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
New York LaGuardia airport – rehabilitate or close down? Is privatisation a more useful option?
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 5/22/2015 8:15:08 PM
Biden Jr. has likened travelling through LaGuardia to an experience “in a third world country.” LaGuardia is representative ... executives have expressed concern about the state of US airports in general and how, like with the airlines (as they have ...
Here are the 10 best airports in Europe
Helena Daily World - 5/21/2015 5:53:10 PM
Leading aviation reviewer Skytrax recently released the results of its annual World Airport Awards, which includes a list of the best in Europe. The Skytrax annual rankings are based on the impressions of over 13 million flyers from 112 countries.
New Orlando International Airport Terminal Building – Call for Statements of Qualifications
archdaily.com - 5/20/2015 11:59:25 PM
The Orlando International Airport (“OIA”), operated by the ... This is a unique opportunity to engage with one of the busiest airports in the country and have your work viewed by millions of people daily. Pre-Submittal Conferences for architects ...
Deadline Looms for Osaka Airport Bids
Wall Street Journal - 5/20/2015 11:59:25 PM
The government-owned New Kansai International Airport Co., operator of the two Osaka airports, has approved 20 firms as bidders. Among them, France’s Vinci Airports SAS, which runs 24 airports in its home country as well as in Portugal and Cambodia ...
Duty-free shopping hits seven-year mark at Kempegowda Airport
Deccan Herald - 5/22/2015 7:39:21 PM
“Although shopping by arriving international passengers contribute about 70 ... It currently has a global presence in 76 countries, spanning airports, cruises, ferries and other travel ports as a retail aggregator.
Bangkok airline operators council back Clark Airport
interaksyon.com - 5/22/2015 9:23:44 AM
... his group's full support to the proposed "Twin Airport Development" of Clark Airport and Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), citing that the country needs to have two major gateways, especially now that NAIA is becoming heavily congested.
New Communication System, Tested at Newark Airport, Could Ease Takeoff Delays
New York Times - 5/22/2015 9:59:32 AM
Only two major airports in the country performed worse ... (The cap at Newark and Kennedy International is 81; at La Guardia, it is 71.) “We have the best air traffic-controllers in the world,” Mr. Bosco said. “We know they’re up to the task ...
Should the British Expand Heathrow Airport?
Scientific American - 5/22/2015 4:11:45 PM
They then looked at what might happen if the country decided to either expand Heathrow airport or build a new Thames Hub airport to replace what is currently world’s second busiest airport in terms of total annual passengers. [Note: the proposal for the ...
Two arrested with 2.7kg cocaine at Kano airport
P.M. News Nigeria - 5/20/2015 8:21:41 AM
Two Nigerians from the eastern part of the country have been nabbed by National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport, MAKIA, Kano, northwest Nigeria, for ferrying into the country 2.7 kg of substances suspected to ...
Uber drivers ticketed by GSP airport police
WYFF 4 - 5/20/2015 9:57:44 PM
On Tuesday, Schlapp was ticketed by GSP International Airport police for operating ... We welcome the opportunity to work with GSP officials -- like we've done with airports across the country -- on a permitting process that makes sense for ridesharing ...
Prime minister: Nepal overwhelmed by second quake
USA Today - 5/14/2015 7:24:22 AM
Nepalese Prime Minister Sushil Koirala, center, walks on the runway after taking a helicopter tour to areas of the north of the country devastated by an earthquake at the international airport in Kathmandu on May 6, 2015. (Photo: Roberto Schmidt ...
LaGuardia airport terminal contract expected to be awarded Thursday
New Jersey Online - 5/22/2015 2:45:51 PM
In February 2014 Vice President Joseph Biden famously likened LaGuardia to an airport "in some third world country." LaGuardia is less than 10 miles southeast of the George Washington Bridge, and closer to some New Jersey communities than Newark Liberty ...
‘This Country Is a Hellhole’: Megyn Kelly Grills Donald Trump
The Blaze - 5/21/2015 8:44:57 PM
the airports look like hell,” specifically describing ... state,” but the businessman shot back that he makes money all over the world and builds “great things.” “This country is a hellhole. We are going down fast,” he said, adding that he ...
Service Quality Goes up at Airport, Finds AAI Survey
The New Indian Express - 5/21/2015 1:25:19 AM
The improvement in the ASQ survey has meant that Chennai’s rank among the best rated airports in the country has gone one step up from ... two blocks — one each in the domestic and the international — has gone down well. The number of complaints ...
Snow job wins recognition for Massport, Worcester airport
Worcester Mag - 5/21/2015 7:40:32 PM
Charlie Baker to Massport. “Having our airports open during an historic winter shows not only the resilient spirit of our residents, but tells the country and the world we are always open for business.’’ Massport CEO Tom Glynn, meanwhile, called the ...