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
Trump compares US airports to 'third-world country'
The Hill - 9/26/2016 9:54:40 AM
Trump specifically said flying into U.S. airports like LaGuardia in New York felt like visiting a “third-world country” when compared to brand new airports in China. Infrastructure — including roads, bridges and airports — have been centerpieces of ...
Trevor Noah Goes After Donald Trump Over Debate Crack About Third-World Airports
Deadline Hollywood - 9/27/2016 8:13:16 AM
But Noah became most “personally offended” when Trump’s debate talk turned the country’s airports which the candidate said “are like from a third-world country.” “Our airports are nicer than yours, Donald Trump,” snapped Noah, who is from ...
The 100-year evolution of the New York City airport Trump called 'third world'
The Business Insider - 9/28/2016 10:06:37 AM
According to Donald Trump, landing at New York City's LaGuardia Airport is like landing in "a third world country." "It's one thing to have $20 trillion in debt and our airports and roads are good — our airports are like from a third world country," he ...
Trump’s taunt of LAX as ‘third world’ ignored by airport
mynewsla.com - 9/27/2016 11:36:41 PM
you see these incredible airports, and you land — we’ve become a third world country,” Trump said. “… We’re a serious debtor nation. And we have a country that needs new roads, new tunnels, new bridges, new airports, new schools, new hospitals.
Jetsetter Donald Trump Is Obsessed with America's "Third World" Airports
Wmagazine - 9/27/2016 9:27:50 PM
"Our airports are like from a third world country," Donald Trump said at one point during last night's debate, completely unprompted. Moderator Lester Holt was asking the candidates about their e-mails and tax returns during the segment. "You land at ...
Annual growth of 5.2% in global aviation by 2029
tornosnews.gr - 9/27/2016 5:38:46 PM
sustainable and economically viable future for the world’s airports, the WATF presents aggregate airport traffic projections at the global, regional and country levels based on internationally comparable airport traffic data. Both absolute figures and ...
Airport Retailing Market by Type, Airport Size, Category - Global Forecast to 2021
prnewswire.com - 9/27/2016 8:30:34 PM
Also, Asia-Pacific is contributing majorly towards the growth of the global airport retailing market. Emerging countries like India and China ... Bahrain Duty Free Shop Complex (Bahrain) 6. World Duty Free Group (WDFG) (Spain) Download the full report ...
Dubai,Qatar airport incredible compared to US, says Trump in debate
qatarscoop.com - 9/28/2016 7:57:46 AM
Trump praised Dubai and Qatar airports while comparing them to a few US airports with “third world” amenities. “When we have $20 trillion in debt, and our country’s a mess, you know, it’s one thing to have $20 trillion in debt and our roads are ...
ISIS using GOOGLE MAPS to plot airport and plane terror attacks, report warns
The Daily Express - 9/27/2016 4:27:11 PM
The advance in technology is enabling terrorists to flesh out their plans by enabling access to airport layouts and security systems. Google’s mapping tools allows various views of locations world wide, from maps, aerial views and street view - a virtual ...
World Remembers Shimon Peres, 'the Face of Israel'
NBC News - 9/28/2016 2:21:20 AM
"He really was the face of Israel in many, many countries around the world," Mariaschin, who serves as B'nai B ... more than 100 hostages who had been seized on a plane at Entebbe Airport in Uganda in July 1976 by members of the Popular Front for the ...
Trump: LAX Is Example Of ‘Third-World’ US Infrastructure
CBS Local Media-Los Angeles - 9/27/2016 11:33:42 AM
you see these incredible airports, and you land — we’ve become a third world country,” Trump said to Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton. “We’re a serious debtor nation. And we have a country that needs new roads, new tunnels, new bridges ...
The Top 10 Secrets of LaGuardia Airport in NYC
untappedcities.com - 9/27/2016 7:58:57 AM
the likening of LaGuardia Airport to one in a “Third World Country” again by politicians made us laugh. LaGuardia Airport is like the unfashionable, uncool kid in your class that gets bullied and/or targeted for a makeover when convenient by the cool kids.
Changi Airport looks to invest in foreign airports
Asiaone Business - 9/28/2016 1:09:45 AM
... named the world's best for its service. However, Liew admitted, bidding for foreign airport business can be difficult, since most countries prefer to use local companies. Therefore, Changi will likely invest in other countries with local partners.
Fact Check: Are American Airports as Lame as Donald Trump Says They Are?
bravotv.com - 9/27/2016 8:16:15 PM
“[But] our airports are like from a third-world country. You land at LaGuardia, you land at Kennedy, you land at LAX, you land at Newark, and you come in from Dubai and Qatar and you see these incredible — you come in from China — you see these ...
The looming crisis in airport capacity
The Hindu - 9/25/2016 10:34:38 PM
As India is set to become the third-largest aviation market in the world in the next five to seven years ... partnership model have helped AAI develop and modernise airports across the country, said Satyan Nayar, secretary general at Association of ...