 8/26/2016 7:25:19 AM
People around the world are realizing the benefits of the country's high-quality ... recently built a second site only two miles from the Río Negro International Airport. Being only a stone's-throw away from the arrival terminal means that patients ...
Which airports have the happiest passengers?
CNN - 3/3/2016 4:01:51 PM
(CNN ... Best Airports by Size: Over 40 Million Passengers per Year. Crowd-pleasing innovations It's yet another award these two can add to the shelf, having secured first and second place in travel website Sleeping in Airports' survey of the world's ...
Denver International Airport, TSA Host Major Security Innovation Summit
AviationPros - 8/26/2016 1:08:55 PM
as well as the expertise of so many industry professionals who participated and generated ideas that will no doubt lead to a new security model that can be emulated by airports across the country, and perhaps the world.” “TSA is committed to ...
The Average Joe Accused of Trying to Sell Russia U.S. Secrets
Daily Beast - 8/27/2016 4:32:20 AM
Boeing Satellite Systems, located across the street from LAX, is surrounded by a carefully controlled world of badge-accessible gates and ... at least in his own mind, on his entire country. Before things could get worse, Justice learned that his plans ...
Inspired by other UAE women, Emirati hopes to lead by example
The National - 8/25/2016 7:55:08 AM
Now, as she displays her leadership skills in the world of security, defence and technology ... Abu Dhabi Police and Abu Dhabi Airports. Right from the start, she said, being a local has had its advantages. "I needed to set up policies and workflow ...