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
Coke’s New Airport Stunt Welcomes Travelers to ‘World’s Happiest Country’
Media Bistro - 5/14/2013 2:04:50 PM
Coke has long associated its brand with happiness — even dedicating entire websites to the philosophical meaning of the word, and calling the contents of a can of cola “140 happy calories.” Now, the company is taking advantage of a happy coincidence ...
CompareAirportTransfers.co.uk Helps International Tourists Find Great Airport Transfer Deals Across 85+ Countries
SBWire - 5/14/2013 8:21:14 AM
Colchester, Essex -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/14/2013 -- Going to unknown places often puts tourists in confusion and a state of wonder due to different reasons. One of the common reasons is transfers between two unknown towns, cities or countries. Even if the ...
Seven groups qualify to bid for $430 mln Philippine airport project
Reuters - 5/16/2013 10:13:24 AM
The groups include some of the world's top airport operators and the largest conglomerates in the country. The project involves the right to build a new terminal with an annual capacity of 8 million passengers at the international airport of the ...
Airports in need of major upgrade
financialgazette.co.zw - 5/18/2013 1:45:46 PM
That such a bizarre accident could occur at the country’s flagship airport made people wonder about the state of affairs at the other airports dotted across Zimbabwe. Worse still, the collision dented efforts aimed at growing the tourism sector by ...
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 ...
20 flights without bags after Egypt airport strike
The Miami Herald - 5/18/2013 9:16:45 PM
CAIRO -- Egyptian officials say baggage handlers in Cairo's airport have gone on strike to protest a colleague's death, leaving passengers on 20 international flights from Europe and Arab countries waiting several hours for luggage. Airport ...
Airport Show: Technology Optimization to Further Enhance Passengers' Airport Experience
aviationpros.com - 5/13/2013 11:53:00 PM
They are realizing the importance of facilitation of passengers - countries realize today that creating hub airports like in Singapore or Dubai are a great asset, fuelling infrastructure growth elsewhere. The airline industry, growing 6 to 8 per cent ...
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 621 million ... and plans to build 69 additional airports bringing the total civil airports to 244 by 2020. Based on the long-term partnership between China and the World Bank in the ...
Gannett Fleming, Design Engineer for PHX Sky Train™: First Transit Bridge in the World to Cross an Active Taxiway
San Francisco Gate - 5/19/2013 3:43:17 AM
The new PHX Sky Train™ people-mover system is a prototype for airports seeking modern transit solutions. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport opened Stage 1 of the PHX Sky Train™ to customers on April 8, 2013, marking a global distinction for ...
Activists say 28 Hezbollah members killed in Syria
KSL-TV - 5/20/2013 2:33:31 PM
Residents on the Lebanese side of the border just across from Qusair reported seeing more than 30 plumes of smoke billowing from inside Syria and hearing the heavy thud of artillery and airstrikes late into the night Sunday and on Monday morning.
Syrian rebels attack military airports across country, opposition says
CNN - 4/28/2013 8:33:03 AM
(CNN)-- In an attempt to weaken the Syrian government's air power, rebel fighters attacked several military airports across the country Sunday -- including a sprawling base in Idlib province, dissidents said. "Fighter planes have caused many ...
The Islamic Republic Of Pakistan: The World's Most Dangerous Nation Holds An Election
Forbes - 5/20/2013 12:17:30 PM
falsely but publicly claiming that it had ended drone flights from Shamsi Air Force Base, for instance. As a result, it is believed that extremists now are less likely to seek sanctuary in Pakistan.
Muscat airport wins Airport Staff Service Award
MENAFN - 5/19/2013 10:34:18 PM
Muscat airport general manager Aimen al Hosni added that the second ... reported AFP. This project will be Africa's largest wind farm by 2014. The country plans to ... May 19 2013 Saudi inflation up in April on high food prices,MENAFN (MENAFN) The Saudi ...
Istanbul 2020: World's largest airport gets record tender for Turkey
Sports Features - 5/8/2013 11:44:37 PM
“The third airport will help us to keep delivering outstanding levels of service to all the city’s visitors. Turkey’s 2023 Master Plan is testament to this country’s ambition: Istanbul has changed, our place in the world has ...
World Bank Group : China: World Bank to Help Develop Green Airport to Improve Connectivity in Jiangxi Province
4-traders - 5/14/2013 5:07:58 AM
2013 -Today the World Bank Board of Directors approved a loan of US$50 million to the People's Republic of China to help improve airline connectivity in northeastern Jiangxi Province and demonstrate the environmental sustainability of the development and ...