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
TSA woes could lead to more line delays at OKC airport
Oklahoma News - 5/25/2016 2:41:55 AM
Memorial Day weekend is still days away, but the summer travel crunch, aggravated by Transportation Security Administration budget cuts and ever tightening security, already is bubbling up at Will Rogers World ... At airports across the country, the ...
Airport security: Can attacks be prevented?
CNN - 5/20/2016 6:39:53 PM
(CNN)As travelers around the world absorb the implications of this week's crash ... Implementation of those standards varies, even within European countries, from airport to airport, says Price, declining to name specific airports. In the meantime, experts ...
World Humanitarian Summit Kicks off in Turkey & Somalia President Delivers Speech
Quadrangle - 5/24/2016 6:20:50 PM
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan noted Monday at the first World Humanitarian Summit that his country had spent "over 10 billion ... Lawmakers to address security delays at Newark airport They depend on efficiency and a job well done in order to ...
Malaysia Airports expects new aviation hub to increase tourist traffic
marketing-interactive.com - 5/25/2016 4:29:17 AM
This is part of its five-year business plan, Runway to Success 2020, to elevate the country to developed-nation status and transport the national airport into a world-class airport city and tourist destination. According to a release sent by Malaysia ...
Global community impressed by Expo plans
Emirates247 - 5/25/2016 5:55:11 AM
The Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Preparatory Committee, led by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Preparatory Committee and Chairman of Dubai Airports ... 180 countries. For the first time in the history of World Expos ...
Global Smart Airports Market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 5.74% over 2015-2019
Empowered News - 5/25/2016 12:57:31 PM
ResearchMoz added Latest Research Report titled " Global Smart Airports Market 2015-2019 ... What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors? ResearchMoz is the world’s fastest growing collection of market research reports worldwide.
Lawmakers address security delays at Newark Liberty airport
The Morning Call - 5/24/2016 1:45:50 AM
"No person traveling in this country should be subjected to the wait times and the things they've been going through in order to travel," Payne said, adding that even though he lives a few miles from the airport he has considered flying out of a different ...
TSA Replaces Head of Security as Airport Lines Keep Getting Longer
NBC News - 5/24/2016 1:17:12 AM
LaJoye, currently a deputy assistant TSA administrator, was previously a top security official at two of the world's busiest airports ... bolstered by screening experts from airports across the country. In addition, Neffenger said the TSA has established ...
State Employees: Stone Your Feudal Governors And Say No To $3.2 Billion World Bank Money By Bayo Oluwasanmi
Sahara Reporters - 5/23/2016 1:50:00 PM
What back up do they have in a country without social safety nets like unemployment ... For example, some governors in their warped judgment and misplaced priority believe building airports are more important than paying workers' salaries.
World leaders gather in Japan ahead of G7
newsnation.in - 5/25/2016 6:41:07 PM
Britain’s David Cameron, whose country’s referendum next month on continued membership of the European Union was likely to figure prominently on the summit agenda, arrived late afternoon at the main international airport ... of the world’s first ...
Vegas or Bust: World Series of Poker Tips
The Huffington Post - 5/24/2016 4:30:28 AM
as pros and amateurs alike converge on Las Vegas for what is by far the world's biggest poker tournament series. I also leave a week from today, though I won't arrive in Vegas until next weekend. We're loading up the van and driving cross-country ...
Zika Is Flying Into The US—And Airports Have No Way To Stop It
vocativ.com - 5/25/2016 7:31:14 PM
For most of Zika’s journey around the world, humans in airplanes will be the main ... they’re going to walk off a plane arriving from a Zika-prone country, and through an airport. Carriers may be asymptomatic, and Zika’s benign flu-like symptoms ...
TSA head pays the price for long lines at airport security
You Don't Know Football - 5/25/2016 12:21:44 PM
Look no further than Canada and nearly every single European country, which all use private airport screeners. We also have revisited our security protocols. And in the real world, the results with actual air travelers were similar. The worst part is that ...
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 ...
Experts: Perfect security is elusive at all airports
Gulf News - 5/25/2016 8:39:49 AM
But the chilling reality is that security is ultimately fallible. “ It’s possible to get any kind of dangerous object through every airport in the world due to the contradiction between time and security.” - Alain Bauer, criminologist Tweet this ...