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
Travelers Beware: Airports Lobby Congress To Double Facility Tax
The Daily Caller - 1/27/2015 11:57:25 PM
“We can’t have airports that are the top system in the world if we’re not willing to pay for them ... better facilities and more amenities at airports across the country. A4A also addressed Dow’s claim that airfares are increasing, which ...
You may not believe the honor bestowed on Newark airport
NJBIZ - 1/29/2015 11:23:26 AM
If we say Newark Liberty International Airport has made another Top 10 ... More than 50,000 respondents used these qualifications to rank airports across the country based on whether or not they would prefer to be stranded there. No word on what the ...
Dubai takes top slot as world’s busiest international airport
Air Transport World - 1/27/2015 11:57:25 PM
Dubai Airports has confirmed it has taken the title of the world’s busiest international airport from ... s rulers to transform the emirate into a transport hub. Unlike many countries where air travel is seen as a mixed blessing due to environmental ...
Dubai overtakes Heathrow as busiest international airport
AsiaOne - 1/28/2015 12:57:40 PM
whose location makes them convenient transit points for international travel. Dubai Airport sharply increased passenger numbers for its routes to Europe as well as to India and other Asian countries last year. Its annual passenger capacity is forecast to ...
Delhi International Airport raises $289 million in junk bond sale at 6.12% coupon
Economic Times - 1/28/2015 5:58:19 PM
MUMBAI: Delhi International Airport (DIAL), which operates the nation's largest ... told PTI today that the just-completed bond sale is the first such instrument not only out of the country, but across Asia this year. The DIAL issue is also the first ...
Funding for Mactan airport project OKd
Inquirer - 1/28/2015 2:02:06 PM
Cebu is among the fastest growing regions in the Philippines and a major contributor to the country’s economy ... project—which aims to deliver high-quality airport terminal operations in line with international standards—will include the ...
Savannah airport named ‘happiest’ for travel enthusiasts
WJCL News - 1/29/2015 12:13:32 PM
Savannah/Hilton Head International was named one of the “happiest” airports in the country. Wednesday, traveling is much more than a daunting task. It can be a lifestyle experience. Every year, millions of Americans escape to global destinations ...
Weapons at airports: Sky Harbor 4th in guns confiscated in 2014
Casa Grande Valley Newspaper - 1/28/2015 7:57:02 AM
Tucson International Airport had 12 confiscations in 2014 ... In 2014, TSA security checkpoints confiscated 2,155 weapons in 229 airports across the country, averaging to almost six a day and up 14 percent from 2013, according to the Medill National ...
Airports, flights returning to normal after snowstorm
WSVN-TV - 1/28/2015 5:22:32 PM
MIAMI (WSVN) -- Life is returning to normal at airports across the country and in South Florida, however, ripple effects could still be felt from the blizzard. At Miami International Airport, there were no delayed departures or arrivals but 24 flights were ...
Los Angeles Airport at the heart of a fierce battle between American Airlines and Delta Air Lines
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 1/28/2015 5:19:33 AM
Los Angeles International Airport has emerged as a battle ground for American ... of its partners and expand connecting markets for passengers originating in the home countries of its partner airlines. American has the advantge of more domestic aircraft ...
Three US contractors shot dead by Afghan solider during 'insider attack' at Kabul airport
Daily Mail - 1/29/2015 10:00:31 PM
A military spokesman told The Washington Post: 'We can confirm that there was a shooting incident at North Kabul International Airport complex 29 January ... people were killed earlier Thursday in the country's east when a suicide bomber detonated an ...
Swiss bank on safe haven label to become world's data vault
MENAFN - 1/28/2015 11:53:15 AM
These have been the country's hallmarks forever," said Grueter ... according to Alpen ... Jan 28 2015 - Dubai International airport crowned as world's busiest, Khaleej Times (MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The airport's passenger numbers boosted by 6.1 per ...
Nation & World briefing
The Bulletin - 1/29/2015 8:31:38 AM
Many businesses reopened, as did Logan Airport, and homeowners, motorists and storekeepers dug out with grudging praise for the forecasters, who missed the mark in New York but got it right in New England. Meteorologists had warned that Boston would get ...
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 ... The third-busiest airport in the world in 2012, it took ...
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