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
'Third World' New York Airport to be Rebuilt
NDTV - 7/27/2015 11:50:21 PM
New York: New York's LaGuardia Airport, famously likened to a "third world country" by Vice President Joe Biden, is to be rebuilt from the ground up, officials announced on Monday. "We want a globally renowned airport for the next century that is worthy of ...
Third world airport to be rebuilt
TTR Wekly - 7/29/2015 5:39:55 AM
NEW YORK, 29 July 2015: New York’s LaGuardia Airport, famously likened to a “third world country” by Vice President Joe Biden, is to be rebuilt from the ground up, officials announced Monday. “We want a globally renowned airport for the next ...
On arrival E Visa facility for tourists from 87 countries at Gaya airport
Times of India - 8/4/2015 9:57:40 AM
the seat of Buddha's enlightenment and a Unesco notified World Heritage site, the government of India has approved on arrival E Visa facility at Gaya International Airport for visitors from 87 countries of the World including the whole of Europe ...
New York LaGuardia Airport to get $4 billion overhaul
Air Transport World - 7/28/2015 11:56:20 PM
New York governor Andrew Cuomo, accompanied by VP Joseph Biden, has revealed designs for the complete overhaul of New York’s LaGuardia Airport. Infamously derided by Biden as a “third world country” airport, the new LaGuardia will feature a single ...
Snoop Dogg Stopped At The Airport By The Italian Police Due To $422,000 Cash Stuffed In His Bag
Food World News - 8/3/2015 11:24:45 AM
Snoop Dogg was stopped by the Italian police for questioning after he was found carrying a $422,820 in U.S. cash while trying to board a private jet at the Calabria airport on Saturday ... me again in your beautiful country." The arrest was then described ...
China to close Beijing's airports during military parade
Philstar - 8/2/2015 2:07:35 AM
the world's second-busiest by passenger traffic, and Nanyuan airport, a former military airfield. The lavish military parade is to feature aerial displays and China's latest weaponry. The display of armed might has put off some invited countries from ...
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 4:04:23 PM
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 ...
LaGuardia Airport to be rebuilt
The Peninsula - 7/29/2015 7:05:49 AM
The airport, famously likened to a “third world country” by Vice President Joe Biden, is to be rebuilt from the ground up, officials said. The new airport will move 600 feet closer to the Grand Central Parkway, creating more space for flight operations ...
New York is rebuilding the airport Joe Biden once compared to 'some Third World country'
Mashable - 7/27/2015 8:15:36 PM
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday a $4 billion-plan to tear down and rebuild the city's Laguardia Airport. See also: The best and worst airports in the U.S., according to Twitter "LaGuardia Airport is 'un-New York'. It's slow, dated and a ...
Experts push for airport management firms
The Nation - 8/3/2015 11:34:54 PM
The 22 airports, according to them, sre too humongous to be managed by FAAN, which doesn’t have sufficient expertise to run them and make profit for the government as is the practice in other parts of the world ... airports in this country, we must ...
Mohammed inspects Dubai International Airport
Emirates247 - 8/2/2015 3:04:51 AM
He was briefed about the quality of world-class services ... satisfaction about procedures at the airport and continuous updating of services and facilities for travellers, a move that he said, has earned for the country a good international reputation.
Cuomo announces major overhaul for LaGuardia Airport
Westfair Business Publications - 7/28/2015 5:29:47 PM
Built in 1937, LaGuardia Airport, once referred to as a “third-world country” by Vice President Joe Biden, is getting bumped to first class with a multibillion-dollar makeover to a “globally renowned, 21st century airport,” according to plans ...
World Routes Brings Aviation Leaders To Durban, South Africa
Aero-News Network - 8/2/2015 9:34:23 PM
Approximately 2,500 delegates from more than 100 countries are expected ... according to the World Travel & Tourism Council. The Strategy Summit will bring together senior leaders and key stakeholders from aviation, airports and tourism under one roof ...
Yemeni vice president arrives in Aden, fighting continues in country
Yahoo News - 8/1/2015 6:15:09 PM
Airport officials said Bahah ... say they are fighting al Qaeda and that they want to root out government corruption. But Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter and a key regional ally of the United States, says the Houthis are a proxy for Shi ...
World’s first Sephora airport shops open with DFS in Abu Dhabi
DFNI online - 8/3/2015 3:28:08 PM
Sephora, which is owned by leading luxury goods group Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH), already has 1,900 shops in 29 countries including ... to offer travellers a world-class, unique shopping experience within the airport.”