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
World's 10 Worst Airports Around The World Puts Pakistan On Top - NewsOXY
News OXY - 10/22/2014 1:56:38 PM
Surprisingly, New York City’s LaGuardia International Airport, ranked 10th, was the only U.S. entry to make top 10 list. It was once likened to a “third world country” by US Vice-President Joe Biden, according to the Daily Mail. There were no ...
U.S. to Require Passengers From Ebola-Stricken Countries to Fly Into 5 Airports
Wall Street Journal - 10/21/2014 1:22:02 PM
“The advanced screening process currently in place at five major international airports provides an added layer of protection against Ebola entering our country,” Sen. Charles Schumer (D., N.Y.) said in a written statement. “The Department of ...
World’s 10 worst airports
FOX News - 10/21/2014 1:50:40 PM
Vice President Joe Biden reportedly called LGA a “third world country.” In it annual survey, Sleeping in Airports also ranked the worst airports in North America. Every airport in the New York City metro area—Newark, JFK and LaGuardia--get bad marks.
All travelers from countries with Ebola must now fly through U.S. airports with stricter screening
Washington Post - 10/21/2014 1:00:33 PM
Kennedy International Airport in New York; Washington Dulles International ... Meanwhile, the number of people traveling to the United States from these countries has plummeted recently. The number of people flying in to New York’s JFK airport from ...
Passengers from Ebola-stricken countries to use five U.S. airports
Los Angeles Times - 10/21/2014 4:42:28 PM
... Airport or Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Johnson said. Those airports already receive about 94% of travelers coming to the U.S. from the three West African countries. There are currently no direct flights from those countries into ...
Nepal ministries monitor 'third worst airport'
Daijiworld - 10/22/2014 7:18:45 PM
Kathmandu, Oct 22 (IANS): Five Nepalese ministries Wednesday decided to monitor the country's only international airport after it was ranked as the world's third worst airport by a famous travel website, saying the airport resembled a "bus station in an ...
Asia Has World’s Best & Worst Airports 2014 [Complete Lists]
International Business Times - 10/22/2014 2:39:35 PM
Hopefully for Pakistan, Islamabad is going to have a new airport by 2016 that is expected to improve the air travel considerably in the country. According to the Web site, the best Web site for 2014 is Singapore Changi International Airport. This was the ...
Ebola Outbreak 2014 News: The Only 5 Airports that People From Ebola-Hit Countries are Allowed to Enter. Is your terminal one of them?
crossmap.com - 10/22/2014 6:00:01 PM
especially on international airports. On Wednesday, October 22, The Department of Homeland Security will begin to limit the flights, which carry passengers from the aforementioned countries in West Africa. Only five airports will be designated to welcome ...
Dubai airport Ebola suspect tests negative, leaves country
Arabian Business - 10/22/2014 2:39:35 PM
The Health Authority Abu Dhabi also said a Nigerian girl transiting through Abu Dhabi International Airport has tested negative, and left the country.
Travelers from Ebola-hit countries now limited to 5 U.S. airports, DHS says
CBS News - 10/21/2014 12:24:46 PM
The new requirement means that people traveling from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea who were not originally passing through one of those five airports will ... people from those countries. "We don't want to isolate parts of the world, or people who ...
DHS requires West Africa travelers to arrive at five airports
USA Today - 10/21/2014 3:16:34 PM
Kennedy International Airport on Oct. 11. Enhanced screening for travelers ... Those airports were supposed to screen 94% of the average 150 people per day arriving from the three countries. But lawmakers from other states asked for enhanced screening ...
U.S. to Monitor Passengers Arriving From Ebola-Stricken Countries
News Week - 10/22/2014 2:18:06 PM
Kennedy International Airport, New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International ... will take place in the six states where most of the passengers from the three African countries travel to: New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey and Georgia ...
Travelers from West Africa restricted to five U.S. airports
CNN - 10/21/2014 4:49:37 PM
Sierra Leone or Guinea can only gain entry through the international airports in New York, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Chicago and Newark, New Jersey -- which account for 94% of all incoming travelers from those countries, according to the Centers for ...
Travel From Ebola-Affected Countries Restricted To Five Airports, Including Dulles
Patch - 10/22/2014 1:13:41 PM
All passengers traveling from Ebola-affected countries will be required to fly into one of the five airports -- including Dulles Washington International — that have the enhanced screening and additional resources in place, the Department of Homeland ...
World Bank President urges open travel for Ebola-affected countries
Amanpour - 10/22/2014 6:42:58 PM
The world has coalesced around a “much better ... saying people whose travel originated in those countries may only enter the U.S. through one of five airports. As Western nations fret about the spread of Ebola at home, Kim “emphasized that the ...