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
Government to restrict arrival of passengers from Ebola-affected nations to seven airports
Economic Times - 11/27/2014 3:55:36 AM
The health ministry also informed that about 30,000 people have arrived in India from West African countries such as Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Nigeria in the past three months. India has about 24 international airports, but barring these seven ...
Now, call to name airports in the country after Ambedkar
The Hindu - 11/27/2014 12:49:29 AM
National Mahajan Front president Sangati Manohar on Wednesday demanded that the government name one international airport in the country and the State after Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. Speaking after participating in the ‘Run For Equality’ here, he called for ...
T.F. Green named one of best airports in the country
Providence Business News - 11/26/2014 3:59:46 PM
... U.S. in the 2014 Readers’ Choice poll for Conde Nast Traveler– a highly regarded international travel publication. Ranked seventh best airport in the country, Green is the only New England airport included in the top ten. We thank our passengers ...
2 men stopped at NYC airports over guns
FOX News - 11/26/2014 9:36:12 PM
Kennedy International Airport in Queens, a man was arrested after Transportation ... Nearly 2,000 firearms have been stopped at airport checkpoints across the country this year, the TSA said.
Man held at Ahmedabad airport with gold worth Rs 25L
Times of India - 11/27/2014 3:12:39 AM
AHMEDABAD: The Air Intelligence Unit of the customs department at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International airport on Wednesday detained a ... He had chosen to enter the country through Ahmedabad in a bid to escape Customs. This is the second such incident ...
Frontier dropping flights to several regional airports
9News - 11/26/2014 6:15:46 PM
Frontier Airlines plans to discontinue nonstop flights between Denver International Airport and several regional airports scattered around the country in such states as California, Illinois, Pennsylvania and Washington. The Denver-based airline on Nov ...
Should Kotoka International Airport be policed 24/7
Ghana Web - 11/26/2014 12:07:43 AM
We need to step up the security at our Airports. Perhaps pooling together with international stakeholders could help boost our expertise in this area. Thereby our Custom officers could receive similar training just like developed countries. We all need to ...
Sochi/Adler Airport closes in on three million passengers in 2014
Anna Aero - 11/26/2014 12:32:10 PM
Huge sporting events like the Olympics are often used to showcase the country and city involved ... as proven by Brazil’s airports during the recent World Cup. Counterbalancing this increased activity, the serving airports may well have had to spend ...
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
sabc.co.za - 11/26/2014 5:37:00 AM
The World Bank approved a R2.57 billion loan to Kenya to fund its transport sector, part of which will help finance reconstruction of the country's main airport that was damaged by fire last year. International flights operated by Kenya's national carrier ...
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 ... third-busiest airport in the world in 2012, it took home ...
Nigeria: Jonathan Inaugurates Kebbi Airport, Urges Airlines to Reduce Airfares
AllAfrica - 11/26/2014 7:10:03 AM
Birnin Kebbi — President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday inaugurated the Sir Ahmadu Bello International Airport, Birnin Kebbi in Kebbi State with a call on commercial airline operators in the country to bring down the airfares in order to attract more ...
‘Slow construction of airports makes 10M tourist arrivals difficult’
GMA Network - 11/26/2014 10:01:51 AM
While the government and private sector are pushing to improve direct transport into the country's top destinations ... a one-year rehabilitation, international airlines moved to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 (NAIA-3)—which became ...
Jonathan In Kebbi, Commissions New Airport
Leadership - 11/26/2014 8:35:57 AM
The presidential aircraft touched down at the Binin Kebbi International Airport at exactly ... developing the aviation industry. He said the airport would facilitate air travel linkages with francophone countries, improve commerce and other economic ...
MMIA warehouses closure: Uncleared cargoes flood airport tarmac
NATIONAL MIRROR - 11/26/2014 10:12:00 PM
The continuous closure of the two warehouses at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos is having an untold ... over with uncleared cargoes especially those ferried into the country by foreign airlines despite the assurances of the Customs ...
Fraport, Copelouzos Win Greek Airports Tender
Airwise - 11/26/2014 12:25:01 PM
"The bids submitted by the world's top airport operators is the biggest proof of international investors' confidence in our country's growth prospects," HRADF's chairman Emmanuel Kondylis said in a statement. The winning joint venture will pay an annual ...