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
World's 10 Worst Airports: NYC's LaGuardia Only One in US
News Max - 10/22/2014 7:37:15 AM
It ranked LGA as the tenth worst airport overall. "This year, LGA’s reputation took one of its biggest hits to date with a slam from Vice-President Joe Biden himself who likened the facility to a 'third world country.'" Taking the top spot for worst ...
Ebola Outbreak Travel Map: Which Airports Are Screening For Ebola
International Business Times - 10/23/2014 6:34:37 PM
In response to growing concerns, travelers flying from affected countries are being routed through five U.S. airports that have been specially prepared to deal with the virus: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport; Chicago O'Hare International ...
These 5 US airports are responsible for screening travelers from Ebola-hit African countries
techtimes.com - 10/22/2014 8:27:21 AM
Kennedy International Airport in New York on Oct. 11 ... Liberia and Sierra Leone, the three West African countries affected most by the Ebola virus. Johnson also notes that none of these travelers are flying in on a nonstop, direct flight from the ...
Asia Has World’s Best & Worst Airports 2014 [Complete Lists]
International Business Times - 10/22/2014 6:11:21 AM
Hopefully for Pakistan, Islamabad is going to have a new airport by 2016 that is expected to improve the air travel considerably in the country. According to the Web site, the best Web site for 2014 is Singapore Changi International Airport. This was the ...
Newark named worst airport for holiday travel
News 12 New Jersey - 10/23/2014 8:22:00 PM
Newark Liberty International Airport may be the worst major airport when it comes to delays around the holidays, according to the website Nerdwallet.com. The site took a look at the 25 busiest airports in the country and looked at the delays and ...
Worried About Holiday Travel Delays? Busier Airports May be Better
Nerd Wallet - 10/23/2014 8:00:31 PM
The 2014 holiday season is right around the corner and that means many of the busiest airports around the country will be packed with travelers ... The New York City metro area is home to the world’s largest airport system — in terms of total yearly ...
Homeland Security announces new travel restrictions on Ebola countries that, er, aren’t so new
HotAir - 10/22/2014 5:06:55 AM
Will that make you happy? All passengers flying from Sierre Leone, Liberia and Guinea into the U.S. will be required to enter the country through five major airports: Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C.; John F. Kennedy International Airport ...
Screenings at D.C.-area airport send four to hospital
Philadelphia Daily News - 10/22/2014 5:21:14 AM
Kennedy International Airport in New York on Oct. 11 and at four other airports ... The numbers indicated that the number of people arriving from the three Ebola-hit countries has dropped significantly below the 150-per-day estimates of the CDC last ...
AP Photo: Thousands of soldier-builders mobilized to speed completion of Pyongyang airport
FOX News - 10/22/2014 8:48:50 AM
North Korean officials have embarked on an ambitious campaign to significantly boost the country's appeal to international tourists in the years ahead, which has made building a more impressive airport facility a top item on the government's to-do list.
World's Best Airports of 2014
MSN - 10/24/2014 12:39:41 AM
The Malaysian Insider New Japan minister hit by S&M bar scandal Japan was stung Thursday by its third political scandal in a week after the country's new industry minister admitted that his underlings had spent office cash at a sex bar. A masked gunman ...
Travel From Ebola-Affected Countries Restricted To Five Airports, Including Dulles
Patch - 10/22/2014 12:16:25 PM
All passengers traveling from Ebola-affected countries will be required to fly into one of the five airports -- including Dulles Washington International — that have the enhanced screening and additional resources in place, the Department of Homeland ...
Panasonic Completes Solar Installations for Hertz at Denver and St. Louis International Airports
Market Watch - 10/23/2014 2:59:52 PM
For Newark Liberty International Airport, Panasonic designed a 299-kilowatt photovoltaic ... operating from approximately 8,960 corporate and licensee locations in approximately 150 countries. Our Dollar and Thrifty brands have approximately 1,500 ...
W. Africa flights restricted to JFK and four other airports: Feds
TImes Ledger - 10/23/2014 2:24:05 PM
Kennedy International Airport as well as airports in Newark ... before admitting those traveling from Ebola-impacted areas into the country. He said the five airports typically handle about 94 percent of air traffic from the three countries.
Screening for Ebola begin at JFK; Newark airport to start next week
North Jersey - 10/11/2014 10:20:37 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Customs and health officials began taking the temperatures of passengers arriving at New York's Kennedy International Airport from three West African countries on Saturday in a stepped-up screening effort meant to prevent the spread of ...
U.S. to funnel travelers from Ebola-hit region through 5 airports
Stabroek News - 10/22/2014 8:41:40 AM
Kennedy, New Jersey’s Newark, Washington Dulles, Atlanta, and Chicago’s O’Hare international airports, officials said ... of travelers flying to the United States from the three countries, noting that there are no direct, nonstop commercial ...