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
The world’s best airports
Construction Global - 8/22/2016 11:57:54 PM
The winners of the Skytrax 2016 World Airport Awards have been announced ... alongside flights which offer tourists a bird’s eye view of the country. Heathrow Airport in London has become the busiest airport in Europe, with 74,985,748 passengers in ...
'India poised to become one of world's largest aviation markets'
businesstoday.in - 8/25/2016 1:53:03 PM
Founded in 1991, ACI is the trade association of the world's airports. ACI served 592 members operating 1,853 airports in 173 countries as on January this year.
To improve connectivity, Govt to set up 50 regional airports in 3 years
The Hindu Business Line - 8/22/2016 11:57:54 PM
Shirdi airport by Nov Many of these airports will utilise the existing 400 airstrips across the country, many of which date back to the Second World War era and have been lying idle since, the minister said. In Maharashtra, Shirdi airport is expected to ...
UNWTO chief Taleb Rifai: No country is safe
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 8/25/2016 9:35:21 AM
There is no completely safe country in the world. Anything can happen anywhere ... What happened in Turkey a few weeks ago was highly significant. When Ataturk Airport was attacked, two things happened that give food for thought. The Turkish authorities ...
Home Ministry Orders Security Audit Of All Airports In The Country
newsworldindia.in - 8/16/2016 7:30:01 AM
Home Ministry on Tuesday, ordered security audit of all airports in the country. According to reports, the alarm has been sounded following the recent terror attacks at airports like Brussels and Istanbul. The Home Ministry also said that it wants specific ...
Perishable cargo exporters lament N100m loss to Lagos Airport bonded warehouse closure
World Stage - 8/25/2016 2:25:51 AM
Chief Executive Officer of ABX World ... export businesses at the Lagos Airport. If such act is not checkmated in future it will compound issues and create a logjam in the system. Or, do we prefer to ship our cargos to countries like Ghana or Cameroun ...
Lots of Richmond craft beer on tap at Richmond International Airport
WTVR-TV - 8/24/2016 4:03:05 PM
The chain, operated by global hospitality group Delaware North, has three other airport locations at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City ... has been very popular with travelers across the country and we’re excited to bring it to Richmond ...
Around-The-World Flight Makes Manassas Pit Stop
Patch - 8/23/2016 5:37:20 PM
MANASSAS, VA — Manassas Regional Airport received quite the special aviator late Saturday morning — a pilot who's trying to take the first around-the-world flight beginning ... 25,000 miles by way of 11 countries on a route that includes the first ...
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 ...
Which airports have the happiest passengers?
CNN - 3/3/2016 4:01:51 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 ...
First cargo plane lands at Enugu Airport
Vanguard - 8/24/2016 6:44:45 AM
pointing out that the development meant that people from the region could fly to all parts of the world and have their bulk cargo delivered to them through the same airport since, “It will save costs, enhance convenience and safety in importation of ...
Milas-Bodrum Airport starts to host Moscow flights of Ural Airlines
routesonline.com - 8/25/2016 2:28:51 PM
Milas-Bodrum Airport hosts 53 airline companies launching domestic and international flights to a total of 80 destinations in 26 countries. Milas-Bodrum Airport ... TAV Airports, one of the world’s leading airport operators, operates the Istanbul ...
Balancing Border Security Needs, Passenger Flow At Airports
Air Transport World - 8/23/2016 11:56:43 PM
Thanks partly to airlines, it is one world now for travel, communication ... Airlines are affected differently by each concern. Airports are already the most strictly monitored of entry points. The US’s biggest illegal immigration problems occur on ...
Tampa International Airport Opens Two New Restaurants
AviationPros - 8/24/2016 9:53:51 PM
“P.F. Chang’s is one of the most popular dining chains in the country and serves Asian dishes ... “We’re so glad this world-renowned brand has opened right here at Tampa International Airport because it’s but one indication of our larger ...
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 ...