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
Biden, who compared LaGuardia to 'Third World country,' touts improvement plans at NY airports
Fox Business - 10/20/2014 8:32:43 PM
Vice President Joe Biden, left, joined by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, speaks in a hangar of the Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, in New York, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, to discuss the need to improve New York's airports. Biden joined Cuomo as the ...
New York's Maligned Airports Are Finally Getting A Huge Makeover
businessinsider.com.au - 10/22/2014 12:37:53 PM
It would also set up tax-free zones at both Republic and Stewart. At LaGuardia, which Biden once described as fit for a “third world country,” a redesign could include a new airport layout, and a high-speed ferry and rail service. In an industry survey ...
Plan to overhaul New York airports takes step forward
Reuters - 10/20/2014 6:02:23 PM
It would also set up tax-free zones at both Republic and Stewart. At LaGuardia, which Biden once described as fit for a "third world country," a redesign could include a new airport layout, and a high-speed ferry and rail service. In an industry survey ...
Ebola-infected countries could export up to three cases per month: study
Canada - 10/21/2014 10:23:04 AM
And many of those people would not have Ebola. "Entry screening at international airports to which no direct flights are arriving from affected countries would be highly inefficient if border authorities are unable to easily identify which travellers ...
Ebola Airport Screening Prevents 3 Cases Per Month from Traveling
Yahoo News - 10/20/2014 10:48:43 PM
Without airport exit screening in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, an average of 2.8 travelers with Ebola would leave these countries on international flights each month, the study found. In addition, the study determined that exit screening was much more ...
Airport Screening in West Africa Will Curb Ebola's Spread: Study
US News Health - 10/20/2014 11:45:59 PM
The three countries are those hit hardest by the current Ebola outbreak. Screening is currently in place at international airports in cities there, and the study results highlight the need to maintain it, according to a team led by Dr. Kamran Khan ...
Cuomo Announces Plan to Overhaul Airports
Wall Street Journal - 10/20/2014 8:25:33 PM
La Guardia’s deficiencies were thrust into the national spotlight earlier this year when Mr. Biden said it was an airport one might find a “Third World country.” On Monday, Mr. Biden continued his criticism, noting long waits and hallways that “don ...
Ebola effect: Thermal scanners to be installed at Ahmedabad airport
The Indian Express - 10/21/2014 10:15:55 AM
... passengers having symptoms similar to those of Ebola are being monitored by the Union government at international airports across the country. And these international passengers’ health is being followed for three weeks wherever they go in India.
World's best airport bike paths
4029 TV - 10/20/2014 11:31:40 PM
Vancouver International Airport Vancouver's busy international airport describes ... The route also takes in some lovely countryside adjoining the Styal Country Park, and a selection of pubs. It's more often used for leisure riding and plane spotting ...
Cuomo: Revamp Stewart, NYC airports
Poughkeepsie Journal - 10/20/2014 10:27:15 PM
Biden made headlines in February when he compared LaGuardia in Queens to an airport in "some third-world country." Cuomo poked fun at the remark Monday, asking audience members who made that remark. The choices? Texas Gov. Rick Perry, late-night comedian ...
Cuomo, Biden reveal vision for NYC airports revamp
Travel Mole - 10/21/2014 11:27:30 AM
"The front doors for business and tourism are the airports," Cuomo said. At LaGuardia, once dubbed by Biden as 'fit for a third world country,' a redesign could include a new layout and a high-speed ferry and rail service. "From LaGuardia to Manhattan by ...
Study reveals importance of Ebola screening at international airports
Herald Scotland - 10/21/2014 1:11:53 AM
... infected with the deadly virus would be expected to travel on an international flight from any one of the countries' international airports each month. Airport screening is in force at the three airports investigated, Conakry, Monrovia and Freetown.
Pakistan is on top! After terrorism, country dominates world with worst airport
One India News - 10/18/2014 9:15:03 AM
New Delhi, Oct 18: It is proven fact now that Pakistan is a country where terrorists can easily live in peace, and world over people know about it. United States to various other countries caught the country red handed so many times for providing tacit ...
Star Alliance to develop Delhi and Mumbai airports as its hubs
Economic Times - 10/21/2014 2:33:37 PM
"We are looking at developing Delhi and Mumbai as our seamless hubs for transfering passengers with ease from international to ... a hub at its home country, Erbacci said a decision on whether Delhi or Mumbai airport would be developed first was expected ...
Ebola outbreak: Five US airports begin screening travellers from West African countries for virus
The Independent - 10/11/2014 6:45:52 AM
Starting today, airline customers who have stopped in Guinea, Sierra Leone or Liberia before arriving into the international ... one of the three worst-hit countries in western Africa will arrive at one of those five airports. “We work to continuously ...