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, 2014See also: Airports map
Here are the 10 best airports in Europe
The Independent - 5/2/2016 4:09:26 PM
Leading aviation reviewer Skytrax recently released the results of its annual World Airport Awards, which includes a list of the best in Europe. The Skytrax annual rankings are based on the impressions of over 13 million fliers from 106 countries.
How IGI Airport moved from 101 rank to world's best
Economic Times - 5/2/2016 11:58:54 AM
Also, the IGI handles the highest passenger and cargo volumes in the country. It serves 120 destinations ... In 2007, it figured among the worst airports in terms of Airport Service Quality (ASQ). "Now, it ranks as world's No. 1, a spot that it has held ...
Arab Gulf countries emerge as the world’s aerostates
Ya Libnan - 5/1/2016 3:06:12 PM
No wonder its new mega-airport is named “World Central.” Qatar Airways A380 plane ... The United States has signed nearly identical market-opening agreements with about 120 countries since 1992. Over two decades, open skies had become the lodestar ...
Asia Looks To Airport Cities For 'Competitive Success'
Forbes - 4/30/2016 12:12:36 AM
Although, according to Kasarda, there is an inherent difference between how Asian and Western countries view and engage ... with a busy airport, one of the largest high-speed rail stations in the world, a budding central business district, as well as ...
Healing after terror: Brussels Airport departure lounge reopens
CNN - 5/1/2016 3:41:59 PM
"For many of them it will be a difficult moment, but they can count on the support of our large airport family," he said. Feist noted that in the immediate few months, "It will be very important to rebuild the image of our country abroad." The airport is ...
Vienna International Airport: matching its peers. A vital east-west hub
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 5/2/2016 6:08:09 AM
A constitutional law that same year declared the country's ‘perpetual ... that Vienna is one of the world's top destinations for international congresses and conventions, with 200 events each year. Vienna International Airport competes with German ...
Orthodox Christians across the world celebrate Easter
cruxnow.com - 5/1/2016 4:03:28 PM
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — With “Holy Fire,” fireworks and solemn Masses, Orthodox Christians around the world celebrated ... welcomed at Athens airport with the honors due a visiting foreign head of state, before taken across the country by plane so ...
Kuwait- MoI, global firms eye deal to maintain airport security
MENAFN - 5/2/2016 8:59:56 AM
On the other hand, the British minister praised the level of performance reached by the Kuwait security agencies, especially in regard to airport security, indicating that, his country is ready ... counterparts all over the world, in celebrating Easter.
Big interview: Edinburgh Airport reveals plans for future
The Scotsman - 5/1/2016 3:41:59 PM
China is one of Edinburgh Airport’s top targets for future growth, which Watson says will benefit both the Scottish capital and the country’s wider economy ... and someone you can travel around the world with.” Scott Black, managing director of ...
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 ...
Airports, made for all but passengers
Deccan Herald - 5/1/2016 7:16:44 PM
The lighting is brighter than at a World Series night game ... to work within limitations imposed by the Federal Aviation Administration (or a country’s equivalent), an airport’s city, environmental laws, and other agencies involved with the zoning ...
State, nation & world briefs: 1-year-old fatally struck by mother’s car in Houston
Your Houston News - 5/1/2016 6:52:17 AM
“The hope is we can make some progress, but the UN Security Council Resolution calls for a full country, countrywide, cessation and also for all of the country to be accessible to humanitarian assistance. Obviously that hasn’t happened and isn’t ...
World Bank Restates Commitment To Rebuilding North East
Channels Television - 4/26/2016 3:26:27 PM
The Managing Director of the World Bank, Mrs Sri Indrawati ... She was received at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport by officials of the Ministry of Finance. The UNDP Country Representative, Fatma Samoura, had last week revealed the global bank ...
World Bank Raises 2016 Oil Price Forecast to $41 per Barrel
This Day Live - 4/28/2016 3:49:43 AM
She disclosed this on her arrival in the country through the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, at 13.09hrs GMT. The World Bank official, who also was in Cameroun on April 24, flew into the country from the Younde Nsimalen International Airport via Asky Airlines.
Infiltrators and Smugglers Arrested At Border, Airport
AviationPros - 4/28/2016 1:08:04 PM
April 26--AMMAN -- Border Guards on Monday foiled an infiltration attempt by 12 persons from foreign countries who sought to cross from ... Services cadres treated the injured. Meanwhile, the Airports Security and Protection Directorate cooperating with ...