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
Man trying to flee country hidden inside suitcase caught by airport security and sniffer dog
Mirror - 10/6/2015 1:04:49 AM
A man has tried to escape a country by hiding inside a suitcase to evade airport security checks. The man can be seen in this footage being dragged inside the heavy bag by a friend at the Jorge Chavez International Airport in Peru's capital Lima.
12 reasons why Luxembourg is the best country in the world
Pocono Record - 10/4/2015 11:51:26 AM
And while the plane tickets when flying from Luxembourg's only airport, the Findel ... Luxembourg is the second-richest country in the world when looking at GDP per capita, with an annual average of $79,593,91, and, although not spared by the recession ...
The China World's Factory Slows
aircargonews.com - 10/6/2015 1:11:59 AM
The Association of Asia Pacific reported a further weakening of air freight markets as both world trade and demand for Asian ... reported a -3.2 decrease in cargo volumes at the country’s airports in July, with traffic to and from China contracting ...
Rising numbers of Syrian refugees return home as conditions in host countries worsen
FOX News - 10/5/2015 5:48:10 PM
The returns, along with the increasing migration to Europe, signal that conditions in regional host countries have become increasingly ... Recent aid cuts by underfunded agencies, particularly the World Food Program, have been devastating.
World’s First Lesbian Bishop Calls for Church to Remove Crosses, to Install Muslim Prayer Space
Breitbart News - 10/6/2015 1:19:08 AM
Eva Brunne, who was made the world’s first openly lesbian bishop by the church ... The bishop insisted this wasn’t an issue, after all airports and hospitals already had multi-faith prayer rooms, and converting the dockyard church would only bring ...
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
When it comes to modern-day travel, the long waits at airports and cramped flights are considered a necessary evil. But some airports, it seems, are very much worse than others. While Islamabad Benazir Bhutto International Airport, in Pakistan, is often ...
PM: Murders committed to tarnish country’s image
Dhaka Tribune - 10/3/2015 7:52:14 PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that the recent murders of the foreign nationals had been staged by a vested quarter to tarnish the country’s image to the world. She made the remarks at the Sylhet Osmani International Airport during her brief stay ...
Wall Street Journal - 10/4/2015 6:53:47 PM
Scores of flights in and out of Hainan’s main airport in the provincial capital of Haikou have ... Though the government cut subsidies, it has since asked Pertamina, the country’s primary fuel distributor, to keep its popular premium fuel, a low ...
Diminishing number of pilots takes toll on small airports in Western Pa.
PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 10/3/2015 8:56:39 PM
An interest in general aviation, at first fueled by military pilots returning home from World War II ... “They are closing airports left and right across the country,” said Riemer, wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with the message: “You live, you ...
Airport Infrastructure Investment in India: Trends & Forecast -2015-2020, New Report Launched
sbwire.com - 10/5/2015 4:50:54 PM
10/05/2015 -- Airport infrastructure is the part of economic development of the country. Airport transportation not only connects people, but also connects economies to the future development of global economy. The existence of airport infrastructure and ...
World Bank Latest Report on South Asia: oct 2015
Pakistan Defence - 10/4/2015 9:49:45 AM
should start spending generously in massive infrastructure projects (ports, airports, public transit ... development is uniform across the board in all areas of the country unlike some neighboring countries owing to NGO/Govt. activities as well as a ...
Grand Country Manor in Ridgefield Hits The Market For $5.9 Million
Patch - 10/6/2015 3:49:28 AM
“This world-class country retreat beautifully melds with its natural setting and has been outfitted with state-of-the-art modern conveniences,” said Kathleen Coumou, Senior Vice President, Northeast Regional Manager for Christie’s International Real ...
NLC condemns fresh attacks by Boko Haram
The Guardian - Nigeria - 10/6/2015 2:37:53 AM
He added: “One of the locations, Kuje is on the route to our major international airport ... agencies in the battle to rid our country of terrorism and all its residues before the global community. They want the world to believe our country is not ...
iPass Announces Partnership With Futur3 to Offer Users Wi-Fi Access in Italian Airports, Hotels and Restaurants on FreeLuna Social Wi-Fi Hotspots
Guru Focus - 10/6/2015 3:13:40 AM
iPass (NASDAQ: IPAS) is the world's largest Wi-Fi network. By the end of 2015, iPass will have 50 million hotspots in airports, hotels, airplanes and public areas in more than 120 countries across the globe. In the rapidly changing technology of Internet ...
Why Fed Govt should set up airport management firms’
The Nation - 10/5/2015 3:00:32 AM
They argued that the 22 airports were too big to be managed by FAAN, which has not displayed sufficient expertise to run the airports and return profit to the government as is the practice in other parts of the world ... in this country, we must concession ...