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
Fitchburg Airport hosts the annual Country Festival
Sentinel & Enterprise - 5/24/2015 10:47:16 AM
World Cup Bull Riders CEO Kenny Churchill brought his famous rodeo -- which he has been running for more than a decade -- to the airport, in an event called the Fitchburg Airport Country Festival. There was country music and great barbecue and cowboy hats.
Here are the 10 best airports in Europe
Dover Post - 5/21/2015 6:57:35 PM
Leading aviation reviewer Skytrax recently released the results of its annual World Airport Awards, which includes a list of the best in Europe. The Skytrax annual rankings are based on the impressions of over 13 million flyers from 112 countries.
Pakistani officials protest over airport clamp
Trade Arabia - 5/24/2015 4:42:11 AM
Pakistani diplomats claim passengers from their country are being subjected to increased security screening upon arrival at Bahrain International Airport, a report said. The allegation has been denied by the Interior Ministry, but the Pakistani Embassy ...
Protest over airport clamp
Gulf Daily News - 5/24/2015 2:26:11 AM
PAKISTANI diplomats claim passengers from their country are being subjected to increased security screening upon arrival at Bahrain International Airport. The allegation has been denied by the Interior Ministry, but the Pakistani Embassy says an increased ...
Florida Panhandle airport marks 5th year, plans to grow
Washington Times - 5/23/2015 5:29:19 PM
Built amid an economic recession, the arrival of the $318 million project marked the first new international airport opening in the country in more than a decade. As the airport enters its fifth year, officials tell the News Herald (http://bit.ly/1Fv7O1e ...
Prime minister: Nepal overwhelmed by second quake
USA Today - 5/14/2015 7:24:22 AM
Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, center, walks on the runway after taking a helicopter tour to areas of the north of the country devastated by an earthquake at the international airport in Kathmandu on May 6, 2015. (Photo: Roberto Schmidt ...
Austin Steen honored by countries he helped liberate
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal - 5/23/2015 11:17:05 AM
She said, “We all met up in Brussels just because that’s where the airport is ... t just thank him for saving their country. They would always say it poetically and in a personal way: “Thank you for saving my world.”
Atlanta airport expecting 2 million passengers over Memorial weekend
Atlanta Daily World - 5/23/2015 10:48:27 AM
Arrive 2hrs before domestic departure and 3hrs before international flights,” the airport ... the TSA sees a spike in the number of passengers screened at airport checkpoints across the country, the agency says. Nationwide, air travel is expected to ...
Duty-free shopping hits seven-year mark at Kempegowda Airport
Deccan Herald - 5/22/2015 8:50:56 PM
“Although shopping by arriving international passengers contribute about 70 ... It currently has a global presence in 76 countries, spanning airports, cruises, ferries and other travel ports as a retail aggregator.
New York LaGuardia airport – rehabilitate or close down? Is privatisation a more useful option?
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 5/23/2015 2:05:54 AM
Biden Jr. has likened travelling through LaGuardia to an experience “in a third world country.” LaGuardia is representative ... executives have expressed concern about the state of US airports in general and how, like with the airlines (as they have ...
LaGuardia airport terminal contract expected to be awarded Thursday
New Jersey Online - 5/22/2015 2:45:51 PM
In February 2014 Vice President Joseph Biden famously likened LaGuardia to an airport "in some third world country." LaGuardia is less than 10 miles southeast of the George Washington Bridge, and closer to some New Jersey communities than Newark Liberty ...
FWA charts new course by taking control of operations
KPC News - 5/23/2015 10:58:36 PM
FORT WAYNE — A new office building for Fort Wayne International Airport’s fixed-base ... The direction FWA is taking will distinguish it among the nation’s airports as having some of the country’s best FBO facilities, amenities and customer service ...
Airport celebrates 5 years
News Herald - 5/22/2015 8:43:46 PM
Built amid an economic recession and plenty of controversy and naysayers surrounding the $318 million project, ECP’s arrival marked the first new international airport opening in the country in more than a decade. As the airport enters its fifth year ...
Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport Guide
gosporttimes.com - 5/23/2015 7:42:20 AM
And entering the little passengers terminal, is hard to believe that one day give way some 80 million passengers would pass through the airport. In the meantime, Clark now host mostly budget international airlines. The development of DMIA as the country ...
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
The airport was once likened to a 'third world country' by U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden. The 2014 Guide to Sleeping at Airports named the Pakistan airport as the very worst after tourists were asked to rate their airport experiences based on comfort ...