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
India poised to be one of world’s largest aviation markets: ACI
Financial Express - 8/24/2016 3:20:08 PM
Founded in 1991, ACI is the trade association of the world’s airports. ACI served 592 members operating 1,853 airports in 173 countries as on January this year.
Airport Lighting Industry Key Manufacturers ATG Airports, Carmanah Technologies Corp., Honeywell International, Inc
EIN News Desk World News Report - 8/24/2016 5:28:59 PM
Commercial airport is expected to remain a growth engine of the airport ... and Rest of the Asia-Pacific) • Rest of the World (Country Analysis: Middle East and Latin America)
To improve connectivity, Govt to set up 50 regional airports in 3 years
The Hindu Business Line - 8/22/2016 11:57:54 PM
Shirdi airport by Nov Many of these airports will utilise the existing 400 airstrips across the country, many of which date back to the Second World War era and have been lying idle since, the minister said. In Maharashtra, Shirdi airport is expected to ...
Istanbul New Airport placed on short list for prestigious architectural award
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 8/23/2016 10:52:18 PM
ISTANBUL, Turkey - In the category “Future Projects – Infrastructure,” Istanbul New Airport has made it through to the finals of this year’s World Architectural Festival (WAF) in Berlin. Over 300 projects from more than 60 countries will be ...
Moscow Area Airport Allows Kalashnikov Store To Sell Fake Guns
TravelPulse - 8/24/2016 6:47:44 PM
Reuters reports the gun maker renowned for its AK-47 has opened a shop at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport. Kalashnikov is iconic the world over. So ... faces when Americans get off their plane in this country toting what Russia considers to be harmlessly ...
World War II Planes on Display
WNEP-TV 16 - 8/23/2016 3:54:08 AM
The event runs through Wednesday at the airport in Hazle Township. The event is organized by the Collings Foundation. The non-profit organization tours World War II aircraft all across the country. "For kids they don't have a direct link to the war anymore.
Around-The-World Flight Makes Manassas Pit Stop
Patch - 8/23/2016 5:37:20 PM
MANASSAS, VA — Manassas Regional Airport received quite the special aviator late Saturday morning — a pilot who's trying to take the first around-the-world flight beginning ... 25,000 miles by way of 11 countries on a route that includes the first ...
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 ...
First cargo plane lands at Enugu Airport
Vanguard - 8/24/2016 6:44:45 AM
pointing out that the development meant that people from the region could fly to all parts of the world and have their bulk cargo delivered to them through the same airport since, “It will save costs, enhance convenience and safety in importation of ...
Which airports have the happiest passengers?
CNN - 3/3/2016 4:01:51 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 ...
The return of Stalingrad: Russian region proposes renaming airport
Yahoo News - 8/24/2016 3:05:49 PM
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Stalingrad, a name that conjours memories both of the Soviet Union's World War Two sacrifice ... has backed a proposal to name the local airport Stalingrad, angering some Russians who say the country should not honour Stalin, who oversaw ...
Thousands of Yemenis Stranded After Saudis Close Airport
New York Times - 8/23/2016 12:15:13 PM
SANAA, Yemen — Yemen's Transportation Ministry says 7,600 Yemenis are unable to return home after a Saudi-led military coalition ordered the closure of the international airport amid stepped ... and in neighboring Arab countries. The Saudi-led coalition ...
Pendrel welcomed home in style at Kamloops Airport (with slideshow)
Kamloops This Week - 8/24/2016 3:17:09 AM
Catharine Pendrel was greeted by a crowd of about 100 people when she stepped inside Kamloops Airport just before 2 p.m. on Tuesday. She won a bronze medal for Canada in women’s cross-country mountain ... sits second in the World Cup standings with ...
10 new airports to be ready in a year: Raju
Daijiworld - 8/24/2016 3:31:28 AM
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS): Of the 50 new airports the government plans to make operational across the country over the next three years, at least 10 would be ready by next year, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said on Tuesday. "We are trying to ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 11:16:08 AM
In a speech on American infrastructure Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden said that compared to airports like Hong Kong International, New York's LaGuardia feels like a "third world country." In January, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called LaGuardia and ...