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
Labor Day flying: Behind the scenes at D-FW Airport, the ninth busiest in the world
Dallas News - 9/3/2015 2:15:35 PM
But for those who need to get across the country fast, nothing can compete with ... Each day, more than 170,000 passengers use the airport, making it the ninth busiest in the world. Since many of those trips are on smaller, domestic jets, the airport ...
The man who traveled to every country in the world before turning 40 reveals his packing strategy
Yahoo Finance - 9/3/2015 9:03:36 PM
Garfors managed to travel to every country in the world before he turned 40 ... "So it's very flexible. In airports, I can roll it behind me; I just pull out the handle. And if I'm going where there's uneven surfaces, I can make a backpack out of it ...
Infrastructure in the Rich World: Building Works
CFO - 9/3/2015 3:05:41 PM
It is hard to exaggerate the decrepitude of infrastructure in much of the rich world. One in three railway bridges in ... The American Society of Civil Engineers rates around 14,000 of the country’s dams as “high hazard” and 151,238 of its bridges ...
And the busiest airport in the world is.... (TOP 10 LIST)
The Business Journal - 9/1/2015 1:27:50 PM
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is still the busiest airport in the world when it comes to the number of ... data from 2014 for more than 2,200 airports in more than 160 countries. Worldwide airport passenger numbers increased by 5.7 ...
Led by an Iron Maiden rocker, Air Djibouti aims to take on the Gulf aviation giants
Arabian Business - 9/3/2015 10:19:21 AM
It is building four new ports, two airports, and a $3.5 billion-free trade zone set ... It plans to start services to Sudan, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana and countries in central Africa this year, specialising in high-value goods from electronic goods to laptop ...
Let's know about countries Indians can travel to without visa or with 'visa on arrival' facility
Meri News - 9/4/2015 1:31:26 PM
There are as many as 50 countries in the world that are beautiful from the tourism point of ... Indians can get their Visas after arriving in Bolivia after paying a fee of $52 at La Paz airport. The places to visit here are colonial towns, cobbled streets ...
INS Dega Airport to be developed
Webindia 123 - 9/3/2015 1:54:06 PM
He said all the P8I aircraft will be stationedat Arakonam in Tamil Nadu.He said India was the first country in the world purchasing P8Iaircraft from America and the main purpose of the aircraft is to searchand detect submarines with latest radars and ...
Morpho Wins Contract for 44 Itemiser 4DX Trace Detectors to UK Airports
aviationpros.com - 9/3/2015 10:00:52 PM
More than 23,000 Morpho ETD systems have been supplied to airports, air cargo facilities ... With systems operating in more than 100 countries, Morpho's solutions simplify and secure the lives of people around the world.
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 ...
MPs find fault with new fees and treatment of VIPs at airports
Dawn - 9/4/2015 2:04:15 AM
“All over the world special treatment is provided to passengers, but at the Islamabad airport no facility exists even at the VIP lounge,” she said. MNA Syed Javed Ali Shah said he has visited 30 countries and observed that passengers travelling ...
10 of the World's Cheapest Countries to Go to on Holiday.
4HOTELIERS - 9/4/2015 12:09:43 AM
India is the seventh largest country in the world, so unless you're planning an incredible six ... Just a short 20 minute subway ride from the airport terminal (30-40 minutes if you're travelling in by bus) satisfy your inner culture vulture in Sofia ...
World Duty Free Group reveals latest openings at Miami International
The Moodie Report - 9/4/2015 1:09:58 PM
World Duty Free Group (WDFG), working in partnership with Master ConcessionAir (MCA), has boosted its retail presence at Miami International Airport with five new locations ... Miami-Dade Country Aviation Department Deputy Director Ken Pyatt and Miami ...
World’s First Solar Powered Airport Opens In Cochin
Asianscientist - 8/24/2015 8:58:09 AM
has become the first airport in the world run completely on solar power. It's latest 12 MWp solar power plant, comprising of 46,150 solar panels laid across 45 acres near cargo complex, was inaugurated on August 18 by Chief Minister of Kerala, Mr. Oommen ...
At massive parade, Xi says China will cut troop levels by 3,00,000
Rediff India Abroad - 9/3/2015 3:20:00 PM
He said this victory also re-established China as a major country in the world and won the Chinese people respect ... The city's international airport was closed for two hours. Image: Chinese President Xi Jinping stands in a car after he reviewed the ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 11:16:08 AM
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." In January, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called LaGuardia and ...