Country Comparison > Airports

RankCountryAirports
1United States15,079
2Brazil4,105
3Mexico1,724
4Canada1,453
5Russia1,218
6Argentina1,149
7Bolivia865
8Colombia862
9Paraguay800
10Indonesia676
11South Africa567
12Papua New Guinea562
13Germany541
14China497
15Venezuela492
16Chile476
17France473
18Australia467
19United Kingdom462
20Ecuador431
21Ukraine412
22India352
23Iran324
24Guatemala291
25Philippines247
26Sweden230
27Saudi Arabia216
28Zimbabwe202
29Bulgaria202
30Congo, Democratic Republic of the201
31Kenya194
32Peru191
33Angola176
34Japan175
35Costa Rica153
36Spain152
37Pakistan151
38Finland148
39Libya144
40Nicaragua143
41Algeria142
42Cuba136
43Italy130
44Oman130
45Czech Republic128
46Poland125
47New Zealand122
48Panama118
49Malaysia117
50Korea, South114
51Namibia112
52Tanzania106
53Iraq104
54Honduras104
55Thailand103
56Mozambique100
57Syria99
58Iceland99
59Guyana98
60Turkey98
61Norway98
62Kazakhstan97
63Uruguay94
64Denmark89
65Zambia88
66Egypt84
67Madagascar82
68Greece82
69Lithuania81
70Korea, North81
71Botswana76
72Burma74
73Sudan72
74Croatia69
75Belarus65
76El Salvador65
77Portugal65
78Switzerland64
79Somalia62
80Bahamas, The61
81Ethiopia58
82Chad58
83Yemen57
84Morocco56
85French Polynesia53
86Uzbekistan53
87Romania53
88Nigeria53
89Austria52
90Afghanistan52
91Israel47
92Nepal47
93Suriname47
94Uganda46
95Gabon45
96Mongolia44
97Vietnam44
98Belize43
99Belgium43
100Laos42
101Latvia42
102United Arab Emirates42
103Hungary41
104Central African Republic40
105Taiwan40
106Ireland39
107Azerbaijan37
108Slovakia37
109Solomon Islands36
110Dominican Republic36
111Cameroon34
112Malawi31
113Vanuatu31
114Niger30
115Serbia30
116Puerto Rico29
117Tunisia29
118Liberia29
119Mauritania28
120Kyrgyzstan28
121Fiji28
122Jamaica27
123Cote d'Ivoire27
124Netherlands27
125Turkmenistan26
126New Caledonia25
127Congo, Republic of the25
128Bosnia and Herzegovina25
129Lesotho24
130Tajikistan24
131Burkina Faso24
132Antarctica23
133Georgia22
134Mali21
135Senegal20
136Kiribati19
137Jordan18
138Bangladesh18
139Sri Lanka18
140Estonia18
141Cambodia16
142Guinea16
143Slovenia16
144Marshall Islands15
145Swaziland15
146Greenland15
147Haiti14
148Macedonia14
149Seychelles14
150Eritrea13
151Djibouti13
152Cook Islands11
153Armenia11
154Moldova10
155Ghana10
156Cape Verde9
157Singapore9
158Sierra Leone8
159Turks and Caicos Islands8
160Togo8
161Guinea-Bissau8
162Kosovo8
163Lebanon7
164Kuwait7
165Equatorial Guinea7
166Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)7
167Burundi7
168Rwanda7
169East Timor6
170Tonga6
171Qatar6
172Maldives6
173Saint Vincent and the Grenadines6
174Western Sahara6
175Micronesia, Federated States of6
176Northern Mariana Islands5
177Benin5
178Albania5
179Montenegro5
180Mauritius5
181Guam5
182Trinidad and Tobago5
183Svalbard4
184Spratly Islands4
185British Virgin Islands4
186Samoa4
187French Southern and Antarctic Lands4
188Bahrain4
189Comoros4
190Cayman Islands3
191Anguilla3
192Antigua and Barbuda3
193American Samoa3
194Grenada3
195Palau3
196Sao Tome and Principe2
197Saint Pierre and Miquelon2
198Saint Kitts and Nevis2
199Saint Lucia2
200Virgin Islands2
201West Bank2
202Wallis and Futuna2
203Guernsey2
204Hong Kong2
205Luxembourg2
206Bhutan2
207Dominica2
208Faroe Islands1
209Cocos (Keeling) Islands1
210Brunei1
211Aruba1
212Barbados1
213Bermuda1
214Montserrat1
215Macau1
216Malta1
217Christmas Island1
218Jan Mayen1
219Jersey1
220Gaza Strip1
221Isle of Man1
222British Indian Ocean Territory1
223Gambia, The1
224Gibraltar1
225Wake Island1
226Saint Barthelemy1
227Saint Helena1
228Tuvalu1
229Paracel Islands1
230Saint Martin1
231Niue1
232Norfolk Island1
233Nauru1

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, 2012

See also: Airports map

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