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
The world can't afford a Turkey at war with itself: Column
12news.com - 6/29/2016 9:41:31 PM
Anybody who's been to Ataturk Airport will be wowed by the in-your-face internationalism ... fantasy world where nativist politicians claim they can wall their countries off from the world's barbarous outsiders. Make no mistake: a go-it-alone Britain ...
Istanbul airport blast: At least 41 dead, 239 wounded
The Indian Express - 6/29/2016 9:12:53 PM
The country is a key partner in the U.S.-led coalition against ... Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport was the 11th busiest airport in the world last year, with 61.8 million passengers, according to Airports Council International. It is also one of the fastest ...
LAX Police ‘Remain Vigilant’ as Airports Consider Security in Wake of Istanbul Attack
ktla.com - 6/29/2016 9:12:53 PM
How does this setup compare to airports around the world -- and where are some of the soft spots ... "If you want to be in a country that's open and attractive to tourism, do you really want to have such heavy security at the airport -- which is the ...
Bleak outlook for Turkey tourism after suicide attacks at airport
Hindustan Times - 6/29/2016 10:17:18 PM
The suicide bombings at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport – which also left more than 200 wounded – come just weeks after Kurdish separatists issued a warning to travellers against visiting the country as ... head of the UN’s World Tourism Organisation ...
Turkey's Erdogan vows unity after deadly airport blasts
Al JAZEERA - 6/29/2016 9:27:12 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed that his country "will never be divided" a ... and then it was over." Ataturk Airport is one of the busiest ports in the world, serving more than 60 million passengers in 2015. There has been a string ...
Death toll rises to 42 in Istanbul airport attack
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 6/30/2016 4:29:32 AM
Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport handles more than 60 million passengers each year, and is one of the busiest in the world. The attack is the fifth ... alienate sympathizers and potential recruits in the country. Turkey had long avoided direct confrontation ...
Airport attack another blow for Turkey's tourism industry
WFMY News 2 - 6/29/2016 9:41:31 PM
Istanbul in particular once topped many expert lists as one of the best destinations in the world. But experts predict ... mainly to the country's beach destinations. Ataturk airport has already re-opened, which is vital for resuming the flow of business ...
ANOTHER Islamic terror attack rocks world capital. Trump’s tweet just afterwards goes viral
BizPac Review - 6/29/2016 8:01:18 PM
Witnesses described deadly carnage and crowds in a panic as the attackers struck one of the world’s busiest airports. At least 36 people were ... Or were not gonna have much of a country left, OK?”
After Istanbul Attack, US Airports May Look at New Security Measures
WWGP am 1050 - 6/29/2016 10:17:18 PM
(NEW YORK) — Airports across the country are seeing an increased security presence ... things security officers at airports not only in the Middle East, but around the world are looking for, hoping to prevent the next devastating attack.
The Latest: Death toll from airport blasts rises to 42
Bryan College Station Eagle Theeagle - 6/29/2016 9:05:43 PM
Merve Yigit, a 22-year-old woman working in catering at the airport, died in an Istanbul hospital ... threat for the security of the region and the world, and reiterated that joint action by all countries is needed. 1:40 p.m. The Palestinian ambassador ...
Turkey's diplomacy push is overshadowed by airport attack
Public Radio International - 6/29/2016 8:44:15 PM
Before Tuesday's attack on the Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul ... to become the first major Muslim country to be a member of this European bloc, it would signal a real high point in civilization and world history and maybe ease a lot of ...
ISIL’s multi-pronged terror strikes kill 89 in 3 countries
World Tribune - 6/29/2016 8:01:18 PM
Turkish officials say their initial investigations point to ISIL in the triple suicide bombing and gun attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk international airport on June 28 which killed at least 41 people. Passengers embrace at the entrance of Istanbul’s ...
Istanbul airport attack: Death toll rises to 41 as Turkey mourns
SBS - 6/30/2016 6:16:55 AM
The airport itself was back up and running by early Wednesday ... Erdogan met his prime minister and military chief after news of the carnage broke. "We urge the world, especially Western countries, to take a firm stand against terrorism," Erdogan said ...
Attackers kill 41 in scenes of chaos at Istanbul airport
Beatrice Daily Sun - 6/29/2016 8:51:24 PM
ISTANBUL (AP) — Suicide attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 41 people and wounded hundreds at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport, apparently targeting ... which relies heavily on tourism. The country is a key partner in the U.S.-led coalition against ...
Istanbul Airport Bombing: What We Know So Far
NDTV - 6/29/2016 10:17:18 PM
CCTV video from the airport appears to shows one of the attackers detonating his vest after being shot. - The U.S. Embassy in Turkey has issued a travel warning for the country. - Turkey has recently suffered a spate of suicide attacks in Istanbul and Ankara.