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
WHO urges exit screening in countries with Ebola
USA Today - 8/18/2014 9:30:07 AM
The World Health Organization announced Monday that it is urging countries affected by Ebola to "conduct exit screening at international airports, seaports and land crossings." "Any person with an illness consistent with (Ebola) should not be allowed to ...
WHO urges Ebola-hit countries to do 'exit screening' of intl airports, seaports, land crossings
CNBC - 8/18/2014 2:09:18 PM
Authorities in countries affected by Ebola should check people departing at international airports, seaports and major border crossings and stop any with signs of the virus from travelling, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday. The U.N ...
WHO: Ebola Affected Countries Must Conduct 'Exit Screenings' at Airports, Borders
Breitbart News - 8/18/2014 2:23:37 PM
The World Health Organization is strongly urging countries affected by the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa-- Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Nigeria-- to screen individuals leaving the country for the virus at airports, seaports, and border crossings.
Indian airports need to be further developed
Daijiworld - 8/28/2014 1:14:29 PM
Indian airports handled 148,094,443 passenger volume in 2013, making the country as the 11th largest in terms of passenger volumes in the world.
Ebola-hit countries must screen all departing travelers: WHO
Reuters - 8/18/2014 10:20:14 AM
GENEVA (Reuters) - Authorities in countries affected by Ebola should check people departing at international airports, seaports and major border crossings and stop any with signs of the virus from traveling, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday.
India should review airport regulatory model for investment: ACI
Zee News - 8/28/2014 12:45:51 PM
global airports body Airports Council International (ACI) said Thursday and sought its review to attract investment to develop aviation infrastructure in the country. Asserting that transparent economic regulatory processes must be put in place in India ...
Indian airports over-regulated: Global airports body
The Hindu - 8/28/2014 2:26:04 PM
“Other countries have faced this dilemma and we will provide ... place to encourage the development of this much needed infrastructure. “The world is recognising that airports are businesses in their own right as they vie to gain air services for ...
New counterterrorism units at Australian airports
Lincoln Journal Star - 8/27/2014 5:59:01 AM
The move is focused on passengers arriving and leaving the country ... out of Sydney Airport on his brother's passport in December last year to join Islamic State fighters, Morrison said. Sharrouf, 33, has since provoked international outrage by posting ...
Ebola-affected Countries to Check for "Signs of Virus" at International Departures - WHO
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - 8/19/2014 3:26:51 PM
Authorities in countries affected by Ebola should check people departing at international airports, seaports and major border crossings, and stop any with signs of the virus from travelling. The World Health Organization (WHO) made the recommendation on ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 4:23:56 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 ...
Audit: Charlotte's airport struggled to keep up with growth
WCNC Charlotte - 8/28/2014 6:36:37 PM
... is now the sixth busiest in the world when it comes to takeoffs and landings, and city leaders have long said that Charlotte-Douglas is one of the best run and most efficiently run airports in the country. But behind the scenes, a new audit says ...
Tony Abbott Boosts Counter-Terrorism Efforts at Airports; Authorities Arrest 'Person of Interest'
International Business Times - 8/28/2014 8:06:41 AM
Mr Abbott did not reveal anything more about the person who was held at the airport and declined to give information about his destination. In a move to widen Australia's border security, the prime minister declared that all of the country's international ...
Indian airports low in world rankings; Hyderabad best in country
IBN Live - 4/19/2013 3:43:05 AM
New Delhi: Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGI) has been rated as the best airport in India, the fifth best regional airport in Asia and the eighth best airport in the 5-10 million passengers per annum capacity category. The ratings were ...