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
Gimhae International Airport in Busan passes 10-million mark in 2014
Anna Aero - 4/21/2015 9:17:33 AM
Located on the south-eastern tip of South Korea, Gimhae International Airport serves the country’s second largest city, Busan. Last year the airport topped the 10-million passenger mark for the first time, recording growth of 7.3%. In the five years ...
Largest gold haul worth Rs 6 crore at IGI airport, 2 arrested
The Indian Express - 4/21/2015 1:53:44 AM
Two people were arrested at the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Sunday for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country gold worth approximately Rs 6 crore. The passengers, identified as Mohammed Quamruzzama and Gulab Anwar, were intercepted by ...
Vilnius Airport – the fastest growing airport in Eastern Europe
The Baltic Course - 4/21/2015 9:17:33 AM
... on economy growth of both individual regions of Lithuania close to the airports of the network and the whole country. As reported by Routesonline, Vilnius International Airport has grown departure capacity by over 94% over the five year period. This ...
UAE Leads the Way in Airport Automation
aviationpros.com - 4/20/2015 4:13:55 PM
April 20--DUBAI -- The UAE is among the world's leaders in the use of sophisticated technology to streamline airport and border entry into the country, according to airport IT giant SITA. Automated passport control (APC) kiosks have already been ...
No move to cut privileges enjoyed by MPs at airports: Govt
Zee News - 4/20/2015 3:02:20 PM
New Delhi: MPs and other VIPs will continue to enjoy facilities like a reserved lounge at international and domestic terminals ... The Minister also said that security arrangements at airports in the country are elaborate, adequate and effective.
Thousands in pocket change left at Va. airport checkpoints
WTOP - 4/21/2015 2:58:10 AM
The TSA suggests travelers store loose change in carry-on bags. Travelers departing Washington Dulles International Airport left about $22,000 behind, the eighth highest amount in the country. Nearly $9,600 was left at checkpoints at Reagan National ...
Pocket change left at airports totals nearly $675,000 nationally
WTVR-TV - 4/20/2015 10:11:50 PM
Travelers in Virginia departing Washington Dulles International Airport in Sterling, Virginia, left $22,037.55 behind, which ranked as the eighth highest amount in the country. Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, saw $9,591.57 ...
No proposal to cut privileges of MPs, VIPs at airports: Government
Economic Times - 4/20/2015 11:41:54 AM
Giving this information in the Lok Sabha, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said some of the facilities being provided to the VIPs and Members of Parliament include providing reserved lounge at domestic and international airports, free access to ...
No move to cut privileges enjoyed by MPs and other VIPs at airports: Government
Daily News and Analysis - 4/20/2015 8:14:19 AM
MPs and other VIPs will continue to enjoy facilities like a reserved lounge at international and domestic terminals ... The Minister also said that security arrangements at airports in the country are elaborate, adequate and effective.
In Atlanta, a quest to keep its airport the world’s busiest
The Post and Courier - 4/20/2015 12:00:23 AM
ATLANTA — The typical flier might wonder why an airport would promote its designation ... the largest single terminal in the country was christened. It was followed 19 years later by what was then the world’s biggest passenger terminal complex.
Al Qaeda seizes Yemen airport, military base; U.N. envoy resigns
Los Angeles Times - 4/16/2015 11:56:47 PM
Al Qaeda's branch in Yemen, capitalizing on the chaos gripping the country, was reported to have taken control of an airport, oil terminal and other ... an escalating humanitarian crisis in the Arab world’s poorest nation. Al Qaeda in the Arabian ...
Officials At Brisbane Airport Refuse To Consider Aboriginal Passport As ‘Valid Document’
International Business Times - 4/20/2015 2:45:02 AM
Clayton-Dixon said that the officers had questioned him for half an hour on Friday when he arrived at the Brisbane International Airport from New Zealand ... He was allowed to enter the country thereafter. According to Clayton-Dixon, the Australian ...
Our (North Country) Man in Havana
North Country Public Radio - 4/20/2015 10:51:48 AM
Douglas helped create the Plattsburgh International Airport which has emerged as a major travel hub for North Country residents and Canadians heading south in the winter. Now Douglas will be talking about the airport and its services with his counterparts ...
Privileges of MPs, VIP passengers at airports to stay: Government
Times of India - 4/20/2015 5:18:20 PM
Giving this information in Lok Sabha, civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said some of the facilities being provided to the VIPs and members of Parliament include providing reserved lounge at domestic and international airports, free access to ...
No move to cut privileges enjoyed by MPs at airports: Centre
Post - 4/20/2015 1:29:17 PM
They will also have reserved lounge facilities at international and domestic terminals ... The Minister also said that security arrangements at airports in the country are elaborate, adequate and effective.