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
15 of the world's happiest places
CNN - 1/16/2017 10:05:01 AM
Owensboro, KY 42301 MORE: Where are the world's happiest countries? Cherry blossom season in Kyoto ... From the capital Male, it's about an hour flight to the nearest airport and then a boat ride to get to a resort. Once there, villas are perched on ...
Airports Of Thailand: Best-In-Class Airport Operator Trades At Discount To Peers Despite Higher ROA
Seeking Alpha - 1/16/2017 11:55:22 PM
AOT operates six of the country's 38 airports, two in Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi Airport and ... cancelled during the first two months of mourning period, including the Bangkok World Film Festival, the Pattaya International Fireworks Festival, the Surat Thani ...
Security expert wants Nigerian airports upgraded
P.M. News Nigeria - 1/15/2017 2:09:35 PM
“Nigeria should learn to use what we have to get what we need; airport concession has its advantages, but aviation security projects all over the world using the latest ... According to Fraser, some countries such as Sierra Leone and others in Europe ...
Security shortcut 'Clear' coming to 4 busy US airports
FOX News - 1/19/2017 10:30:05 AM
According to Delta Air Lines, the biometric identity service Clear will soon open express lanes at four of the busiest airports across the country: Atlanta ... has set a goal of having 80 percent of the world’s travelers use self-service technology ...
Countries With The Most Airports In The World
worldatlas.com - 8/15/2016 11:59:03 PM
The US hosts the largest number of airports in the world, followed by Brazil and Mexico. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in the U.S. state of Georgia is the United States' busiest airport. Without a doubt, air travel is one of the most ...
17 stunning and unusual ski destinations around the world
The Business Insider - 1/17/2017 9:42:21 AM
We've listed some of the most unexpected and unusual skiing destinations around the world ... airport (ALA), plus a 30-minute taxi to the resort. Masikryong ski resort in North Korea began operating in 2013. It was built in just 10 months, and is the ...
You could soon be traveling across the world on rockets, not planes: Virgin Galactic CEO
CNBC - 1/18/2017 6:09:24 PM
But Whitesides said that the company has been approached by some countries to open spaceports in other locations. This could lead to a network of spaceports, just like airports nowadays. "That will form a network of spaceports that we could then use as the ...
Nigeria not the only country to close international airport – Fashola
nigerianeye.com - 1/17/2017 3:11:38 PM
The Nigerian Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Raji Babatunde Fashola dazzled the Senate on Tuesday, when he said that the proposed closure of Abuja international Airport was the best decision for Nigeria, adding that other countries across the world ...
Singapore has the world’s second-most powerful passport
Quartz - 1/17/2017 10:10:59 AM
Singaporeans already have one of the best airports in the world. Now they have one of the best passports ... Its Passport Index factors in the number of countries passport holders can visit without a visa, and the number they can visit by attaining ...
Are you being affected by the political situation in the Gambia?
The Guardian - 1/18/2017 12:40:07 PM
The FCO have advised tourists: “The potential for military intervention and civil disturbance is high and could result in Banjul International Airport being closed at short notice.” Thousands of Gambians are also reportedly been leaving the country in ...
Ex-Inmate Shocked by Obama Pardon: ‘I Had to Hold Back the Tears’
NBC News - 1/18/2017 1:34:24 AM
In the more than 30 years since Stephen Lee Arrington was released from prison for a cross-country cocaine smuggling trip prosecutors ... diver was hired by The Cousteau Society and traveled the world leading expeditions, and he's spoken to thousands ...
Kyrgyzstan Health Ministry says a cargo plane crashed near the country’s main international airport, killing 32 people
The Seattle Times - 1/15/2017 9:33:23 PM
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — Kyrgyzstan Health Ministry says a cargo plane crashed near the country’s main international airport, killing 32 people.
Around the world
The Bulletin - 1/17/2017 11:58:21 AM
The plane was approaching Manas International Airport in Bishkek when it crashed into a village ... The alliance between Egypt and Saudi Arabia, two of the most influential Sunni countries in the world, has been tense for more than a year, with Egypt ...
The Tiny Gulf Country With a $335 Billion Global Empire
Bloomberg - 1/12/2017 4:40:28 AM
In the past two months alone, the world’s richest country per capita invested in Turkey’s biggest ... A visit to the capital of this tiny state starts at the $17 billion Hamad International Airport. Qatar Airways, which is backed by the QIA, manages ...
World's Largest Car Rental Company Honored by Travel Weekly, Travel + Leisure, Business Travel News and More
prnewswire.com - 1/12/2017 10:09:45 AM
Enterprise Holdings' integrated global network of independent regional subsidiaries and franchises operates in more than 85 countries, with an extensive network that consists of more than 9,600 fully staffed airport and neighborhood locations, as well as a ...