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
For Sale: The World's Emptiest International Airport
Forbes - 7/18/2016 9:08:50 AM
With just two daily flights — the second just being added in May — this international airport can be argued to be the world’s most underused ... through Colombo was getting too heavy, and the country either had to add an additional runway there ...
Why is the World Bank backing coal power in Europe's youngest country?
The Guardian - 7/20/2016 9:56:34 AM
World Bank-sponsored coal power station. Speaking alongside the prime minister, Isa Mustafa, Kerry told reporters at Pristina airport that the Kosovo e re (New Kosovo) plant would help the tiny, impoverished country do “its part to contribute to this ...
Donald Trump Is Going to Troll Joe Biden About ‘Third World’ LaGuardia Airport
Observer - 7/21/2016 8:25:19 PM
“If I took you and blindfolded you and took you to LaGuardia Airport in New York, you’d think, ‘I must be in some Third World country.” “I’m not joking,” he added at the time. Ironically, Biden was citing LaGuardia as a example of why ...
Southwest Airlines glitch strands travelers at Will Rogers World Airport
KOCO Oklahoma City - 7/21/2016 6:23:38 PM
Karla Goldman is among thousands of passengers stuck in airports across the country. She is at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City, and after two canceled flights, she has been working all day to get her son to a national gymnastics competition.
These countries are losing millions of tourists because of attacks
KTVZ.com - 7/18/2016 4:54:08 PM
and several countries are becoming just too frightening for many ... They cited data from Global Blue, which provides sales tax refunds in airports around the world. The prospects for Egypt's tourism industry look dire following years of political upheaval ...
Wipro bags airport digital transformation contract
EXPRESS COMPUTER - 7/21/2016 11:49:55 AM
Wipro provides technology services to some of the world’s largest airports including some ... that it needs as one of North America’s fastest growing airports.” Xavier Diniz, Country Head – Canada, Wipro Limited said, “Wipro will leverage its ...
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 ...
North Korea says it has been practicing to blow up South Korean airports
Washington Post - 7/20/2016 1:35:30 AM
TOKYO — North Korea said Wednesday that it had been practicing to blow up South Korean ports and airports with nuclear warheads during ... potential to hit even the southern-most parts of the country. The launches were part of a drill overseen by Kim ...
India Plans 148 MW Solar Capacity At Airports
CleanTechnica - 7/18/2016 2:38:07 PM
The Indian minister for civil aviation recently announced that as many as 143 airports around the country will install a total of 148 ... Last year, the Kochi International Airport made headlines around the world when it installed a 12 MW ground-mounted ...
Last 3 artifacts from 9/11 World Trade Center attacks moved from JFK Airport hangar
abc7ny.com - 7/19/2016 5:11:26 AM
For the last 15 years, Hangar 17 at JFK Airport has been the repository for thousands of artifacts from the World Trade Center site ... to send artifacts to all 50 states and to several countries," said NYPD Chief of Citywide Operations Thomas Purtell.
Greater Toronto Airports Authority Awards Futuristic IT and Business Transformation Contract to Wipro
Business Wire - 7/20/2016 9:56:34 AM
Wipro provides technology services to some of the world’s largest airports including some ... that it needs as one of North America’s fastest growing airports.” Xavier Diniz, Country Head - Canada, Wipro Limited said, “Wipro will leverage its ...
Bristol Airport opens new terminal extension to passengers
Travel News - 7/20/2016 11:54:06 PM
‘We want to make Bristol Airport the first choice for passengers across the South West of the UK by combining world class facilities with West Country hospitality. This terminal extension raises the bar for regional airports by combining a spacious feel ...
It's a scary world...except for defense companies
CNN Money - 7/19/2016 2:58:24 PM
Defense contractors are cashing in on today's scary world. Lockheed Martin (LMT), the global leader ... director of equity research at the Buckingham Research Group. Related: These countries are losing millions of tourists Just look at Lockheed's latest ...
The ‘Malport’ that was meant to be a low-cost airport
Malaysiakini - 7/20/2016 9:06:28 AM
The problem in our country is that we are just plainly not earning enough. Mosquitobrain: This is Umno’s culture. Build first world facilities but with third world mentality. Anonymous 1034721438846003: Changi Airport in my view is the best and most ...
Vision-Box™ and SEF Expand Automated Border Control to Third Country Nationals At Lisbon International Airport
Newswire Today - 7/20/2016 11:54:06 PM
Now encompassing 35 countries around the world and available to millions of passengers ... and entered the Schengen Area through Lisbon International Airport.