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
Airports Around The World Keen On Getting More Connections To China
Forbes - 9/29/2016 3:13:14 PM
of floor space, making it the world’s largest building in ... will probably soon be seen as becoming the country’s fifth first tier city. Direct air links to China were a big issue for many airports during ROUTES. Secondary destinations especially ...
The 100-year evolution of the airport Trump called 'third world'
The Business Insider - 9/28/2016 10:06:37 AM
According to Donald Trump, landing at New York City's LaGuardia Airport is like landing in "a third world country." "It's one thing to have $20 trillion in debt and our airports and roads are good — our airports are like from a third world country," he ...
Trump is right: America's airports are awful
The Economist online - 9/29/2016 12:57:14 PM
But one statement he made largely evaded scrutiny. “Our airports are like from a third-world country,” he said during a brief exchange on American infrastructure, specifically mentioning New York’s three international airports and Los Angeles ...
Map Reveals Wi-Fi Passwords At Airports Around The World
The Huffington Post - 9/28/2016 4:01:33 AM
Clicking on an airport on the map and the location of the wireless network reveals its name and password. Polat, a frequent traveler, writes on his website that his “long term goal is to visit every country in the world” while also helping others ...
The real reason Donald Trump's favorite airports are so much better than America's
Chron - 9/29/2016 9:51:07 AM
"Our airports are like from a Third World country," he said. His point was that U.S. infrastructure is a mess. But the comparison to Dubai, Qatar and China was strange, to say the least. Although Trump has not been particularly shy about praising ...
The Top 10 Secrets of LaGuardia Airport in NYC
untappedcities.com - 9/27/2016 7:58:57 AM
the likening of LaGuardia Airport to one in a “Third World Country” again by politicians made us laugh. LaGuardia Airport is like the unfashionable, uncool kid in your class that gets bullied and/or targeted for a makeover when convenient by the cool kids.
There Is Now A Google Map Filled With A World Of Airport Wi-Fi Passwords
TravelPulse - 9/29/2016 4:24:49 PM
A childhood traversing between Turkey and America led to an adult that can now boast of visiting 80 countries ... people like Polat can glean a small chunk of Wi-Fi from airports across the world. We imagine something like this might prove useful ...
Alipay to offer payment services in overseas airports
ECNS - 9/29/2016 12:25:37 AM
"Airports are travelers' first stop and by working with the world's most popular airports ... that its service would reach 30 airports in the future. Alipay is one of the country's biggest online payment platforms. It has already expanded to several ...
Georgia - a new world for tourists
dw.com - 9/29/2016 1:33:01 PM
The main road from Tbilisi airport is actually called "George-W-Bush-Road ... #DailyDrone - today the grain harvest in Crispendorf in Thuringia. The world's 10 most visited countries 27.09.2016 According to the United Nation's World Tourism Organization ...
Israel's strip searches at airports 'illegal'
Al JAZEERA - 9/29/2016 6:19:21 PM
"And I find it equally disturbing that other countries allow Israel's racist ... Shehadeh called the Airport Authority's denial "outrageous". Israel's Great Divide - Al Jazeera World Another recent incident involved Samar Qupty, 26, a Palestinian actress ...
Sea-Tac Airport Workers Vote to Strike Delta Contractor Air Serv
AviationPros - 9/28/2016 9:12:20 PM
"We want Sea-Tac to continue to be a world-class airport," says Nolan Lewis ... The Sea-Tac workers organizing with SEIU Local 6 are part of a growing movement of airport workers across the country calling out the low-bid contracting system that continues ...
Group returns to Cuyahoga County Airport after flying around the world
The Morning Journal - 9/28/2016 3:35:54 PM
“I love flying and enjoyed seeing the world,” Chen said. They shared detailed accounts and photos from their global journey on the T&G Flying Club Facebook page. The group shared unforgettable experiences together exploring other countries and hopes to ...
Sydney Airport opens first to Australia dining concepts
asia.etbtravelnews.com - 9/29/2016 2:20:08 AM
“I’m very excited to unveil my new restaurant in Sydney Airport’s T1 International terminal for Australians and the many visitors travelling through the amazing country of Australia ... our position as the world’s leading international ...
World leaders mourn Peres, praise him as a man of peace
Acadiana's Multi-Media News klfy.com - 9/28/2016 4:44:30 AM
Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, has died, the Israeli news ...
Donald Trump Just Called LAX a "Third World" Airport
LA Weekly - 9/27/2016 10:39:25 PM
you see these incredible airports, and you land — we’ve become a third-world country," he said. Clinton responded that it's possible some American airports aren't up to international standards "maybe because you haven't paid any federal income tax for ...