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 ...
Power outage leaves hundreds stranded at Brussels airport
themalaymailonline.com - 5/28/2015 8:12:12 AM
At Brussels Zaventem, the country’s main airport, queues formed at the desk of Brussels Airlines, the national airline, as passengers sought to re-book flights. The suspension prevented flights from arriving at or leaving all Belgium’s airports ...
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 ...
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 ...
Munich Airport Tops Out in Europe
TravelPulse - 5/27/2015 10:03:44 PM
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 ...
Lisbon International Airport First to Trial European Commission Smart Borders Program, Using Vision-Box® Technology
PR.com - 5/27/2015 7:01:48 AM
Lisbon, Portugal, May 27, 2015 --(PR.com)-- An innovative European Commission Smart Border pilot program to enhance Third Country Nationals Entry/Exit processes into the Schengen Area went live on March 15 at Lisbon International Airport. The project is ...
Tampa International Airport brings car rental companies under one roof
Tampa Bay Times - 5/27/2015 1:03:53 AM
TAMPA — One selling point of Tampa International Airport CEO Joe Lopano's $943 million plan to ... But Lopano pledged that: "This will be finest rental care experience in the country." The new facility is project to generate an additional $8 million ...
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 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 ...
Electrical failure causes chaos at Belgian airports
MENAFN - 5/27/2015 6:00:22 PM
which affected flight crews and caused planes to land in neighbouring countries. Ninety minutes after air traffic was allowed to resume, a first flight took off from Brussels international airport, heading for the United States, an AFP journalist said.
American arrested with grenade at airport
KSPR abc33 - 5/28/2015 7:36:24 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 ...
Nigeria: GLO Targets 22 Nigerian Airports With Wi-Fi Facilities
AllAfrica - 5/27/2015 2:47:05 PM
According to Oraekwuotu, the facility, which will be available at both the domestic and the international wings of key airports across the country, has been made possible due to the great vision and passion demonstrated by the ministry of Aviation and the ...
India's Aid to Nepal 'Very Welcome by the Country': UNDP
The New Indian Express - 5/27/2015 7:23:16 AM
"The airport upon arrival was literally occupied by Indian military aircraft, helicopters that had provided support to the Nepali Armed forces and were very welcome by the country ... an alarm over the lack of international funding for the reconstruction ...
Ifuru Airport has been inaugurated by President Yamin
Haveeruonline - 5/28/2015 8:12:12 AM
While two-way tickets cost MVR 1,554 one way tickets are at MVR 7,77. After the opening of this airport, it has become the 11th airport to be opened in Maldives. There are 4 International airports and 7 domestic airports in the country.
Cairo Airport’s Terminal 2 soft opening expected in November
Daily News Egypt - 5/27/2015 12:45:24 PM
Cairo International Airport’s Terminal 2 will witness its soft opening ... Egypt also needs a strong promotional tourism campaign that reaches out to tourists in their countries and in their languages, introducing Egyptian touristic destinations, Al ...