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
Zurich Airport Named the World's Best Airport
e-Travel Blackboard - 5/19/2013 11:38:43 PM
The airport has also been awarded the world’s best baggage claim service for the fourth ... “Being the welcome point to many tourists coming into the country by air, it is imperative that the quality of the services and facilities offered at the ...
Sops on cards for airports to improve connectivity
Economic Times - 5/23/2013 2:12:39 AM
Louis Vuitton is losing ground as the world’s most valuable luxury brand as competitors ... for the aviation sector and is planning to make around 90 small airports in the country cost-free for airlines, in addition to providing subsidy to carriers ...
Solar Plane Completes Longest Leg of Cross-Country Flight
LiveScience - 5/23/2013 2:08:29 PM
The plane is equipped with solar panels and onboard batteries for power. During today's flight from Phoenix to Dallas, the aircraft reached its highest altitude at 27,000 feet (8,230 meters), and clocked an average ground speed of 52 mph (84 km/h).
The Starbucks tumbler limited to one place in the world: Haneda Airport
en.rocketnews24.com - 5/22/2013 12:58:05 PM
You can look all over the world for these but you won’t ... special edition”; a type you can only buy at airports in Japan. On these, you can see a plane taking off from Japan, leaving the country with three symbols: Mt Fuji, Tokyo Tower and the ...
Airports in need of major upgrade
financialgazette.co.zw - 5/18/2013 1:45:46 PM
Although government has facilitated the sourcing of funds to rehabilitate the country’s major airports namely the Harare International Airport in the capital, the Joshua Nkomo Airport in Bulawayo as well as the Victoria Falls Airport in the world ...
DIA named in top 10 list of best airports worldwide
KDVR Fox-31 - 5/14/2013 4:13:41 PM
The Skytrax World Airport Awards are among the most prestigious accolades for the world airport industry. Travelers from more than 160 countries take part in the world’s largest annual airport passenger satisfaction survey to decide award winners ...
Airport expansion has taken flight
Record - 5/25/2013 3:00:23 AM
WATERLOO REGION — The local airport is preparing to show its best face to the world. Private producers hope to draw big crowds to their Waterloo air show on June 1 and 2. The ticketed event brings daredevil stunts, acrobatic displays and an array of ...
Zee News Limited - 5/24/2013 11:58:26 AM
... envoy from leaving country Airports across the country have been alerted to prevent Italian Ambassador Daniele Mancini from lea... Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad airports among top 5 in the world Airports of Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad are among the top ...
Revealed: The world"s busiest air routes
travelmole.com - 5/18/2013 11:54:14 PM
Asia leads the world"s growth in travel and holds seven out of the ... The review looks at trends in worldwide passenger demand between regions, countries and specific airports, comparing the full 2011 passenger volumes with 2010 data.
Qatar Executive to set up FBO at Doha's new airport by 2015
ameinfo.com - 5/21/2013 10:31:56 PM
The corporate jet division of Qatar Airways is investing in the development of a private jet terminal at the country's new Hamad International Airport, AINonline has reported. "The new facility will be one of the world's most prestigious and ...
Argentina's Corporacion America seeks Brazil airport deals
Reuters - 5/23/2013 10:51:02 PM
Corporacion America's CEO, Eduardo Eurnekian, said his company and Brazilian construction firm Engevix run the airports in Brasilia and Natal, and they plan to partner with another Brazilian company to improve their chances on the Rio and Belo ...
Istanbul's third airport contract initialled
worldbulletin.net - 5/20/2013 10:33:07 PM
Istanbul's third airport contract has been initialled ... serve not only its own citizens but also all the countries in the region." The planned third airport will be one of the largest airports in the world with four separate terminal buildings and ...
Fight in PIA’s UK flight
Pakistan Observer - Newspaper online edition - 5/25/2013 9:44:14 PM
The incident, which was caused by a scuffle inside the flight, made Pakistan subject of discussion and focus of attention of the global community in general and Britain in particular where media flashed the development instantly. Pakistan remains in the ...
China: World Bank to Help Develop Green Airport to Improve Connectivity in Jiangxi Province
The World Bank Group - 5/13/2013 10:19:56 PM
In 2011, the country’s air passenger throughput reached ... The Shangrao Sanqingshan Airport project was identified as the first World Bank-financed air transport project in China. “Aside from improving air transport connectivity, this project is ...
What it will take to rescue AAI’s mess in Chennai, Kolkata airports
Firstpost - 5/23/2013 12:35:25 PM
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) owns and operates a majority of airports in the country. It built and upgraded two major airports in recent months: Kolkata’s Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport and the Chennai International Airport but ...