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
MacArthur Airport, like other small airfields, losing flights, carriers, says study
Newsday - 7/21/2014 6:31:34 PM
Small airports across the country, including Long Island MacArthur Airport, are losing flights, destinations and carriers, according to a new study by MIT's International Center for Air Transportation. From 2012 to 2013 alone, smaller airports -- those ...
Charleston Int'l. Airport Ranked Most Affordable in Nation
WTMA - 7/22/2014 4:35:51 PM
Charleston International secured the top ranking out of the 101 most popular airports in the country, the website said. The ranking of airports was done based on user searches on the site during the month of June 2014. The average airfare from Charleston ...
Hundreds of flights canceled at China airports, more to come
CNN - 7/22/2014 7:03:11 AM
Lengthy flight delays are common in China. The country's largest airports, serving the mega-cities of Shanghai and Beijing, suffer some of the worst flight delays in the world. In June 2013, Beijing's Capital International Airport hit the bottom of a list ...
Dozens Killed As Libyan Militias Battle For Tripoli's Airport
NPR News - 7/21/2014 9:41:51 AM
At least 47 people have been killed in fighting over the past 24 hours between rival Libyan militias battling for control of Tripoli's international airport. The country's health ministry said late Sunday that the fighting also wounded 120 people.
Why we built airport, by Lamido
The Nation - 7/21/2014 10:34:57 PM
He said: “The Dutse Airport is a world class facility . I think it is very important for Jigawa State.There are a lot of countries that do not have this as their international airport. I think this is a very important development for the state.
Government Identifies Sites for 50 Airports; Country's Air Passenger Traffic Goes up
International Business Times - 7/22/2014 8:57:43 AM
The Union government wanted to develop at least 200 small airports country-wide to enhance air travel facility ... The government has accorded site clearance for a greenfield international airport at Dholera at Ahmedabad in Gujarat, being developed by ...
Shell Bitumen paves Dubai, world’s second busiest airport
News Philippines Yahoo - 7/22/2014 5:04:29 PM
Mactan Cebu International Airport and Subic Bay International Airport. Shell Bitumen is the world’s largest bitumen marketing company serving over 1,600 customers in over 30 countries. Shell supplies around 12,000 tons of bitumen daily, or a total of 4 ...
Libya militants reach truce deal to end airport battle
presstv.com - 7/18/2014 6:39:18 AM
In the capital, Tripoli, clashes between rival militias seeking to gain control over the country’s biggest airport sparked fears of an all-out civil war. The Tripoli International Airport has been under the control of Zintan militants over the past three ...
Libyan militia says ceasefire reached to end airport battle
Reuters - 7/18/2014 2:50:14 AM
FEMALE MP KILLED In another sign of turmoil, air controllers halted work in Tripoli, shutting off much of the oil-producing country from international traffic. On Wednesday, Libya reopened the western Misrata airport, which had been closed with Tripoli ...
Detroit Metro Airport Ranked Highest In U.S. In Wi-Fi Quality
CBS Detroit - 7/21/2014 8:47:34 PM
DETROIT (WWJ) — Detroit Metropolitan Airport was recently ranked as having the fastest airport Wi-Fi connectivity in the country by mobile network ... just beating out Denver International Airport, which scored 4.33 mbps. “With the demand for wireless ...
IGI Airport starts pet facilitation desk
Vancouver Desi South Asian news - 7/22/2014 2:19:50 PM
IGI Airport Tuesday became the first airport in the country to launch a pet travel information and facilitation desk – ‘Pet Fly’ – at Terminal-3. According to Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), the company, which manages IGI Airport ...
FAA temporarily halts all US flights to Israel
The Verge - 7/22/2014 4:35:51 PM
Only three US airliners have service to Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv — Delta, United and US Airways — meaning that all American flights to the country are effectively grounded for at least a day during the height of tourism season ...
Libya militias in renewed battle for airport
BBC - 7/21/2014 7:40:10 AM
Rival militias are locked in battle at Libya's main international airport, with reports of at least four people ... Libya has been gripped by instability since the 2011 uprising, with swathes of the country controlled by militias. Successive governments ...
Ezekwesili Detained At Abuja Airport, Released
Leadership - 7/22/2014 12:22:19 AM
I am being detained by the SSS at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport. The SSS has refused to give my passport ... the SSS clears all passengers that travel outside this country or come into this country. Oby Ezekwesili went through the same protocol ...
Investor expresses interest in Wa Airport
Ghana Web - 7/21/2014 7:40:10 AM
There are currently five operational domestic airports in the country -- Kotoka International Airport’s Terminal One and the Kumasi, Sunyani , Takoradi and Tamale Airports. However, the increase in domestic passenger traffic over the last two years ...