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
AAI selects Surat airport for modernization
Times of India - 10/2/2014 11:35:43 AM
SURAT: Airport Authority of India (AAI) has identified Surat airport and 28 other metro and non-metro airports in the country for modernization ... Official sources said AAI authorities had attended the World Route Development Forum conference in Chicago ...
No Way to Screen for Ebola at Airports
News Max - 10/1/2014 1:38:35 PM
The Ebola screening measures started this summer by the Nigerian government at the country’s international airports, and another in South Africa, are ineffective and will not do much to detect the deadly virus, according to DefenseOne.com. Nigerian ...
Restaurant week on the fly: Airport eateries launch restaurant month
azcentral.com - 10/1/2014 8:40:56 PM
Traveling this month? If you're flying out of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport or other major airports around the country arrive early to check out new restaurant deals. HMSHost, a giant airport concessionaire, today launched the first Airport ...
Liberia steps up screening of passengers at airport
India TV - 10/2/2014 6:27:54 AM
Monrovia: The Liberian government announced the imposition of stringent screening measures, at the country's only international airport, for passengers after the first Ebola case in the US. Liberia has been in the spotlight since there were two instances ...
Integrated Fuel Facility at Mumbai Airport Gets CCI Nod
The New Indian Express - 10/2/2014 5:59:16 AM
NEW DELHI: The country’s commercial capital would soon have an integrated ... in Mumbai by a joint venture of three state-owned oil companies and Mumbai International Airport Pvt Ltd. The approval, however, came from the fair trade watchdog after the ...
Portland airport prepared to handle Ebola virus
KOIN-TV - 10/1/2014 1:02:48 PM
More than 13 million people travel through the airport each year with direct flights to many international countries. Officials at the heavily traveled airport have kept a close eye on the outbreak. “We do have a Communicable Disease Response Plan at 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 ...
Man hit by shuttle bus at PDX files $10 million lawsuit against hotel
KPTV Fox-12 - 10/1/2014 10:13:59 PM
A man who suffered severe injuries after he was pinned between two shuttle buses at Portland International Airport has filed a $10 million lawsuit against the Sheraton Hotel. Kevin Schaffer, 51, a driver for Country Inn and Suites, was loading bags into ...
Kerala government gets Rs 17.76 crore profit from Cochin airport
Economic Times - 10/1/2014 10:18:09 AM
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL), the country's first greenfield airport in the public-private partnership mode, Wednesday handed over a cheque of Rs.17.76 crore to the Kerala government as its share of profits for the last ...
FAA: O’Hare Ops Highest in Country Tuesday
AVweb - 10/2/2014 2:17:22 AM
Like many aviation companies, Lycoming is involved in the world of unmanned systems ... managed more operations at Chicago O’Hare yesterday than at any other airport in the country. The number of arrivals and departures yesterday at O’Hare were ...
Indian airports low in world rankings; Hyderabad best in country
IBN Live - 4/19/2013 3:43:05 AM
New Delhi: Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGI) has been rated as the best airport in India, the fifth best regional airport in Asia and the eighth best airport in the 5-10 million passengers per annum capacity category. The ratings were ...
World's most beautiful airports
USA Today - 4/7/2013 4:28:56 PM
As the gateway to a city or country, airports are often striking works of architecture. Here are ten of the best from around the world. John F ... one of the easiest airports to navigate, it's also beautiful. Terminal 4's architectural highlights include ...
HNTB’s Laddie Irion elected to board of directors for Airports Council International – North America World Business Partners and Associates
University Chronicle - 10/1/2014 9:59:40 PM
engineering and design services at Los Angeles World Airports; design and construction management of runway status light implementation at airports across the country; and design of the runway expansion at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
Somalia: Rebuilding of Mogadishu Airport, Seaport Underway
AllAfrica - 10/2/2014 4:54:51 AM
With an improvement in security, the Somali government is taking advantage of relative calm and rebuilding the country's major source of revenues ... With Turkish funding and assistance, the sole international airport in Mogadishu is being revamped ...