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
U.S. due to stop managing Afghan airspace by June
USA Today - 5/6/2015 2:40:22 AM
An aircraft takes off at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan ... that could see international airlines forced to cancel flights both into the country and over its territory. Unless a solution — even a temporary one — is ...
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
When it comes to modern-day travel, the long waits at airports and cramped flights are considered a necessary evil. But some airports, it seems, are very much worse than others. While Islamabad Benazir Bhutto International Airport, in Pakistan, is often ...
Saudi coalition urged to spare Yemen airports
Yahoo News - 5/5/2015 2:08:45 PM
Sanaa (AFP) - Saudi-led bombing of Yemen's airports is obstructing aid deliveries aimed at easing a "catastrophic" humanitarian situation in the impoverished country, international relief agencies have warned. The International Committee of the Red Cross ...
Spare Yemen airport for critical humanitarian aid delivery: UN
Al Bawaba - 5/6/2015 6:22:17 AM
He went on to “strongly urge” Saudi Arabia to stop bombing the Sana’a international airport, referring to it as an “important lifeline” similar to all of the country’s other airports and seaports. Earlier in the day, Saudi jets carried out ...
US due to stop managing Afghan airspace by end of June
San Francisco Gate - 5/6/2015 6:36:36 AM
... airlines forced to cancel flights both into the country and over its territory. In this Tuesday, May 5, 2015 photo, aircraft are parked on the tarmac of the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. The United States is to stop ...
Serial Stowaway Marilyn Hartman Arrested Again at Chicago's O'Hare Airport
People - 5/6/2015 10:04:11 AM
Marilyn Hartman, the 63-year-old woman who's become infamous for stowing away on flights across the country, was arrested twice in ... area near the ticketing counter in Chicago O'Hare International Airport's international terminal, the San Francisco ...
Denver’s Airport Has Become the U.S. Airport By Which All Others Are Measured
Skift - 5/6/2015 12:27:21 PM
hired Day to run the airport in 2008, they agreed a top goal was to complete Pena’s vision of making it into a global network. The facility’s international flights comprise only 4 percent of total passengers, with service to nine countries including ...
New Fighting Along Yemen Border Closes Schools And Airports
NPR News - 5/5/2015 1:18:39 PM
He added that the bombing campaign also has severed humanitarian lifelines at other airports and seaports in Yemen. International aid agencies are ... are prohibited by a 2008 treaty adopted by 116 countries, but not Saudi Arabia, Yemen or the U.S. State ...
ATM day 2 live blog: Al Habtoor, Ferrari World, Dubai Airports, Viceroy, flydubai & Emirates unveil new plans
Arabian Business - 5/5/2015 10:05:22 AM
Of the 25 countries surveyed, travellers from Saudi Arabia ... (May 5, 12:00) Breaking News: Dubai World Central, the emirate's second airport, is to undergo "major extension" to expand its capacity from 5 million to 26 million by 2018.
Tornadoes hit southwest of Oklahoma City, airport evacuated
Win 98.5 - 5/6/2015 9:24:13 PM
Passengers, visitors and employees at the Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City were evacuated to a pedestrian tunnel for about 30 minutes as the storms moved through the area, the airport said on its Twitter feed. The tornadoes flipped cars ...
The hardest places in the world to visit
News.com.au - 5/7/2015 4:05:05 AM
The world’s second smallest country was once among the world’s richest thanks ... and unreliable bus and taxi services from Sudan. You can fly into Asmara Airport from a handful of European and African airports, although prices are hefty.
Congressional leaders work to balance growth at DCA, Dulles airports
WTOP - 5/5/2015 1:11:29 PM
(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) WASHINGTON — With more people choosing to fly out of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport than Washington Dulles International Airport ... most expensive airports in the country because so much of the business ...
Israeli Diplomat Tweets Pic of Saudi Passenger Jet at Ben-Gurion Airport
The Algemeiner - 5/6/2015 11:37:15 AM
It shows a Saudi Arabian Airlines’ passenger jet taxiing on the tarmac, which Dadonn said is Ben-Gurion International Airport. Israel and Saudi Arabia have no diplomatic relations, but both countries have a shared interest in rebuffing mutual enemy Iran ...
'Serial stowaway' Marilyn Hartman arrested at O'Hare Airport
6abc action news - 5/6/2015 11:37:15 AM
A woman with a history of trying to sneak onto airplanes was arrested at O'Hare International Airport. Marilyn Hartman has been dubbed the "serial stowaway" after nearly a dozen arrests at airports across the country. Chicago police said in April ...
Harley-Davidson opens Charleston airport’s 1st new retail store
Charleston Regional Business Journal - 5/6/2015 6:25:16 PM
The first of several new retail shops opened this week at Charleston International Airport as part of the airport’s $189 million Terminal Redevelopment & Improvement Program. Low Country Harley-Davidson, which has had a retail and service location in ...