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
Rwanda to Host World's First 'Drone Airport'
AllAfrica - 10/8/2015 6:46:03 AM
The government has moved to set up a regulatory framework for remotely piloted aircraft, popularly referred to as 'drones,' following investor interest to establish the world's first drone airport (drone port) in the country beginning next year.
Cochin International Airport is first airport in the world to run on solar panels
News.com.au - 10/8/2015 7:07:31 AM
Despite its reliance on fossil fuels, the country also uses alternative energy sources ... “Now this has become the world’s first airport that fully operates on solar power. In fact, we are producing a few megawatts of extra energy, which is being ...
Dubai World Central target to become world’s largest airport on track
The National - 10/7/2015 8:13:08 AM
Arabian Gulf countries are facing budgetary pressures after a slump ... eventually making it the largest airport in the world with a capacity to handle around 220 million passengers upon its completion. The airport will also be able to handle 100 A380s ...
Manchester Airports Group reports rapid descent of carbon emissions
Edie - 10/7/2015 10:36:18 AM
MAG's CSR director Neil Robinson said: “The figures we are releasing today demonstrate the powerful role that airports across the country play in generating ... “Heathrow’s ambition is to be the world’s most responsible hub airport and to do ...
Dhaka Tribune - 10/8/2015 6:31:44 AM
The idea, then, is that airports will serve as new engines of regional ... compared to the other BRICS countries. India is only the world’s 9th largest aviation market, with 121 million domestic and 41 million international passengers annually.
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
When it comes to modern-day travel, the long waits at airports and cramped flights are considered a necessary evil. But some airports, it seems, are very much worse than others. While Islamabad Benazir Bhutto International Airport, in Pakistan, is often ...
World War II Bomber B-17 plane arrives in Grand Junction
KKCO 11 NEWS - 10/7/2015 3:58:25 PM
A 1944 United States Air Force B-17 bomber plane from World War II has made a stop in our area ahead ... The B-17 travels with the Commemorative Air Force throughout the country to let the public as well as veterans take a ride. “If I was sitting there ...
Carlson Rezidor's Expansion in Australasia On Track with The signing of The First Next-Generation Park Inn by Radisson Hotel in Fiji
prnw.cbe.thejakartapost.com - 10/7/2015 3:12:29 AM
The hotel is served by Nausori International Airport ... is one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups and includes more than 1,370 hotels in operation and under development with180,000 rooms and a footprint spanning 110 countries and ...
The Bucket List: 8 Iconic Modes of Transportation Around the World
Paste Magazine - 10/7/2015 4:27:03 PM
As soon as you leave the airport, it’s one of the Premier Padmini/Fiat ... Photo by Didier Baertschiger, CC BY-SA 2.0 The auto rickshaw can be found in a variety of countries around the world, but many backpackers will associated them with Thailand.
Chanel hosts airport show amid Paris aviation protest
Northern Star - 10/7/2015 1:53:45 AM
PARIS (AP) — The sky was the limit for Karl Lagerfeld, who re-created an entire airport under Paris' Grand Palais in ... But the collection had a little bit for every woman from every country in the world. SHARAPOVA TALKS SPORTWEAR Tennis skirts and ...
Edinburgh Airport promises to support Scottish Food and Drink
the Edinburgh Reporter - 10/7/2015 5:42:48 AM
The opening of the World of Whiskies shop in the airport’s new 1300sq m walkthrough World Duty ... wrote to transport hub operators across the country asking them to commit to sourcing more local produce. He said: “Scotland’s outstanding food ...
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." In January, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called LaGuardia and ...
It’s Official – France Is The World’s No. 1 Skiing Destination
University Chronicle - 10/7/2015 10:10:39 PM
show that the country has more skier days than any other, at 53.9 million compared to second place USA at 53.6 million days. The French ski resort of La Plagne can also claim to be the world’s most popular, with 2 million skiing days in total.
Global Construction Equipment Market - Segmented by Type, Application and Geography - Market growth, size and forecast 2015-2020
prnewswire.com - 10/7/2015 4:31:13 AM
especially in developing countries, is driven by factors such as growth in construction and mining activities. The market in Russia is set for a transformation; this transformation is due to the nation winning the big for hosting the FIFA 2018 world cup.
JetBlue tests farm-to-tray-table concept with its own airport farm at JFK airport
The Province - 10/7/2015 7:30:11 AM
Canadian World Cup gives B.C. coaching conference ... NEW YORK, N.Y. - JetBlue Airways is trying to bring a little bit of country to the city — opening its own "farm" at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. Asian shares higher despite ...