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
EXCLUSIVE: New York's three major airports are worst in country for leaving fliers grounded, report says
New York Daily News - 5/28/2015 2:28:36 AM
Chicago O’Hare International Airport had the most flights held up ... more than one-third of the country’s air traffic passes through the region, according to the GGA. Weather and congestion are blamed for the lengthy delays. A federal rule had ...
American arrested with grenade at airport
KSPR abc33 - 5/28/2015 10:13:53 AM
Cipriano de Guzman was being held at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport after the weapons were discovered ... "He definitely cannot leave the country. He has to face the charges." Kurt Moyer, an official at the U.S. Embassy in Manila, said he ...
7 Luxury Hotels near the International Airport in Delhi
travel.india.com - 5/27/2015 2:39:56 PM
Not only does it house few of the most elite streets of the country, but also boasts of luxury hotels with service like nowhere else. Here is a list of a few hotels in New Delhi that are close to the Indira Gandhi International Airport and will give you ...
Munich Airport Tops Out in Europe
TravelPulse - 5/28/2015 9:30:56 AM
in the 2015 World Airport Awards. The best-ranked U.S. airport was Cincinnati at No. 30, a sad testament to the country’s commitment to maintaining its infrastructure, but I digress; this is a German story. To compile its annual ranking, Skytrax measures ...
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 ...
So, Two Or Three Sorcerers Are Getting Turned Around At Dubai’s Airport Every Week
The Daily Caller - 5/28/2015 9:52:25 AM
As the world’s busiest airport, seeing 70.4 million passengers in 2014 ... deport the individual and ban them from entering the country. “These practices are completely illegal in our country, against our regulations, and these sorcerers are dangerous ...
One-window counters for overseas Pakistanis planned at airports
Dawn - 5/28/2015 2:14:17 AM
The first counter has recently been set up at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Islamabad ... “Overseas Pakistanis remit $16 billion to the country every year but they are manhandled at airports,” the court deplored and recalled it had ...
The Westin Denver International Airport Offers a Highly-Anticipated Sneak Peek Of the New World-Class Hotel Opening This Year at DIA
University Chronicle - 5/27/2015 7:26:16 PM
Where: Denver International Airport/8300 Peña Boulevard South end of Level 5 of ... Today, Westin has more than 200 hotels and resorts in nearly 40 countries and territories, and is owned by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading ...
Lisbon International Airport Pilots Biometric Screening
findbiometrics.com - 5/28/2015 3:21:41 PM
The Lisbon International Airport is going to be the first to pilot a European Commission program to test advanced biometric border control. The Smart Borders program is meant to improve the migration process for Third Country Nationals in the Shengen Area.
Drug smuggling ring leads to Armstrong airport arrests
WWL-TV - 5/28/2015 3:47:20 AM
NEW ORLEANS -- Federal investigators have uncovered what they say is a massive marijuana drug smuggling ring using airline baggage handlers at airports across the country ... to the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport where at least two ...
Economic Zones World and Shanghai Yaming Lighting sign MoU
Al Bawaba - 5/28/2015 6:46:18 AM
Africa and CIS countries. Not to mention that Jafza is well-located in the region and next to the biggest airport (Al Maktoum International Airport) in the world; this is a big advantage and cost-effective factor that makes Jafza the perfect platform for ...
What the world's best airports can teach Chicago
Crain's Chicago Business - 5/28/2015 8:08:01 PM
The statement about the importance of demand echoes what United and rival American Airlines have said for years regarding future developments at O'Hare International Airport ... to 16,000 businesses across the country. Getting the agency reauthorized ...
Cairo Airport's Terminal 2 soft opening expected in November
MENAFN - 5/28/2015 6:20:39 PM
The expansion of Cairo International Airport's Terminal 2 is expected to add 7.5 million ... Egypt also needs a strong promotional tourism campaign that reaches out to tourists in their countries and in their languages, introducing Egyptian touristic ...
German City Evacuated After Unexploded World War II Bomb Is Found
Wall Street Journal - 5/28/2015 7:07:46 AM
FRANKFURT—German authorities ordered one of the country’s biggest postwar evacuations after discovering an unexploded U.S. bomb from World War II in the western ... A spokesman for Cologne-Bonn Airport said that the closure wouldn’t delay any flights ...
Down with FIFA! Why the next World Cup should be held in the U.S.A.
The Week Magazine - 5/28/2015 10:28:12 AM
The bidding must be done again, and if it is too late, then the World Cups in 2018 and 2022 should be hosted in countries that already have the ... It has the roads and airports. It has hospitable environmental conditions for playing soccer, which you ...