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
Turkey Says Airport Bombers Were From Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Uzbekistan
New York Times - 6/30/2016 9:40:20 PM
ISTANBUL — The three suicide bombers who killed 44 people at Istanbul’s main international airport this week have been identified ... ended a cease-fire and revived a bloody conflict in the country’s restive southeast. Turkish news media reported ...
The Latest: UN Security Council condemns airport attack
Statesville Record & Landmark - 6/30/2016 9:04:32 PM
Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders, whose country holds the revolving EU presidency ... for three assailants' coordinated attack late Tuesday on one of the world's busiest airports, that also injured more than 230. There was no immediate claim of ...
The Latest: Video in Turkey shows man being shot at airport
Washington Times - 6/30/2016 10:01:48 PM
Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders, whose country holds the revolving EU presidency ... for three assailants’ coordinated attack late Tuesday on one of the world’s busiest airports, that also injured more than 230. There was no immediate claim ...
Istanbul airport attack victims mourned, honored, praised
News-Times - 7/1/2016 9:21:50 AM
Uzbek national Abrorjon Ustabayev, 22, was a trader who frequently visited the country to buy wares to sell back home. Ustabayev had arrived at Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport Tuesday night with $12,000 worth of textiles when he was caught up in ...
Airport attackers came from Russia, Central Asia, official says
San Francisco Gate - 6/30/2016 10:59:04 PM
Turkish authorities say all information suggests the Tuesday night attack on Ataturk Airport, one of the world’s busiest, was the work of the Islamic State, which boasted this week of having cells in Turkey, among other countries. Police raided 16 ...
Official: Istanbul airport bombers were Russian, Uzbek, Kyrgyz
INFORUM - 6/30/2016 10:51:55 PM
The attack on one of the world's busiest airports, a hub at the crossroads of Europe and ... Thousands of foreign fighters from scores of countries have crossed Turkey to join Islamic State in Syria and Iraq in recent years. Turkey has tightened security ...
Travelers can expect more security at U.S. airports following deady overseas attack
KFOR-TV - 6/30/2016 10:59:04 PM
At Will Rogers World Airport, it’s business as usual ... Peterson travels often and, with the recent deadly events happening in our country and overseas, it’s causing people to always look over the shoulder. He’s already thinking ahead to a trip ...
Turkey detains 13 over airport attack
Punemirror - 7/1/2016 2:26:40 AM
The day opened with police conducting raids on 16 locations in Istanbul, rounding up 13 people suspected of having links to Daesh, the most likely perpetrator of the attack at one of the world's busiest airports. The manhunt spanned three neighbourhoods on ...
Official: Turkish airport attackers from Russia, Central Asia
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/1/2016 3:38:15 AM
Turkish authorities say all information suggests the Tuesday night attack on Ataturk Airport, one of the world's busiest, was the work of IS, which boasted this week of having cells in Turkey, among other countries. Police raided 16 locations in three ...
Israeli Leaders Send Condolences to Turkey Over Airport Terror Attack
breakingisraelnews.com - 6/30/2016 9:18:51 PM
Ecclesiastes 4:12 (The Israel Bible™) The deadly terror attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport on Tuesday evening has drawn ... link the attack with the reconciliation deal between the two countries that was approved on the same day.
Turkish Official: We Know Where Airport Attackers Were From
Newser - 6/30/2016 9:54:39 PM
Turkish authorities have said all information suggested the Tuesday night attack on Ataturk Airport, one of the world's busiest, was the work of IS, which boasted this week of having cells in Turkey, among other countries. The police raided 16 locations in ...
Istanbul too numb to be shocked by airport attack
KING 5 - 6/30/2016 11:06:14 PM
But that's how the world makes us feel — like we should be just lucky to be alive and would only become some numbers if we end up being murdered.” The government claims that heavy security set up at the airport prevented the death toll from being even ...
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 ...
The 10 Biggest Airports in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 11/1/2014 6:42:26 AM
Have you ever wonder where the biggest airports in ... a big part of the world’s population, it is still rather expensive to get to some places. If you don’t believe me just take a look at our list on The 10 Most Expensive Countries to Fly To and ...
World's busiest airports announced
CNN - 4/4/2016 8:35:53 AM
(CNN)Atlanta has done it again, holding off Beijing to retain its title as the world's busiest passenger ... ACI has 592 member airport authorities, which operate 1,853 airports in 173 countries. All figures and percentages from this week's report are ...