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
‘Third World’ U.S. Airports? That Insults the Third World
The Wall Street Journal - 1/22/2017 11:55:25 PM
For once, Donald Trump was guilty of understatement. “Our airports are like from a Third World country,” he said during a debate year. It’s a common complaint but inaccurate: Comparing America’s airports with the Third World’s is unfair to the ...
Kenya Airports Authority seeks $284.000 World Bank loan to upgrade airports
asokoinsight.com - 1/24/2017 10:45:38 AM
The Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) is seeking a Sh29 billion loan from the World Bank to finance the upgrade of the country’s airports. Under an initiative dubbed Kenya Aviation Modernisation Project, KAA said yesterday it plans to use part of the ...
Dubai airport remains world’s busiest for international traffic despite slower 2016 growth
The National - 1/24/2017 8:00:59 AM
Dubai International Airport remained the world’s busiest for international passengers in ... India continued to be Dubai’s single largest destination country in 2016 with 11.4 million passengers, up 10.1 per cent. Cargo volumes grew 3.4 per cent ...
Dubai international airport remains the world's busiest
PanARMENIAN Network - 1/24/2017 12:22:52 AM
... International Airport first surpassed London Heathrow as the world's busiest airport for international traffic in 2014. The airport is home to the long-haul carrier Emirates. Countries most likely to trigger World War Three - report At the top of the ...
DXB Extends Its Lead as #1 Airport for International Passengers
Business Wire - 1/24/2017 4:54:52 AM
India continued to lead as Dubai’s single largest destination country in 2016 with 11,440,215 passengers ... Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports, said, “After emerging as the world’s number one airport for international passengers in 2014, DXB ...
The youngest person to travel to every country in the world shares his money-saving hacks
lonelyplanet.com - 1/24/2017 10:59:57 AM
Those early morning trips by taxi to the airport and extra little costs add up ... James Asquith holds the Guinness World Record for youngest person to visit every country in the world. Image: James Asquith Not only this, but you will tend to see a lot ...
Countries With The Most Airports In The World
worldatlas.com - 8/15/2016 11:59:03 PM
The US hosts the largest number of airports in the world, followed by Brazil and Mexico. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in the U.S. state of Georgia is the United States' busiest airport. Without a doubt, air travel is one of the most ...
Tourists from 180 Countries Can Obtain E-Visa in Iran’s Urmia
ifpnews.com - 1/24/2017 10:02:41 AM
Citizens of 180 countries around the world will be able to obtain e-visas upon arrival at the Urmia International Airport in northwestern Iran, an Iranian official announced. Citizens from different countries are going to obtain their e-visas just within ...
The 5 longest highways in the world
Daily Telegraph - 1/24/2017 10:59:57 AM
The video above looks at the top five longest highways in the world, including the Golden Quadrilateral in India that carries 40% of the country’s traffic ... will take a closer look at the five largest airports and the longest railway tunnels.
Gambia's defeated leader leaves country, ends standoff
The Miami Herald - 1/21/2017 7:07:17 AM
Though tens of thousands of Gambians had fled the country during his rule, Jammeh supporters flocked to the airport to see him walk the red ... did not include promises of amnesty but said the world and regional bodies "commit to work with the government ...
Nigeria: On the Planned Closure of Abuja Airport
AllAfrica - 1/23/2017 2:07:15 PM
Around the world, airport runways are resurfaced without outright closure ... It is to Nigeria's eternal shame that, like every other infrastructure (roads, bridges, power) in this country, the entire Abuja Airport (runway, terminal building and all ...
Top 10 Countries with the Most Airports – 2017 Update
gazettereview.com - 9/10/2016 1:31:05 AM
So we’ve established the importance of airports, but how many of these places are there in the world? Surely there are a countless amount of them across the globe, but how many exactly? Which countries have the most airports? The richest countries?
6 Countries Singaporeans Can Visit Without Having to Apply for a Visa
blog.moneysmart.sg - 1/24/2017 4:11:55 AM
I remember queuing at the Air Asia counter at the airport once and seeing an entire ... take a cruise on Inle Lake and witness a country that is just beginning to open itself to the world and will be insanely different ten years from now.
Travel in treacherous times: Watertown couple caught up in aftermath of Florida airport shooting
Watertown Daily Times - 1/22/2017 12:25:14 AM
We would not be leaving until the airport was secured ... and people would be advised not to visit those countries, Mr. Marilley said. But many places in the world still remain safe for American travelers, he added. He recalled a Watertown couple who ...
Which airports have the happiest passengers?
CNN - 3/3/2016 2:50:16 PM
(CNN ... Best Airports by Size: Over 40 Million Passengers per Year. Crowd-pleasing innovations It's yet another award these two can add to the shelf, having secured first and second place in travel website Sleeping in Airports' survey of the world's ...