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
Kathmandu Airport ranked one of the worst in the world
Himalayan Times - 10/23/2016 5:55:04 AM
The website, however, noted the country’s main gateway had made some improvements ... Almost topping the list of the world’s worst airports last year, TIA had ranked the third worst in the world in 2014, holding on to the same spot as in 2013.
Let’s get airports sorted and then Brexit vote can really take off and help us connect better with the world
www.thesun.co.uk - 10/23/2016 2:56:06 AM
It is shameful that a country such as Britain should have neglected its airport infrastructure for so long. While we haven’t built a new, full-length runway in the South East since World War Two, other countries have been overtaking us. Pro-EU MPs Ken ...
Your Local Airport Now Comes With a Mini Hydrant for Fido
NBC News - 10/23/2016 7:20:58 AM
But now, one by one, airports in the rest of country are rolling out their post-security pet ... said Deborah Flint, chief executive officer of Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). Flint noted that the new relief station for animals are not only convenient ...
Modi opens new green airport terminal in Vadodara
The Hindu - 10/22/2016 8:08:05 PM
"I am happy that after the NDA government came to power, two airports in the country have become fully green," Mr. Modi ... Prime Minister said that India is the fastest growing economy in the world. "Through direct benefit transfer (DBT) of subsidies ...
Australia ranked 23rd out of 26 countries when it comes to broadband satisfaction
Tenterfield Star - 10/24/2016 1:43:20 AM
In a ranking of 26 countries based on respondents ... by research firm Ipsos about the world's infrastructure needs and priorities. It found Australians were largely satisfied with the quality and performance of airports, water and sewerage systems ...
New Exhibit Honoring World War II Veterans Unveiled at Honolulu International Airport
damontucker.com - 10/23/2016 10:15:45 PM
The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), in conjunction with the Nisei Veterans Legacy (NVL), is proud to unveil the new permanent exhibit celebrating the Nisei veterans of World War II ... the Honolulu International Airport in the makai end ...
Stunt pilot claims world first at Gloucester Airport
ITV - 10/10/2016 12:37:01 PM
ITV News West Country A stunt pilot is claiming a world first after flying his biplane with wingtips just feet from the ground between two closely tethered hot air balloons at Gloucester Airport. Rich Goodwin used the wingtips of his Pitts Special plane to ...
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 ...
Top 10 Countries with the Most Airports – 2016 Update
gazettereview.com - 9/10/2016 1:31:05 AM
So we’ve established the importance of airports, but how many of these places are there in the world? Surely there are a countless amount of them across the globe, but how many exactly? Which countries have the most airports? The richest countries?
The Most Delayed Airports Around Thanksgiving Travel
flyertalk.com - 10/21/2016 10:07:58 AM
The Tuesday before and after Thanksgiving could be the world’s worst days to fly according to ... after the holiday for the top ten airlines among the 45 busiest airports across the country. From this information, they were able to determine which ...
PM Modi inaugurates terminal building of Vadodara airport, says govt in 'mission mode' to expand aviation sector
India TV - 10/22/2016 2:10:10 PM
"You can well imagine how this sector is growing. India in the near future would probably become the third country in the world in terms of airport activity benchmarks. This will help increase employment opportunities and would spur economic activity," he ...
Trump on the State of US Airports: 'We've Become a Third-World Country'
News Max - 9/26/2016 10:11:58 PM
Donald Trump revealed during Monday night's presidential debate his business made $694 million in 2015, but said he still won't release his tax returns until an IRS audit is complete. From there, the Republican presidential nominee rattled off several ...
How to upgrade America's airports
NWA Online - 10/23/2016 1:58:50 AM
It's the one opinion that Donald Trump and his opponents seem to share: America's airports are so bad, it's like "they're from a Third World country," as Trump said in the first debate. Vice President Joe Biden used the same phrase to describe New York's ...
The world's busiest airport is ....
CNN - 9/9/2016 11:04:56 AM
director general of ACI World. ACI's figures and percentages from the annual report are based on data from more than 2,300 airports in 160 countries worldwide. Dubai handled most international traffic in 2015 The international airport to watch is Dubai.
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 6:31:43 AM
The airport was once likened to a 'third world country' by U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden. The 2014 Guide to Sleeping at Airports named the Pakistan airport as the very worst after tourists were asked to rate their airport experiences based on comfort ...