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
Istanbul New Airport into finals of World Architectural Festival
traveldailymedia.com - 8/24/2016 6:37:35 AM
In the category “Future Projects – Infrastructure,” Istanbul New Airport has made it through to the finals of this year’s World Architectural Festival (WAF) in Berlin. Over 300 projects from more than 60 countries will be represented at the global ...
To improve connectivity, Govt to set up 50 regional airports in 3 years
The Hindu Business Line - 8/22/2016 11:57:54 PM
Shirdi airport by Nov Many of these airports will utilise the existing 400 airstrips across the country, many of which date back to the Second World War era and have been lying idle since, the minister said. In Maharashtra, Shirdi airport is expected to ...
India poised to be one of world’s largest aviation markets: ACI
India - 8/24/2016 2:08:33 PM
Founded in 1991, ACI is the trade association of the world’s airports. ACI served 592 members operating 1,853 airports in 173 countries as on January this year.
Home Ministry Orders Security Audit Of All Airports In The Country
newsworldindia.in - 8/16/2016 7:30:01 AM
Home Ministry on Tuesday, ordered security audit of all airports in the country. According to reports, the alarm has been sounded following the recent terror attacks at airports like Brussels and Istanbul. The Home Ministry also said that it wants specific ...
Perishable cargo exporters lament N100m loss to Lagos Airport bonded warehouse closure
World Stage - 8/25/2016 2:25:51 AM
Chief Executive Officer of ABX World ... export businesses at the Lagos Airport. If such act is not checkmated in future it will compound issues and create a logjam in the system. Or, do we prefer to ship our cargos to countries like Ghana or Cameroun ...
UNWTO chief Taleb Rifai: No country is safe
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 8/25/2016 9:35:21 AM
There is no completely safe country in the world. Anything can happen anywhere ... What happened in Turkey a few weeks ago was highly significant. When Ataturk Airport was attacked, two things happened that give food for thought. The Turkish authorities ...
LaGuardia travelers fear turbulence en route to new airport
The Business Insider - 8/25/2016 6:53:42 PM
There could be turbulence for travelers during the multibillion dollar renovation of New York's LaGuardia Airport. Vice President Joe Biden said the aging LaGuardia reminded him of a "Third World country" — and that was before a massive traffic tie-up ...
Lots of Richmond craft beer on tap at Richmond International Airport
WTVR-TV - 8/24/2016 4:03:05 PM
The chain, operated by global hospitality group Delaware North, has three other airport locations at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City ... has been very popular with travelers across the country and we’re excited to bring it to Richmond ...
Around-The-World Flight Makes Manassas Pit Stop
Patch - 8/23/2016 5:37:20 PM
MANASSAS, VA — Manassas Regional Airport received quite the special aviator late Saturday morning — a pilot who's trying to take the first around-the-world flight beginning ... 25,000 miles by way of 11 countries on a route that includes the first ...
Which airports have the happiest passengers?
CNN - 3/3/2016 4:01:51 PM
(CNN ... Best Airports by Size: Over 40 Million Passengers per Year. Crowd-pleasing innovations It's yet another award these two can add to the shelf, having secured first and second place in travel website Sleeping in Airports' survey of the world's ...
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 ...
Rousing welcome at KL Int'l Airport greets Malaysian Olympians
Today - 8/25/2016 10:54:06 AM
SEPANG — Over 1,000 Malaysians gathered at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport on Wednesday (Aug 24 ... which he said was one of the best medal hauls by Malaysian athletes in the country’s Olympic history. Malaysia won four silver and one bronze ...
There could be plenty of turbulence for travelers during the multibillion dollar renovation of New York's LaGuardia Airport
Associated Press - 8/25/2016 10:49:55 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- There could be turbulence for travelers during the multibillion dollar renovation of New York's LaGuardia Airport. Vice President Joe Biden said the aging LaGuardia reminded him of a "Third World country" - and that was before a massive ...
First cargo plane lands at Enugu Airport
Vanguard - 8/24/2016 6:44:45 AM
pointing out that the development meant that people from the region could fly to all parts of the world and have their bulk cargo delivered to them through the same airport since, “It will save costs, enhance convenience and safety in importation of ...
LaGuardia Airport traffic reaches new level, TSA warns to arrive early
am New York - 8/25/2016 3:51:45 AM
But the airport is in dire need of a face-lift, and Vice President Joe Biden once famously described it as what someone might find in “a Third World country.” A spokesman for LaGuardia Gateway Partners, the group overseeing the renovation, said they ...