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
Qatar Airway's $200-billion dollar threat to European airports
The Business Insider - 5/27/2015 10:22:14 AM
The chief executive of Qatar Airways has issued a barbed warning to international airports by demanding a greater number ... Officials from the small Persian Gulf country are alleged to have bribed officials in order to secure the event.
Glo targets 22 Nigerian airports with Wi-Fi facilities
The Guardian - Nigeria - 5/27/2015 3:41:22 AM
According to Oraekwuotu, the facility, which will be available at both the domestic and the international wings of key airports across the country, has been made possible due to the great vision and passion demonstrated by the ministry of Aviation and the ...
Vienna airport security workers probed for people trafficking
Euronews - 5/26/2015 5:40:04 PM
Thirteen security workers at Vienna International Airport are under investigation ... whose requirements are more strict than in other countries.” Thier added “If you ask me: Can we do it better? Of course we can do it better. You can learn how ...
Nigeria: Glo offers airport wifi service
IT News Africa - 5/27/2015 12:52:33 PM
“With this development, passengers and other users of the airports will now be able to connect ... facility will be available at both the domestic and international wings of key airports across the country.” He added that “all passengers using ...
Lisbon International Airport First to Trial European Commission Smart Borders Program, Using Vision-Box® Technology
Virtual-Strategy Magazine - 5/27/2015 7:16:07 AM
a pilot program studying the Entry/Exit control procedures of Third Country Nationals into the Schengen Area through Automated and Manual Border Control Check Points at airports, land, and sea borders.
Nigeria: Airport Passengers to Enjoy Glo Wi-Fi Internet
AllAfrica - 5/26/2015 9:40:28 AM
Passengers at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, have now been empowered to enjoy high-speed Internet service. This followed the launch by Globacom of the country's first ever-comprehensive airport Wi-Fi facility in partnership with the ...
Air Canada begins carry-on clampdown in Toronto; extend across country June 8
Canada - 5/26/2015 7:24:28 AM
beginning with passengers checking in for flights in Toronto in a program it plans to expand across the country in about two weeks. Passengers leaving on early flights from Pearson International Airport faced short lineups to get carry-on bags checked for ...
11 Best Airports in the US
INSIDER MONKEY - 5/26/2015 6:34:21 AM
These airports are by far the most organized and efficient airports in the country which will ensure you have a quick ... to take off and discover the airports in US that are ensuring a world-class experience on your short-time business trips or a pleasant ...
Glo launches Nigeria's first airport ultra high speed Wi-Fi with FAAN
World Stage - 5/25/2015 7:50:06 PM
According to Oraekwuotu, the facility, which will be available at both the domestic and the international wings of key airports across the country, has been made possible due to the great vision and passion demonstrated by the Ministry of Aviation and the ...
Pay strikes halt flights at Libya's main airports
Reuters - 5/26/2015 11:27:50 AM
airport officials said. The walkouts highlight a public finance crisis in the oil-producing North African country where two rival governments are competing for power. Authorities are struggling to pay salaries because oil revenues, the country's lifeline ...
Two international airports in Cabo Verde receive new satellite navigation system
Macauhub - 5/26/2015 11:27:50 AM
Meanwhile, the airport authorities in Providence, Rhode island (USA)announced that everything is in place for the launch of international flights by Cape ... in the economy of Brazil and neighbouring countries The visit by the Chinese Prime Minister ...
Underutilised Airports: Landing, parking may be free
The Indian Express - 5/26/2015 9:21:59 PM
Another 18 international airports managed by AAI recorded 31 ... aircraft movements last fiscal.The state-owned operator has 33 non-operational airports across the country at Kishangarh, Palanpur, Keshod, Jhansi, Lalitpur, Panna, Satna, Bilaspur ...
FBI, police find no threat on EVA Air plane at LA airport
KFVS12 - 5/26/2015 9:04:40 AM
Residents must sort through waterlogged debris after deadly and destructive storms dumped inches of rain from the Hill Country ... The FBI and airport police were investigating a threat to a flight from Taiwan that landed at Los Angeles International ...
M.Davaajav: Airports develop regardless of nation’s population
Ubpost Banner - 5/26/2015 12:32:16 PM
The airport was renamed to Chinggis Khaan International Airport to celebrate the 800th anniversary ... CHKHIA is small compared to airports of other countries. Its size can be considered reasonable for Mongolia, but the number of tourists visiting Mongolia ...
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 ...