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
In our opinion: Airport expansion reflects the growing vitality of Utah's national and global links
Deseret News - 7/25/2014 10:12:54 AM
The effect on the airport itself will be transformative. It’s important to note that Salt Lake International is already one of the country’s best airports. It ranks 94th among the world’s top 100 airports, and is one of only 15 American airports on ...
Munich one of the best transfer airports worldwide
MENAFN - 7/23/2014 9:46:38 AM
... six in the world in the category World's Best Airport for Transit Passengers. The terminal's special architectural concept means that passengers are able to transfer to one of 130 destinations in 45 countries in a very short time. And Lufthansa's ...
Autoban designs Heydar Aliyev International
dezeen.com - 7/26/2014 3:52:20 AM
Photography is by Kerem Sanliman. The new terminal at Azerbaijan's Heydar Aliyev International Airport will soon open in the country's capital of Baku. The landmark terminal features interior architecture and experiential design by the globally acclaimed ...
Libya government warns of collapse as militias clash at airport
Yahoo News - 7/25/2014 6:48:18 PM
Tripoli (AFP) - The Libyan government warned on Friday of the possibility of a break-up of the country if clashes ... for control of Tripoli airport, the target of 13 days of shelling that have disrupted air links to the outside world.
PTI drops to 82nd in index for airports with cheapest flights
The Business Journal - 7/24/2014 10:49:53 AM
Piedmont Triad International Airport was ranked 82nd for affordability among the 101 most popular airports around the country according to a survey conducted by CheapFlights.com last month, a big drop in its standing from last year. The Greensboro airport ...
The new airport’s faults
The Peninsula - 7/23/2014 11:22:41 PM
Hamad International Airport is a source of pride for both Qatari nationals and the residents of this country. The airport has turned into an important transit point for international travellers, being an exquisite artistic masterpiece. True, the airport ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 4:16:47 PM
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 ...
Security stepped up at airports, says CISF chief
Times of India - 7/25/2014 9:01:19 AM
BOKARO: The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which is in charge of security at all the 59 airports in the country, on Thursday said it would ... Kabul airports shocked air travelers across the world. CISF is prepared to deal with terrorism and ...
World's most beautiful airports
USA Today - 4/6/2013 11:53:56 PM
As the gateway to a city or country, airports are often striking works of architecture. Here are ten of the best from around the world. John F. Kennedy Airport, New York ... it's also beautiful. Terminal 4's architectural highlights include colorful ...
U.S. airports are 'awful.' Here's the problem
CNN - 4/3/2014 7:33:26 AM
In February, as reported by the New York Daily News, Vice President Joe Biden said New York's frequently lambasted LaGuardia Airport "feels like it's in some third world country ... list of the world's top 100 airports. The highest ranking any U.S ...
Abandoned Dakota aircraft at Kolkata airport was flown by Biju Patnaik
Times of India - 7/26/2014 6:32:48 PM
The Dakotas of Kalinga Airlines flew several sorties into the country carrying medical assistance and ... Sources at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata confirmed that a Dakota DC-3 is parked as a piece of scrap to the east ...
The 10 Best Airports In The World
The Business Insider - 3/30/2011 7:02:22 PM
The airport is only 5 miles away from the city center, making it easily accessible. It is also one of the hubs in the Star Alliance, a network of 27 international airports that flies to 1,610 airports in 181 countries. Why it's awesome: Kuala Lumpur is ...
World's 10 best airports!
Rediff India Abroad - 8/4/2011 6:16:08 AM
Let us have a look at world's 10 best airports. Hong Kong International Airport ... It is the largest airport in the Nordic countries, and one of the oldest international airports in Europe.
Maiduguri Airport’s closure and the people’s right to know
The Nation - 7/25/2014 10:58:50 PM
Even in some other countries that adopted siddon look attitude towards ... The Federal Government yesterday shut down the Maiduguri International Airport, few hours to a scheduled airlift of 300 Muslim pilgrims who were on their way to Saudi Arabia for ...