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
India poised to be one of world’s largest aviation markets: ACI
Financial Express - 8/24/2016 3:20:08 PM
Founded in 1991, ACI is the trade association of the world’s airports. ACI served 592 members operating 1,853 airports in 173 countries as on January this year.
To improve connectivity, Govt to set up 50 regional airports in 3 years
The Hindu Business Line - 8/22/2016 11:57:54 PM
Shirdi airport by Nov Many of these airports will utilise the existing 400 airstrips across the country, many of which date back to the Second World War era and have been lying idle since, the minister said. In Maharashtra, Shirdi airport is expected to ...
Airport Lighting Industry Key Manufacturers ATG Airports, Carmanah Technologies Corp., Honeywell International, Inc
EIN News Desk World News Report - 8/24/2016 5:28:59 PM
Commercial airport is expected to remain a growth engine of the airport ... and Rest of the Asia-Pacific) • Rest of the World (Country Analysis: Middle East and Latin America)
Istanbul New Airport into finals of World Architectural Festival
traveldailymedia.com - 8/24/2016 6:37:35 AM
In the category “Future Projects – Infrastructure,” Istanbul New Airport has made it through to the finals of this year’s World Architectural Festival (WAF) in Berlin. Over 300 projects from more than 60 countries will be represented at the global ...
World War II Planes on Display
WNEP-TV 16 - 8/23/2016 3:54:08 AM
The event runs through Wednesday at the airport in Hazle Township. The event is organized by the Collings Foundation. The non-profit organization tours World War II aircraft all across the country. "For kids they don't have a direct link to the war anymore.
Istanbul New Airport placed on short list for prestigious architectural award
E TN Global Travel Industry News - 8/23/2016 10:52:18 PM
ISTANBUL, Turkey - In the category “Future Projects – Infrastructure,” Istanbul New Airport has made it through to the finals of this year’s World Architectural Festival (WAF) in Berlin. Over 300 projects from more than 60 countries will be ...
Lots of Richmond craft beer on tap at Richmond International Airport
WTVR-TV - 8/24/2016 4:03:05 PM
The chain, operated by global hospitality group Delaware North, has three other airport locations at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City ... has been very popular with travelers across the country and we’re excited to bring it to Richmond ...
Around-The-World Flight Makes Manassas Pit Stop
Patch - 8/23/2016 5:37:20 PM
MANASSAS, VA — Manassas Regional Airport received quite the special aviator late Saturday morning — a pilot who's trying to take the first around-the-world flight beginning ... 25,000 miles by way of 11 countries on a route that includes the first ...
First cargo plane lands at Enugu Airport
Vanguard - 8/24/2016 6:44:45 AM
pointing out that the development meant that people from the region could fly to all parts of the world and have their bulk cargo delivered to them through the same airport since, “It will save costs, enhance convenience and safety in importation of ...
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 ...
Inside the Story: College student wants to be youngest woman to fly around the world
KUTV - 8/24/2016 11:09:36 AM
Davis works at the UVU aviation hangar at the Provo Airport. "Students come here ... rather than sail around the world." Davis has never flown to another state outside of Utah, or in a foreign country. But she's not worried. "It's a long process to get ...
Which airports have the happiest passengers?
CNN - 3/3/2016 4:01:51 PM
(CNN ... Best Airports by Size: Over 40 Million Passengers per Year. Crowd-pleasing innovations It's yet another award these two can add to the shelf, having secured first and second place in travel website Sleeping in Airports' survey of the world's ...
Moscow Area Airport Allows Kalashnikov Store To Sell Fake Guns
TravelPulse - 8/24/2016 6:47:44 PM
Reuters reports the gun maker renowned for its AK-47 has opened a shop at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport. Kalashnikov is iconic the world over. So ... faces when Americans get off their plane in this country toting what Russia considers to be harmlessly ...
LaGuardia Airport traffic reaches new level, TSA warns to arrive early
am New York - 8/25/2016 3:51:45 AM
But the airport is in dire need of a face-lift, and Vice President Joe Biden once famously described it as what someone might find in “a Third World country.” A spokesman for LaGuardia Gateway Partners, the group overseeing the renovation, said they ...
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 ...