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
Airports placed on red alert
Dawn - 1/26/2015 7:23:36 AM
RAWALPINDI: Security at all major airports in the country was alerted after an intelligence report ... to ‘red alert’ after reports that terrorists may attack a major international airport. Extra security personnel have been deployed around airports ...
At Least 59 Flights Canceled At Bay Area Airports Ahead Of East Coast Blizzard
Sanfrancisco cbslocal - 1/26/2015 7:02:08 AM
Thirty-eight departures and 21 arrivals have been cancelled so far Monday at San Francisco International Airport, an airport official said. The cancellations are the result of the blizzard expected in the northeast part of the country Monday, said airport ...
Thai airports growth in 2014 supported by domestic routes
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 1/26/2015 12:57:04 AM
THAILAND (eTN) - BANGKOK, Thailand - It has been a mixed picture for Thai airports in 2014, which reflected the uncertainty faced by the country’s major air gateways ... only 2.53% to 90.53 million. However, international passenger flows decreased ...
Airports In The US Are Bad And Getting Worse
The Business Insider - 1/26/2015 11:41:18 AM
Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport is being massively expanded, poised to become a similar megahub. Its hometown carrier, Turkish Airlines, in addition to winning numerous service awards, now flies to more countries than any other airline in the world.
Airports in San Francisco, San Jose cancelling flights due to East Coast blizzard
San Jose Mercury News - 1/26/2015 6:54:58 AM
Thirty-eight departures and 21 arrivals have been cancelled so far for today at San Francisco International Airport, an airport official said this morning. The cancellations are the result of the blizzard expected in the northeast part of the country today ...
Taoyuan airport flies past peers in passenger growth
The Taipei Times - 1/26/2015 11:34:09 AM
The airport’s growth in passengers exceeded that of airports in other countries, including Incheon International Airport in South Korea (9.3 percent), Hong Kong International Airport (5.6 percent), Narita International Airport in Japan (1 percent ...
Bay Area flights impacted by major storm on East Coast
ABC7 News - 1/26/2015 1:21:31 PM
That winter storm hitting the East Coast is having ripple effects across the country and here in the Bay Area. Seventy-seven flights have been cancelled at San Francisco International Airport, and four each have been cancelled at both Oakland International ...
Stun guns caught at Dubai Airports
Emirates247 - 1/26/2015 3:48:52 AM
And when working in one of the world’s busiest airports, you’re guaranteed with more than a ... And yet, passengers are still trying to sneak them into the country. Inspectors checking luggage contents Bin Lahej added that people try, and they keep ...
International Flights From Mohali Airport By August 2015
The Link - 1/24/2015 10:17:47 AM
After direct flights to the Gulf countries in the first phase ... used for cargo operations or could be used as a flying club, said sources. The new international airport will have the capacity to handle more than 1,600 passengers at a time at its ...
Lubbock airport experienced slight decline in passengers in 2014
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal - 1/26/2015 11:26:59 AM
The number of passengers at the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport dropped a bit in 2014 compared to ... The economy is obviously one of them, but she said what’s happening across the country can make a difference, as well as the attitude ...
Expansion of Sri Lanka`s international airport with Japanese funds to continue
Lanka Newspapers - 1/26/2015 2:22:58 AM
Before that Ratnayaka was the Chief Executive Officer of Dialog Broadband Networks. Kavan Ratnayaka was also the Country General Manager of IBM from 1998 to 2007. An old boy of Royal College Colombo, he holds a Bachelor of Science (physics) from the ...
Denver has 5th most firearms seized at the airport in the country
KDVR Fox-31 - 1/24/2015 5:09:58 AM
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport security seized the most guns last year, with 120. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport came in second place with 109 gun seizures, and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport came in third place with 78 ...
Militant attack plunges Pakistan into darkness – 80 percent of the country hit by power outage
Kuwait Times - 1/26/2015 6:36:29 PM
The power failure, one of the worst Pakistan has experienced, caused electricity to be cut in major cities nationwide, including the capital Islamabad, and even affected one of the country’s international airports. It came as a fuel crisis grips the ...
Across America, giving airports an upgrade
BUSINESSJOURNALISM - 1/26/2015 5:10:35 PM
Without world-class airports, America will be less connected as a country, less productive as a society and less competitive in a global economy.” And despite the best efforts of ACI-NA and the American Association of Airport Executives to get more ...
Can SeaTac Airport dominate the Asia market?
Crosscut Public Media - 1/26/2015 9:10:59 AM
Dunphy The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is taking off, but it is also trying to figure ... Seattle is a day closer to Asia than anywhere else in the country. Today, that same selling point is driving expansion at SeaTac. By air, Seattle is an ...