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
Yemenis Are Stuck In World Airports
NationalYemen - 3/29/2015 2:24:00 PM
An official source at the Yemeni Civil Aviation Authority said that hundreds of Yemenis are stuck in world airports as a result of the air and sea ban on the country after the beginning of operation Decisive Storm. Hundreds of Yemenis are now being held at ...
The Arab world's poorest country is now the battleground of a Mideast-wide war
The Business Insider - 3/28/2015 6:42:53 PM
Airport officials said up to 250 other foreigners working for international oil companies and NGOs also ... some of which had been pointing towards Aden or neighboring countries. In the northern city of Saada, a Houthi stronghold near the Saudi border ...
PIA probes alleged violation of UK laws by its cabin crew
Dawn - 3/29/2015 10:20:37 AM
“The behaviour of the cabin crew tarnished the image of the national flag carrier and the country,” said a statement issued by the management of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). The UK Border Force at the Heathrow Airport alleged that some ...
Dufry Agrees to Buy World Duty Free Stake From Benettons
Bloomberg - 3/27/2015 11:59:02 PM
It acquired Hudson News, a chain of U.S. airport shops, in 2008. World Duty Free operates 495 stores in 19 countries and 98 airports across the world, according to its website. The Benetton family has held a controlling 50.1 percent stake since the company ...
Arab strikes on rebels hit Yemen's main airport
Yahoo News - 3/29/2015 3:57:03 PM
Sanaa (AFP) - Saudi-led warplanes bombed Yemen's main international airport and struck a renegade troop base in the capital, as Arab leaders vowed Sunday to pummel Iranian-backed rebels until they surrender. The raids on the country's main air gateway came ...
87kg gold haul in Bengal is country’s biggest
Times of India - 3/29/2015 4:29:52 AM
The country's porous borders with countries such as Myanmar ... Last month, revenue intelligence officials seized 55kg gold from Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.
Angola: Italy/Expo2015 - Angola On Display At Leonardo DA Vinci Airport
AllAfrica - 3/27/2015 11:59:02 PM
was inaugurated Friday at Rome?s Leonardo da Vinci International Airport?s terminal 3, by the country?s general commissioner for Expo/2015, Albina Assis Africano. Speaking on the occasion, Albina Assis said the exhibition depicts what Angola will take to ...
Spain’s Record Tourist Arrivals Equal Big Profits for Its Biggest Airports
Skift - 3/28/2015 12:59:17 PM
Aena, the world’s biggest airport operator by passenger volume ... Madrid’s Barajas airport is showing “a clear comeback” in business after the country’s economy returned to growth in 2014 after three years of recession, Chief Executive Officer ...
Coming Soon To PDX International Airport: The Country Cat
Eater Portland - 3/27/2015 8:57:05 AM
The new outlet features 120 seats, a grab and go market and all the fried chicken you can swallow before you catch your flight. Jackie Sappington says the new spot will seat 120—more than doubling the comfort food joint's Montavilla flagship—and will ...
Ben-Gurion Airport sees rise in passenger traffic in February
YNET News - 3/29/2015 9:54:58 PM
Arkia recorded a 24% drop on its international routes. The most popular destination for direct flights from and to Israel was the United States with 11.7% of all passengers who passed through Ben-Gurion Airport last month, followed by Germany with 9% of ...
Bhutan's Paro airport's fate in limbo: IAF may relocate
Economic Times - 3/27/2015 8:09:58 PM
Paro International Airport in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan ... Indian tourism hubs like Guwahati and Siliguri and we have an open border between the two countries," said tourism consultant R Basu. Paro airport offers convenient passage for both inbound ...
Fast facts about the world’s busiest airports
Euronews - 3/28/2015 2:43:40 AM
The airport serves 150 US destinations and more than 75 international destinations in 50 countries. -Hartsfield-Jackson boasts the tallest air traffic tower in North America (398 feet, 121 meters) and the fourth tallest in the world. -Atlanta is within a ...
Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma walk hand-in-hand after landing in Mumbai following ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 exit
Cricket Country - 3/28/2015 11:57:51 PM
India marks out of 10 Kohli and Anushka walked hand in hand amid a sea of media at the Mumbai International Airport. The batsman made just one run in the lost semifinal against Australia and Anushka, who was in the stands during the game, was blamed for ...
Arab leaders agree on unified military force – Strikes on rebels hit Yemen’s main airport
Kuwait Times - 3/29/2015 9:12:01 PM
The summit final communique called for “coordination, efforts and steps to establish a unified Arab force” to intervene in countries such as Yemen. Meanwhile, Saudi-led warplanes bombed Yemen’s main international airport and struck a renegade troop ...
Pune airport on busy list
Punemirror - 3/27/2015 9:14:24 PM
Despite major space constraints and time slot restrictions by the Indian Air Force, Pune International Airport made it to the list of 10 busiest airports in the country. While it came in at number 10, both airlines and commuters feel that a top 5 ranking ...