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
World Cup Travel Rush Prompts Spat Between Brazilian Agencies
Bloomberg - 12/4/2013 10:56:00 PM
Millions of soccer fans are preparing for travel around Brazil next June for the World Cup, and the two agencies overseeing their transport can’t agree on the best way to do it. The Civil Aviation Secretariat, known as SAC, wants to rely on ...
Indian airports low in world rankings; Hyderabad best in country
in.com - 4/19/2013 3:43:05 AM
New Delhi: Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGI) has been rated as the best airport in India, the fifth best regional airport in Asia and the eighth best airport in the 5-10 million passengers per annum capacity category. The ratings were ...
Free Phuket Airport Wifi; Thaksin Must Go; Most Corrupt Countries; World Cup Latest
phuketwan.com - 12/3/2013 10:28:33 PM
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Which country has the worst airport delays in the world?
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/12/2013 12:47:42 PM
And Shanghai is close behind. Only 18 percent of flights took off from Beijing’s Capital Airport on time in June, according to a just-released survey of the world’s 35 busiest airports. And 42 percent of them left more than three quarters of ...
A Map of the World As Plotted By Airports
Gizmodo - 6/27/2013 2:14:05 AM
ARCHITECTURE - DESIGN - SCIENCE - SPACE - ART - APPLE - GOOGLE - MICROSOFT - MOBILE - PALEOFUTURE - TIPS S Instead of using your typical cartography methods of mapping the world, James Davenport created a world map using just airports, runways and ...
Pilgrims' progress – how Knock airport plans to take on the world and win
Irish Independent - 12/5/2013 5:58:20 AM
"We're working hard on the research side on that. There will be some degree of cannibalisation of existing traffic, but the major upside will be incremental growth by the fact that they'll be able to provide more direct access to where people actually want ...
World's most beautiful airports
USA Today - 4/6/2013 11:53:56 PM
Here are ten of the best from around the world. John F. Kennedy Airport, New York JFK's Terminal 5, which includes the building formerly ... of the easiest airports to navigate, it's also beautiful. Terminal 4's architectural highlights include ...
Runaway spy Edward Snowden breaks cover at Russian airport and reveals to the world’s media that he intends apply for asylum in the country
Daily Mail - 7/12/2013 8:04:22 PM
He has urged international ... cancelled Mr Snowden's passport and it is unclear if he has travel documents he would need to leave Moscow. But Deputy Secretary of State William Burns used the opportunity to say the US was very disappointed ...
World's 10 best airports
Rediff - 3/26/2010 12:36:47 PM
Since October 2006, people can also get married at Schiphol ... In 2009, it won the Cond Nast Traveler magazine's World's Best Airport Award for factors such as cleanness, speed of security/immigration clearance and luggage handling.
Kenya breaks ground on big new airport
Washington Post - 12/3/2013 1:03:02 PM
Kenya in recent days also launched a multi-billion-dollar railway project to link its port city of Mombasa with Nairobi, a line that will run on to Uganda and possibly Rwanda and South Sudan. Both transportation projects are being financed ...
World's 10 best airports!
Rediff - 8/4/2011 6:16:08 AM
After a nine month customer survey with more than 11.38 million participants, 10 airports have been ... passenger traffic behind Frankfurt Airport, and the seventh busiest airport in Europe, handling 34,721,605 passengers in 2010. It is the world's 13th ...
Indonesia’s World-Class Malls Should Set The Standard for Country’s Airports
The Jakarta Globe - 2/12/2012 11:56:55 PM
I.B. Made Bimantara Air travel is no longer considered a luxury or a novelty. Gone are the days when flying was called a “godlike act” — a term used by Charles Lindbergh, the first human to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. If you have ever been to ...
World Duty Free SpA : World Duty Free Group make inroads in the nordic countries by winning Helsinki Airport tender
4-traders - 11/14/2013 9:22:12 AM
World Duty Free Group signs long-term agreement with Finavia to operate duty-free and duty-paid shops in Helsinki Airport, Finland Madrid, 14 November 2013 - With a focus on Europe as a key market, World Duty Free Group has won the tender to operate 11 ...