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
Here are the 10 best airports in Europe
News Star - 5/21/2015 6:00:19 PM
Leading aviation reviewer Skytrax recently released the results of its annual World Airport Awards, which includes a list of the best in Europe. The Skytrax annual rankings are based on the impressions of over 13 million flyers from 112 countries.
New Orlando International Airport Terminal Building – Call for Statements of Qualifications
archdaily.com - 5/20/2015 11:59:25 PM
The Orlando International Airport (“OIA”), operated by the ... This is a unique opportunity to engage with one of the busiest airports in the country and have your work viewed by millions of people daily. Pre-Submittal Conferences for architects ...
Duty-free shopping hits seven-year mark at Kempegowda Airport
Deccan Herald - 5/22/2015 8:50:56 PM
“Although shopping by arriving international passengers contribute about 70 ... It currently has a global presence in 76 countries, spanning airports, cruises, ferries and other travel ports as a retail aggregator.
Prime minister: Nepal overwhelmed by second quake
USA Today - 5/14/2015 7:24:22 AM
Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, center, walks on the runway after taking a helicopter tour to areas of the north of the country devastated by an earthquake at the international airport in Kathmandu on May 6, 2015. (Photo: Roberto Schmidt ...
Should the British Expand Heathrow Airport?
Scientific American - 5/22/2015 4:11:45 PM
They then looked at what might happen if the country decided to either expand Heathrow airport or build a new Thames Hub airport to replace what is currently world’s second busiest airport in terms of total annual passengers. [Note: the proposal for the ...
Bangkok airline operators council back Clark Airport
interaksyon.com - 5/22/2015 9:23:44 AM
... his group's full support to the proposed "Twin Airport Development" of Clark Airport and Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), citing that the country needs to have two major gateways, especially now that NAIA is becoming heavily congested.
LaGuardia airport terminal contract expected to be awarded Thursday
New Jersey Online - 5/22/2015 2:45:51 PM
In February 2014 Vice President Joseph Biden famously likened LaGuardia to an airport "in some third world country." LaGuardia is less than 10 miles southeast of the George Washington Bridge, and closer to some New Jersey communities than Newark Liberty ...
New Communication System, Tested at Newark Airport, Could Ease Takeoff Delays
New York Times - 5/22/2015 9:59:32 AM
Only two major airports in the country performed worse ... (The cap at Newark and Kennedy International is 81; at La Guardia, it is 71.) “We have the best air traffic-controllers in the world,” Mr. Bosco said. “We know they’re up to the task ...
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 ...
Schumer Announces FAA Will Install Critically-Needed Runway Lighting Systems at NY’s 3 Major Airports By End of Year
Long Island - 5/22/2015 11:32:35 AM
Schumer said that in the 9 airports across the country where Runway Status Lights have been ... The other airports scheduled to receive Runway Status Lights include: Orlando International Airport, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Las Vegas ...
The breathtaking, inspiring views from One World Observatory
PIX11 - 5/21/2015 9:39:14 AM
MANHATTAN (PIX11) — A trip up to One World Observatory is meant to be an experience. From the moment visitors walk in, they will be awestruck. “I think they’ll feel pride for our country ... to what you find at airports. Background checks ...
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen: D.C. Roads Feel Like a ‘Third World Country’
Transport Topics - 5/22/2015 12:44:10 PM
Vice President Biden last year said New York’s LaGuardia Airport resembled an airport in a Third World country. For Shaheen, Washington, D.C.,’s roadways evoke a similar reaction. “Sometimes I feel like I’m in a Third World country when I travel on ...
Asaba Airport Foundation Challenged But Commissioner Allays Fears
Spy Ghana - 5/21/2015 2:54:12 PM
The runway will be done but don’t forget that there are so many runways in the country that have difficulties and which have been shut down at different stages as a result. I was working at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport when the runway was ...
Snow job wins recognition for Massport, Worcester airport
Worcester Mag - 5/21/2015 7:40:32 PM
Charlie Baker to Massport. “Having our airports open during an historic winter shows not only the resilient spirit of our residents, but tells the country and the world we are always open for business.’’ Massport CEO Tom Glynn, meanwhile, called the ...
Atlanta airport expecting 2 million passengers over Memorial weekend
Atlanta Daily World - 5/23/2015 10:48:27 AM
Arrive 2hrs before domestic departure and 3hrs before international flights,” the airport ... the TSA sees a spike in the number of passengers screened at airport checkpoints across the country, the agency says. Nationwide, air travel is expected to ...