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
Airport complaints hotline eyed
Global Nation - 7/29/2016 9:48:53 PM
Because of these criticisms, the Naia has been ranked among the world’s worst airports ... international and local airlines to iron out operational kinks at the country’s airports, including the Naia. CAAP Director General Antonio Buendia Jr ...
Some 100 Aircraft From 9 Countries Stage Airshow in Romania
New York Times - 7/30/2016 5:48:30 AM
BUCHAREST, Romania — Some 100 military and civilian airplanes and helicopters from nine countries have begun daring air exercises ... Bucharest International Air Show Saturday at the Baneasa Airport in scorching temperatures. Organizers have promised ...
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 ...
Montel Williams Detained at Airport in Germany for Carrying Medical Marijuana
Entertainment Tonight Online - 7/29/2016 7:40:02 PM
The 60-year-old TV host was stopped by airport security on Friday when it was found that ... this is the reality faced by medical marijuana patients every day all over the world,” Franks said. “Today, Montel reaffirms his commitment to fighting for ...
Sweden arrests man wanted by Russia on terror-related crime
FOX News - 7/29/2016 2:46:33 PM
STOCKHOLM – Swedish prosecutors say a 36-year-old man wanted by Russia has been arrested at Stockholm's airport as he was about to leave the country. Prosecutor Ronnie Jacobsson says the man is suspected of terror-related crimes in Russia. He declined to ...
Hackers Hit Vietnam Airports With South China Sea Messages
NDTV - 7/29/2016 4:33:55 PM
Operators of airports in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City briefly had to halt electronic check-ins when systems were attacked on Friday afternoon, the country's civil aviation authority said. The website of Vietnam Airlines was also compromised, directing ...
Flight info screens at Vietnam's 2 major airports hacked
The News & Advance - 7/29/2016 8:55:48 AM
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Screens displaying flight information and the public address system at Vietnam's two major airports were hacked with derogatory ... Nicaragua's top electoral authority decimated the country's political opposition on Friday by ...
Montel Williams detained by German officials for carrying medical marijuana through airport
New York Daily News - 7/29/2016 11:54:45 AM
"His medical marijuana prescription is legitimate… written by a world class ... Once Frankfurt airport security received medical proof of Williams' health condition, he was able to continue on his travels to another European country with his wife for ...
Are 'Airport Whiskies' Worth Buying? Take A Look At These 7
Forbes - 7/30/2016 12:15:02 PM
So I tottered over to the World Duty Free Shop and had a look at what ... Within the U.K., E.U. and some regions of the United States (and possibly other countries outside my experience), an airport selection of Scotch single malt whisky will contain ...
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 ...
Branded World of Tanks Belavia Boeing Takes to the Skies
50skyshades.com - 7/30/2016 10:20:30 AM
The country's best-known brands have joined ... On July 29, National Airport in Minsk welcomed the first brand-sponsored aircraft in the history of Belavia – the World of Tanks Boeing. The presentation started later than planned as the aircraft was ...
Menomonie pilot takes around-the-world trip to 9 countries
San Francisco Gate - 7/30/2016 2:45:22 PM
a weeklong event that draws 10,000 aircraft and people from more than 60 countries to Wittman Regional Airport to celebrate the past, present and future of aviation. The around-the-world trip covered 15,000 nautical miles, nine countries, 20 cities and ...
The 10 Biggest Airports in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 11/1/2014 6:42:26 AM
Have you ever wonder where the biggest airports in ... a big part of the world’s population, it is still rather expensive to get to some places. If you don’t believe me just take a look at our list on The 10 Most Expensive Countries to Fly To and ...
Damaged pipelines are 'ticking time bomb'
CNN - 5/25/2016 8:57:08 PM
As former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood says, "We're like a third-world country when it comes ... railways, airports and pipelines in a four-part series: America's Crumbling Infrastructure. Check back here from now through Monday.
The world’s largest airports' growth slowed in 2014 but Istanbul booms, Dubai takes #1 international
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 9/12/2015 11:30:24 PM
Airports Council International (ACI) has released the latest edition of the World Airport Traffic Report covering over 2,200 airports in more than 160 countries. Passenger numbers increased by 5.7% in 2014, to over 6.7 billion. The global order is shifting ...