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
International airports to get thermal scanners to check for Ebola
IN - 11/21/2014 10:50:44 AM
New Delhi: The health ministry plans to set up 24 new thermal scanner equipment at international airports in the country to check the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), a official said on Thursday."Presently, there are 18 scanners at the international airports.
New Striker Airport Fire Vehicles for Bolivia
Airports International - 11/21/2014 10:00:37 AM
Oshkosh Airport Products, LLC, has announced that Servicios Aeroportuarios Bolivianos SA (SABSA), the airport administrator and operations company for the country of Bolivia ... vehicles will serve at Viru Viru International Airport in Santa Cruz; J ...
Airport security measures aren’t good enough – here’s a fix
THE CONVERSATION - 11/21/2014 12:30:57 PM
International airports are a busy place to be. Nearly 200,000 passengers pass through London Heathrow Airport every day. The internal security of the country depends on effective airport checks. All departing passengers pass through a series of security ...
PHL International Airport one of worst weather-delayed airports, says report
The Business Journal - 11/21/2014 8:56:12 AM
The Philadelphia International Airport is one of the worst weather-delayed airports in the country, according to a new report. Weather.com says that during a 12-month period that ended July 2014, about 46 percent of the airport's delays were weather-related.
International airports to get 24 new thermal scanners
Deccan Herald - 11/20/2014 10:59:04 AM
The health ministry plans to set up 24 new thermal scanner equipment at international airports in the country to check the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), a official said here Thursday. "Presently, there are 18 scanners at the international airports.
Ukrainian drone captures aerial view of Donetsk's airport ravaged by war
Daily Telegraph - 11/21/2014 3:01:16 PM
This aerial view of besieged Donetsk airport in Ukraine shows the extensive damage done ... but there is so far no end to the fighting in sight as the conflict in the east of the country drags on. Almost 1,000 people have been killed in Ukraine since ...
Mangalore International Airport to get scanner to detect Ebola
Times of India - 11/21/2014 6:04:24 AM
It could be one of the six more thermal scanners that the Union health ministry plans to set up at international airports in the country. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) sent a requisition in this regard to the ministry around three days ago ...
Ebola in India: 24 new thermal scanners to be arranged at international airports
THE Health Site - 11/20/2014 8:00:07 AM
New Delhi, Nov 20: A day after announcing that international airports across the country will soon have arrangements similar to Delhi airport, where a 26-year old Indian was tested positive for Ebola, the health ministry proposed a plan to set up 24 new ...
Where to Eat at Portland International Airport
Eater Portland - 11/20/2014 11:56:20 AM
Compared to other airports in this fine nation, Portland International Airport feels downright civilized ... to wait until early next year for the much-anticipated opening of The Country Cat). 2) Laurelwood Public House: The Portland-based Laurelwood ...
GMR Claims $803 Million for Termination of Male Airport Contract
NDTV - 11/21/2014 3:34:04 AM
from the Maldivian government for 'wrongfully' terminating the international airport contract in that country's capital. According to filing with bourses, the Indian infra major said, in addition to that, a plea for award of further damages for loss of ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 11:16:08 AM
In a speech on American infrastructure Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden said that compared to airports like Hong Kong International, New York's LaGuardia feels like a "third world country ... third-busiest airport in the world in 2012, it took home ...
Malta International Airport hits 4 million passenger milestone
Times of Malta - 11/21/2014 3:29:54 PM
"Our country is developing into an even more important hub ... For the period ending September, European airports reported a growth of 6.4 per cent while the Malta International Airport registered an increase of 7.2 per cent. These accomplishments were ...
Why hasn’t the U.S. closed its airports to travelers from Ebola-ravaged countries?
Washington Post - 10/2/2014 6:38:03 PM
CDC officials were dispatched to Newark Liberty International airport after a passenger on an incoming flight from Brussels began vomiting, NBC New York reported. Several African nations have restricted or banned air travel from Ebola-stricken countries ...
Fresh Ebola Alert At Seven Indian Airports, Days After Man Is Quarantined In New Delhi
International Business Times - 11/21/2014 7:23:08 AM
Seven Indian airports have been placed on an Ebola virus alert on Friday, just days after a passenger from Liberia was quarantined at New Delhi International airport ... in place at 18 other airports in the country. Airports at Varanasi in northern ...
Lehigh Valley International a departure from 'America's Worst Weather-Delayed Airports'
Lehigh Valley Live - 11/21/2014 7:23:08 AM
The Weather Channel has come out with a list of the country's 'Worst Weather-Delayed ... Nearly every major airport in our area is on the list. Lehigh Valley International Airport, however, is not one of the 15 airports ranked on the list, which evaluated ...