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
AAI to develop 50 low-cost airports
Times of India - 9/1/2014 6:17:33 PM
Only 10 airports in the country are profitable. The low-cost airlines in smaller ... while lauding automation in CNS system at the NSC Bose International Airports here. Meanwhile, the CNS Officers' Guild, which organised the seminar, have urged the ...
Kotoka International Airport Is Of Village Standards - Prof. Emmanuel Martey
Peacefmonline - 9/1/2014 5:48:55 PM
“It doesn’t meet international standards. It is not an international Airport”, Prof Martey bellowed. He wondered why Ghana’s infrastructure are so poor despite the wealth of the country.
Four arrested over alleged Manila airport bomb plot, state-run media report
CNN - 9/1/2014 7:40:28 AM
(CNN)-- Four men have been arrested after allegedly trying to detonate a bomb at Manila's international airport Monday ... Muslim homeland in the south of the predominantly Christian country.
Bomb Plot Foiled at Manila International Airport
The Wire - 9/1/2014 1:09:45 PM
Four men have been arrested after allegedly attempting to detonate a bomb at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Monday ... a Muslim homeland in the south of the largely Christian country.
Ebola-affected Countries to Check for "Signs of Virus" at International Departures - WHO
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - 8/19/2014 3:26:51 PM
Authorities in countries affected by Ebola should check people departing at international airports, seaports and major border crossings, and stop any with signs of the virus from travelling. The World Health Organization (WHO) made the recommendation on ...
Burners fill the Reno-Tahoe International Airport
Fox 11 - 9/1/2014 4:08:42 PM
RENO - Burning Man is the largest single event each year at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. Airport Officials say over the next two days the RTIA will send off more than 17,000 burners. Travelers from over 30 different countries along with holiday ...
WHO urges Ebola-hit countries to do 'exit screening' of intl airports, seaports, land crossings
CNBC - 8/18/2014 2:09:18 PM
Authorities in countries affected by Ebola should check people departing at international airports, seaports and major border crossings and stop any with signs of the virus from travelling, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday. The U.N ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 4:16:47 PM
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 ... third-busiest airport in the world in 2012, it took home ...
WHO urges exit screening in countries with Ebola
USA Today - 8/18/2014 9:30:07 AM
The World Health Organization announced Monday that it is urging countries affected by Ebola to "conduct exit screening at international airports, seaports and land crossings." "Any person with an illness consistent with (Ebola) should not be allowed to ...
WHO: Ebola Affected Countries Must Conduct 'Exit Screenings' at Airports, Borders
Breitbart News - 8/18/2014 2:23:37 PM
The World Health Organization is strongly urging countries affected by the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa-- Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Nigeria-- to screen individuals leaving the country for the virus at airports, seaports, and border crossings.
Vice President Biden blasts LaGuardia Airport as feeling like ‘it’s in some third world country’
New York Daily News - 2/5/2014 11:57:17 PM
Vice President Joe Biden, never one to hide what he’s thinking, said Thursday that New York’s LaGuardia Airport feels like it’s “in some third world country.” “If I blindfolded someone and took them at 2:00 in the morning into the airport in ...
Alleged bomb plot foiled at Manila airport
ABC KOTA Territory News - 9/1/2014 4:51:39 PM
Manila's international airport is on high alert after authorities foiled an ... establish an independent Muslim homeland in the south of the predominantly Christian country.
Airport officials trying to bring more ‘international’ to KCI
The Kansas City Star - 9/1/2014 7:57:46 PM
For a decade or more, Kansas City International Airport has had one daily flight to Toronto ... He notes that Kansas City is the 30th largest metropolitan area in the country in population but currently ranks 62nd in international flight frequency.
Indian airports low in world rankings; Hyderabad best in country
IBN Live - 4/19/2013 3:43:05 AM
New Delhi: Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGI) has been rated as the best airport in India, the fifth best regional airport in Asia and the eighth best airport in the 5-10 million passengers per annum capacity category. The ratings were ...