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
Philadelphia International Airport Ranked Among Healthiest Airports in the Country
Philadelphia Magazine - 12/5/2014 11:38:33 AM
I have never thought of the Philadelphia International Airport as a healthy-food destination. I always eat before heading to the airport, but if my flight gets delayed and my stomach starts to growl, I usually see it as an excuse to eat my one Cinnabon of ...
Nigerian airports can’t be the worst in Africa
The Sun - 12/17/2014 1:01:33 AM
For one thing, it bears restating that technically and aesthetically, all our international airports (which were named in the report) and many others around the country have improved dramatically in the past four years, under the country’s most ambitious ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 11:16:08 AM
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 ... third-busiest airport in the world in 2012, it took home ...
Why hasn’t the U.S. closed its airports to travelers from Ebola-ravaged countries?
Washington Post - 10/2/2014 6:38:03 PM
CDC officials were dispatched to Newark Liberty International airport after a passenger on an incoming flight from Brussels began vomiting, NBC New York reported. Several African nations have restricted or banned air travel from Ebola-stricken countries ...
Tampa International ranked second best airport in the country by popular travel mag
SaintpetersBlog - 11/25/2014 8:25:48 PM
Getting ready to hop a plane for Thanksgiving? Head to the airport knowing that Tampa International is ranked the second best airport in the nation by Conde Nast Traveler. “Tampa’s airport feels like a vision of the future from 50 years ago (because it ...
ETA-enabled Visa on Arrival at Two Airports
The New Indian Express - 12/17/2014 12:32:55 AM
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala has become the gateway to India for holidaymakers from 43 countries who can now get Tourist Visa On Arrival (TVoA) enabled with ETA (Electronic Travel Authorisation) at the Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi international airports.
Minority Firms Welcome Tampa International Airport's $120 Million Commitment
aviationpros.com - 12/16/2014 2:45:56 PM
15--TAMPA -- As work gears up at Tampa International Airport on a massive expansion project expected ... leading to even bigger projects around the country, they say. While some contracts have already been finalized, more opportunities for minority firms ...
North country airports awarded grant money
Watertown Daily Times - 12/18/2014 12:24:34 AM
Two airports in the north country have been awarded more than $600,000 in state grants. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Tuesday that Watertown International Airport will receive $321,000 for security system enhancements. Watertown International Airport ...
Local airlines push for 24 hour service at Kumasi airport
Ghana Web - 12/18/2014 5:53:51 AM
Domestic airlines operating in the country are calling on the Ghana Airport Company ... Kumasi Airport will close to air traffic by 10pm. A number of huge international airports including Melbourne and JFK airports operate 24 hours a day.
T.F. Green ranks among most affordable airports in U.S.
Providence Business News - 12/17/2014 4:46:27 PM
Logan International Airport in Boston was No. 76 for an average airfare price of $430; last year it was No. 88. Last month, T.F. Green Airport also was named one of the best airports in the country by Conde Nast Traveler.
Best and worst airports for winter travel
CNN - 11/10/2014 11:56:52 PM
As snow has started falling in some parts of the country, it turns out that some airports do better at getting you to your destination on time than others -- even within the same regions. Chicago O'Hare International Airport is the most likely to have ...
Why Kebbi built N17b airport, by DG
The Nation - 12/18/2014 1:14:41 AM
The Director–General of Sir Ahmadu Bello International Airport, Birnin Kebbi ... a hub for passengers and cargo from Abuja and Kebbi into neighbouring West African countries of Benin and Niger Republics. Dakingari said Kebbi State exported farm produce ...
Baggage handlers protest outside Nashville International Airport
WSMV - 12/16/2014 2:53:06 PM
Passengers at Nashville International Airport may have noticed a group ... Similar protests were planned at 16 other airports around the country. The union said it has been in negotiations with Southwest for a new contract since July of 2011 with little ...
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 ...
Why Beijing is Spending $13 Billion on a New Airport
The Wall Street Journal - 12/16/2014 12:15:37 PM
Beijing International Airport’s Terminal 3, a sprawling 10.6-million-square ... some analysts say the bigger problem lies in the fact that China’s military controls 80% of the country’s airspace, forcing civilian aircraft to operate in narrow corridors.