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
Dubai International Airport review: Inside the second-busiest international airport
townandcountrymagazine.com.au - 12/22/2014 11:18:23 AM
Even though Dubai International Airport is one of the world's largest buildings measured by floor space, it can still feel like an airport in constant catch-up mode, bursting at the seams. In 2013, its 66.5 million passenger movements made Dubai the world ...
How viable are states’airports?
The Nation - 12/21/2014 10:25:18 PM
He said the Sir Ahmadu Bello International Airport in Kebbi, could not be described as unviable because its location is best suited to serve as a hub for agro allied export not just for the State, but also serve neighbouring countries including Benin ...
Delhi offers affordable airport transportation in India: Survey
Economic Times - 12/21/2014 12:52:38 PM
It takes about 35 minutes from the Indira Gandhi International Airport in the capital city to reach the city ... New Delhi is followed by the financial capital of the country Mumbai, where it takes approximately 20 minutes to reach the city centre that ...
New King Abdul Aziz International Airport ‘will revive aviation sector’
Arab News - 12/18/2014 11:54:45 PM
Once completed, the new King Abdul Aziz International Airport would attract passengers ... The strategy involves other development programs at 27 regional and domestic airports in the country, to increase capacity to more than 100 million passengers ...
Nigeria: Aviation Stories - 'Kebbi Airport Built for Export of Farm Produce'
AllAfrica - 12/19/2014 7:11:24 AM
These are tourist attraction that brings people from other parts of the country and the world. The airport makes it easy for people to come to the state and this will help galvanise the economy. The easy movement of persons by virtue of the airport is a ...
T.F. Green ranks among most affordable airports in U.S.
Providence Business News - 12/17/2014 4:46:27 PM
Logan International Airport in Boston was No. 76 for an average airfare price of $430; last year it was No. 88. Last month, T.F. Green Airport also was named one of the best airports in the country by Conde Nast Traveler.
Pakistani Taliban attack airport in Karachi, 27 dead
egyptindependent.com - 12/18/2014 3:40:50 PM
Taliban militants disguised as security forces stormed Pakistan's busiest airport on Sunday and at least 27 people were killed in a night-long battle at one of the country's most high-profile targets. The assault on Jinnah International Airport in Karachi ...
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 ...
Why hasn’t the U.S. closed its airports to travelers from Ebola-ravaged countries?
Washington Post - 10/3/2014 5:03:48 PM
CDC officials were dispatched to Newark Liberty International airport after a passenger on an incoming flight from Brussels began vomiting, NBC New York reported. Several African nations have restricted or banned air travel from Ebola-stricken countries ...
Tampa International ranked second best airport in the country by popular travel mag
SaintpetersBlog - 11/25/2014 8:25:48 PM
Getting ready to hop a plane for Thanksgiving? Head to the airport knowing that Tampa International is ranked the second best airport in the nation by Conde Nast Traveler. “Tampa’s airport feels like a vision of the future from 50 years ago (because it ...
Best and worst airports for winter travel
CNN - 11/10/2014 11:56:52 PM
As snow has started falling in some parts of the country, it turns out that some airports do better at getting you to your destination on time than others -- even within the same regions. Chicago O'Hare International Airport is the most likely to have ...
Biden, who compared LaGuardia to 'Third World country,' touts improvement plans at NY airports
Fox Business - 10/20/2014 8:25:33 PM
Vice President Joe Biden, left, joined by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, speaks in a hangar of the Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, in New York, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, to discuss the need to improve New York's airports. Biden joined Cuomo as the ...
WikiLeaks released classified CIA manual about how to infiltrate other countries with fake travel documents
dnd.com.pk - 12/21/2014 5:10:20 PM
Monitoring Desk: WikiLeaks has released two top classified documents that are actually instructions manuals for CIA operatives how best to dodge global security systems at international airports foe entering any country with fake and counterfeit documents.
New Maldives airport opens up the remote south of the Indian Ocean holiday hotspot
Daily Mail - 9/11/2012 6:16:37 AM
However, some of the more remote portions of the Maldives have come a little closer to the rest of the world this week, as a new airport launches in the south ... far fewer visitors than the north of the country, where the majority of the luxury resorts ...
Travellers from Ebola countries restricted to five US airports
The Age - 10/21/2014 6:15:31 PM
... Airport or Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Johnson said. Those airports already receive about 94 per cent of travellers coming to the US from the three West African countries. There are currently no direct flights from those ...