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
Haneda International Airport: A destination on its own
Inquirer Lifestyle - 4/23/2014 6:41:04 AM
I was excited to once again visit Haneda International Airport, this time for a quick tour of the facilities ... upon your plane’s touchdown and is a direct reflection of the country you’re visiting. And I am not even going to expound on that.
Teen stowaway raises questions about airport security
CNN - 4/22/2014 8:15:19 AM
A report detailing his death found there were not enough security officers at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport, one of the fastest-growing airports in the country. The most recent known case of someone surviving was on a short domestic flight in ...
Pease Greeters welcome troops stopping at NH airport
WMUR - 4/23/2014 4:39:23 AM
IT WAS A CROSS SECTION OF AMERICA AT PEASE AIRPORT TODAY. EVERYONE FROM KID TO K-9'S THERE TO GREET SOME OF THE COUNTRY'S HEROS. WE GOT CUB SCOUTS, GIRL SCOUTS, WE GOT WORLD WAR II VETERANS AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN. THE GROUP'S MISSION IS TO WELCOME ...
All airlines to operate from new Doha airport from May 27
Arabian Business - 4/22/2014 4:47:44 AM
Qatar’s new Hamad International Airport (HIA) will open to all airlines, including the country’s national carrier, at the end of May, according to a circular issued by the country’s Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA), Doha News reported. The circular ...
World Cup goes to football-mad Porto Alegre
Himalayan Times - 4/20/2014 4:57:15 AM
This Feb. 2014 photo released by Portal da Copa shows the Salgado Filho International Airport under construction in Porto Alegre, Brazil, January, 2014. Brazil’s outdated airports were a problem long before the country was awarded the World Cup in 2007.
Smuggled gold worth INR 76.65 crore seized from Indian Airports, says Customs data
Shanghai Metals Market - 4/23/2014 2:23:22 AM
... of gold worth Rs.7.35 crores was seized from Thiruvananthapuram International Airport. The Customs data also indicates that 156 kilograms of gold was brought into the country during the same one-year period by remitting duties. The duty against these ...
Santa Clara teen stowaway's feat highlights airport security concerns
San Jose Mercury News - 4/21/2014 5:56:19 PM
There have been several breaches of airport perimeter fences across the country in recent years ... across two runways past security cameras and motion detectors at JFK International Airport in New York. A 16-year-old stowaway got into a Boston-bound ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 5:49:50 PM
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 ...
Massport’s AECOM-designed Terminal B Improvements At Logan International Airport To Open April 30
aviationpros.com - 4/21/2014 12:48:31 PM
LOS ANGELES (April 21, 2014) — AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 150 countries ... project at Logan International Airport, which was ...
Huntsville International Airport is the most expensive in the U.S. for 6th straight quarter
Al.com - 4/22/2014 2:34:42 PM
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Huntsville International Airport is once again the most ... the sixth consecutive quarter Huntsville has been named the most expensive airport in the country. Airport spokeswoman Chantel Minish said there are options, including ...
Pearl River Delta airports join forces
traveldailymedia.com - 4/16/2014 11:53:01 PM
Senior management of the five major airports in the Greater Pearl River Delta ... This will help boost the aviation economy of the country, driving the prosperity of the international and domestic aviation market and increasing the pace of change for ...
Atlanta airport general manager finalists named
Washington Times - 4/21/2014 10:46:50 AM
The three finalists are: - Deborah Ale Flint, director of aviation at Oakland International Airport in California ... exhaustive look at top aviation executives at the top 40 airports in the country. Reed met last week with five candidates selected ...
Keating assumes control of airport
Mohave Daily News - 4/22/2014 3:10:30 PM
He spent most of the next nine years at one of the country’s busiest general aviation airports, Teterboro Airport, in Teterboro, N.J., rising to assistant manager of airport operations, before accepting his new role at Laughlin/Bullhead International.
Airport Show's expanded Hosted Buyers Programme benefits global aviation industry
Breitbart News - 4/19/2014 2:31:06 PM
Leading international and regional trade bodies such as German ... In its first year, 41 officials from 19 airports and 11 countries participated in the programme. With over a 100 buyers at the 2014 Airport Show, the event plays a significant role in ...
Drug smuggler arrested with 854 grams of heroin from Kabul airport
Khaama Press - 4/22/2014 6:56:35 AM
An individual was arrested over drugs smuggling charges from Kabul International Airport on Monday ... national who was looking to smuggle 854 grams of heroin outside the country. The statement further added that the smuggler had inserted the heroin ...