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
Airports placed on red alert
Dawn - 1/26/2015 6:26:20 AM
RAWALPINDI: Security at all major airports in the country was alerted after an intelligence report ... to ‘red alert’ after reports that terrorists may attack a major international airport. Extra security personnel have been deployed around airports ...
Thai airports growth in 2014 supported by domestic routes
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 1/26/2015 12:57:04 AM
THAILAND (eTN) - BANGKOK, Thailand - It has been a mixed picture for Thai airports in 2014, which reflected the uncertainty faced by the country’s major air gateways ... only 2.53% to 90.53 million. However, international passenger flows decreased ...
Jacksonville International Airport still trying to overcome decline in flights, passengers
The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville - 1/23/2015 11:55:00 PM
... being relatively far from competing airports. Some Jacksonville residents will drive two hours or more to Orlando to board nonstop international flights, but the numbers are fewer than in a part of the country with a higher density of airports, such ...
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Tops for Firearms Found by TSA in 2014
NBC Dallas-Fort Worth 5 - 1/23/2015 9:24:41 PM
The Transportation Security Administration found more firearms at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport's travel checkpoints than any other airport in the country according to the Department of Homeland Security. In 2014, the TSA screened more than 650 ...
International Flights From Mohali Airport By August 2015
The Link - 1/24/2015 10:17:47 AM
After direct flights to the Gulf countries in the first phase ... used for cargo operations or could be used as a flying club, said sources. The new international airport will have the capacity to handle more than 1,600 passengers at a time at its ...
Stun guns, marijuana grinders: In the bag at Dubai Airports
Emirates247 - 1/25/2015 4:33:00 AM
And when working in one of the world’s busiest airports, you’re guaranteed with more than a ... And yet, passengers are still trying to sneak them into the country. Inspectors checking luggage contents Bin Lahej added that people try, and they keep ...
Denver has 5th most firearms seized at the airport in the country
KDVR Fox-31 - 1/24/2015 5:09:58 AM
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport security seized the most guns last year, with 120. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport came in second place with 109 gun seizures, and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport came in third place with 78 ...
Lubbock airport experienced slight decline in passengers in 2014
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal - 1/25/2015 1:29:52 PM
The number of passengers at the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport dropped a bit in 2014 compared to ... The economy is obviously one of them, but she said what’s happening across the country can make a difference, as well as the attitude ...
Firearms seized at Tulsa International Airport increase to 23 in 2014
Tulsa World - 1/23/2015 9:24:41 PM
The number of firearms confiscated at Tulsa International Airport's security checkpoints increased again ... Last year, 2,212 firearms were discovered in carry-on bags at checkpoints across the country, averaging over six firearms per day.
Schumer: Runway Lighting Technology At Area Airports Stalled Before Takeoff
CBS New York - 1/25/2015 9:29:28 PM
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Two Djibouti airports planned, with Chinese funding
Air Cargo World - 1/23/2015 11:47:51 PM
“The airports form part of the major transport infrastructure investment program, enabling the country to build on its position as a key regional trade hub.” The country’s current Djibouti–Ambouli International Airport, located near the ...
Live: Chemistry between PM Modi and Obama on display for the world
Firstpost - 1/25/2015 2:48:36 PM
"It is special because, on this day, we celebrate the values shared by the world's two largest democracies ... is the first US President to visit the country twice. The entire stretch outside the Palam airport has been cordoned off as Obama and Michele ...
World impressed with ‘Filipino brand’
Inquirer Opinion - 1/25/2015 4:00:11 PM
The installation of “quadrants” on the grounds of Luneta, Tacloban airport and the University of Santo Tomas ... of orderly conduct of millions of Filipinos projects to the world the country’s adherence to the tenets and values of progressive ...
Militant attack plunges Pakistan into darkness – 80 percent of the country hit by power outage
Kuwait Times - 1/25/2015 9:58:06 PM
The power failure, one of the worst Pakistan has experienced, caused electricity to be cut in major cities nationwide, including the capital Islamabad, and even affected one of the country’s international airports. It came as a fuel crisis grips the ...
Death of a king brings world leaders to Saudi Arabia
The Star - 1/25/2015 5:01:38 AM
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA—World leaders and top dignitaries began arriving in Saudi ... the first to arrive in the Sunni-ruled kingdom on Saturday. He was greeted at the airport by the late king’s son, Prince Turki, who is governor of Riyadh.