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
Upington the country’s top performing airport over festive season
timeslive.co.za - 1/19/2017 2:04:50 PM
An increase in passenger movements for seven of the country’s 11 major airports capped ... to our dedication to excellence‚ the provision of world-class facilities‚ systems and service by Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) and its partners ...
Russian cities ready to welcome FIFA Confederations Cup
FIFA - 1/18/2017 1:05:46 AM
... themselves with both the FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. Special exhibitions have been set up in various airports around the country dedicated to the “Tournament of Champions”, which will be staged in Kazan, Moscow ...
15 of the world's happiest places
CNN - 1/16/2017 10:05:01 AM
Owensboro, KY 42301 MORE: Where are the world's happiest countries? Cherry blossom season in Kyoto ... From the capital Male, it's about an hour flight to the nearest airport and then a boat ride to get to a resort. Once there, villas are perched on ...
Airports Of Thailand: Best-In-Class Airport Operator Trades At Discount To Peers Despite Higher ROA
Seeking Alpha - 1/16/2017 11:55:22 PM
AOT operates six of the country's 38 airports, two in Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi Airport and ... cancelled during the first two months of mourning period, including the Bangkok World Film Festival, the Pattaya International Fireworks Festival, the Surat Thani ...
UDAN Scheme Set For Takeoff, Flights At 43 Unserved Airports
businessworld.in - 1/19/2017 3:02:06 PM
As many as 43 unserved airports in the country are expected to have flight operations from next month in a phased manner with the AAI receiving 43 initial proposals from 11 bidders for 190 routes under the regional air connectivity scheme UDAN. The ...
After Turkey’s annus horribilis, tourism has slumped in the world’s oldest shopping mall
Daily Telegraph - 1/19/2017 1:07:34 PM
It is not alone: a steadily escalating terror threat has decimated tourism in across the country. In the Grand Bazaar — two years earlier the world’s most-visited ... Avenue in March and the Atatürk airport in June, Istanbul’s hotel occupancy ...
Security expert wants Nigerian airports upgraded
P.M. News Nigeria - 1/15/2017 2:09:35 PM
“Nigeria should learn to use what we have to get what we need; airport concession has its advantages, but aviation security projects all over the world using the latest ... According to Fraser, some countries such as Sierra Leone and others in Europe ...
Countries With The Most Airports In The World
worldatlas.com - 8/15/2016 11:59:03 PM
The US hosts the largest number of airports in the world, followed by Brazil and Mexico. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in the U.S. state of Georgia is the United States' busiest airport. Without a doubt, air travel is one of the most ...
17 stunning and unusual ski destinations around the world
The Business Insider - 1/17/2017 9:42:21 AM
We've listed some of the most unexpected and unusual skiing destinations around the world ... airport (ALA), plus a 30-minute taxi to the resort. Masikryong ski resort in North Korea began operating in 2013. It was built in just 10 months, and is the ...
Alaska Airport Is a Big Link for the Global Supply Chain
Yale Global Online - 1/5/2017 6:46:18 PM
Air trade: The Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Alaska, top, ranks fourth in the world for cargo ... released a study in December that a 1 percent increase in a country’s air-cargo connectivity is associated with a 6.3 percent increase ...
You could soon be traveling across the world on rockets, not planes: Virgin Galactic CEO
CNBC - 1/18/2017 6:09:24 PM
But Whitesides said that the company has been approached by some countries to open spaceports in other locations. This could lead to a network of spaceports, just like airports nowadays. "That will form a network of spaceports that we could then use as the ...
Shooting at Fort Lauderdale, Florida, airport: what we know
Vox - 1/6/2017 7:42:22 PM
At least five people were injured and eight were killed in a shooting at the airport in Fort Lauderdale ... America’s levels of gun violence are unique in the developed world No other developed country in the world has anywhere near the same rate ...
Ex-Inmate Shocked by Obama Pardon: ‘I Had to Hold Back the Tears’
NBC News - 1/18/2017 1:34:24 AM
In the more than 30 years since Stephen Lee Arrington was released from prison for a cross-country cocaine smuggling trip prosecutors ... diver was hired by The Cousteau Society and traveled the world leading expeditions, and he's spoken to thousands ...
Kyrgyzstan Health Ministry says a cargo plane crashed near the country’s main international airport, killing 32 people
The Seattle Times - 1/15/2017 9:33:23 PM
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — Kyrgyzstan Health Ministry says a cargo plane crashed near the country’s main international airport, killing 32 people.
Around the world
The Bulletin - 1/17/2017 11:58:21 AM
The plane was approaching Manas International Airport in Bishkek when it crashed into a village ... The alliance between Egypt and Saudi Arabia, two of the most influential Sunni countries in the world, has been tense for more than a year, with Egypt ...