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
Sun Country pilots picket MSP airport
KARE 11 - 4/24/2015 11:25:50 PM
MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - Sun Country Airlines pilots are demanding higher wages. They picketed outside the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport Friday. The union claims they are the lowest paid Boeing 737 pilots - compared to ...
Lohegaon airport is 10th busiest in country, international traffic upc
Times of India - 4/14/2015 3:06:28 AM
PUNE: International passenger traffic at the Lohegaon airport here grew by more than 22% in the last fiscal from April 2014 to February 2015. The airport stood fifth in the country in terms of percentage growth of international passengers during the period.
Bahamas International Airport Adds Global Entry Kiosks
TravelPulse - 4/22/2015 11:06:43 PM
Travelers departing the Bahamas through Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport will experience an additional ... as can citizens of countries with which CBP has reciprocal agreements, including Mexico, the Netherlands, Germany, Panama, and ...
When Sachin Tendulkar was mobbed at Melbourne Airport!
Cricket Country - 4/24/2015 1:57:20 AM
Nishad Pai Vaidya recalls an incident that took place at the Melbourne Airport recently. Passengers lined up outside Gate 16 of the Melbourne International Airport as the boarding announcement confirmed the departure of their flight. Suddenly there was ...
Airport Food Court Operator Slammed with Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
Miami New Times - 4/23/2015 3:48:53 PM
Duran: "Global Miami Joint Venture is a company that does not properly train their employees and/or their management to respect and follow the laws of this country in Miami International Airport. I began encountering sexual orientation discrimination from ...
Airport in Costa Rica Reopens as Volcanic Activity Continues
Costa Rica Star - 4/24/2015 3:40:32 PM
Despite incandescent volcanic matter being ejected from the crater of the Turrialba volcano in Costa Rica, the Juan Santamaria International Airport ... to disrupt flight operations in our country’s busiest airport. Prevailing winds traveling north ...
Kidnapping at airport
Dawn - 4/23/2015 8:56:41 PM
Key installations in the country, including airports, must now constantly maintain readiness to defend against any sort of attack — as the one on Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport last year. Indeed, such a state of preparedness is often proclaimed ...
Tanzania to construct world-class mineral trading center
Spy Ghana - 4/23/2015 9:58:08 AM
The center, which is to be erected in the country’s tourist hub of Arusha ... and transfers of gemstones from the city center to Kilimanjaro International Airport by helicopters to ensure safe passage for buyers, dealers and their minerals.
YSR Congress Flays Land Acquisition For Proposed Bhogapuram Airport
NDTV - 4/22/2015 2:31:20 PM
He said that no international airport in the country has been set up on such a large area whose acquisition would adversely affect farmers, he said. He said that Chennai International Airport is built on 1,223 acres, Mumbai Airport has been built on 2,000 ...
‘Country’s longest’ elevated three-lane expressway to connect Azam’s varsity
The Indian Express - 4/23/2015 6:55:00 PM
State Urban Development Minister Azam Khan’s Mohammad Ali Jauhar University will soon be connected to the “country’s longest elevated ... on National Highway 7 — connecting the international airport is regarded as the longest elevated expressway ...
Africa: ACI, FAAN Highlights Gains of Collaboration Among African Airports
AllAfrica - 4/24/2015 12:12:57 PM
In his words, "Nigerian airports are playing important international roles in linking the most populous country in the African continent to the rest of the world, and the containment of the Ebola virus remains a shining example of a successful collaboration".
John Jacoby, airport general manager and Peace Corps official from Ridgewood, dies at 66
North Jersey - 4/23/2015 6:12:03 PM
Upon retiring as general manager of Newark Liberty International Airport in 2011, the Ridgewood resident returned to the Corps — as country director for South Africa. He and his wife, Carolyn, relocated to Pretoria. The second career lasted just two years.
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." In January, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called LaGuardia and ...
China Eastern's LCC China United is expected to start international flying, challenging Air China
Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 4/23/2015 1:51:22 AM
This allows the China Eastern group to focus on country-wide market share and expand its footprint ... the Shenzhen market can relatively easily access Hong Kong International Airport, as a gateway to the world. China United has not stated its ...
South Korea Mohegan Sun Mega Casino Bid Would Land Near Incheon Airport in Seoul
casino.org - 4/23/2015 7:52:16 PM
6 billion new project in South Korea. The tribal gaming operator is proposing to construct the country’s largest gambling resort at one of the world’s busiest travel hubs, Incheon International Airport, near the country’s capital city of Seoul.