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
City airport ranked no.8 in country by private agency
The Indian Express - 3/3/2015 10:40:07 PM
Although services of international flights at the local airport continue to elude passengers, a survey conducted by an independent agency, Airport Services Quality (ASQ), has awarded rank 8 to the city airport in India and 41 in the world. ASQ assessed ...
1,400 Security Badges Lost, Stolen at Atlanta Airport
ABC News - 3/4/2015 9:24:22 AM
More than 1,400 security badges used by workers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport that offer ... though the TSA has refused to release statistics on missing airport badges across the country, citing security concerns.
London Heathrow and Star Alliance win the World's Airport of the Year award
MercoPress - 3/3/2015 5:43:39 AM
London Heathrow and Star Alliance have won the World’s Airport of the Year at Air Transport ... the full Alliance network of more than 18,500 daily flights to 1,321 airports in 193 countries.
DIA breaks record for international traffic in January
9News - 3/3/2015 9:21:23 PM
DENVER - Denver International Airport recorded its busiest January for international ... Denver currently offers nonstop service to 20 international destinations in nine countries – Germany, Iceland, the United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, the Dominican ...
Chinese fugitive nabbed at Airport
Fiji Live - 3/2/2015 10:09:41 AM
A Chinese fugitive wanted by authorities in China was stopped from leaving the country by Fiji Revenue Customs Authority (FRCA) at the Nadi International Airport in the weekend. The Chinese national, a known impostor in his country, had arrived into the ...
Chandigarh airport ranks 41 in global survey
Times of India - 3/4/2015 1:31:55 AM
CHANDIGARH: Even though Chandigarh civil airport is yet to get international wings, it has been placed at number 41 in world ranking and at number 8 in the country for meeting world standards. According to the Airport Authority of India (AAI), Airport ...
Airport spas are taking off
Financial Express - 3/4/2015 9:17:13 AM
For instance, a traveller has very less time at hand while on the go, hence they look for quick relaxation to refresh themselves,” opines Mohan Limbu, country head ... in more than 120 locations in 31 international airports. The Indian wellness industry ...
Atlanta airport steps up worker security
KSPR abc33 - 2/27/2015 2:20:48 AM
The country's busiest airport has started screening employee ... Until recently, Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport had about 70 access points for what's called "back of the airport" employees, including baggage handlers and ramp workers.
Portland airport shop workers want a union too
nwlaborpress.org - 3/3/2015 11:44:33 PM
World Duty Free Group has over 500 stores in 20 countries, and specializes in airport sales of fragrance, wine and spirits, cosmetics, food, travel accessories and souvenirs. UNITE HERE represents World Duty Free workers at the Detroit, Oakland ...
TSA seizes record number of guns at Orlando International Airport
click orlando - 3/3/2015 12:10:12 PM
ORLANDO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS AMONG THE TOP 10 WITH 47 GUNS SEIZED ... Mike Zarlenga does his homework online. He travels the country to hunt and says airline policies differ and so do state laws for gun travel. "You have to make sure you are going ...
Jim Graves to build Minneapolis airport hotel
SC Times - 3/4/2015 11:18:54 AM
The hotel company owned by entrepreneur and one-time congressional candidate Jim Graves has been chosen to build a new hotel at Minneapolis-St. Paul International ... Airports Commission Chairman Dan Boivin said. "A lot of the other airports around the ...
Mobile Passport App Now Accepted Miami International Airport
NBC Universal Media - 3/4/2015 10:24:37 PM
But now there's a tool that can make the process a bit less chaotic. MIA is the second busiest international airport in the country, serving 10.6 million international passengers yearly. But a brand new app, authorized by the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol ...
FREAK Attack: A Dangerous Security Flaw Caused by US Government Policy
Gizmodo - 3/3/2015 11:58:52 PM
Such attacks can be launched by anybody who has access to Internet traffic, including governments, Internet providers and coffee shops or airports that offer wifi ... products be shipped to customers in other countries, say the researchers who discovered ...
Southwest brings International flights back to Hobby Airport
KFDM-TV - 3/3/2015 2:16:03 AM
Service to Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport in Belize City, Belize, adds a second destination in Central America, a seventh country, and the 96th city on the Southwest route map.
Arik Gets Assurance From Police On Tightening Of Airports’ Security
Daily Times NG - 3/3/2015 3:20:29 AM
This will help to tighten security at the airport and to also complement what the Aviation Security (AVSEC) is doing. This has become very important because of the new security threats in the world and even in the country. “Arik will continue to support ...