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
Liberia's international airport battles to contain Ebola
Yahoo News - 8/30/2014 2:45:10 PM
ROBERTS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Liberia) (AFP ... The decision was triggered, he believes, by African countries neighbouring the Ebola zone, such as Ivory Coast and Senegal, to put travel ban on Liberia. The first confirmed case of the deadly virus ...
International Airport in Liberia on the Edge Due to Ebola
Med India - 8/31/2014 8:06:06 PM
Sawyer created this nightmare' - Kessely says eight of the 11 international airlines serving the airport have suspended their flights. The decision was triggered, he believes, by African countries neighbouring the Ebola zone, such as Ivory Coast and ...
ATW/Arthur D. Little 2014 World Airport Report
Air Transport World - 8/29/2014 4:26:34 PM
Airport traffic grew almost 20% in 2013, but international tourist arrivals grew only 2.7%, with a strong element of connecting traffic. In other ASEAN countries, much of the airport traffic growth has been driven by booming tourism activity (18.8% in ...
WHO urges exit screening in countries with Ebola
USA Today - 8/18/2014 9:30:07 AM
The World Health Organization announced Monday that it is urging countries affected by Ebola to "conduct exit screening at international airports, seaports and land crossings." "Any person with an illness consistent with (Ebola) should not be allowed to ...
WHO urges Ebola-hit countries to do 'exit screening' of intl airports, seaports, land crossings
CNBC - 8/19/2014 8:53:09 AM
Authorities in countries affected by Ebola should check people departing at international airports, seaports and major border crossings and stop any with signs of the virus from travelling, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday. The U.N ...
Liberia's airport battles to contain Ebola
Rappler - 8/31/2014 9:29:01 AM
Sawyer created this nightmare' Kessely says eight of the 11 international airlines serving the airport have suspended their flights. The decision was triggered, he believes, by African countries neighboring the Ebola zone, such as Ivory Coast and Senegal ...
WHO: Ebola Affected Countries Must Conduct 'Exit Screenings' at Airports, Borders
Breitbart News - 8/18/2014 2:23:37 PM
The World Health Organization is strongly urging countries affected by the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa-- Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Nigeria-- to screen individuals leaving the country for the virus at airports, seaports, and border crossings.
Ebola-hit countries must screen all departing travelers: WHO
Reuters - 8/18/2014 10:20:14 AM
GENEVA (Reuters) - Authorities in countries affected by Ebola should check people departing at international airports, seaports and major border crossings and stop any with signs of the virus from traveling, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday.
Airport Security Group
Economic Times - 8/31/2014 7:55:58 AM
The Central Industrial Security Force at present guards 59 such facilities across the country except in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. India's key international airports step up security following Karachi airport attack ET A group of militants ...
Ebola-affected Countries to Check for "Signs of Virus" at International Departures - WHO
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - 8/19/2014 3:26:51 PM
Authorities in countries affected by Ebola should check people departing at international airports, seaports and major border crossings, and stop any with signs of the virus from travelling. The World Health Organization (WHO) made the recommendation on ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 4:23:56 PM
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 ...
Tony Abbott Boosts Counter-Terrorism Efforts at Airports; Authorities Arrest 'Person of Interest'
International Business Times - 8/28/2014 8:06:41 AM
Mr Abbott did not reveal anything more about the person who was held at the airport and declined to give information about his destination. In a move to widen Australia's border security, the prime minister declared that all of the country's international ...
Ebola Virus Arrives in Fifth Country During Worst-Ever Outbreak
ABC News - 8/30/2014 10:01:50 PM
The World Health Organization has requested exit screenings at international airports, seaports and land crossings in all countries affected by the Ebola outbreak. "Any person with an illness consistent with [Ebola virus disease] should not be allowed to ...