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
Which Are The Busiest Airports In The United Kingdom By Passenger Traffic?
worldatlas.com - 2/14/2017 9:12:08 PM
The airport caters for 86 airlines which serve 194 destinations in 84 countries with the numbers increasing ... Stansted Mountfitchet and serves about 170 destinations across the world and the most scheduled European destinations in the UK.
The Cure For America’s ‘Third-World’ Airports
Politico - 2/17/2017 12:15:52 AM
Dozens of countries, including Canada, Australia and much of Western Europe, have long leaned on private investment to create some of the most well-regarded airports in the world. Meanwhile, America’s increasingly shabby facilities have drawn nothing but ...
Malaysia searchs for 4 North Korean men who fled country the day Kim Jong Nam died
FOX News - 2/19/2017 12:45:07 PM
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Investigators are looking for four North Korean men who flew out of Malaysia the same day Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean ruler's outcast half brother, apparently was poisoned at an airport ... out of the country last Monday ...
Hamburg Airport briefly closed after dozens injured by irritant gas
Washington Post - 2/12/2017 9:18:40 AM
Flights were halted, and by 12.30 p.m. all the airport ... country has been on edge since the Dec. 19 attack on a Christmas market in Berlin that left 12 people dead and dozens injured. Read more: Today’s coverage from Post correspondents around the ...
Thailand’s plan to remake economy a lofty goal amid airport, cultural woes
Today - 2/19/2017 8:01:46 PM
This airport is effectively Thailand’s window for getting around and its “face” to the outside world when foreign visitors set foot in the country. Its passenger traffic expands at a good clip annually, in recent years in double-digit figures.
Bidar airport likely to be opened under UDAN
The Hindu - 2/20/2017 12:55:16 AM
After over seven decades of its construction, the Bidar airport ... in the country. The airports in Bidar and Torangal in Karnataka, feature in this list. The Bidar airport is unique. It was established by British forces before the Second World War and ...
America Too Broke to Fix Crumbling Infrastructure? “Bridges, Roads, Airports In Long Term Collapse”
shtfplan.com - 2/17/2017 11:10:16 PM
Meanwhile, President Trump is completely correct when he says that our airports look like something that you would see in a third world country. Most of our airports are at least several decades old, and they are definitely showing their age. But things ...
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 7:36:09 AM
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 ...
Kim Jong Un’s Half-Brother Killed: Four More North Koreans Wanted by Police
NBC News - 2/19/2017 5:14:09 AM
Kim Jong Nam died on Monday after being assaulted at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, where he was catching a flight ... "I can confirm today that they (four North Korean suspects) have left our country the very same day the incident happen," deputy ...
Kim Jong-nam killing: two more held as details emerge of airport attack
The Guardian - 2/16/2017 9:28:15 AM
A female suspect identified from CCTV footage at the airport and a Malaysian man thought ... a nominal figure”, and lambasted the country’s hereditary transfer of power as a “joke to the outside world”. “The Kim Jong-un regime will not last ...
UK bids to be world leader in Space travel by 2020
Daily Star - 2/20/2017 12:55:16 AM
He said: “We will cement the UK’s position as a world leader in this emerging market.” The Spacefl ight Bill will be unveiled in Parliament this week. Some of the port locations being considered are Newquay Airport in Cornwall, Llanbeddr airport in ...
Which airports have the happiest passengers?
CNN - 3/3/2016 2:50:16 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 ...
Mactan-Cebu Int’l Airport: A showcase of culture, artistry
Inquirer - 2/17/2017 7:28:21 PM
touted as the world’s first resort airport, is poised to become a lifestyle destination in itself, offering tourists their first taste of Cebu as soon as they set foot at the country’s second-busiest air gateway. “We create the first and last ...
Joe Biden on LaGuardia Airport: 'I must be in some third-world country'
The Verge - 2/6/2014 4:07:49 AM
Vice President Joe Biden is very unhappy about America's declining infrastructure. During a speech in Philadelphia today, he threw New York's LaGuardia Airport under the bus to drive that point home. But first, the vice president talked about advancements ...
Man Smuggles 12 Bars Of Gold Into Country By Hiding Them In His Rectum
ireporteronline.com - 2/20/2017 12:33:47 AM
A professional smuggler in India, admitted that he routinely stuffs gold bars in his rectum in order to avoid customs officials at airports. Hyderabad police ... the suspicion of customs officers around the world.