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
Biden, who compared LaGuardia to 'Third World country,' touts improvement plans at NY airports
Fox Business - 10/20/2014 8:25:33 PM
Vice President Joe Biden, left, joined by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, speaks in a hangar of the Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, in New York, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, to discuss the need to improve New York's airports. Biden joined Cuomo as the ...
Bellingham airport ranks nationally for cheap airfare
bbjtoday.com - 10/29/2014 8:22:02 PM
The average plane ticket price at Bellingham International Airport decreased more in the last 14 years than fares at any other airport in the country, according to a new report by the United States Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation ...
Cuomo confronts and pokes fun at Biden's LaGuardia Airport "third world" joke
CNN - 10/20/2014 6:45:20 PM
(CNN)-- Remember that time Vice President Joe Biden compared New York City's LaGuardia Airport to a "third world country"? Well, karma came back to Biden during an event with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Sitting side-by -side, the two men vowed to improve ...
Nigeria: Kogi to Build World-Class Airport
AllAfrica - 10/29/2014 1:48:20 PM
Abuja — THE Federal Government and Kogi State Government are set to collaborate in building a world-class airport in Lokoja in a move poised to bring the state's economy at par with other states in the country. Minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka ...
Suspected Ebola patient causes panic at Lagos airport
Punch - 10/29/2014 11:21:00 PM
Passengers and other users of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos were on Wednesday thrown into panic as a suspected Ebola patient was flown into the country by Royal Air Maroc in the early hours of the day. The Moroccan airline arrived Lagos ...
Joe Biden compares LaGuardia Airport to 'Third World country'
Metro International - 10/23/2014 9:01:57 AM
Vice President Joe Biden has some strong opinions about LaGuardia Airport in Queens, and he isn't afraid to share them. "If I blindfolded someone and took them at 2 in the morning into the airport in Hong Kong and said, 'Where do you think you are?
Ebola Outbreak 2014 News: The Only 5 Airports that Allow People From Ebola-Hit Countries to Enter. Is your air terminal one of them?
crossmap.com - 10/22/2014 6:21:29 PM
especially on international airports. On Wednesday, October 22, The Department of Homeland Security will begin to limit the flights, which carry passengers from the aforementioned countries in West Africa. Only five airports will be designated to welcome ...
Sweden to get world’s first remote-controlled airport
Times of India - 10/29/2014 5:34:25 AM
Ornskoldsvik is about to become the world's first remotely controlled airport ... But over the last several years, officials from dozens of countries have made their way down the airport's rutted gravel road and past the yellow moose-crossing signs ...
Biden: Airport workers thanked me for comparing LaGuardia to 'third-world country'
Washington Examiner - 10/21/2014 3:13:34 AM
Vice President Joe Biden gestures as he speaks in a hangar of the Vaughn College of Aeronautics... Vice President Joe Biden has already landed in hot water with some New Yorkers for comparing LaGuardia Airport to a “third-world country.” But he could ...